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The electron transport systems of 134 strains of streptococci were studied after aerobic growth on glucose in the presence of haematin, by examining the inhibition of electron transport as well as the cellular site of NADH oxidation. Each strain was placed into one of three possible groups: cytochrome-like NADH oxidase; flavin-like NADH oxidase; or no NADH(More)
Calcium polycarbophil was compared with placebo in 23 patients with irritable bowel syndrome in a six-month, randomized double-blind crossover study. Patients received polycarbophil tablets at a dosage of 6 g/day (twelve 0.5-g tablets) or matching placebo tablets. At study end, among patients expressing a preference, 15 of 21 (71%) chose polycarbophil over(More)
A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial was conducted to evaluate the ability of Echinacea purpurea to prevent infection with rhinovirus type 39 (RV-39). Forty-eight previously healthy adults received echinacea or placebo, 2.5 mL 3 times per day, for 7 days before and 7 days after intranasal inoculation with RV-39. Symptoms were(More)
• Issue 15 15 In their seminal paper, Hill and Westbrook2 from London Business School cited that seasoned strategy professionals displayed similar deficiencies when performing a SWOT analysis — “long lists (over 40 factors on average), general (often meaningless) descriptions, a failure to prioritize and no attempt to verify any points.” Most worrying was(More)
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