Ola A. Husain

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OBJECTIVE To collect information from children and young people about their knowledge of and attitudes towards cancer and their understanding of health and health related behaviours to inform future health promotion work. DESIGN Questionnaire survey of 15-16 year olds, and interviews with play materials with 9-10 year old children. SETTING Six inner(More)
51 patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and with suspected Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia underwent sputum induction. Sputum specimens from 18 patients were positive for P carinii and patients were treated appropriately 25 of the 33 patients with negative specimens underwent bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage within 4 days of(More)
Smoking has been positively associated with hearing loss in human. However, its effect on the cochlea has not been previously evaluated. Aim of work is to investigate the effect of nicotine, which is the primary pharmacological component of tobacco, on the structure of the cochlea of adult male guinea pigs. Fifteen male guinea pigs were classified into two(More)
The accuracy and stability of self-image of 21 mentally retarded adults and 24 nonretarded adults were studied. The subjects were confronted with a distorting mirror that made their faces look either fatter or slimmer. Results showed that retarded adults saw themselves as more distorted than did non-retarded adults. Significant sex differences in the(More)