Gene expression and six single nucleotide polymorphisms of interleukin-6 in rheumatoid arthritis: A case-control study in Iraqi patients
ConclusionGene expression of IL6 was down-regulated in RA patients, especially CRP-negative patients. Moreover, four SNPs of such cytokine may have a role in RA risk. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - September 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Assessment of knowledge, attitude and behavior towards antibiotic use in primary health care patients in Fayoum Governorate, Egypt
Publication date: Available online 19 August 2018Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Naglaa A. El Sherbiny, Eman H. Ibrahim, Mohamed Masoud (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 19, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Corrigendum to “Practicing breast self-examination among women attending primary health care in Kuwait” [Alexandria J. Med. 49 (2013) 281–286]
Publication date: September 2018Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 3Author(s): Saadoun F. Alazmi, Ali Alkhabbaz, Hadeel A. Almutawa, Ali E. Ismaiel, Gamal Makboul, Medhat K. El-Shazly (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

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Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Corrigendum to “Gender difference of knowledge and attitude of primary health care staff towards domestic violence” [Alexandria J. Med. 47 (2011) 337–341]
Publication date: September 2018Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine, Volume 54, Issue 3Author(s): Saadoun F. Alazmi, Deema M. Alotaibi, Aminah A. Atwan, Mohammed Ibrahim Kamel, Medhat K. El-Shazly (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Role of magnetic resonance imaging in loco-regional evaluation of cancer rectum, pre and post neoadjuvant therapy
ConclusionPre-operative MRI in cancer rectum is irreplaceable to assess initial staging and post-neoadjuvant therapy response thus improving surgical results. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 9, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Chronic kidney disease in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients: Comparison of KDIGO and KDOQI guidelines
Publication date: Available online 1 August 2018Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Richard K.D. Ephraim, Richard Mantey, Stephen Atombo, Samuel A. Sakyi, Linda A. Fondjo, Worlanyo Tashie, Hope Agbodzakey, Felix A. Botchway, Bright AmankwaaAbstractBackgroundChronic kidney disease (CKD), has become a public health concern as it has been reported to cause adverse outcomes such as kidney failure and premature death. This cross sectional study compared the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) and Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) guidelines in assessing the prevalence of CKD in Type 2...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - August 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Interplay of adipokines in the pathogenesis of essential hypertension: A comparative cross-sectional in Ghana
Publication date: Available online 31 July 2018Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Osei Asibey, Francis Agyemang Yeboah, W.K.B.A. Owiredu, Emmanuel Acheampong, Enoch Odame Anto, Isaac K. OwusuAbstractBackgroundThe renin-angiotensin-system (RAS), endothelial dysfunction and sympathetic nervous system are mechanistic risk factors of hypertension. The study sought to elucidate the interplay of adipokines in the pathogenesis of essential hypertension.MethodologyThis comparative cross-sectional study recruited 200 confirmed hypertensive patients from the KATH and 50 age-matched normotensives. Participants’ bl...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 31, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Definitive salvage chemotherapy for the treatment of refractory/relapsed non-Hodgkin lymphoma, a single center experience
In this study, we are trying to define the best salvage chemotherapy regimen with low toxicity and better quality of life for patients by comparing outcome of 2 salvage chemotherapy regimens GDP & DHAP.Patients and methods100 patients diagnosed as relapsed or refractory NHL were randomly assigned to receive either Gemcitabine, Dexamethasone and Cisplatin (GDP) or Dexamethasone, Cytarabine and Cysplatin (DHAP) for 4 to 6 cycles. Primary endpoints of the study were overall survival and progression free survival. Secondary endpoints were response to treatment, toxicity profile of each regimen, and quality of life assessme...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

An unusual case of peritonitis following a caesarean delivery
We present an unusual case of peritonitis of unknown origin following a caesarean delivery. Emergency surgery was performed. On exploration there was a large amount of clear fluid which was removed. No signs of iatrogenic injury or any abnormality was detected. Fluid cultures of fluid drained from the abdomen did not grow any organisms. The working diagnosis was reactive peritonitis. Post exploratory laparotomy sepsis developed which was managed conservatively. The patient was discharged after full recovery. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 25, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Exercise as a treatment modality for depression: A narrative review
The objective of the article was to review the beneficial effects of exercise in depression. An electronic search of literature from inception till 06/2017 highlighting the effects of exercise on depression and the possible mechanistic pathways involved was conducted using PubMed/Medline, Google scholar and Scopus and relevant articles were utilized for this review. The results of this review confirmed the beneficial role of exercise in depression as evidenced by the improvement in the outcomes and the various psychobiological parameters measured. Thus exercise can be considered as a treatment option for the management of ...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 20, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Prevalence of depression and anxiety among college students living in a disaster-prone region
Publication date: Available online 17 July 2018Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Marthoenis, Inong Meutia, Liza Fathiariani, Hizir SofyanAbstractThe present study examined the prevalence rate of depression and anxiety among college students living in a disaster-prone area of Aceh, Indonesia. College students enrolled in two public Universities in Banda Aceh were randomly selected to participate in the self-administered standardized questionnaires for depression and anxiety. The prevalence rates of depression and anxiety were 18.8% and 27.4%, respectively. Depression was associated with gender and BMI while a...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Identification of colorblindness among selected primary school children in Hararghe Region, Eastern Ethiopia
ConclusionResults from this study show similar prevalence rate with previously reported study in Ethiopia for Harari ethnic group but lower prevalence rates for Somali and Oromo ethnic groups. Early detection of colorblindness is important for children to select their future profession and take necessary precautions in their everyday activities. Families and other concerned bodies should also take the case of children with colorblindness into consideration while dealing with them. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 18, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Attitudes towards menopause and depression, body image of women during menopause
ConclusionsWomen with an optimistic attitude towards menopause tend to have a more positive body image and their depression level is lower. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Physiological variables and molecular study of KLK2 and KLK3 among patient with benign prostatic hyperplasia
This study includes 60 patients with prostatic hyperplasia with an average age of 64 years old and 30 samples as a control with same age group. The study obtained that there was significant association (P ≤ 0.05) between PSA (KLK3) and prostatic hyperplasia. Result also mentions that there was significant decrease in testosterone level and significant increase in dihydrotestosterone level. The present study for KLK2 and KLK3 genes showed molecular variation in both genes, varied between polymorphism and allele polymorphism. PCR amplification of specific primers of KLK2 gene showed polymorphisms ranged bet...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Socio-demographic and clinical factors predicting time to presentation for children with pneumonia in Ilorin, Nigeria
ConclusionInfancy and families with few children are socio-demographic features that are likely to determine early-to-intermediate presentation of children with pneumonia while high respiratory rates and bronchopneumonia are disease related factors that predict early presentation. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Ultrastructural alterations of renal tissue in a male patient with Fabry’s disease
ConclusionThe ultra-structure of the kidney clearly showed the intra-cytoplasmic glycosphingolipid accumulation in renal cells, responsible for progressive decline in renal function which could lead to kidney failure. The final diagnosis of Fabry’s disease was confirmed. In the present case-study, electron microscopy proved to be a valuable diagnostic aid. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Rolling up the pieces of a puzzle: A systematic review and meta-analysis of the prevalence of toxoplasmosis in Iran
Publication date: Available online 23 June 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Masoud Foroutan, Sahar Dalvand, Ahmad Daryani, Ehsan Ahmadpour, Hamidreza Majidiani, Shahram Khademvatan, Esmaeil AbbasiAbstractToxoplasmosis is a neglected parasitic disease with global distribution in warm-blooded vertebrates and high prevalence among different human societies. We contrived a systematic review and meta-analysis on the prevalence of toxoplasmosis in Iran. Following the general methodology recommended for systematic reviews and meta-analysis, four English and three Persian electronic databases were explored up t...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Evaluation of selective peripheral neurotomies in the treatment of refractory lower limb spasticity in adults
ConclusionsSelective peripheral neurotomies could effectively improve muscle tone, muscle power, functional performance & range of motion in patients with refractory focal and multifocal spasticity in the lower limbs. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Job Stress and Burnout Syndrome among Critical Care Healthcare Workers
ConclusionCritical care HCWs had high BOS. The study concluded that reducing intragroup conflict, improving skills utilization, and raising job satisfaction are crucial to reduce BOS among critical care HCWs. More attention and psychological support is recommended to critical care HCWs. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Hepatitis-C Virus Infection and Exposure to Blood and Body Fluids among Nurses and Paramedical Personnel at the Alexandria University Hospitals, Egypt
ConclusionPrevalence of HCV infection among HCWs is similar to that among general population in the country. Nurses and housekeepers are frequently exposed to BBF. Adherence to infection control measures according to the National Guidelines is crucial to reduce HCV transmission. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

64 MS-CTU: Review of techniques and spectrum of the ureteric diseases
ConclusionCTU is very sensitive tool of imaging and could be confidently considered the one-stop shop imaging tool for accurate diagnosis of the different ureteric lesions. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Otosclerosis and complications of stapedectomy: CT and MRI correlation
Publication date: Available online 10 August 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Heba Ibrahim Ali, Nivan Hany Khater (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Association between alcohol intake and subjective cognitive complaints in southwest Nigeria: a cross-sectional observational study
Publication date: Available online 14 August 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Awoyemi Abayomi Awofala, Olusegun Emmanuel OgundeleAbstractBackgroundAlcohol, a widely abused drug, is a general CNS depressant that is involved in an impaired neurological functioning in a dose-dependent manner and purportedly, in the development of adverse cognitive functions in humans.ObjectiveTo assess crosss-sectionally whether alcohol consumption is associated with the risk of subjective cognitive complaints (SCCs).Material and MethodsA cross-sectional study of 1299 participants with diverse age groups, ethnicity and soc...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Forensic dissection of lip print as an investigative tool in a mixed Egyptian population
Conclusion: The lip print pattern can differ due to gender and geographical origin in Egyptian subjects. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Perceptions of caretakers with different socioeconomic status about the harmful outcomes of fever in under-five children in Dodoma region, central Tanzania: A cross-sectional study
ConclusionMany caretakers are concerned about the occurrence of harmful effects of fever for their under-five children. Study findings suggest that promoting enrolment in secondary education or above and participation in the labour market particularly in non-farm activities of women would be valuable to the health of under-five children in central Tanzania. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Endoscopy audit over 10 years in a community hospital in Egypt
ConclusionContinuous audit over 10 years can enhance endoscopy performance, improve the quality of endoscopic procedures and lead to better outcomes. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Serum cobalamin and red cell folate levels of anti-psychotic treatment and treatment naïve psychiatic patients in a tertiary hospital in Nigeria
ConclusionAll patients had Serum cobalamin levels within the reference interval, the same can be said of the RBC folate levels of the greater percentage (95.5%) of psychiatric patients on psychotropic drugs. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Association of IL-23R gene single nucleotide polymorphism; rs 11209026 with incidence and severity of ankylosing spondylitis in a cohort of Egyptian patients
Conclusions:In Egyptians, IL-23R single nucleotide polymorphism (rs11209026) appears to be associated with ankylosing spondylitis occurrence not severity, while higher levels of IL-23 might be associated with disease severity. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Role of magnetic resonance imaging in the evaluation of the popliteus musclotendinous injuries as a part of the posterolateral corner injuries of the knee
ConclusionMRI imaging is crucial in the evaluation of the different sites and patterns of injuries of the popliteus musclotendinous complex when suspecting PLC injury. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Effect of metformin on Sirtuin-1 disorders associated with diabetes in male rats
ConclusionLowered SIRT1 in diabetes was improved by the administration of Metformin. Consequently, the pathophysiological disorders associated with T2DM were improved. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Additive manufacturing applications in medical cases: A literature based review
ConclusionPaper deals with the literature review of the Medical application of Additive Manufacturing and its future. Medical models which are customised and sourced from data of an individual patient, which vary from patient to patient can well be modified and printed. Medical AM involves resources of human from the field of reverse engineering, medicine and biomaterial, design and manufacturing of bones, implants, etc. Additive Manufacturing can help solve medical problems with extensive benefit to humanity. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Hepatitis E virus isolated from chronic hepatitis B patients in Malaysia: Sequences analysis and genetic diversity suggest zoonotic origin
Conclusion: Comparative analysis of the human HEV ORF-2 nucleotide sequence suggest zoonotic origin. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Utility of diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) in assessment of liver fibrosis
Publication date: Available online 9 October 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Doaa M. Emara, Marwa M. Reda, Doaa A. ElwazzanAbstractObjectives: hepatic fibrosis occurs due to chronic liver injury. Early fibrosis can be reversed by treatment with specific antifibrotic therapy in addition to removal of the cause if possible, that is why, identification of the early liver fibrosis is important. MRI DWI is a non-invasive non-contrast imaging technique which help in diagnosis of different stages of hepatic fibrosis. Aim of the work: was to study the predictive value of diffusion weighted MRI for assessing li...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Adjustment disorder after botulinum toxin injection in an adolescent palatal myoclonus case: The importance of informed consent in the treatment of neuropsychiatric disorders in children and adolescents
Publication date: Available online 12 October 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Yusuf Öztürk, Zehra Topal, Nuran Demir, Ali Evren Tufan (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Factors affecting seeking health-related information through the internet among patients in Kuwait
ConclusionIt is important to close the gap in health literacy and increase the use of health information technology to support patient self-management. The creation of an eHealth-literate population should be a priority in Kuwaiti public health policy. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Traditional practices and childhood cryptosporidiosis in Nigeria: A review
Publication date: Available online 16 October 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Adekunle B. Ayinmode, Oluwasola O. ObebeAbstractCryptosporidium infection is known worldwide as an important aetiology of chronic diarrhoea that can become fatal in children (below 5 years of age) and immunocompromised individuals. This review was aimed at identifying some traditional practices that may be risk factors for childhood diseases like cryptosporidiosis in a country like Nigeria with different tribes and cultures. Information gathered from literature search and informal sources identified some indigenous pract...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Parathormone (PTH) is strongly related to left ventricular mass index (LVMI) in hypertensives, obese, and normal control
Publication date: Available online 31 October 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Samir Naim Assaad, Aliaa Ali El-Aghoury, Eman M. El-Sharkawy, Tamer Mohamed Elsherbiny, Ahmed Abdelhameed Osman (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Childhood accidental poisoning in western Iraq: Pattern and risk factors
Publication date: Available online 6 November 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Zaid R. Al-Ani, Sahar J. Al-Hiali, Riyadh H. Al-Janabi (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Prevalence of obesity among adults in Issele-Uku, Delta State Nigeria
ConclusionThe study recommended more awareness campaign on the dangers of obesity across communities in Nigeria. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

First line defence antioxidants-superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT) and glutathione peroxidase (GPX): Their fundamental role in the entire antioxidant defence grid
Publication date: Available online 13 November 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): O.M. Ighodaro, O.A. AkinloyeAbstractThe body encloses a complex antioxidant defence grid that relies on endogenous enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants. These molecules collectively act against free radicals to resist their damaging effects to vital biomolecules and ultimately body tissues. Based on their response to general free radical invasion, they can be categorized into first, second, third and even fourth line defense antioxidants. The role and effectiveness of the first line defense antioxidants which basically i...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Characterization of abnormal sleep patterns in patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes, or combined
Publication date: Available online 15 November 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Aliaa Ali El-Aghoury, Tamer Mohamed Elsherbiny, Neveen Lewis, Tarek Mohamed Salem, Nesma OsmanAbstractIntroduction: Obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus have reached epidemic proportions worldwide. Abnormal sleep has been linked to both incident and prevalent obesity and type 2 diabetes. We aimed to characterize abnormal sleep patterns [ASP's] in patients with obesity, type 2 diabetes, or both. Subjects: The study included 92 subjects divided into four groups: Group 1, 23 obese patients (BMI > 30) with type 2 diabetes...
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Salt intake in a group of Tunisian obeses
ConclusionOur study showed the importance of salt consumption in obeses and especially table salt and yet the majority of our patients consider it to be harmful to health.It will be necessary to take into account the sodium intake when prescribing the diet. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Public and private surgeon attitude towards informed consent
ConclusionPrivate surgeons differ from those in the public hospitals in that they tend to look at informed consent as not only an ethical and legal obligation, but also of benefit to patients. The introduction of formal training on informed consent in both types of hospitals are recommended. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Prevalence of depressive symptoms among Turkish women experiencing premenstrual symptoms and correlated factors
ConclusionsIn conclusion, women who experienced premenstrual syndrome had higher depressive symptoms than women without premenstrual syndrome. Women with premenstrual syndrom should be assessed for depression by health professionals. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Carpal tunnel syndrome in patients with and without diabetes mellitus in Upper Egypt: The impact of electrophysiological and ultrasonographical studies
ConclusionThe CSA of median nerve is larger in CTS hands in both DM and non-DM patients. Mean electro-diagnostic parameters were not significant predictors of CTS in patients with diabetes. The combination of electrophysiological and ultrasonography provides diagnostic effective tools across the entire spectrum of CTS in diabetic and non-diabetic patients. Nevertheless, screening for DM in patients with CTS is not recommended. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Low cost detection of hepatitis C virus RNA in HCV infected patients by SYBR Green I real-time PCR
ConclusionThis method is useful for rapid qualitative detection of HCV infection and particularly suitable for routine diagnostic applications. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Comparing the efficiency of four diagnostic concentration techniques performed on the same group of intestinal parasites
ConclusionTween, acetone and gasoline reagents are more stable, safer, less flammable and of lower cost than that of ether; and promise to be a useful alternative to ether- concentration. Our results demonstrated that the combined use of parasitological techniques is important for the diagnosis of all intestinal parasites. FTC and FGC techniques are superior for the diagnosis of helminth ova and protozoan cysts in stool, respectively. Additional studies are suggested, using a larger sample size and different parasites in the field. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Zoonotic fungal diseases and animal ownership in Nigeria
ConclusionThere is a need to raise awareness of the extent of health problems caused by zoonotic fungal diseases in Nigeria in order to better appreciate their burden and public health consequences, and also provide an integrated platform for development of effective prevention and control strategies. (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research

Early prediction of iron deficiency in females in child bearing age in central Saudi Arabia
Publication date: Available online 6 December 2017Source: Alexandria Journal of MedicineAuthor(s): Mysara M. Mogahed, Shereen Mohamed Abdelwahab (Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine)
Source: Alexandria Journal of Medicine - July 10, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: research