Paul F. Healy

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Two newly-born Anglo Nubian kids with clinical evidence of a severe neurological condition were examined. Pathological examination revealed cytoplasmic vacuolation in neural tissue and in localized areas in the kidney, pancreas and lymphoid tissue. Biochemical investigations demonstrated a deficiency of beta-mannosidase in tissues and blood serum.
OBJECTIVE Behavioural disturbance and aggression in the ED is an increasing problem. The present study describes the characteristics of patients with acute behavioural disturbance and their emergent treatment in an ED with a structured team approach. METHODS This was a retrospective review of acute behavioural emergencies that required response from the(More)
Adenocarcinoma, neuroendocrine tumours, sarcomas and lymphomas are the four most common malignant tumours arising in the small intestine, although over forty different histological subtypes are described. Collectively these account for only 2% of cancers of the digestive system. The incidence of small bowel cancer has increased in recent decades with a(More)
Obesity is an important cause of physical and psychosocial morbidity and it places a significant burden on health system costs and resources. Worldwide an estimated 200 million people over 20 years are obese and in the U.K. the Department of Health report that 61.3% of people in the U.K. are either overweight or obese. Surgery for obesity (bariatric(More)
Caves used in antiquity had multiple functions and often long use histories. While many were employed for shelter, some became ritual sites. Revitalized interest in caves in Mesoamerica combines archaeology, ethnography, ethnohistory, epigraphy, and osteology. The current, general anthropological study of caves offers exceptional insights into early(More)
Trace element analysis of obsidian artifacts from Moho Cay, Belize, reveals that the obsidian derives primarily from the El Chayal outcrop in highland Guatemala and not from the Ixtepeque source. This is contrary to the widely accepted obsidian trade route model for Classic Maya civilization and suggests that Classic Maya obsidian trade was a more complex(More)