05/30/2018
Research Article

Assessment of risk factors and MACE rate among occluded and non-occluded NSTEMI patients undergoing coronary artery angiography: A retrospective crosssectional study in Multan, Pakistan

Ibtasam Ahmad, Muhammad Haris, Amnah Javed and Muhammad Azhar*

Objectives: The prime focus of the present study was to evaluate the most occluded coronary artery (OCA) among non-ST elevated myocardial infarction (NSTEMI) patients, and risk factors associated with occluded and non-occluded NSTEMI. Also, major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE) were evalua...

05/29/2018
Review Article

Physical benefits of (Salah) prayer - Strengthen the faith and fitness

Ghazal Kamran*

The Physical benefits of Islamic prayer on the human body are discussed in this article. The act of prayer requires the worshiper to move through several distinct bodily postures while reciting a specific supplication. Salah involves a certain level of physical activity which includes standin...

05/23/2018
Review Article

Metabolic Syndrome, Cardiovascular Disease and the Hair Growth Cycle: Addressing hair growth disruptions using Nourkrin® with Marilex® as a proteoglycan replacement therapy: A concise review

Thom E, Wadstein J, Kingsley D**, Thom EW

Alopecia is associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease, and it appears that there is a relationship between the degree of hair loss and the risk of coronary heart disease, meaning, the greater the severity of alopecia, the greater the risk of coronary heart disease. Alopecia i...

05/03/2018
Research Article

Brain and immune system: KURU disease a toxicological process?

Luisetto M*, Behzad Nili-Ahmadabadi, Ghulam Rasool Mashori, Ahmed Yesvi, Ram Kumar Sahu, Heba Nasser, Cabianca luca and Farhan Ahmad Khan

Starting from observation of pathogenesis of KURU disease we try to investigate the immunologic role played by central nervous systems. A deeply knowledge in the transmission model of this pathology can be an imaging/diagnostic tool to Verify the progression of this prion molecule from gastro ...

05/18/2018
Research Article

Predictors of Candidemia infections and its associated risk of mortality among adult and pediatric cancer patients: A retrospective study in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan

Hafiz Muhammad Bilal*, Shazia Ayaz and Neelam Iqbal

Objectives: As the cancer patients are at higher risk of premature deaths due to candidemia. So, the present study aims to evaluate the predictors of candidemia along with its outcomes among hospitalized adults and pediatric cancer patients.

Methods:

05/18/2018
Research Article

Maternal and fetal outcome of comparative study between old and adopted new value of screening of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in tertiary centre in Saudi Arabia

Gehan Farid*, Reem Mohammed Kamal*, Mohamed AH Swaraldahab and Sarah Rabie Ali

Abstract

Objectives: To check if there is any significant difference in the immediate outcome of pregnancy with diabetes using the new values of FBS & 2hrs post prandial with 75g OGTT for 1 year (from 1st June 2013-31st May 2014) in comparison to the previous data...

05/04/2018
Research Article

Automatic control and protection of Coal Conveyor System using PIC

Mumtaj S, Dhamodharan K*, Hari Prasad K and Kamesh Gautham B

Abstract

The Coal conveyor system forms an integral part in Thermal Power plant owing to the fact that the overall efficiency of the plant is dependent on the rate at which the coal is carried to the crusher unit. But, as of now, only manual labors are employed to regularly monitor th...

05/04/2018
Opinion

Recent advances in pathophysiology and management of subglottic Hemangioma

Mohamed Khamis Tolba Mahmoud Abdalla*

Opinion

Subglottic hemangioma is the most common vascular tumor of the larynx of pediatrics; in contrast, it is relatively uncommon, accounting for an estimated 1.5% of congenital laryngeal anomalies [1].

05/10/2018
Research Article

Estimation of Serum Beta 2- microglobulin among newly diagnosed children with cancer in Basra

Ahmed Mohsin Aziz and Janan Ghalib Hasan*

Background: Beta 2- micro globulin (β2-MG) is involved in human malignancies. Increased synthesis and release of β2-MG, as indicated by elevated serum, plasma, or urine β2-MG concentration, occurs in several malignant diseases.

Objective: The stu...

05/02/2018
Research Article

Scrotal Hydroceles not associated with Patent Processus Vaginalis in Children

Masao Endo*, Fumiko Yoshida, Masaharu Mori, Miwako Nakano,Toshiya Morimura, Yasuharu Ohno and Makoto Komura

Background: After the closure of patent processus vaginalis (PPV) in boys with indirect inguinal hernia (IIH) or hydrocele, large scrotal hydroceles can occur on rare occasions despite the complete occlusion of internal inguinal ring (IIR). We present some cases that may help ...

05/03/2018
Research Article

Emphysematous pyelonephritis – A case series from a single centre in Southern India

Phanisri Alaparthi, Shobhana Nayak Rao* and Pradeep Shenoy M

TEmphysematous pyelonephritis (EPN) is a rare but potentially life-threatening necrotizing renal parenchymal infection characterised by the production of intra-parenchymal gas. The approach and the management of emphysematous has changed dramatically over the last two decades with the advent o...