Volume 9, issue 1/2


Research articles

Prevalence of mental retardation among children in Saudi Arabia

Relationship between depression and non-adherence to anticoagulant therapy after valve replacement

Psychiatric disorders among adolescent Jordanian returnees from Kuwait during the 1991 Gulf War

Determination of cadmium, lead, copper and zinc in Yemeni khat by anodic stripping voltammetry

Cytogenetic profile of Down syndrome in Alexandria, Egypt

Frequency of haemoglobinopathies and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency in Basra

Prevalence of endocrine complications in b-thalassaemia major in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Essential fatty acid status in infants and children with chronic liver disease

Clustering of cardiovascular risk factors among obese urban schoolchildren in Sousse, Tunisia

Smoking among secondary-school boys in Bahrain: prevalence and risk factors

Connaissances, attitudes et comportements des femmes vis-à-vis du dépistage du cancer du sein

Patterns of belief and use of traditional remedies by diabetic patients in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

New method for the fixation of the endotracheal tube in patients with facial hair

Pain tracker diagnostic instrument: effect on patients’ satisfaction with their interactions with the primary care physician

Prevalence of iodine deficiency disorders in the United Arab Emirates measured by raised TSH levels

Contribution des prises alimentaires pendant et en dehors du ramadan

Effect of natural starters used for sourdough bread in Morocco on phytate biodegradation

Prevalence of rubella antibodies among schoolgirls in Sana’a, Republic of Yemen

Effect of gender on reporting of MMR adverse events in Saudi Arabia 

First report of Escherichia coli O157 among Iraqi children

Helicobacter pylori and rosacea

b-haemolytic streptococci in acute pharyngitis

Prevalence of antibody to Brucella species in butchers, slaughterers and others

Use of thermonuclease testing to identify Staphylococcus aureus by direct examination of blood cultures

Evaluation of the community-oriented medical education in two medical schools in Sudan

Validity of using bovine teeth as a substitute for human counterparts in adhesive tests


Bone infection

Case report

Psychosis in a patient with Usher syndrome: a case report

Letter to the Editor