Natalie Martin

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Numerous reports in the literature suggest that hormones may transfer from one fetus to another, in humans as in animals. In a large sample of over seven thousand Australian adult twins, it was found that opposite-sex females showed a statistically significant tendency to hold more masculine attitudes than did same-sex female twins. This may be due to(More)
BACKGROUND The few studies that have examined the relationship between diabetes and bacterial infections have utilized administrative databases and/or have had limited/incomplete data including recognized infection risk factors. The aim of this study was to determine the incidence and associates of bacterial infection severe enough to require(More)
This paper reviews four economic studies of aspects of earnings and schooling conducted by the authors using data from the Australian Twin Register. First, estimates of the economic returns to schooling made using fixed effects and selection effects regression models incorporating an instrumental variables approach to correct for measurement error in(More)
A method based on separation by capillary electrophoresis combined with UV-laser-induced fluorescence detection (Lambdaex = 266 nm) was developed for the determination of nine tryptamine derivatives of forensic interest and potential matrix constituents. The composition of the separation electrolyte was optimized with respect to the resolution of solutes of(More)
INTRODUCTION Congenital cricopharyngeal achalasia (CCA) is a rare disorder in children characterized by inappropriate contraction of the cricopharyngeus muscle, resulting in the inability to relax the upper esophageal sphincter during deglutition. We report the diagnostic process and management of a relatively older patient who underwent cricopharyngeal(More)
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