A genetic clinic has been held once a week at the Red Cross War Memorial Children's Hospital for the past 6 years.
Over the past few decades, attitudes towards therapeutic abortion have gradually changed in many countries from denial and punishment to acceptance.
Clinical features suggesting a diagnosis of Huntington's chorea in several siblings in a Black Rhodesian family are descriptionbed.
The median age of death has been used as an index of mortality in South Africa.
The phenotype frequencies of the serum protein polymorphisms Hp, Gc, Tf, Gm and Inv were determined on a sample of 250 South African Negroes with leprosy.
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) acid-base balance in 40 control subjects and 40 patients with head injuries was studied at an altitude of 1 660 m.
The nephrotoxic effects of radiographic contrast media (RCM) used for excretory urography and angiography are descriptionbed in 9 patients.
Exposure to commercial heparin solution caused rapid conduction failure in frog sciatic nerve preparations.
A retrospective study of autopsy material at King Edward VIII Hospital, Durban, has revealed a 9-fold increase in the incidence of pancreatitis during the past 25 years in Black South Africans.
Three patients with chronic diarrhoea, paralytic ileus and malabsorption are reported.
The presence of adult worms and ova of Schistosoma mansoni in a cystic teratoma of the ovary is descriptionbed in a unique case report.