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Methylmercury poisoning in Iraq.
Mercury in the environment.
CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE IN WOMEN IN IRAQ.
TLDR
A study of 1001 consecutive admissions to a female medical ward in Baghdad, Iraq, found that 146 patients were in congestive failure on admission, and an additional 197 patients were suffering from primary cardiovascular disease without failure. Expand
Electrophysiological studies of peripheral nerves in patients with organic mercury poisoning
TLDR
On sensory examination, all except three patients had one or more of the following abnormalities: reduced appreciation of pin prick peripherally, defective position sensation, abnormal two-point discrimination, astereognosis. Expand
COR PULMONALE DUE TO CHRONIC INFESTATION WITH SCHISTOSOMA HAEMATOBIUM.
Mercury poisoning from wheat.
TLDR
There is no doubt that should screening programmes for aircrew be adopted, these must be applied regardless of race, and the present policy of some authorities in screening only people of Negro origin would miss examples of sickling in other ethnic groups. Expand
Sensitivity to mycobacterial antigens.
  • S. Damluji
  • Medicine
  • Bulletin of the World Health Organization
  • 1974
TLDR
Correlation of the sizes of induration obtained with RT 23 and with the other sensitins showed that low-grade sensitivity was due to cross-reactions to human tuberculous infection and that in no case did an "atypical" sensitin produce an induration of wider diameter than RT 23 did. Expand
A SURVEY OF HISTOPLASMIN SENSITIVITY IN IRAQ.
TLDR
It is concluded that histoplasmosis is probably not present in Iraq, or exists at such a low level that it has no public health significance. Expand
Angiologic Manifestations of Cardiopulmonary Schistosomiasis "Bilharziasis"
Schistosomiasis, for thousands of years a chronic endemic disease characterized by blood in urine and by various bladder and intestinal troubles, was known to exist in Mesopotamia and Egypt.l~ 2 ThisExpand
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