Volume 7, issue 4/5


Research articles

Reasons for underreporting of notifiable diseases by Syrian paediatricians

Haemophilus influenzae type b diseases in children: a pre-vaccination study

Varicella susceptibility among children and healthy adults in the United Arab Emirates

National study on the prevalence of iodine deficiency disorders among schoolchildren 8–12 years of age in Bahrain

Study of cardiovascular disease risk factors among rural schoolchildren in Sousse, Tunisia

Self-reported adolescents’ health and gender: an Egyptian study

Gall bladder sludge and stones in multitransfused Egyptian thalassaemic patients

Appendicitis in pregnancy

Advanced maternal age and pregnancy outcome

Iron status and socioeconomic determinants of the quantity and quality of dietary iron in a group of rural Iranian women

Physical fitness status among the students of a medical college in Kathmandu, Nepal

Primary health care patients’ knowledge about diabetes in the United Arab Emirates

Low rates of diabetic patients reaching good control targets

TNF-αand homocysteine levels in type 1 diabetes mellitus

Blood pressure control and target organ complications among hypertensive patients in southern Saudi Arabia

New biochemical markers in chronic heart failure

Differential display analysis of mRNAs in chronic myelogenous leukaemia

Central obesity in elderly individuals in south-western Saudi Arabia: prevalence and associated morbidity

Incidence of hip fractures in the Lebanese population

Bone density estimates and risk factors for osteoporosis in young women

Infection following orthopaedic implants and bone surgery

Multicentre surveillance of antibiotic resistance in nosocomial Staphylococcus aureus in Cyprus

Prevalence of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea among hospitalized Jordanian patients

Detection and characterization of verotoxin-producing strains among sorbitol non-fermenting Escherichia coli

Urinary calculi: bacteriological and chemical association

Prevalence of hepatitis C virus among patients with liver disease in the Republic of Yemen

Effect of interferon therapy on fatty acid saturation index in hepatitis C virus infection

Efficacy of albendazole in giardiasis

An epidemiological profile of brucellosis in Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia

The role of vitamin A in enhancing humoral immunity produced by antirabies vaccine

L’offre et l’utilisation des services d’urgence en Tunisie : principaux résultats d’une enquête nationale exhaustive

Impact of triage in accident and emergency departments in Bahrain

Prevalence of tobacco use among the adult Lebanese population


Measles immunization in Saudi Arabia: the need for change


Bone marrow transplantation in thalassaemia patients in Shiraz, Islamic Republic of Iran

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy in Jordan

Case report

High breast milk sodium concentration resulting in neonatal hypernatraemic dehydration

Amniotic constriction band sequence

Imaging of tumoural calcinosis

Bilateral pleural empyema following periodontal abscess