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Volume 16 Issue 1, March 2004

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Editorial

Editorial

Josanne Vassallo


Guest Editorial

Real and Virtual Challenges facing Medicine in Malta

Wilfred Galea


Invited Article

Multiple Myeloma
An update on disease biology and therapy

David Dingli, Rachel J Cook


Original Article

Selection of Medication in Hospitalised Elderly Patients with Angina Pectoris

Marise Gauci, Joseph M Cacciottolo, James C McElnay

Impaired Insulin Sensitivity and Insulin Secretion in Haemodialysis Patients with and without Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

Zorica Rasic-Milutinovic, Gordana Perunicic-Pekovic, Steva Pljesa, Ljiljana Komadina, Zoran Gluvic, Natasa Milic

Paediatric Wheezy Admissions at and around School Holiday Periods

Victor Grech, Martin Balzan, Sandra Distefano

Diabetic Pregnancy Outcome in Malta
The outcome of non-gestational diabetic pregnancies in the Maltese Islands

Charles Savona-Ventura, Marcelle Chircop, Alan Ellul, Joseph Azzopardi, Lina Janulova

Cigarette Smoking across Three Maltese Generations

Charlotte Sant Portanier, Marianne Sant Fournier, Stephen Montefort


Case Report

Lupus Vulgaris in a Maltese Patient

Michael J Boffa, Brian Farrugia, James S Degaetano


Historical Perspective

Smoking and Disease
Reprinted from The St Luke's Hosptial Gazette, 1970

Anthony Lanfranco


In Practice

A Case of Acute Low Back Pain

Jürgen C Abela


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