Sally Edmonds

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BACKGROUND Malaria and hypertension are major causes of maternal mortality in tropical countries, especially during first pregnancies, but evidence for a relationship between these syndromes is contradictory. METHODS AND FINDINGS In a cross-sectional survey of Tanzanian parturients, the rate of hypertension was similar in placental malaria (PM)-positive(More)
The ability of cocaine (10 microM) to potentiate the contractile responses of the epididymal half of the rat vas deferens to methacholine was reversed by prazosin. Prazosin also partially reversed the ability of cocaine to increase the spontaneous overflow of 3H following loading of the tissue with [3H]noradrenaline. We suggest that cocaine potentiated the(More)
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