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Breast self examination practice and breast cancer risk perception among female university students in Ajman.
Breast cancer is the top cancer in women worldwide and its incidence is increasing, particularly in developing countries. In the United Arab Emirates (UAE), many cases are first diagnosed in laterExpand
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Prevalence and pattern of dokha use among medical and allied health students in Ajman, United Arab Emirates.
Globally, tobacco is considered to be one among the leading causes of death. Dokha is a mixture of Iranian tobacco with aromatic leaf and bark herbs, smoked in a small pipe termed a Midwakh thoughtExpand
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Knowledge regarding risk factors of hypertension among entry year students of a medical university
Context: Hypertension in youth is increasing, but there is a dearth of data about the knowledge of risk factors in this age group. Aims: To assess the knowledge of risk factors of hypertension amongExpand
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Assessment of Breast Cancer Awareness among Female University Students in Ajman, United Arab Emirates.
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess female university students' knowledge of breast cancer and its preventative measures and to identify their main misconceptions regarding breast cancer.Expand
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Acute effects of dokha smoking on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems among UAE male university students.
BACKGROUND In the United Arab Emirates (UAE) tobacco use is rampant. A less reported, yet widely used form of smoking native to UAE is midwakh or dhokha. The aim of the study is to assess the acuteExpand
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Sources of information and level of knowledge on Hypertension among entry level university students in Ajman, UAE
Context: Hypertension is one of the leading causes of death, even in developed country like UAE, but awareness about it is lagging behind. Aims: To assess the common sources of information for andExpand
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Self reported physical activity among university students in Ajman, UAE.
Objective: To assess the prevalence, pattern of self reported physical activity among university students and its association with socio demographic characteristics. Methodology: One hundred and tenExpand
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Comment on: Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in a Saudi community Ann Saudi Med 2011;31(1):19-23
To the Editor: The original article published by Alqurashi et al in the January-February 2011 of the Annals.1 provided valuable information regarding the most common non-communicable diseaseExpand
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Attitude of medical students toward old people in Ajman, United Arab Emirates
Objectives. To assess the attitude of medical students toward old people and determine its association with socio-demographic factors. Methods. A cross-sectional survey was conducted in 49 male andExpand
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Determinants of Blood Pressure among Youth in Ajman, UAE
Background Youth is a vulnerable group for developing almost all life-style related diseases. The present cross-sectional study was conducted to assess the determinants of blood pressure among entryExpand
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