Lisa Hallab

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OBJECTIVE Planning a family is a complex decision. For women with chronic conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA), there are additional concerns about their own and their baby's health. This qualitative study examined women's experiences of negotiating their family decisions in the context of RA. METHODS A qualitative study was conducted in 14 women(More)
Thyroid hemiagenesis is a rare congenital anomaly resulting from failure of one thyroid lobe development. We report a 23-year-old female presented with Hashimoto's thyroiditis in left lobe, associated with hemiagenesis of right lobe and isthmus which was previously diagnosed as Graves' hyperthyroidism, but developed further into Hashimoto's thyroiditis(More)
Some studies suggest that cognitive function is impaired in rheumatoid arthritis patients. One possible influence may be commonly used rheumatoid arthritis treatment, methotrexate. This study examined cognitive function in long-term methotrexate users with rheumatoid arthritis and, using a 24-hour pre- and post-methotrexate dose administration, investigated(More)
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