Mohammed K N Shubair

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A decrease in serum Mg(+2) is associated with airway hyper-reactivity and impaired pulmonary function. The purpose of this study was to determine if decreased serum Mg(+2) levels in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are associated with acute exacerbations. In a retrospective study, the charted serum Mg(+2) levels in 100 COPD(More)
BACKGROUND Since the introduction of new recommendations for the treatment of latent tuberculosis infection (LTB1) disregarding age as a limitation, increasing numbers of older individuals are expected to undergo treatment with isoniazid for the prevention of tuberculosis, raising the potential for an increase in isoniazid hepatotoxicity. OBJECTIVE To(More)
Original Article Background and purpose-IL-1β is a key inflammatory mediator driving the host response to infection, injury, and disease. It is produced by numerous cell types, including the brain parenchyma. Its levels are elevated as a result of increased production from inflammatory cells, glia and neurons and it is associated with exacerbation of injury(More)
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