Mohd Abdel Daem Mohd Yassin

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The current management of thalassemia includes regular transfusion programs and chelation therapy. It is important that physicians be aware that endocrine abnormalities frequently develop mainly in those patients with significant iron overload due to poor compliance to treatment, particularly after the age of 10 years. Since the quality of life of(More)
Most of the endocrine complications in thalassaemia are attributable to iron overload which may be the result of economic circumstances (expense of the chelation therapy), late onset of chelation therapy or poor compliance with the iron chelation therapy. The major difficulties reported by hematologists or pediatric endocrinologists experienced in(More)
The aims of this study were to determine the prevalence and factors that influenced smoking behaviours among male adolescents in Kuantan, Pahang. A cross-sectional study was conducted among the form four male students in Kuantan District. Three hundred and twenty three students were randomly selected from eight secondary schools. A self-administered(More)
An investigation into the feature extraction and selection of infant cry with asphyxia is presented in this paper. The feature of the cry signal was extracted using mel frequency cepstrum coefficient (MFCC) analysis and the significant coefficients were selected using orthogonal least square (OLS) algorithm. The effect of varying the number of MFCC filter(More)
This review paper provides a summary of the current state of knowledge regarding GHD provides recommendations for the diagnosis and treatment of GHD in adult patients with thalassaemia major (TM). The reported prevalence of adult GHD and /or IGF-I deficiency in TM patients varies from 8% to 44 % in different centers. Because GH treatment requires analysis(More)
In obese adolescents pancreatic beta-cells may not be able to cope with insulin resistance leading to hyperglycemia and type2 diabetes (T2DM To assess oral glucose tolerance, 72-h continuous blood glucose concentrations (CGM) and calculate homeostatic model assessment (HOMA), and the quantitative insulin sensitivity check index (QUICKI) in 13 adolescents(More)
Gunshot residue is important evidence in forensic ballistics. In criminal cases involving the use of firearms, the reconstruction of the shooting incident is of paramount importance. However, there is still lack of studies on gunshot residue as well as the diameter of bullet’s entrance and exit holes on different surfaces. These studies were carried out to(More)
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