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  • Lesauskaite, Vita; Ebejer, Martin J. (Maltese Medical Journal, 1999)
    This article summarises the main structural and physiological changes which take place in the lung from young adulthood to senescence. An understanding of these changes helps the clinician to correctly interpret some results ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (Maltese Medical Journal, 1993)
    Air pollution has been associated with respiratory ill health for centuries and in recent years much research effort has gone into quantifying the risks and elucidating the mechanisms. Respiratory disease, mostly of the ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J.; Fenech, Frederick F.; Schiavone, M.; Vella, Patricia (Maltese Medical Journal, 1996)
    Antibiotics are frequently prescribed drugs and form a significant part of the hospital budget. The literature suggests that prescribing is not without problems and may need constant review. We have no data relating to our ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J.; Galea Baron, A.; Ellul-Micallef, Roger; Fenech, Frederick F. (Maltese Medical Journal, 1995)
    The effects of setting up an asthma clinic were assessed in an audit study. A comparison was made between the quality and quantity of medication used by patients before and after attending the asthma clinic. The number and ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (The Central Mediterranean Naturalist, 2001-12)
    The families of Ephydroidea, which to date are known to occur in Malta, are the Camillidae, Campichoetidae, Drosophilidae and Ephydridae. The first three are reviewed and an annotated list of species is given. None of the ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (Entomological Society of Malta, 2015)
    The literature pertaining to the dipteran families Tipulidae, Limoniidae and Trichoceridae of Malta is reviewed. New material has been studied and as a result, 11 new records are added for the islands. The family ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (Entomological Society of Malta, 2012)
    An account is given of the families in the Carnoidea (Diptera: Schizophora) that have not been recorded previously from Malta. These are Braulidae, one species, Canacidae, one species, Carnidae, two species and Milichiidae, ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (Entomological Society of Malta, 2012)
    An account is given of the three Aschiza families of Diptera: one species of Lonchopteridae, one species of Opetiidae and four species of Pipunculidae that occur in Malta and which are all new records for this country
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (The Central Mediterranean Naturalist, 2000-12)
    Three species of Dixidae are recorded for the first time from the Maltese Islands: Dixa nebulosa Meigen, Dixella attica (Pandaziz) and Dixella graeca (Pandaziz).
  • Gatt, Paul; Ebejer, Martin J. (The Central Mediterranean Naturalist, 2008)
    The family Sciomyzidae (Diptera) was previously known in the Maltese islands from two specimens of Pherbellia cinerella (Fallen, 1820) recorded in 1995. Two other species - Pherbellia mikiana (Hendel, 1900) and Hydromya ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (The Central Mediterranean Naturalist, 1995-03)
    Additional records of hoverflies from Malta are given; 9 species are recorded for the first time, 6 had been recorded by Rondani and one was discovered in the collections of the Natural History Museum of London. The ...
  • Fenech, Anthony G.; Ebejer, Martin J.; Felice, Alex E.; Ellul-Micallef, Roger; Hall, Ian P. (Nature Publishing Group, 2001)
    Muscarinic receptors are important in the development of airway hyperresponsiveness, and dysfunction of these receptors has been suggested to be present in asthma. 2. The human muscarinic M 2 and M 3 receptor genes were ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (Entomological Society of Malta, 2011)
    New records of Rhinophoridae are given for Cyprus, Gibraltar, Malta and Tunisia. Previous knowledge of this family from these countries was more limited. Some faunistic comparisons are made between the Rhinophoridae ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (The Central Mediterranean Naturalist, 1995-03)
    The list of species of the larger Brachycera known from Malta is updated according to current classification and nomenclature. All species, including new records, are included except for the Bombyliidae previously recorded ...
  • Fenech, Anthony G.; Billington, Charlotte K.; Swan, Caroline; Richards, Susan; Hunter, Therese; Ebejer, Martin J.; Felice, Alex E.; Ellul-Micallef, Roger; Hall, Ian P. (American Thoracic Society, 2004)
    Muscarinic receptors are a functionally important family of G-protein-coupled receptors. Using a combination of rapid amplification of 5′ cDNA ends and reporter gene assays, we characterized the 5′ untranslated region of ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (Entomological Society of Malta, 2015)
    An account of the Tephritoidea of the Maltese Islands is presented, based on a review of the literature and an examination of new material. The nomenclature of older records is updated. The family Lonchaeidae is ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (Entomological Society of Malta, 2015)
    The fruitflies of the family Drosophilidae that occur in the Maltese Islands were studied by Ebejer. Thirteen species were recorded including the common species Zaprionus tuberculatus Malloch, 1932, which is predominantly ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (The Central Mediterranean Naturalist, 1995-03)
    The Sciomyzidae is a family of flies whose larvae are predatory on terrestrial and aquatic molluscs. There are 142 species known from the Western Palaearctic and the Mediterranean region. Pherbellia Robineau-Desvoidy is ...
  • Ebejer, Martin J. (Maltese Medical Journal, 1996)
    The World Health Organisation dedicated the 24th of March 1996 as World TB Day in a bid to promote its publicity campaign aimed at increasing awareness of the deteriorating situation as regards the treatment and control ...