Yasmin Haque

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CONTEXT Although the reduction of maternal mortality levels is a key Millennium Development Goal, community-based evidence on obstetric complications and maternal care-seeking behavior remains limited in low-resource countries. METHODS This study presents an overview of key findings from the 2001 Bangladesh Maternal Health Services and Maternal Mortality(More)
APS1/APECED patients are defined by defects in the autoimmune regulator (AIRE) that mediates central T cell tolerance to many self-antigens. AIRE deficiency also affects B cell tolerance, but this is incompletely understood. Here we show that most APS1/APECED patients displayed B cell autoreactivity toward unique sets of approximately 100 self-proteins.(More)
OBJECTIVES To summarize the quantitative and qualitative immediate assessments of the Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (MOET) course and to examine the individual changes in score obtained for each of the scenarios. METHODS Students' knowledge before and after the course was evaluated with a standardized comprehensive questionnaire. RESULTS All(More)
Human cytolytic T lymphocytes and natural killer cells can limit tumor growth and are being increasingly harnessed for tumor immunotherapy. One way cytolytic lymphocytes recognize tumor cells is by engagement of their activating receptor, NKG2D, by stress antigens of the MICA/B and ULBP families. This study shows that surface up-regulation of NKG2D ligands(More)
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