Sharif Mahmood

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ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Previous studies conducted on animals linked consumption of Nigella sativa L. seeds (NS) to decreased anxiety and improved memory. The present study, which was carried out at a boarding school in Bangladesh, was designed to examine probable effect of NS on mood, anxiety and cognition in adolescent human males. MATERIALS AND(More)
BACKGROUND To determine the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) and impaired glucose regulation (impaired fasting glucose [IFG] and impaired glucose tolerance [IGT]) in an urbanizing rural population of Bangladesh and associated cardiometabolic risk indicators and depression. METHODS A total of 2,293 subjects aged ≥20 years in an urbanizing rural(More)
BACKGROUND To observe changes in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and its associated risk factors in a rural Bangladeshi population over a 10-year period. METHODS Three cross-sectional studies were undertaken in a rural community (aged ≥20 years) in 1999, 2004, and 2009. Structured questionnaires including(More)
which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. We sincerely appreciate the interest and comments regarding our study, " Increasing prevalence of type 2 diabetes in a rural Bangladeshi population: a population based study for 10 years " which was published in Diabetes(More)
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