Mahmud Hossain

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Agroecological zones within Bangladesh with low levels of arsenic in groundwater and soils produce rice that is high in arsenic with respect to other producing regions of the globe. Little is known about arsenic cycling in these soils and the labile fractions relevant for plant uptake when flooded. Soil porewater dynamics of field soils (n = 39) were(More)
Holmium YAG laser is one of the new modalities of treatment of urinary bladder tumor. Thirty patients of superficial bladder carcinoma were selected from the Urology out patient department of Dhaka Medical College Hospital from January 2004 to July 2004. Among thirty cases, 18 were recurrent and 12 were primary superficial bladder carcinoma. Out of thirty(More)
An okra variety, IPSA Okra 1, tolerant to Yellow Vein Mosaic Virus (YVMV) was crossed to 3 susceptible genotypes viz. Parbhani Kranti, SL-44 and SL-46 to determine the nature of inheritance of tolerance of IPSA Okra 1. Grafting test was also done to know the nature of tolerance. It was revealed from the results of grafting test that the tolerance in IPSA(More)
A cross sectional descriptive type of study was done in 98 women of reproductive age. Among them 25 were in control group of non pregnant women and 73 were pregnant women of 1st, 2nd and 3rd trimester of pregnancy with and without iron supplementation. The period of study was July 2004 to June 2005. The main objective of our study was to compare serum iron(More)
This prospective case-control study was undertaken on 78 women between 15 to 45 years of age from rural area to see alteration of serum zinc due to oral contraceptive (OC) use. Of the subjects, 34 women was taken as controls having no history of taking any form of hormonal contraceptives neither during the time of selection nor during one-year period prior(More)
Epidemiological studies have demonstrated that hands may be an important vehicle for transmission of shigellosis. The present study was carried out to find out the survival potential of Shigella dysenteriae 1 on fingers of volunteers. Finger surface was inoculated with 10(5) cfu of S. dysenteriae 1 and then the bacteria were detected using conventional(More)
Neuropilin-1 (NRP-1) is a transmembrane glycoprotein receptor whose distinct sites bind semaphorins and vascular endothelial growth factor family members to mediate the role of these ligands in neuronal axon guidance and angiogenesis, respectively. Similarly, Eph receptors and ephrin ligands play critical roles in various biological functions, and(More)
The present study was conducted to see the alteration of serum glucose level in infection and surgical stress. For this purpose a total number of 37 subjects in the age range (18 - 55) years were selected from Mymensingh Medical College Hospital from July 2003 to June 2004. Subjects were grouped as follows: control (n=13), infection (n=14) and surgery(More)
This prospective study was done to evaluate the result of interlocking intramedullary nailing in fracture shaft of the femur under the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in Mymensingh Medical College Hospital during the period of January 2007 to December 2008. In this study total 66 patients were purposively selected for interlocking nailing initially but 6(More)
The present study was done to determine the serum C-reactive protein (CRP) concentration in normal subjects and patients suffering from infection, psychiatric disorders and of surgery. A total number of 55 subjects within 18-55 years age were selected from Mymensingh Medical College Hospital during the period from July 2003 to June 2004. Normal subjects as(More)