Prof. Terence H. Williams

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OBJECTIVE To examine death data for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal persons in Western Australia (WA) in 1985-89 and 1990-94. METHODS Population estimates were provided by the Health Information Centre of the WA Health Department based on data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Death data came from the WA Registrar-General's Office. Standard(More)
Fine structural localization of an ACTH-like substance was obtained in neurons of the rat arcuate nucleus using immuno-electron microscopy, whereas it could not be confirmed that ACTH-containing cell bodies are present in the supraoptic nucleus. The immunoreactive cells of the arcuate nucleus appeared to be more numerous than the unreactive neurons.(More)
During 1994-1995 environmental health conditions of about 13,760 persons in 155 remote and rural Aboriginal communities in 20 local shires in Western Australia (WA) were surveyed. A semiquantitative questionnaire sought data about the communities and their services, including water supplies, power, sanitation and disposal of solid and liquid waste; a(More)
BACKGROUND Aboriginal people have lower health standards than other Australians. Respiratory tract diseases are prominent causes of high morbidity and mortality rates in the Aboriginal population. However, very little is known about the patterns of respiratory illnesses which affect these people. METHOD This paper compares Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal(More)
Remodelling of catecholaminergic (CA) fibers after cerebral intraventricular 6-hydroxydopamine (6-OH-DA) administration was evaluated quantitatively in the paraventricular nucleus (PAR) of young adult rats, using fluorescence microscopy (FM) and electron microscopy (EM). Fluorescent CA varicosities and CA boutons (marked with 5-OH-DA) were counted after(More)
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