Mahmoud Merhi

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In this study we conducted a meta-analysis of 13 case–control studies that examined the occurrence of hematopoietic cancers in pesticide related occupations in order to undertake a qualitative and quantitative evaluation of a possible relationship. Pubmed databases were searched for case–control studies published between 1990 and 2005 investigating the(More)
The role of inflammation in coronary artery disease (CAD) pathogenesis is well recognized. Moreover, smoking inhalation increases the activity of inflammatory mediators through an increase in leukotriene synthesis essential in atherosclerosis pathogenesis. The aim of this study is to investigate the effect of “selected” genetic variants within the(More)
BACKGROUND Elevated homocysteine (Hc) levels have a well-established and clear causal relationship to epithelial damage leading to coronary artery disease. Furthermore, it is strongly associated with other metabolic syndrome variables, such as hypertension, which is correlated with type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Studies on T2DM in relation to Hc levels(More)
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