Rita Lok Hay Yim

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We postulated that MIR34B/C, a direct transcriptional target of TP53, might be inactivated by promoter hypermethylation in multiple myeloma (MM). MIR34B/C promoter methylation was studied in 8 normal marrow controls, 8 MM cell lines, 95 diagnostic, and 23 relapsed/progressed MM samples by methylation-specific PCR. MIR34B/C was methylated in 6 (75.0%) MM(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure total public and private expenditures on mental health in each province. METHOD Data for expenditures on mental health services were collected in the following categories: physician expenditures (general and psychiatrist fees for service and alternative funding), inpatient hospital (psychiatric and general), outpatient hospital,(More)
OBJECTIVE In April 2003 the Alberta government integrated specialized mental health services, formerly organized independently, with the health regions, which are responsible for general health services. The objective of this article is to determine whether the transfer was associated with an increase or decrease in the share of resources in the region(More)
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