Psychosocial Impact of October 2005 Earthquake on Children and Adolescents Aged 9 to 18 Years, Assessed After One Year in Kashmir, Pakistan (Report)

Psychosocial Impact of October 2005 Earthquake on Children and Adolescents Aged 9 to 18 Years, Assessed After One Year in Kashmir, Pakistan (Report)

Byline: Malik Wajid Ali, Mowadat Hussain Rana and Sohail Ali – Email: [email protected] Background: On 8 October 2005, an earthquake of 7.6 magnitude hit Pakistan leaving about 75,000 dead and thousands homeless. Worst damage was in the territory of Kashmir. Children exposed to a natural disaster can develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress symptoms and disorder […]

Should Baseline PSA Testing Be Performed in Men Aged 40 to Detect Those Aged 50 Or Less Who Are at Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer?(Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Should Baseline PSA Testing Be Performed in Men Aged 40 to Detect Those Aged 50 Or Less Who Are at Risk of Aggressive Prostate Cancer?(Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Although prostate specific antigen (PSA) screening of asymptomatic men aged 50-75 years may reduce the prostate cancer mortality by at least 20%, there is concern about the high rate of overtreatment. (1) The risk of overtreatment is increased in older men with less aggressive cancer. In men younger than 50 years–especially those with high-risk prostate […]

Assessing Menopausal Status in Women Aged 40-49 Using Depot-Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, Norethisterone Enanthate Or Combined Oral Contraception (Original Articles) (Report)

Assessing Menopausal Status in Women Aged 40-49 Using Depot-Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, Norethisterone Enanthate Or Combined Oral Contraception (Original Articles) (Report)

Determining the onset of menopause in older users of hormonal injectable contraceptives depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) and norethisterone enanthate (NET-EN) can be challenging. These contraceptive methods may mask menopausal symptoms such as amenorrhoea, which is a common side-effect of the method itself and increases in incidence over length of time used. (1) DMPA has been […]

Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

INTRODUCTION. Blood pressure more than or equal to 140/90 mm of Hg is defined as hypertension. (1) More than a quarter of the world’s adult population is already hypertensive and this number is projected to increase to 29% (about 1.56 billion) by 2025. Almost three-quarters of this hypertensive population is going to be in developing […]