Sara Rehman

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Pakistan, one of the most populous countries in the world, has an estimated perinatal mortality rate of 60 to 90 per thousand births, of which almost half are stillbirths. Although infant mortality rates have declined in recent years, nearly 60% of all deaths occur in the neonatal period and have shown comparatively little change over several decades. This(More)
BACKGROUND The prevalence of hyperuricemia and gout has increased in recent decades. The role of dietary fructose in the development of these conditions remains unclear. OBJECTIVE To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies investigating the association fructose consumption with incident gout and hyperuricemia. DESIGN(More)
INTRODUCTION Oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMDs) are chronic lesions or conditions characterized by a potential for malignant transformation. Apart from being possible pre-cursors to oral cancer, OPMDs themselves are usually painful and debilitating conditions having an influence on the quality of life, both in terms of pain and social disability.(More)
Oral Potentially Malignant Disorders (OPMDs) are chronic lesions or conditions characterized by a potential for malignant transformation. While recent meta-analyses show that smokeless tobacco (SLT) use is a risk factor for oral cancer in South Asia, there is a lack of pooled evidence regarding SLT use and the development of OPMDs. We searched Medline via(More)
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