The earlier finding of a difference in basophil counts in males belonging to three different ethnic groups, was again investigated in both sexes of these groups. An improved direct counting technique was used.
Our normal fasting values for immunoreactive serum insulin (IRI) in various racial groups fall into the same range as those established by other investigators; the levels are slightly higher in subjects with normal glucose tolerance who had positive screening values and in 'borderline diabetics'.
The results of treatment with intra-articular steroid in an unselected group of patients with osteo-arthritis of the knee is descriptionbed, and it is shown that the condition presents. clinically in one of three separate syndromes.