One-hour blood xylose concentrations have been advocated as screening tests for coeliac disease in childhood.
During prelabour cardiotocography on 450 high risk antenatal patients, painless uterine contractions (Braxton-Hicks) were recorded in 4 patients, who also showed a type II deceleration pattern.
Placental localisation was performed on 100 patients before Caesarean section, using a portable ultrasonic device.
Motor vehicle accidents remain the commonest cause of abdominal trauma in children, but there are many situations that expose the child more particularly to blunt abdominal trauma.
A South African Coloured (of mixed descent) family with Huntington's disease in which all four members of one sibship, ranging in age from 16 to 23 years, are affected, is descriptionbed.
Two electro-encephalograms were coincidentally recorded from a boy who hanged himself at the age of 12 years.
Man and his culture change continuously. Every change brings about new needs and new problems.
In a detailed local geographical study of ainhum in the Tsolo district of the Transkei some distinctive trends have emerged with regard to its high prevalence, unusual sex ratio, geographical 'clustering' of cases and familial occurrence.
Serum gastrin levels were measured in 11 young pigs during starvation and one and two hours after feeding.
Vervet monkeys (Cercopithecus aethiops pygerethrus) were fed diets containing 40% carbohydrate, 25% casein and 14% hydrogenated coconut oil for 6 months.