Diseases of urban and rural Blacks in South Africa are reviewed.
The effect of the sulphonylureas gliclazide (S 852) and glibenese on platelet function, blood lipid levels and the control of diabetes, was prospectively evaluated in 12 maturity-onset diabetic subjects by means of a doubleblind crossover study.
The management of hypertension with current hypotensive drugs on the South African pharmaceutical market is reviewed.
The effectiveness of ornipressin and adrenaline as local vasoconstrictors is compared, with special reference to cleft-lip-and-palate surgery.
Thirteen patients with symptoms of active Paget's disease of bone, confirmed biochemically and radiologically, were studied.
Clinical and laboratory experience with the EMIT immunoassay method for the determination of serum phenobarbitone levels is reported.
Two Cape Coloured siblings with typical features of Hurler's syndrome, but without mucopolysacchariduria or mucopolysaccharide accumulation in tissues, are presented.