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BACKGROUND The aggressiveness of familial non-medullary thyroid cancer (FNMTC) has been a subject of debate. The purpose of the study was to determine whether FNMTC is more aggressive than sporadic thyroid cancer. METHODS A multicenter retrospective matched-case control study of FNMTC versus sporadic non-medullary thyroid cancer was conducted.(More)
The hypothesis that chromosomal region Xq27-28 harbours a gene for manic-depression has been a focus of interest in human genetics. X-linked inheritance of manic depressive illness has been re-examined in 3 multigeneration Israeli kindreds. Extension and re-evaluation of pedigree data, including new individuals, diagnostic follow-up, and analysis with DNA(More)
This data descriptor outlines a shared neuroimaging dataset from the UCLA Consortium for Neuropsychiatric Phenomics, which focused on understanding the dimensional structure of memory and cognitive control (response inhibition) functions in both healthy individuals (130 subjects) and individuals with neuropsychiatric disorders including schizophrenia (50(More)
BACKGROUND/AIMS Bipolar disorder (BP) is a severe psychiatric illness, characterised by alternating episodes of depression and mania, which ranks among the top ten causes of morbidity and life-long disability world-wide. We have previously performed a whole-genome linkage scan on 6 pedigrees segregating severe BP from the well-characterised population(More)
Oral cefaclor is rapidly absorbed in patients with a shortened gastrointestinal tract (23 cm). A case is reported of a 27-month-old female child who had received oral cefaclor for five days in treatment of otitis media. The child had had a bowel resection at birth. She did not respond to oral therapy with cefaclor and was admitted to the hospital, where she(More)
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