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Substances which are commonly sucked or chewed in two areas where the incidence of oesophageal cancer is high, the Transkei and north-east Iran, were tested in bacterial mutagenicity assays. Pyrolysed substances, opium dross in north-east Iran and tobacco pipe residues in the Transkei, displayed mutagenic activity in Salmonella typhimurium strains TA98 and(More)
She had an unfortunate social background. She had a hard childhood, apparent!) suffered from jaundice at the age of 10 and is said to have been "yellow" throughout her adolescence, though what that means I do not know. In 1926 at the age of 21 she was seen at the General Hospital and was treated with liver injections, a diagnose having apparently been made(More)
Mr. Packham: The baby okapi was born on 23rd November 1963. It was found at 8.30 in the morning and appeared to be a very strong and healthy baby. During the first day it was seen to feed ten times from the mother, the feeding times varying between 4. and 7 minutes. For the first two days the baby was extremely active in the morning, Up to about lunch time;(More)
Primary epithelial tumours in the jaw are an interesting group in that they may be derived from the lining epithelium of the mouth or from that which has invaded the jaw during' the embryonic development of the teeth. The exact origin of these tumours is often debatable, their diagnosis radiologically and histologically not always easy, and their prognosis(More)
Dr. A. D. Mclnnes: This is the case of a young housewife aged 25, admitted under the care of Dr. Birrell on the 19th August, 1955, in an unconscious state. The history obtained from the husband was that of a 2^-year history of attacks of unconsciousness. At the beginning of her illness, in February 1953, she did not actually lose consciousness but behaved(More)
Noftji ? F' Jolly: This patient, a woman, aged 27, who was normally domiciled in Pre&n ern Ireland, first came to Bristol in February, 1956, when she was five weeks atthe j s^e ^ad had no Previous children. She was seen at Southmead Hospital given that month by Dr. P. Phillips. The date of her last menstrual period was Hth qS ?th January, 1956 from which it(More)