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This report supplies supportive data for the hypothesis that a high n-6/n-3 dietary fat ratio is a potent, negative variable in NIDDM. Further work is necessary to critically evaluate this hypothesis.
The study analyzed the extent of tumor at autopsy in 25 patients with a brainstem glioma. Primary tumor in the pons comprised the majority of cases, followed by medulla and midbrain. Histologically, 48% of the tumors were glioblastoma multiforme. The tumor spread was found to be dependent on the site of origin and the grade. Pontine tumors involved the… (More)
Crop raiding by wild herbivores close to an area of protected wildlife is a serious problem that can potentially undermine conservation efforts. Since there is orders of magnitude difference between farmers' perception of damage and the compensation given by the government, an objective and realistic estimate of damage was found essential. We employed four… (More)