Nidal Badran

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of the major conventional cardiovascular risk factors - cigarette smoking, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and dyslipidemia - among coronary heart disease (CHD) patients in the Middle East has not been studied extensively. METHODS AND RESULTS The Jordan Hyperlipidemia And Related Targets Study (JoHARTS) evaluated the prevalence(More)
A hospital-based case-control diarrhoea survey was conducted in Cairo, Egypt to determine the age-specific frequency of campylobacter infection among diarrhoeic and non-diarrhoeic children aged new born to 5 years. Campylobacter was the most common bacterial enteropathogen isolated from diarrhoeic stools. The overall prevalence of campylobacter isolations(More)
We measured fasting serum total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), and low- and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C and HDL-C) levels in 5000 individuals. Coronary artery disease (CAD) was present in 31%. Compared with women, men had lower mean TC, LDL-C and HDL-C and higher mean TG. Optimal TC level was observed in only 46% of men and 41% of(More)
s from Hydrocephalus 2016 Cartagena, Colombia. 8–10 October 2016 © The Author(s) 2017. This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided you give appropriate credit to(More)