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THE MUSCULAR dystrophies may have a history dating back many centuries. Pöch and Becker1 suggested that one of the ancient Egyptian sculptures (around 1500 BC) represented persons possibly affected with muscular dystrophy. However, medical descriptions of the disease appeared in the 19th...
We thank Dr Hyams for his thoughtful comments about our article. He raises an important question: will we (or other physicians) unnecessarily confine some patients to bed and chair for the remainder of their lives by not treating their hip fractures?
The patients who were the subject of our...
Prevalence of bacterial resistance to antibiotics was found to be substantially different in two separate regions of the world. The average percent resistant to individual antibiotics was nearly three times greater, and the percent of isolates resistant to six or more antibiotics 14 times...
We appreciate the comments of Dr Karis on our article. Certainly, we would have to agree with his conclusions based on the statistics that he uses to support them. On the other hand, we believe that the statistics that we have presented from the literature do demonstrate the superior results of...
This volume presents a series of reviews, particularly of recent contributions, of most topics of cardiovascular pharmacology. Chapters 1 and 4 discuss the regulation of the circulation and of the autonomic and central nervous mechanisms involved. These contributions are readable and...
A patient previously suspected of having a mycobacterial infection was found to have a Mycobacterium gordonae infection of his prosthetic aortic valve. Following replacement of his infected prosthesis and systemic therapy for two years, the patient has apparently been cured.
James J. Lynch, professor of psychology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, proposes that lack of human companionship is one of the leading causes of premature death in America. In The Broken Heart (New York, Basic Books, 1977), he makes a cogent case that death rates are higher in...
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