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...

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...

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...

Rubella Seroprevalance Among the Girls (Aged 7-15) in the Primary-School Period Living in Low and High Socio-Economic Areas in Denizli, Turkey (Report)

Byline: Ali Ihsan Bozkurt, Nural Cevahir, Mehmet Bostanci, Ahmet Ergin, Nurhan Meydan Acimis, Esma Alkis and Ugur Yildirim – E-mail: [email protected] ABSTRACT

Comparison of Nasolabial Angle in Young Adults and Middle Aged Dentate and Elderly Edentulous Subjects (Report)

Byline: Azad Ali Azad, Qayyum Akhtar, Shazia Zareen Aqeel Ibrahim, Faisal Aziz and Syed Hammad Hasan Abstract

A Survey of the Knowledge About PAP Smears Among Women Aged 15 and Above (Report)

Byline: Fatma Deniz Sayiner, Mustafa Tozun, Unal Ayranci – E-mail: [email protected], Nebahat Ozerdogan and Alaettin Unsal ABSTRACT

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...