Byline: Sajid Rashid, Muhammad Waqar Rabani, Asif Abbas Khawaja, Muhammad Sohail Arshad and Kashif Sarwar ABSTRACT
Byline: ZhengYong Yuan, ChangXiao He, HanHui Wang, YingChuan Huang, Dong Li, ShouYang Ren, XueFei Li and Hong Shen Abstract
Byline: Sayed Abbas Haghayegh, Mehrdad Kalantari, Hosein Molavi, Majid Talebi and Javad Alemohamad ABSTRACT
Objective. To identify risky sexual behaviours and demographic factors that place high-school pupils at risk of HIV and AIDS. Methods. A cross-sectional study was undertaken to explore factors influencing the sexual behaviour of high-school pupils (mean age 15.4 years; SD 1.11). Structured self-reported questionnaires were completed by all grade 10 pupils (N=805) at all the […]
ACTH-dependent Cushing’s syndrome (CS) can be caused by an ACTH-secreting pituitary adenoma (Cushing’s disease, CD) or by ectopic production of ACTH (ectopic ACTH syndrome, EAS) by a vast array of benign or malignant tumours that can vary from small carcinoids (in various locations), to medullary thyroid cancer, small cell lung cancer, pheochromocytomas, or rarer tumours […]
What Is It? Metabolic syndrome is not a disease, but a clustering or “constellation” of health markers related to weight, lack of exercise and genetics.
Objective: To determine if neurotransmitters have relevance in the pathology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Review methods: Electronic searches of literature from PUBMED, MEDLINE and EBSCO in October and November 2006 using the terms IBS, neurotransmitters, serotonin, CCK, mast cell, 5-HT, substance P. Some of the articles were only published in abstract form.