Genomes and Genes
Summary: A monotheistic religion promulgated by the Prophet Mohammed with Allah as the deity.
Publications277 found, 100 shown here
- The effect of the fast of Ramadan on ambulatory blood pressure in treated hypertensivesG Perk
Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
J Hum Hypertens 15:723-5. 2001..6 kg (P < 0.002). We conclude, that according to our findings, treated, hypertensive patients may be assured that, with continuation of previous medications, traditional fasting during the month of Ramadan can be safely undertaken...
- A comparison of insulin lispro Mix25 and human insulin 30/70 in the treatment of type 2 diabetes during RamadanV Mattoo
Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN, USA
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 59:137-43. 2003..Insulin lispro Mix25 should be considered as a therapeutic option during Ramadan...
- Islam and mental healthT A Baasher
Faculty of Medicine, University of Khartoum, Khartoum, Sudan
East Mediterr Health J 7:372-6. 2001This paper discusses the importance of a spiritual element in health with particular reference to mental health and Islam. The Islamic spiritual quest is outlined and some directives described...
- HIV and Islam: is HIV prevalence lower among Muslims?Peter B Gray
Department of Anthropology, Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Soc Sci Med 58:1751-6. 2004..g., vs. extramarital affairs) and other factors, but that benefits arising from circumcision may help account for lower HIV prevalence among Muslims...
- Impact of Ramadan on demographics and frequencies of disease-related visits in the emergency departmentH Topacoglu
Department of Emergency Medicine, Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine, 35340 Inciralti, Izmir, Turkey
Int J Clin Pract 59:900-5. 2005..032). The patients with diabetes presenting in Ramadan were found significantly younger than their peers in the rest of the year. For other diseases, Ramadan does not appear to be a risk factor...
- Vildagliptin therapy and hypoglycaemia in Muslim type 2 diabetes patients during RamadanD Devendra
NHS Brent, London, UK
Int J Clin Pract 63:1446-50. 2009..To compare hypoglycaemic events, glycated haemoglobin (HbA(1c)) and changes in bodyweight in metformin-treated Muslim patients with type 2 diabetes receiving adjunctive treatment with vildagliptin or gliclazide during Ramadan fasting...
- The changes of metabolic profile and weight during Ramadan fastingV Ziaee
Islamic Medicine Research Centre, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran
Singapore Med J 47:409-14. 2006..Ramadan is the holiest month in the Islamic calendar and Muslims fast during this month. We designed this study to evaluate the effect of Ramadan fasting on plasma lipids and lipoproteins...
- Repaglinide versus glibenclamide treatment of Type 2 diabetes during Ramadan fastingM Mafauzy
School of Medical Science, University Sains Malaysia, 16150 Kubang Kerian, Kelantan, Malaysia
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 58:45-53. 2002..Type 2 diabetic Muslims using prandial repaglinide showed a trend towards better glycaemic control and had a lower frequency of hypoglycaemia than patients using glibenclamide during Ramadan...
- A population-based study of diabetes and its characteristics during the fasting month of Ramadan in 13 countries: results of the epidemiology of diabetes and Ramadan 1422/2001 (EPIDIAR) studyIbrahim Salti
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Diabetes Care 27:2306-11. 2004..There is a need to provide more intensive education before fasting, to disseminate guidelines, and to propose further studies assessing the impact of fasting on morbidity and mortality...
- Responses to exercise, fluid, and energy balances during Ramadan in sedentary and active malesJ Ramadan
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Safat
Nutrition 15:735-9. 1999..Body fluid balance was better maintained in active than in sedentary subjects...
- Assessment of dietary consumption and time-course of changes in serum lipids and lipoproteins before, during and after Ramadan in young Algerian adultsM Y Lamri-Senhadji
Laboratoire de Nutrition Clinique et Métabolique, Faculte des Sciences, Department de Biologie, Université d Oran, 31100 Es Sénia, Algeria
Singapore Med J 50:288-94. 2009..The time-course prospective study was done in order to investigate at what time eventual changes to these parameters occur during Ramadan and their disappearance after Ramadan...
- Body composition, nutrient intake and physical activity patterns in young women during RamadanH M Al-Hourani
Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, The Hashemite University, PO Box 150459, Zarqa 13115, Jordan
Singapore Med J 48:906-10. 2007..The purpose of this study was to assess body composition, nutrient intake and physical activity patterns during Ramadan fasting...
- Does fasting during Ramadan alter body composition, blood constituents and physical performance?J Ramadan
Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, Kuwait University, Kuwait
Med Princ Pract 11:41-6. 2002..To study the effect of Ramadan fast (RF) on body composition, plasma constituents, hematology, and cardiorespiratory responses to constant submaximal exercise...
- Effects of Ramadan intermittent fasting on sports performance and training: a reviewAnis Chaouachi
Research Unit Evaluation, Sport, Health, National Centre of Medicine and Science in Sport, Tunis, Tunisia
Int J Sports Physiol Perform 4:419-34. 2009....
- The effects of diet, sulfonylurea, and Repaglinide therapy on clinical and metabolic parameters in type 2 diabetic patients during RamadanRamazan Sari
Department of Endocrinology, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, School of Medicine, University of Akdeniz, Antalya, Turkey
Endocr Res 30:169-77. 2004..Diabetes and its treatment can cause problems for the Muslim population. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of different therapy models on clinical and metabolic status in type 2 diabetic patients during Ramadan...
- Daytime sleepiness during Ramadan intermittent fasting: polysomnographic and quantitative waking EEG studyRachida Roky
Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine and Pharmacy, Casablanca, Morocco
J Sleep Res 12:95-101. 2003..Sleep latency was also related to rectal temperature. In conclusion, Ramadan diurnal fasting induced an increase in subjective and objective daytime sleepiness associated with changes in diurnal rectal temperature...
- A comparison of glycemic effects of glimepiride, repaglinide, and insulin glargine in type 2 diabetes mellitus during Ramadan fastingMustafa Cesur
Ankara Guven Hospital, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Ankara, Turkey
Diabetes Res Clin Pract 75:141-7. 2007..In this fasting sample of patients with type 2 diabetes, glimepiride, repaglinide, and insulin glargine did not produce significant changes in glucose and lipid parameters...
- Attitudes towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy for thalassaemia in pregnant Pakistani women in the North of EnglandShenaz Ahmed
Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9LT, UK
Prenat Diagn 26:248-57. 2006..This study is aimed at exploring the attitudes of pregnant Pakistani women towards prenatal diagnosis and termination of pregnancy for beta-thalassaemia major in the North of England...
- The meanings of organ donation: Muslims of Pakistani origin and white English nationals living in North EnglandClare Hayward
Academic Unit of Psychiatry, 15 Hyde Terrace, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
Soc Sci Med 57:389-401. 2003..We conclude that the meaning of organ donation is more than about being and having a body. It is bound up in metaphors of embodiment, religious considerations, and moral judgement of scientific and medical conduct...
- An open label comparative study of glimepiride versus repaglinide in type 2 diabetes mellitus Muslim subjects during the month of RamadanA Anwar
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Med J Malaysia 61:28-35. 2006..There was no difference in the glycaemic excursion post-Ramadan. The longer duration of action of glimepiride may offer an advantage over repaglinide during the 13.5 hours of fast in Ramadan for diabetic patients...
- [Food intake during and outside Ramadan]M Gharbi
, Tunis, Tunisie
East Mediterr Health J 9:131-40. 2003..These findings show the eating behaviour during Ramadan may contribute to improved nutritional status of people at risk of nutritional deficiency...
- Interactions between leptin, neuropeptide-Y and insulin with chronic diurnal fasting during RamadanSalah Kassab
Department of Physiology, College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain
Ann Saudi Med 24:345-9. 2004..The changes in serum leptin are likely mediated through insulin. However, changes in neuropeptide-Y appears to be mediated independently of leptin or insulin during this type of fasting..
- Does the circadian pattern for acute cardiac events presentation vary with fasting?J Al Suwaidi
Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Doha, Qatar
J Postgrad Med 52:30-3; discussion 33-4. 2006..Over one billion Muslims fast worldwide during the month of Ramadan. The impact of fasting on circadian presentation with acute cardiac events is unknown...
- Effects on health of fluid restriction during fasting in RamadanJ B Leiper
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University Medical School, Aberdeen University, UK
Eur J Clin Nutr 57:S30-8. 2003..No detrimental effects on health have as yet been directly attributed to negative water balance at the levels that may be produced during Ramadan...
- [Food intake, and anthropometrical and biological parameters in adult Tunisians during fasting at Ramadan]L Beltaifa
Institut National de Nutrition, Tunis, Tunisie
East Mediterr Health J 8:603-11. 2002..Thus fasting in Ramadan did not affect dietary intake, clinical, anthropometrical and most biological parameters...
- Does Ramadan fasting affect sleep?A Bahammam
Sleep Disorders Center, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Int J Clin Pract 60:1631-7. 2006..Where applicable, these findings are compared with those obtained during experimental fasting...
- Hypoglycaemia in sulphonylurea-treated subjects with type 2 diabetes undergoing Ramadan fasting: a five-country observational studyS R Aravind
Diacon Hospital, Diabetes Care and Research Centre, Bangalore, India
Curr Med Res Opin 27:1237-42. 2011..To determine the incidence of hypoglycaemia during Ramadan in Muslim subjects with type 2 diabetes treated with a sulphonylurea...
- The interaction between physical activity and fasting on the serum lipid profile during RamadanA A Haghdoost
Physiology Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Jomhoori Islamic Boulevard, Kerman 7618747653, Iran
Singapore Med J 50:897-901. 2009..In this study, we compared the patterns of the lipid profile changes in those who engaged in regular physical activity with those who did not...
- Acquisition of W135 meningococcal carriage in Hajj pilgrims and transmission to household contacts: prospective studyAnnelies Wilder-Smith
Travellers' Health and Vaccination Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
BMJ 325:365-6. 2002
- Effect of Ramadan fasting on some indices of insulin resistance and components of the metabolic syndrome in healthy male adultsZ Vahdat Shariatpanahi
Faculty of Nutrition and Food Industry, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Br J Nutr 100:147-51. 2008....
- Treatment of type 1 diabetes with insulin lispro during RamadanA Kadiri
Service d'Endocrinologie, CHU Ibn Sina Rabat, Morocco
Diabetes Metab 27:482-6. 2001..Patients with type 1 diabetes who insist on fasting during Ramadan may be better managed with insulin lispro...
- Influence of Islam on smoking among MuslimsNazim Ghouri
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
BMJ 332:291-4. 2006
- Haematological, inflammatory, and immunological responses in elite judo athletes maintaining high training loads during RamadanAnis Chaouachi
Research Unit Evaluation, Sport, Health, National Center of Medicine and Science in Sports CNMSS, Tunis, Tunisia
Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 34:907-15. 2009..These results suggest that athletes who continue to train intensely during Ramadan are liable to experience a myriad of small fluctuations in hormones, immunoglobulins, antioxidants, and inflammatory responses...
- Effects of fasting and a medium calorie balanced diet during the holy month Ramadan on weight, BMI and some blood parameters of overweight malesM Salehi
School of Health, P O Box 111, Postcode 71645, Shiraz, Iran
Pak J Biol Sci 10:968-71. 2007..Conversely, no significant changes in serum levels of triglyceride were noted...
- Sleep during Ramadan intermittent fastingR Roky
, , Casablanca, Maroc, France
J Sleep Res 10:319-27. 2001....
- Dietary intake and body composition of football players during the holy month of RamadanRonald J Maughan
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, UK
J Sports Sci 26:S29-38. 2008..After Ramadan, the dietary variables reverted to the pre-Ramadan values...
- Food intake and high density lipoprotein cholesterol levels changes during ramadan fasting in healthy young subjectsFaiza Lamine
Service d'Endocrinologie, ,
Tunis Med 84:647-50. 2006..02). This increase was lost after Ramadan. Fasting Ramadan affects beneficially serum lipoprotein metabolism in young adult healthy subjects with an increase of HDL-cholesterol...
- The influence of faith and religion and the role of religious and community leaders in prenatal decisions for sickle cell disorders and thalassaemia majorShenaz Ahmed
Academic Unit of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Prenat Diagn 26:801-9. 2006....
- Effects of intermittent fasting on serum lipid levels, coagulation status and plasma homocysteine levelsFehime Benli Aksungar
Department of Biochemistry, School of Medicine, Maltepe University, Istanbul, Turkey
Ann Nutr Metab 49:77-82. 2005..Many physiological and psychological changes are observed during Ramadan that are probably due to the changes in eating and sleeping patterns...
- Brain death revisited: it is not 'complete death' according to Islamic sourcesAhmet Bedir
Harran University, Faculty of Divinity, Department of Tafsîr Islamic Exegesis, Sanliurfa, Turkey
J Med Ethics 37:290-4. 2011..According to Islam, the entity that moves the body is named the soul. And the aliment of the soul is air...
- A population based study of Ramadan fasting and acute coronary syndromesJ Al Suwaidi
Heart 90:695-6. 2004
- The effect of fasting in Ramadan on patients with heart diseaseHassan Chamsi-Pasha
Department of Cardiology, King Fahd Armed Forces Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 25:47-51. 2004..To determine the clinical and biochemical effects of fasting during Ramadan on patients with cardiac disease...
- "He won't be my son": Middle Eastern Muslim men's discourses of adoption and gamete donationMarcia C Inhorn
Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, USA
Med Anthropol Q 20:94-120. 2006....
- Influenza vaccine uptake among British Muslims attending Hajj, 2005 and 2006Shuja Shafi
BMJ 333:1220. 2006
- Increasing organ donation rates from Muslim donors: lessons from a successful modelF A M Shaheen
Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Transplant Proc 36:1878-80. 2004..We suggest increasing the awareness of the medical community and the public at large to the importance of organ donation and transplantation...
- Impact of fasting in Ramadan in patients with cardiac diseaseJassim Al Suwaidi
Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad General Hospital and Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, State of Qatar
Saudi Med J 26:1579-83. 2005..To investigate whether Ramadan fasting has any effect on patients with heart disease...
- UK Muslim graduates need more information about organ donation and transplantMuhammad Aslam
Transpl Int 21:92-3. 2008
- Comparison of the dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor vildagliptin and the sulphonylurea gliclazide in combination with metformin, in Muslim patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus fasting during Ramadan: results of the VECTOR studyMohamed Hassanein
Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Rhyl, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 27:1367-74. 2011..To compare the incidence of hypoglycaemic events (HEs) in a real-world setting in Muslim patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus fasting during Ramadan...
- Persistence of W135 Neisseria meningitidis carriage in returning Hajj pilgrims: risk for early and late transmission to household contactsAnnelies Wilder-Smith
Head, Travellers Health and Vaccination Centre, Department of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore
Emerg Infect Dis 9:123-6. 2003..Transmission to 8% of their unvaccinated household contacts occurred within the first few weeks, but no late transmission took place. Public health interventions are needed to protect household contacts...
- Repaglinide plus single-dose insulin glargine: a safe regimen for low-risk type 2 diabetic patients who insist on fasting in RamadanOkan Bakiner
Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Baskent University Faculty of Medicine, 06490 Ankara, Turkey
Acta Diabetol 46:63-5. 2009..The results of this pilot study indicated that repaglinide t.i.d. plus single-dose insulin glargine regimen was safe for low-risk type 2 diabetic patients who insisted on fasting during Ramadan...
- Psychiatry and IslamSaxby Pridmore
Discipline of Psychiatry, University of Tasmania, Hobart, TAS, Australia
Australas Psychiatry 12:380-5. 2004To explore psychiatry in Islam, with a view to informing Western psychiatrists working with Islamic patients, and Islamic medical students studying in Western countries.
- Ramadan fasting: relation to atherogenic risk among obese MuslimsSaneya A Saleh
Unit of Medical Nutrition Therapy, Damanhour Medical National Institute
J Egypt Public Health Assoc 79:461-83. 2004..05). The model of Ramadan fasting could be followed as a behavior modification program to control or prevent atherogenicity because of its positive impact on the lipid pattern, blood count and coagulation parameters...
- Islamic fasting and healthFereidoun Azizi
Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran azizi endocrine ac ir
Ann Nutr Metab 56:273-82. 2010..The duration of fasting varies from 13 to 18 h/day. Fasting includes avoidance of drinking liquids and eating foods. The aim of this article is to review health-related aspects of Ramadan fasting...
- Medical ethics and Islam: principles and practiceA R Gatrad
Manor Hospital, Walsall NHS Trust, Moat Road, Walsall WS2 2PS, UK
Arch Dis Child 84:72-75. 2001..We hope that the insights gained will aid clinicians to better understand their Muslim patients and deliver care that pays due respect to their beliefs...
- Insulin therapy during Ramadan fast for Type 1 diabetes patientsH S Kassem
Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, American University of Beirut-Medical Center, Lebanon
J Endocrinol Invest 28:802-5. 2005..The total insulin dose should consist of around 85% of their initial insulin dose and it should be composed of around 70% ultralente and 30% rapid insulin, divided equally between Suhur and Iftar...
- Beneficial changes in serum apo A-1 and its ratio to apo B and HDL in stable hyperlipidaemic subjects after Ramadan fasting in KuwaitA O Akanji
Department of Pathology, Kuwait University Faculty of Medicine, Safat
Eur J Clin Nutr 54:508-13. 2000....
- Maintenance of glycaemic control with the evening administration of a long acting sulphonylurea in male type 2 diabetic patients undertaking the Ramadan fastA H Zargar
Department of Endocrinology, Sher I Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, Kashmir, India
Int J Clin Pract 64:1090-4. 2010..This study assessed whether switching to an evening administration of a long acting sulphonylurea during the 29-day, dawn to dusk fast, can maintain glycaemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes...
- Ramadan fasting induces modifications of certain serum components in obese women with type 2 diabetesBoumediene M Khaled
Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Djillali Liabes University, Sidi-Bel-Abbes, Algeria
Saudi Med J 27:23-6. 2006..003), and the LDL-C (22.39%, p<0.0001) levels increased significantly. CONCLUSION: These findings show a beneficial effect of fasting during Ramadan on glucose homeostasis, however, we observed an unbalanced profile on lipids...
- Prayer marksAbdullah A Abanmi
Dermatology Department, Research Center, Riyadh Al Kharj Armed Forces Hospital, PO Box 7897, Riyadh 11159, Saudi Arabia
Int J Dermatol 41:411-4. 2002....
- The effects of Islam and traditional practices on women's health and reproductionZuhal Bahar
Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
Nurs Ethics 12:557-70. 2005The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of Islam as a religion and culture on Turkish women's health...
- [Dietary modifications, in young Muslims engaged in Ramadan fasting]R Guerrero Morilla
Escuela Universitaria de Enfermería de Ceuta, Universidad de Granada, Ceuta, Espana
Nutr Hosp 24:738-43. 2009....
- 'Fasting and prayer don't concern the doctors ... they don't even know what it is': communication, decision-making and perceived social relations of Pakistani Muslim patients with long-term illnessesGhazala Mir
Centre for Health and Social Care, Institute of Health Sciences, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
Ethn Health 15:327-42. 2010..We sought to explore the impact of religious identity and beliefs on self-management of long-term conditions, on patient-professional communication and decision-making and health inequalities within Pakistani Muslim communities...
- When the spirit leaves: Childhood death, grieving, and bereavement in IslamKamyar Hedayat
Pediatric Critical Care, Integrative Medicine, Sutton Children s Hospital, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101, USA
J Palliat Med 9:1282-91. 2006..b>Islam is one of the three most populous religions along with Christianity and Hinduism and the fastest growing religion ..
- Severe sepsis and septic shock at the Hajj: etiologies and outcomesSalim Baharoon
Department of Critical Care and Internal Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
Travel Med Infect Dis 7:247-52. 2009....
- Meningococcal disease and travelAnnelies Wilder-Smith
Travellers Health and Vaccination Centre, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433, Singapore
Int J Antimicrob Agents 21:102-6. 2003..In view of increasing worldwide reports of Y and W135 meningococcal disease, there should be a switch in recommendation from the bivalent (against A& C) to the quadrivalent vaccine for all travellers...
- Hajj-associated outbreak strain of Neisseria meningitidis serogroup W135: estimates of the attack rate in a defined population and the risk of invasive disease developing in carriersAnnelies Wilder-Smith
Travellers Health and Vaccination Centre, Dept of Infectious Diseases, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
Clin Infect Dis 36:679-83. 2003..Public health policies to protect household contacts of Hajj pilgrims need to be implemented...
- Effects of Ramadan fasting on biochemical and hematological parameters and cytokines in healthy and obese individualsMurat Unalacak
Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Eskisehir, Turkey
Metab Syndr Relat Disord 9:157-61. 2011..We aimed to investigate the effects of Ramadan fasting on biochemical and hematological parameters and cytokines in healthy and obese individuals...
- Making Muslim babies: IVF and gamete donation in Sunni versus Shi'a IslamMarcia C Inhorn
Center for Middle Eastern and North African Studies, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, Program in Women s Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Cult Med Psychiatry 30:427-50. 2006....
- Does hospitalization for congestive heart failure occur more frequently in Ramadan: a population-based study (1991-2001)J Al Suwaidi
Department of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Hamad Medical Corporation and Hamad General Hospital, P O Box 3050 Doha, State of Qatar
Int J Cardiol 96:217-21. 2004..Our objective in this study is to investigate whether Ramadan fasting has any effect on the number of hospitalization for congestive heart failure (CHF) in a geographically defined population...
- Portraying Islam and Muslims in MEDLINE: a content analysisLance Daniel Laird
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Soc Sci Med 65:2425-39. 2007..of 2342 OVID MEDLINE-indexed abstracts from 1966 through August 2005, derived from a Boolean search for "islam or muslim or muslims...
- The effect of fasting month of Ramadan on the abdominal fat distribution: assessment by computed tomographyAylin Yucel
Department of Radiology, Afyon Kocatepe University School of Medicine, 03200 Afyon, Turkey
Tohoku J Exp Med 204:179-87. 2004..However in female and young individuals, there was a reduction in visceral fat compartment. This could be due to fat redistribution, because they have more physical activity than males and older individuals...
- Recommendations for management of diabetes during RamadanMonira Al-Arouj
Ministry of Health, Amiri Hospital, Rawda, Kuwait
Diabetes Care 28:2305-11. 2005
- Palliative care for Muslim patientsMohammad Zafir al-Shahri
King Faisal Cancer Center, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
J Support Oncol 3:432-6. 2005
- Suicide and islamDavid Lester
Center for the Study of Suicide, RR41, 5 Stonegate Court, Blackwood, NJ 08012 5356, USA
Arch Suicide Res 10:77-97. 2006..Reasons for the low rate of completed suicide in Muslims are reviewed, including differences in values and socio-economic status...
- Self-reported work strain is lower in South Asian than European people: cross-sectional surveyColin M Fischbacher
Information Services ISD, NHS National Services, Gyle Square, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburh EH12 9EB, UK
Ethn Health 10:279-92. 2005..Limited evidence is available about the contribution of job characteristics to the increased risk of CHD in UK South Asian people. We aimed to describe psychosocial work characteristics in South Asian compared with European people...
- Rocking sexualities: Iranian migrants' views on sexualityNader Ahmadi
Department of Social Work, Stockholm University, SE 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden
Arch Sex Behav 32:317-26. 2003..The most important change that could be observed in regard to the respondents in the study is probably an increased individualism...
- Outbreak of serogroup W135 meningococcal disease after the Hajj pilgrimage, Europe, 2000Jean Francois Aguilera
Communicable Disease Surveillance Centre, London, United Kingdom
Emerg Infect Dis 8:761-7. 2002..No difference in transmission rates following intervention was detected between France and the UK...
- Pattern of admission to hospitals during muslim pilgrimage (Hajj)Saeed M Al-Ghamdi
Department of Medicine, King Abdul Aziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Med J 24:1073-6. 2003..The aim of this study is to establish the pattern of admission during this mild weather and to elucidate the possible risk factors...
- Emerging HIV epidemics in Muslim countries: assessment of different cultural responses to harm reduction and implications for HIV controlCatherine S Todd
Division of International Health and Cross Cultural Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mailstop 0622, La Jolla, CA 92093 0622, USA
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 4:151-7. 2007..Although use of intoxicants is expressly forbidden within Islam, the local culture impacts the interpretation of Islamic law and influences the response to drug misuse, whether ..
- Outbreak of W135 meningococcal disease in 2000: not emergence of a new W135 strain but clonal expansion within the electophoretic type-37 complexLeonard W Mayer
Meningitis and Special Pathogens, Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
J Infect Dis 185:1596-605. 2002....
- Do Not Resuscitate orders and ethical decisions in a neonatal intensive care unit in a Muslim communityD E da Costa
Department of Child Health, Royal Hospital, Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman
Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 86:F115-9. 2002..Presence of extended family, and indirectly sounding out and taking into account their wishes, is more appropriate after assessing the resources and support services available...
- Women and suicide in Islamic sub-Saharan AfricaDavid Lester
Psychology Program, The Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Pomona, NJ 08240 0195, USA
Psychol Rep 102:734-8. 2008..Research on suicide among Islamic women in sub-Saharan Africa was reviewed. The few reports available do not specify the ethnicity and religious affiliation of the cases, making interpretation of the reports difficult...
- Ramadan fasting and the GH/IGF-1 axis of trained men during submaximal exerciseEzzedine Bouhlel
Institut Supérieur du Sport et de l Education Physique, Gafsa, Tunisia
Ann Nutr Metab 52:261-6. 2008....
- Sexual behaviour of second generation Moroccan immigrants balancing between traditional attitudes and safe sexKristin Hendrickx
Centre for General Practice, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, Antwerp, Belgium
Patient Educ Couns 47:89-94. 2002..Most of the girls do not consider safe sex before or after marriage. There is a taboo on homosexuality...
- Sexual behaviors and other HIV risk factors in circumcised and uncircumcised men in UgandaR C Bailey
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60302, USA
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 22:294-301. 1999..To study the differences in sexual practices, hygienic behaviors, and other HIV risk factors between circumcised and uncircumcised men...
- "Each one is a doctor for herself": Ramadan fasting among pregnant Muslim women in the United StatesTrinka Robinson
Henry Ford Health Sciences Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Ethn Dis 15:S1-99-103. 2005
- Issues in caring for Afghan American elders: insights from literature and a focus groupNancy Morioka-Douglas
Co-Director, Stanford Geriatric Education Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
J Cross Cult Gerontol 19:27-40. 2004..1) Participants identified their health status and effective treatments with their faith in, and practice of, Islam. 2) They also emphasized the importance of care given by same-sex providers...
- [Exhibit in memory of Moses Maimonides. Physician and philosopher between 3 cultures]Klaus Brath
MMW Fortschr Med 146:64. 2004
- The social impact of medicine. Chapter 3David Platt
Del Med J 75:13-4. 2003
- Mental health and psychiatry in the Middle East: historical developmentA Mohit
Division of Health Protection and Promotion, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Eastern Mediterranean, Cairo, Egypt
East Mediterr Health J 7:336-47. 2001..The Middle East is considered as a cultural entity and the influence of the beliefs and practices of ancient times on the collective mind of the people of the Region is discussed...
- Death, dying and informatics: misrepresenting religion on MedLinePablo Rodriguez del Pozo
Division of Medical Ethics, Weill Medical College of Cornell University in Qatar WCMC Q, P, O, Box 24144, Education City, Doha, Qatar
BMC Med Ethics 6:E6. 2005..To test MedLine's representation of this field, we chose the topic of death and dying in the three major monotheistic religions...
- Doctors and their faithsKa-Po Chan
BMJ 326:S135. 2003
- Spiritual care for sick children of five world faithsAnne Campbell
Department of Children's Nursing, London South Bank University
Paediatr Nurs 18:22-5. 2006..This article considers the rites, rituals or ceremonies for each of these religions which are deemed both necessary and helpful after birth or when a child is sick or dying...
- Response of religious groups to HIV/AIDS as a sexually transmitted infection in TrinidadGillian L Genrich
Fulbright Fellowship Program for U S Students, Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies
BMC Public Health 5:121. 2005..In correlation, the study explores how the experiences of PWHA in religious gatherings impact healing and coping with HIV/AIDS...
- Cultural symbolism of fish and the psychotropic properties of omega-3 fatty acidsL C Reis
Section on Nutritional Neuroscience, Laboratory of Membrane Biophysics and Biochemistry, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, NIH, Rockville, MD, USA
Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 75:227-36. 2006..This understanding of the perception of fish as a symbolically healing or purifying food can assist current messages improving public health...
- The first-of-Ramadan headacheA Awada
Neurology Section, Department of Medicine, King Fahd National Guard Hospital, PO Box 22490 #1443, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
Headache 39:490-3. 1999..A progressive reduction of caffeine consumption in the weeks preceding the month of Ramadan and a cup of strong coffee just before the start of the fast may prevent the occurrence of first-of-Ramadan headache...
- Is consanguineous marriage religiously encouraged? Islamic and Iranian considerationsSeyed Mohammad Akrami
Medical Genetics Department, Tehran University of Medical Sciences TUMS, Tehran, Iran
J Biosoc Sci 39:313-6. 2007..Increased public awareness via the mass media would seem to be a priority...
- Spirituality, religiosity, and dealing with illness in Arabic and German patientsArndt Bussing
Department of Medical Theory and Complementary Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University Witten Herdecke, Gerhard Kienle Weg 4, Herdecke 58313, Germany
Saudi Med J 28:933-42. 2007..To investigate the impact of spirituality and religiosity (SpR) in Arabic patients with a Muslim background as compared to patients from Western Germany...
- Therapeutic perspectives of human embryonic stem cell research versus the moral status of a human embryo--does one have to be compromised for the other?Kristina Hug
Department of Social Medicine, Faculty of Public Health, Kaunas University of Medicine, A Mickeviciaus 9, 44307 Kaunas, Lithuania
Medicina (Kaunas) 42:107-14. 2006..Since the sensitivity of the latter issue to a large extent stems from the position of predominant religions in a given society, the positions of the main religions regarding embryo research are also presented...
- Religious views vary on organ donationBenjamin G Barlow
Nephrol News Issues 20:37-9. 2006
- Caring for children of other faithsS E Steen
Bethel College, Arden Hills, Minnesota, USA
J Christ Nurs 19:14-21. 2002
- Mother-Child Adjustment in Arab Immigrants and RefugeesKaren Aroian; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- PSYCHOSOCIAL IMPACT OF PEDIATRIC BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTSean Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2006..Finally, analyses will explore hypotheses specific to the positive psychology model, testing the role of positive affect and dispositional optimism as mediators and moderators of the intervention on child and parent well being. ..
- Women Physical Disability and Depression: Communities Responding Now!Dena Hassouneh; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Women Physical Disability and Depression: Communities Responding Now!DENA MOHAMMAD HASSOUNEH; Fiscal Year: 2010..abstract_text> ..
- Integrity of the Pulmonary Blood-Gas BarrierJohn West; Fiscal Year: 2007..In addition, at the more basic level, this research is devoted to a fundamental biological dilemma of the lung, namely how the blood-gas barrier combines extreme thinness with immense strength. ..
- Psychosocial and Neurocognitive Consequences of Childhood CancerSean Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2006..Publication of the conference proceedings will serve to summarize the current state of the field and to point towards new research agendas for the future. ..
- Community Influences on Young People's HIV/AIDS Knowledge, Attitudes & PracticesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Community factors shaping the sexual behavior of malesRobert Stephenson; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Determinants and Reproductive Health Consequences of Domestic Violence in IndiaMichael Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2007....
- Using Mixed Reality to build peer resistance skills in Latina middle schoolersANNE E contact NORRIS; Fiscal Year: 2010..Study results will also be helpful to other researchers developing technology based health games designed to promote health. ..
- Trial of Male Circumcision to Reduce HIV IncidenceRobert Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2007..Since MC is little practiced in the high HIV prevalence regions of Africa, the results of this trial could have a very significant impact on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. ..
- Responding to the changing tobacco epidemic in the Eastern Mediterranean RegionWasim Maziak; Fiscal Year: 2010..Research and training activities proposed will contribute to the building of professional capacity that can aid the successful implementation of the FCTC in the EMR. ..
- Testing and Counseling for HIV: A Multi-Site StudyCARLA M OBERMEYER; Fiscal Year: 2010..Analyses will combine statistical methods for quantifiable survey data, and qualitative methods for the textual data resulting from open-ended responses and observations. ..
- Trauma and Growth in Pediatric CancerSean Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Community Coping Intervention for Somali Refugee WomenCheryl Lee Robertson; Fiscal Year: 2010..Standardized outcome measures of depression and anxiety symptoms and use of coping strategies will provide critical preliminary data that will support the design of a larger trial of the Somali Health Realization intervention ..
- Testing and Counseling for HIV: A Multi-Site StudyCARLA OBERMEYER; Fiscal Year: 2009..Analyses will combine statistical methods for quantifiable survey data, and qualitative methods for the textual data resulting from open-ended responses and observations. ..
- Trial of Male Circumcision to Reduce HIV IncidenceRobert Bailey; Fiscal Year: 2007..Since MC is little practiced in the high HIV prevalence regions of Africa, the results of this trial could have a very significant impact on the HIV/AIDS pandemic. ..
- Testing and Counseling for HIV: A Multi-Site StudyCARLA OBERMEYER; Fiscal Year: 2007..Analyses will combine statistical methods for quantifiable survey data, and qualitative methods for the textual data resulting from open-ended responses and observations. ..
- Responding to the changing tobacco epidemic in the Eastern Mediterranean RegionWasim Maziak; Fiscal Year: 2007..Research and training activities proposed will contribute to the building of professional capacity that can aid the successful implementation of the FCTC in the EMR. ..
- GOLDENSEAL(HYDRASTIS CANADENSIS)REMEDY FOR ORAL DISEASESChristine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2002..This application of CAM research will help to achieve better oral health and oral disease prevention, one of the to priority areas of focus specified b the U.S. Public Health Service in "Health People 2000." ..
- Determinants and Consequences of Domestic ViolenceMichael Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2004..Using multivariate probit and multinomial logit models, we analyze the relationship between domestic violence and contraceptive adoption, contraceptive method choice, and pregnancy/live birth outcomes. ..
- Blueprints for Transforming Research at UIC College of DentistryChristine Wu; Fiscal Year: 2003..With the systematic infrastructure improvement initiative, and through integration of interdisciplinary research and creation of critical mass, UIC COD will play a leading role in US academic dentistry. ..
- STRESS FAILURE AND REMODELING IN PULMONARY CAPILLARIESJohn West; Fiscal Year: 2003..In addition, at the more basic level, this research is devoted to a fundamental bioengineering dilemma of the lung, namely, that the blood-gas barrier has to combine extreme thinness with immense strength. ..
- MEASUREMENT OF ADAPTIVE STYLE IN CHILDREN WITH CANCERSean Phipps; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- Impact of Mortality Concerns on Cancer Risk BehaviorJamie Arndt; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..