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The monograph contains 13 papers dealing with the histology, micromorphology, and physiology of the conducting tissue of the heart. Only a few of the interesting items presented will be mentioned. Robb and Petri reconstructed hearts of embryo monkeys and demonstrated two definite but...
This volume is a potpourri of diverse lectures drawn from papers given in the 1961 courses of the American College of Chest Physicians. Their only common denominator is the chest. The papers, by 22 authors, range in quality from good to poor and in topic from pulmonary function testing...
MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE is primarily an invasion of the blood stream by the organism. Secondary localization occurs in such susceptible parts of the body as the meninges, followed in frequency by the lungs, the joints, the eye, the serous membranes, the testicle, and the heart. Because the...
A lthough it is possible to determine if a person is a chromosome mosaic, it is never possible to prove a person is not, David G. Harnden, PhD, told the International Conference.
Chromosome counts can vary from cell to cell in preparations from normal as well as abnormal...
To the Editor:—
One might be justified in taking umbrage concerning the statement in the editorial, "Wie Niet Waagt, Die Niet Wint" (JAMA 184:652 [May 25] 1963) concerning effects of an arteriovenous fistula on bone growth in two respects: (1) the possible...
The name of this Philadelphia physician is intriguing, but would have been more so had he been a professor of physic rather than a professor of surgery. Philip was born of a distinguished Philadelphia family.1 On his mother's side were silver-smiths; his grandfather's artisanship was...
As Dr. Wilson points out, diseases which kill outright have less emotional impact than those which cripple. Consequently, poliomyelitis received, perhaps, greater attention than its epidemiological importance warranted. In the 1930's, massive organized philanthropy and the "March of...
Either "regulatory" or "structural" genes may be responsible for the inherited disorders produced by the "gross deficiency of a single specific enzyme," according to Dr. Harry Harris of the University of London, England.
A mutant regulatory gene, by altering the rate at which a...
The lipid-clearing, anticoagulant actions of heparin, a sulfated mucopolysaccharide, can be inhibited by nicotine, according to Dr. Harold J. White of the Veterans Administration Hospital in Roxbury, Mass.
In a paper "The Antagonism Between Nicotine and Heparin Activity," White...
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