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Effects of early parenting on growth and development in a small primate
We report here a study of the impact of caregiver-infant relationships on physical growth and behavioral development in a small primate, the common marmoset. Somatic growth was assessed from measurements of body weight, ...
An epidemiological survey on the prevalence of goitre among school children in Northwestern Greece
Previous epidemiological surveys have shown that goitre due to iodine deficiency has been endemic in Northwestern Greece. Since then, iodised salt has been introduced but the iodination of the salt is not enforced by Greek ...
Heating unsaturated fatty acids in air produces hemagglutinins
When mono-unsaturated fatty acids are heated in air, they form hemagglutinins. When the double bond is Δ-6,7 or Δ-9,10, the titer is higher than for Δ-11,12. Stearic acid does not become a hemagglutinin on heating. ...
Prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis A among children and adolescents in Larnaca area, Cyprus
The prevalence of antibodies to hepatitis A virus was investigated in 385 children and adolescents (52.2% males), aged 6 to 18, in the Larnaca area of Cyprus. This is the first study investigating the prevalence of hepatitis ...
Epilepsy in patients with cerebral palsy
The incidence of epilepsy in 323 patients with cerebral palsy (CP) was 41.8%. Almost half of the patients with spastic tetraplegia and hemiplegia had epilepsy. The incidence was lower in patients with spastic diplegia. No ...
Tuberculous pericarditis, diagnosis by percutaneous pericardial biopsy
Tuberculous pericarditis is a rare disease and frequently can not be diagnosed because of the difficulty to isolate the etiologic bacillus. If the disease remains without treatment, the development of constriction is quite ...
Corporate health and safety strategy
Policy, objectives and strategy comprise the “front–end” components of a successful health and safety management system (SMS) which every employer should set up. The particular strategy represents the focus of attention ...
Managing safety and controlling risks