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Tumour necrosis factor (TNFα) as a novel therapeutic target in symptomatic corticosteroid dependent asthma
Background: Tumour necrosis factor α (TNFα) is a major therapeutic target in a range of chronic inflammatory disorders characterised by a Th1 type immune response in which TNFα is generated inExpand
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Linear growth in relation to the circulating concentrations of insulin-like growth factor I, parathyroid hormone, and 25-hydroxy vitamin D in children with nutritional rickets before and after
The objective of the study was to determine the degree of linear growth retardation of patients with vitamin D deficiency rickets at presentation and the magnitude of catch-up growth in relation toExpand
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Clinical responses to a mega-dose of vitamin D3 in infants and toddlers with vitamin D deficiency rickets.
OBJECTIVES Was to investigate the effect of treatment with an IM injection, a mega dose of vitamin D3 (10,000 IU/kg) on the clinical, biochemical and radiological parameters of 40 rachitic childrenExpand
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Calcium homeostasis in 40 adolescents with beta-thalassemia major: a case-control study of the effects of intramuscular injection of a megadose of cholecalciferol.
UNLABELLED The prevalence of disturbed calcium homeostasis in adolescents with beta thalassemia major (T) varies among different populations. Moreover, the cholecalciferol uptake required to achieveExpand
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Smoking prevalence, attitudes and behaviors of primary healthcare providers and its impact on their smoking cessation counseling practices
Background: Despite the great efforts done by the government, there has been an increase in the number of people adopting smoking habit, among them health care professionals. Objectives: The aims ofExpand
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ACUTE ABDOMEN systemic sonographic approach to acute abdomen in emergency department: a case series
BackgroundAcute abdomen is a medical emergency with a wide spectrum of etiologies. Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) can help in early identification and management of the causes. The ACUTE–ABDOMENExpand
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