saudi arabia

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  1. ncbi An epidemiological profile of brucellosis in Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia
    K E Elbeltagy
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Primary Health Care Administration, General Directorate of Health Affairs, Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 7:791-8. 2001
  2. ncbi Epidemiology of needlestick injuries among health care workers in a secondary care hospital in Saudi Arabia
    Saulat Jahan
    Preventive Medicine Department, Buraidah Central Hospital, Buraidah, Al Qassim, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 25:233-8. 2005
  3. ncbi Smoking habits among medical students in Central Saudi Arabia
    Yousef A Al-Turki
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 28054, Riyadh 11437, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 27:700-3. 2006
  4. ncbi Rift Valley fever epidemic in Saudi Arabia: epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics
    Tariq A Madani
    Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1084-92. 2003
  5. ncbi Smoking in Saudi Arabia
    Medhat M Bassiony
    Department of Neuroscience, J 76, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah 21499, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 30:876-81. 2009
  6. ncbi Epidemic Rift Valley fever in Saudi Arabia: a clinical study of severe illness in humans
    Mohammed Al-Hazmi
    Department of Medicine, King Fahd Central Hospital, Gizan, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Infect Dis 36:245-52. 2003
  7. ncbi Obesity in Saudi Arabia
    Mansour M Al-Nozha
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:824-9. 2005
  8. pmc Immunologic hyporesponsiveness to serogroup C but not serogroup A following repeated meningococcal A/C polysaccharide vaccination in Saudi Arabia
    Hani Jokhdar
    School of Epidemiology and Health Science, Medical School, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:83-8. 2004
  9. ncbi Risk of a rift valley fever epidemic at the haj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
    F G Davies
    The Whittery, Chirbury, Powys SY15 6DA, United Kingdom
    Rev Sci Tech 25:137-47. 2006
  10. ncbi Study of cystic echinococcosis in slaughtered animals in Al Baha region, Saudi Arabia: interaction between some biotic and abiotic factors
    Mohamed M Ibrahim
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
    Acta Trop 113:26-33. 2010

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  1. ncbi An epidemiological profile of brucellosis in Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia
    K E Elbeltagy
    Department of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Primary Health Care Administration, General Directorate of Health Affairs, Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 7:791-8. 2001
    All 137 brucellosis cases occurring in Tabuk Province, Saudi Arabia in 1997 were studied retrospectively...
  2. ncbi Epidemiology of needlestick injuries among health care workers in a secondary care hospital in Saudi Arabia
    Saulat Jahan
    Preventive Medicine Department, Buraidah Central Hospital, Buraidah, Al Qassim, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 25:233-8. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to review the epidemiology of needlestick injuries in Buraidah Central Hospital, a 212-bed secondary care hospital in Buraidah, Saudi Arabia.
  3. ncbi Smoking habits among medical students in Central Saudi Arabia
    Yousef A Al-Turki
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 28054, Riyadh 11437, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 27:700-3. 2006
    To estimate the prevalence of smoking habits among male medical students at the College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
  4. ncbi Rift Valley fever epidemic in Saudi Arabia: epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory characteristics
    Tariq A Madani
    Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi
    Clin Infect Dis 37:1084-92. 2003
    ..clinical, and laboratory characteristics of the Rift Valley fever (RVF) epidemic that occurred in Saudi Arabia from 26 August 2000 through 22 September 2001. A total of 886 cases were reported...
  5. ncbi Smoking in Saudi Arabia
    Medhat M Bassiony
    Department of Neuroscience, J 76, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah 21499, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 30:876-81. 2009
    ..literature on the epidemiology, consumption, trade, control, prevention, and treatment of tobacco smoking in Saudi Arabia. The prevalence of current smoking in Saudi Arabia ranges from 2.4-52.3% (median = 17.5%)...
  6. ncbi Epidemic Rift Valley fever in Saudi Arabia: a clinical study of severe illness in humans
    Mohammed Al-Hazmi
    Department of Medicine, King Fahd Central Hospital, Gizan, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Infect Dis 36:245-52. 2003
    ..fever (RVF) in patients who were admitted to the Gizan regional referral hospital during an outbreak of RVF in Saudi Arabia from September through November 2000...
  7. ncbi Obesity in Saudi Arabia
    Mansour M Al-Nozha
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:824-9. 2005
    ..well known risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD), and are expected to be increasing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) particularly among females...
  8. pmc Immunologic hyporesponsiveness to serogroup C but not serogroup A following repeated meningococcal A/C polysaccharide vaccination in Saudi Arabia
    Hani Jokhdar
    School of Epidemiology and Health Science, Medical School, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PT, United Kingdom
    Clin Diagn Lab Immunol 11:83-8. 2004
    In Saudi Arabia, vaccination with the meningococcal A/C polysaccharide (MACP) vaccine is advised every 3 years...
  9. ncbi Risk of a rift valley fever epidemic at the haj in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
    F G Davies
    The Whittery, Chirbury, Powys SY15 6DA, United Kingdom
    Rev Sci Tech 25:137-47. 2006
    ..These animals may be transported to and arrive in Mecca within the incubation period for the disease. Rift Valley fever is also known to occur in the tihama zones of both Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
  10. ncbi Study of cystic echinococcosis in slaughtered animals in Al Baha region, Saudi Arabia: interaction between some biotic and abiotic factors
    Mohamed M Ibrahim
    Zoology Department, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt
    Acta Trop 113:26-33. 2010
    ..animals, 140 camels, 2668 cattle, 6525 sheep and 3578 goats were inspected for hydatid cysts in Al Baha region, Saudi Arabia, in three study areas during four seasons from June 2008 to May 2009. The prevalence of infection was 32.85%, 8...
  11. ncbi Alkhumra virus infection, a new viral hemorrhagic fever in Saudi Arabia
    Tariq A Madani
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    J Infect 51:91-7. 2005
    Four patients with typical acute viral hemorrhagic fever were identified in the holy city of Makkah, Saudi Arabia, between 8 and 23 February 2001, the Hajj (pilgrimage) period of that year...
  12. ncbi Increased prevalence of asthma in Saudi Arabia
    A R Al Frayh
    Department of Pediatrics, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 86:292-6. 2001
    ..Bronchial asthma is among the most common chronic illnesses of childhood. A number of reports in the recent past suggest that the prevalence of asthma is increasing globally...
  13. ncbi Hospital- and community-acquired infections: a point prevalence and risk factors survey in a tertiary care center in Saudi Arabia
    Hanan H Balkhy
    Department of Infection Prevention and Control, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Infect Dis 10:326-33. 2006
    ..Such information allows prioritization of infection control resources and aids in overall hospital expenditure cut-backs...
  14. ncbi Prevalence of vitamin D deficiency rickets in adolescent school girls in Western region, Saudi Arabia
    Aisha M Siddiqui
    Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, PO Box 80215, Jeddah 21589, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 28:441-4. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of vitamin D deficiency rickets among female adolescents and assess its relation to calcium intake and sun exposure...
  15. ncbi Violence against primary health care workers in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Abdel Hady El-Gilany
    Mansoura University, Mansoura 35516, Egypt
    J Interpers Violence 25:716-34. 2010
    This self-report questionnaire study was carried out in Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia to highlight the magnitude, predictors, and circumstances of workplace violence against primary health care (PHC) workers...
  16. pmc Being 40 or younger is an independent risk factor for relapse in operable breast cancer patients: the Saudi Arabia experience
    Naser Elkum
    Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Scientific Computing, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, PO Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Cancer 7:222. 2007
    ..4% of all female breast cancers comparing to 6.5% in the USA. Breast cancer in young patients is often associated with a poorer prognosis, but there has been a scarcity of published data in the Middle East population...
  17. ncbi Incidence trends of viral hepatitis A, B, and C seropositivity over eight years of surveillance in Saudi Arabia
    Ziad A Memish
    Department of Infection Prevention and Control, King Abdulaziz Medical City, PO Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e115-20. 2010
    In Saudi Arabia, viral hepatitis ranked the second most common reportable viral disease in 2007, with almost 9000 new cases diagnosed in that year...
  18. ncbi Prevalence and trends in obesity among school boys in Central Saudi Arabia between 1988 and 2005
    Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 28:1569-74. 2007
    ..To determine the trends in body fatness and obesity among Saudi primary schoolboys using the data from 2 cross-sectional studies conducted in 1988 and 2005...
  19. ncbi Cytopathological pattern of cervical Pap smear according to the Bethesda system in Southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Howaida A Elhakeem
    Department of Pathology, King Fahad Hospital, Al Baha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 26:588-92. 2005
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  20. pmc Mitochondrial DNA structure in the Arabian Peninsula
    Khaled K Abu-Amero
    Mitochondrial Research Laboratory, Department of Genetics, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Evol Biol 8:45. 2008
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  21. ncbi Enteric viruses in pediatric diarrhea in Saudi Arabia
    Hamsa T Tayeb
    Molecular Virology and Infectious Diseases Section, Biological and Medical Research Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Med Virol 80:1919-29. 2008
    ..of 1,000 stool samples was collected from patients presenting with diarrhea in the three major urban centers of Saudi Arabia; Riyadh, Mecca, and Jeddah...
  22. pmc Alkhurma hemorrhagic fever virus in Ornithodoros savignyi ticks
    Remi N Charrel
    Universite de la Mediterranee, Marseille, France
    Emerg Infect Dis 13:153-5. 2007
    ..One Ornithodoros savignyi tick from Saudi Arabia contained AHFV RNA...
  23. pmc Prevalence and determinants of smoking in three regions of Saudi Arabia
    J S Jarallah
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Tob Control 8:53-6. 1999
    To study the prevalence and determinants of cigarette smoking among Saudi nationals in three regions of Saudi Arabia.
  24. pmc Outbreak of serogroup W135 meningococcal disease after the Hajj pilgrimage, Europe, 2000
    Jean 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...
  25. ncbi Coronary artery disease in Saudi Arabia
    Mansour M Al-Nozha
    Taiba University, PO Box 344, Madina Al Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:1165-71. 2004
    ..there is no national data available from community based studies on prevalence of CAD in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)...
  26. ncbi Health-enhancing physical activity among Saudi adults using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ)
    Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, King Saud University, PO Box 9792, Riyadh 11423, Saudi Arabia
    Public Health Nutr 10:59-64. 2007
    ..To describe the physical activity profile of Saudi adults living in Riyadh, using the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) short-version telephone format...
  27. ncbi Rising trends in BMI of Saudi adolescents: evidence from three national cross sectional studies
    Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa
    Director, Exercise Physiology Laboratory, King Saud University, PO Box 9792, Riyadh, 11423, Saudi Arabia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 16:462-6. 2007
    ..To examine the trends in body mass index (BMI) of Saudi male adolescents between 1988 and 1996...
  28. ncbi Asthma control assessment using asthma control test among patients attending 5 tertiary care hospitals in Saudi Arabia
    Hamdan H Al-Jahdali
    Pulmonary Division of King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 29:714-7. 2008
    ..Evaluation of asthma control using the Asthma Control Test (ACT)...
  29. ncbi Prevalence of physical inactivity in Saudi Arabia: a brief review
    H M Al-Hazzaa
    Exercise Physiology Laboratory, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 10:663-70. 2004
    Major lifestyle changes in recent years in Saudi Arabia may be leading to physical inactivity and a low level of physical fitness...
  30. ncbi Ocular complications of Rift Valley fever outbreak in Saudi Arabia
    Ali Al-Hazmi
    Department of Ophthalmology, King Fahad Central Hospital, Jizan, Saudi Arabia
    Ophthalmology 112:313-8. 2005
    To report ocular complications of Rift Valley fever (RVF) during its first reported outbreak in southwest Saudi Arabia in autumn 2000.
  31. ncbi Seroprevalence survey of varicella, measles, rubella, and hepatitis A and B viruses in a multinational healthcare workforce in Saudi Arabia
    M A Almuneef
    Department of Infection Prevention and Control, National Guard Health Affairs, King Abdulaziz Medical City King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 27:1178-83. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of the vaccine-preventable diseases caused by varicella, measles, rubella, and hepatitis A and B viruses in a multinational healthcare workforce...
  32. ncbi Screening for somatization and depression in Saudi Arabia: a validation study of the PHQ in primary care
    Susan Becker
    Department of Community and Family Health, University of South Florida, College of Public Health, Tampa 33612 3805, USA
    Int J Psychiatry Med 32:271-83. 2002
    ..We also utilized the PHQ to measure the prevalence of somatization and co-morbid depression in Saudi Arabian primary care patients...
  33. ncbi Prostate cancer in Saudi Arabia in 2002
    Hisham A Mosli
    Department of Urology, King Abdul Aziz University Hospital, PO Box 80215, Jeddah 21589, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia hmosli hotmail com
    Saudi Med J 24:573-81. 2003
    ..Until now, we do not have similar information in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA); therefore, policy decisions should consider the possibility of the difference in situations since ..
  34. ncbi Recessive cornea plana in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Arif O Khan
    Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ophthalmology 113:1773-8. 2006
    To characterize the molecular genetics of clinically diagnosed recessive cornea plana in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and establish the presence of common or limited founders (ancestors who originally harbored the disease-causing mutation) ..
  35. ncbi A pharmacoepidemiological study of prescription pattern in outpatient clinics in Southwestern Saudi Arabia
    Yacoub M Irshaid
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, PO Box 641, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:1864-70. 2004
    To study the pattern of prescriptions in outpatient clinics in a teaching hospital in Southwestern Saudi Arabia.
  36. ncbi Gender differences in smoking behavior among adolescents in Saudi Arabia
    Abdelshakour M Abdalla
    Faculty of Medicine, King Fahad Medical City, College of Applied Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 59048 Riyadh 11525, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 28:1102-8. 2007
    ..prevalence, access to tobacco, knowledge and attitude, environmental tobacco smoke, cessation of smoking, tobacco related advertisements, and education on tobacco in school among adolescents in grades 7-12 in Tabuk, Saudi Arabia.
  37. ncbi Occupational noise exposure and hearing loss of workers in two plants in eastern Saudi Arabia
    H O Ahmed
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:371-80. 2001
    ..to noise has been demonstrated to cause hearing loss and the authors believe that occupational hearing loss in Saudi Arabia is a widespread problem...
  38. ncbi Diabetes mellitus in Saudi Arabia
    Mansour M Al-Nozha
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine and King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:1603-10. 2004
    ..This work is part of a major national project: Coronary Artery Disease in Saudis study (CADISS) that is designed to look at CAD and its risk factors in Saudi population...
  39. ncbi PCR assay in malaria diagnosis using filter paper samples from Jazan region, Saudi Arabia
    Saeed A Al-Harthi
    Department of Medical Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    J Egypt Soc Parasitol 38:693-706. 2008
    ..PCR sensitivity decreased by using DNA extracted from filter-paper compared to microscopy and whole blood PCR. But the DNA isolated from filter paper detected parasites in many microscopy negative samples...
  40. ncbi HIV-1 p24 antigen testing in blood banks: results from Saudi Arabia
    S Alamawi
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, P O Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Br J Biomed Sci 60:102-4. 2003
    ..Since the introduction of HIV-1 p24 antigen testing in Saudi Arabia, we have failed to detect a single positive case...
  41. ncbi Job satisfaction of nurses in Ministry of Health Hospitals in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Hanan A Al-Ahmadi
    Institute of Public Administration, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 23:645-50. 2002
    To examine the magnitude and determinants of job satisfaction in nurses working in Ministry of Health hospitals Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  42. ncbi In vitro activity of quinolones against S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae and M. catarrhalis in Saudi Arabia
    H H Balkhy
    Department of Paediatrics, King Abdulaziz Medical City, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 11:36-44. 2005
    ..Isolates were from patients with invasive disease at 4 hospitals in Saudi Arabia between 1996 and 1998. S...
  43. ncbi Therapy conversion to biphasic insulin aspart 30 improves long-term outcomes and reduces the costs of type 2 diabetes in Saudi Arabia
    Mohammed Ali
    IMS Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Med Econ 11:651-70. 2008
    An observational study in Saudi Arabia indicated that conversion to biphasic insulin aspart 30 (BIAsp 30) from human insulin (HI) was associated with improvement of glycaemic control.
  44. ncbi Psychosocial assessment of geriatric subjects in Abha City, Saudi Arabia
    M A Abolfotouh
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 7:481-91. 2001
    ..7% of the variance in depression score by multiple regression analysis. Depression is a problem among the geriatric population in the region, especially women. Periodic home psychosocial screening of geriatrics is recommended...
  45. ncbi Prevalence of seromarkers of HBV and HCV among blood donors in eastern Saudi Arabia, 1998-2001
    L A M Bashawri
    Department of Hematology, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Lab Haematol 26:225-8. 2004
    The prevalence of serological markers of HBV and HCV were determined for blood donors in eastern Saudi Arabia. Between 1998 and 2001, 13,443 donors (10,778 Saudi and 2665 non-Saudi), were screened for HBsAg, anti-HBc Ab, and anti-HCV Ab ..
  46. ncbi Hepatitis C virus infections reported in Saudi Arabia over 11 years of surveillance
    Tariq A Madani
    Department of Medicine, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 27:191-4. 2007
  47. ncbi Hepatitis C virus infections reported over 11 years of surveillance in Saudi Arabia
    Tariq A Madani
    Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 103:132-6. 2009
    This was a case series descriptive study of all subjects reported to the Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia from January 1995 to December 2005 as having hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection, diagnosed by detection of antibodies to HCV...
  48. ncbi Carbonic anhydrase II (CA II) deficiency in Maghrebian patients: evidence for founder effect and genomic recombination at the CA II locus
    D M Fathallah
    Laboratory of Immunology, Institute Pasteur of Tunis, Tunisia
    Hum Genet 99:634-7. 1997
    ..The relatively high recombination frequency suggests the presence of a hot spot for recombination or gene conversion at the CA II locus...
  49. ncbi Infant feeding in Saudi Arabia: mothers' attitudes and practices
    M S Al-Jassir
    Department of Nutrition, Ministry of Health, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 12:6-13. 2006
    ..Mixed feeding (breastfeeding and bottle-feeding) was popular. Solid foods tended to be introduced late and this was significantly related to nationality, age and education level...
  50. ncbi Molecular detection of hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and torque teno viruses in drug users in Saudi Arabia
    Alhusain J Alzahrani
    Department of Microbiology, King Faisal University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    J Med Virol 81:1343-7. 2009
    ..6%) were found to contain mixed HBV, HCV, and TTV genomes. Identification of various infections in drug users will help the control of these infections in this group as well as in the community...
  51. pmc Trends in infant nutrition in Saudi Arabia: compliance with WHO recommendations
    Mohammad I El Mouzan
    Department of Pediatrics, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 29:20-3. 2009
    The WHO recommends exclusive breastfeeding in the first 6 months of life. Our objective was to evaluate trends in infant nutrition in Saudi Arabia and the degree of compliance with WHO recommendations.
  52. ncbi BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in breast cancer patients from Saudi Arabia
    El Harith A El-Harith
    Institute of Human Genetics, Medical School Hannover, Federal Republic of Germany
    Saudi Med J 23:700-4. 2002
    The aim of this pilot study was to screen the major segments of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes for disease-associated mutations in Arab and Asian women with breast cancer from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  53. ncbi Hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus prevalence among dialysis patients in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia: a survey by serologic and molecular methods
    Abeer A Qadi
    College of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Arabian Gulf University, Manama, Bahrain
    Am J Infect Control 32:493-5. 2004
    ..This is the first report on viral hepatitis in Bahrain and the first to compare HBV/HCV among dialysis patients in the Eastern Arabian Peninsula...
  54. pmc Vitamin D levels in healthy men in eastern Saudi Arabia
    Mir Sadat-Ali
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 29:378-82. 2009
    ..Thus, we assessed the serum level of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25OHD) among healthy Saudi Arabian men living in the Eastern Province...
  55. ncbi Epidemiologic shift in the prevalence of Hepatitis A virus in Saudi Arabia: a case for routine Hepatitis A vaccination
    M A Almuneef
    Department of Infection Prevention and Control, King Abdulaziz Medical City King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Vaccine 24:5599-603. 2006
    ..Since a substantial proportion of this pediatric population confirms a continuing decrease in anti-HAV seroconversion rates, we recommend including Hepatitis A in the schedule of routine childhood vaccinations...
  56. ncbi Obesity among Saudi male adolescents in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Mohammed O Al-Rukban
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:27-33. 2003
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity and its correlates among Saudi male adolescents in Riyadh. As well as evaluating their knowledge, attitude and practice towards obesity...
  57. ncbi Prevalence of neuropathic pain among patients suffering from chronic low back pain in Saudi Arabia
    Ayman E Hassan
    Department of Neurology, Saudi German Hospital, PO Box 2550, Jeddah 21461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:1986-90. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of neuropathic pain among patients suffering from chronic low back pain using the Leeds assessment of neuropathic symptoms and signs (LANSS) pain scale...
  58. ncbi Inflammatory bowel disease in the Western Saudi Arabia
    Azhar Q Khawaja
    Department of Pathology, College of Medicine, King Abdul Aziz University Hospital, PO Box 80205, Jeddah 21589, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 30:537-40. 2009
    To observe the pattern of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) among the people of Western region of Saudi Arabia, and to correlate the findings with published data.
  59. ncbi Legal issues in end-of-life care: perspectives from Saudi Arabia and United States
    Amani Babgi
    Princess Norah Oncology Center, National Guard King Abdulaziz Medical City WR, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Am J Hosp Palliat Care 26:119-27. 2009
    This paper provides different perspectives on end-of-life legal issues in Saudi Arabia, and contrasts those perspectives with current legal practice in the United States.
  60. ncbi Premarital screening for thalassemia and sickle cell disease in Saudi Arabia
    Nasser Abdulrahman Alhamdan
    Non Communicable Disease Program, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Genet Med 9:372-7. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of sickle cell disorders and beta thalassemia, with their regional distribution, in the adult population screened as part of the Saudi Premarital Screening Program...
  61. ncbi Pattern of abnormal Pap smears in developing countries: a report from a large referral hospital in Saudi Arabia using the revised 2001 Bethesda System
    Layla S Abdullah
    Department of Pathology, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 27:268-72. 2007
    ..We studied the pattern of cervical intraepithelial lesions and carcinoma detected in Pap smears of Saudi females in the western region of Saudi Arabia using the revised system.
  62. ncbi Steps toward the prevention of hemoglobinopathies in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Mohammad Al-Shahrani
    Department of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, Riyadh Military Hospital, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Hemoglobin 33:S21-4. 2009
    b>Saudi Arabia is known to have high prevalence of hereditary blood disorder similar to neighboring Mediterranean countries, in particular sickle-cell disease and thalassemia...
  63. pmc Molecular epidemiology of rotavirus diarrhea among children in Saudi Arabia: first detection of G9 and G12 strains
    Ali M Kheyami
    Department of Medical Microbiology, University of Liverpool, Duncan Building, Daulby Street, Liverpool L69 3GA, United Kingdom
    J Clin Microbiol 46:1185-91. 2008
    In anticipation of rotavirus vaccine introduction in Saudi Arabia, this study was undertaken to determine the distribution of the G and P genotypes of rotaviruses in order to examine whether there was any emerging serotype or unusual ..
  64. ncbi Seat belt utilization in Saudi Arabia and its impact on road accident injuries
    Salaheddine Bendak
    Department of Industrial Engineering, King Saud University, P O Box 800, Riyadh 11421, Saudi Arabia
    Accid Anal Prev 37:367-71. 2005
    ..It is widely believed that seat belt use is an effective way to reduce road accident fatalities and injuries. Saudi Arabia joined these countries when it enacted a similar law on 5 December 2000 making seat belt use compulsory for all ..
  65. ncbi Characterization of rotavirus strains detected among children and adults with acute gastroenteritis in Gizan, Saudi Arabia
    Ali M Kheyami
    Department of Medical Microbiology, The University of Liverpool, Duncan Building, Daulby Street, Liverpool, L69 3GA, United Kingdom
    Saudi Med J 29:90-3. 2008
    ..To assess the circulating rotavirus strains among hospitalized children and adults in Gizan City...
  66. ncbi A prospective study of congenital malformations among live born neonates at a University Hospital in Western Saudi Arabia
    Nadia M Fida
    Department of Pediatrics, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, PO Box 80215, Jeddah 21589, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 28:1367-73. 2007
    To estimate the incidence of major and minor congenital malformations among liveborn infants at King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Estimation of risk factors were also evaluated.
  67. ncbi Dermatitis associated with Dirofilaria repens microfilariae in three dogs in Saudi Arabia
    W Tarello
    Thaliah International Veterinary Clinic, PO Box 20690, Jeddah 21465, Saudi Arabia
    J Small Anim Pract 44:132-4. 2003
    The presence of microfilariae of the zoonotic nematode Dirofilaria repens is reported in three dogs from Saudi Arabia, manifesting as pruritic dermatitis with signs including erythema, alopecia, papules, crusting and hyperkeratosis...
  68. ncbi Correlates of sexual violence among adolescent females in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Al Joharah M Al-Quaiz
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, College of Medicine, King Saud University, PO Box 231831, Riyadh 11321, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 30:829-34. 2009
    To determine the frequency, experiences and correlates of sexual violence among female adolescents in Riyadh city, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  69. ncbi Prevalence of hepatitis B virus markers among blood donors in a tertiary hospital in Tabuk, northwestern Saudi Arabia
    Kamel E El Beltagy
    Department of Infection Prevention and Control, King Abdulaziz Medical City, PO Box 22490, Riyadh 11426, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Infect Dis 12:495-9. 2008
    This study was carried out to determine the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) markers among blood donors in a tertiary hospital in Tabuk, northwestern Saudi Arabia.
  70. ncbi Rotavirus infection in infants and young children in Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    Hani O Ghazi
    Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine and Medical Sciences, Umm Al Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    J Pak Med Assoc 55:231-4. 2005
    To determine the prevalence of rotavirus in infants and young children in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
  71. ncbi Antenatal diagnosis, prevalence and outcome of major congenital anomalies in Saudi Arabia: a hospital-based study
    Bahauddin I Sallout
    Women s Specialized Hospital and the Maternal Fetal Medicine and Ultrasound Unit, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 28:272-6. 2008
    ....
  72. ncbi Child abuse and neglect in Saudi Arabia: journey of recognition to implementation of national prevention strategies
    Majid Al Eissa
    National Family Safety Program, King Abdulaziz Medical City for the National Guard, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Child Abuse Negl 34:28-33. 2010
    ..reports in the context of the development of a system of intervention for one of the hospital-based child protection centers in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia aligned with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) Article 19.
  73. ncbi Biomedical research in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (1982-2000)
    Ghazi O Tadmouri
    Department of Biology, Fatih University, 34900 Buyukcekmece, Istanbul, Turkey
    Saudi Med J 23:20-4. 2002
    Because of the leading position of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in biomedical research among the Arab States, we aimed this study at providing a detailed analysis of the development of this domain in the Kingdom.
  74. ncbi Factors associated with rift valley fever in south-west Saudi Arabia
    A A Elfadil
    Campaign for Control of Rift Valley Fever, Ministry of Agriculture, Jizan City, Jazan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Rev Sci Tech 25:1137-45. 2006
    ..a study of environmental and animal risk factors associated with Rift Valley fever (RVF) in south-west Saudi Arabia. An enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay was used to detect the presence of immunoglobulin M (IgM) and ..
  75. pmc E-selectin S128R polymorphism and severe coronary artery disease in Arabs
    Khaled K Abu-Amero
    Genetics Department, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre MBC 03, P, O, Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Genet 7:52. 2006
    ..The E-selectin p. S128R (g. A561C) polymorphism has been associated with the presence of angiographic coronary artery disease (CAD) in some populations, but no data is currently available on its association with CAD in Arabs...
  76. pmc HLA-DRB1 among patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease in Saudi Arabia
    Alia Iqniebi
    Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics Research Unit, Stem Cell Therapy Program, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Mol Vis 15:1876-80. 2009
    ..The genetic predisposition among VKH has not been explored in Saudi Arabia. So, the purpose of this study was to investigate the association of human leukocyte antigen (HLA)-DRB1 alleles ..
  77. ncbi Retinopathy of prematurity at a University Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Saleh A Al-Amro
    Department of Ophthalmology, King Abdul Aziz University Hospital, PO Box 245, Riyadh 11411, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 24:720-4. 2003
    To prospectively study the incidence and nature of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) at a University Hospital in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
  78. ncbi Retinopathy of prematurity in Saudi Arabia: incidence, risk factors, and the applicability of current screening criteria
    A A Binkhathlan
    King Fahad Medical City, PO Box 21078, Riyadh 11475, Saudi Arabia
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:167-9. 2008
    To study the risk factors for Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) and the applicability of the current ROP screening criteria in Saudi Arabia.
  79. ncbi Factors affecting performance of hospital nurses in Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia
    Hanan Al-Ahmadi
    Institute of Public Administration, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Int J Health Care Qual Assur 22:40-54. 2009
    The purpose of this paper is to identify factors influencing performance of hospital nurses in Riyadh Region, Saudi Arabia. Specific objectives were to estimate self-reported performance, and determine whether differences in employee ..
  80. ncbi Obesity: an emerging problem in Saudi Arabia. Analysis of data from the National Nutrition Survey
    A I al-Othaimeen
    Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Scientific Computing, Nutrition Epidemiology Research, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 13:441-8. 2007
    To document the prevalence of obesity in Saudi Arabia, we used data from a cross-sectional study on 19,598 individuals in 2837 households. Body mass index, skinfold thickness and mid-arm circumference were measured...
  81. pmc Mutation survey of known LCA genes and loci in the Saudi Arabian population
    Yumei Li
    Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:1336-43. 2009
    The purpose of this study was to perform a comprehensive survey of all known Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA) genes and loci in a collection of 37 consanguineous LCA families from Saudi Arabia.
  82. ncbi Consanguinity and congenital heart disease in Saudi Arabia
    S M Becker
    Epidemiology Section, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, MBC 03, P O Box 3354, Riyadh 11211, Saudi Arabia
    Am J Med Genet 99:8-13. 2001
    ..CHD) identified through the Congenital Heart Disease Registry at King Faisal Specialist Hospital in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. After exclusions of chromosome abnormalities and non-participation, data were collected on 891 consecutive ..
  83. ncbi Regional variations in the prevalence of consanguinity in Saudi Arabia
    Mohammad I El-Mouzan
    Department of Pediatrics, King Saud University, PO Box 2925, Riyadh 11461, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 28:1881-4. 2007
    To report on the prevalence of consanguinity in each region of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia including the variation in prevalence between urban and rural settlements.
  84. ncbi Prevalence of HBV, HCV, HIV-1, 2 and HTLV-I/II infections among blood donors in a teaching hospital in the Central region of Saudi Arabia
    Malak M El-Hazmi
    Department of Pathology Microbiology, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 25:26-33. 2004
    ..prevalence of hepatitis viruses (B and C) and human retroviruses (HIV-1, 2 and human T-lymphotropic virus type I and II, HTLV-I /II) among blood donors at King Khalid University Hospital (KKUH), Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
  85. ncbi Clinical presentation of childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus in the Al-Madina region of Saudi Arabia
    Mohammad Said Al-Magamsi
    Pediatric Department, Maternity and Children s Hospital, Al Madina, Saudi Arabia
    Pediatr Diabetes 5:95-8. 2004
    To describe the clinical pattern and the laboratory characteristics at presentation of childhood type 1 diabetes mellitus in the Al-Madina region of the north-west province of Saudi Arabia.
  86. pmc Genetic analysis of viruses associated with emergence of Rift Valley fever in Saudi Arabia and Yemen, 2000-01
    Trevor Shoemaker
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1415-20. 2002
    ..As of February 2001, a total of 884 hospitalized patients were identified in Saudi Arabia, with 124 deaths. In Yemen, 1,087 cases were estimated to have occurred, with 121 deaths...
  87. ncbi Perceptions of the educational environment of the medical school in King Abdul Aziz University,saudi Arabia
    Awdah Al-Hazimi
    Physiology Department, College of Medicine, PO Box 80205, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia
    Med Teach 26:570-3. 2004
    The present paper reports data from the undergraduate medical school at King Abdul Aziz University in Saudi Arabia using the 50-item Dundee Ready Education Environment Measure (DREEM), which has been validated and found to be reliable in ..
  88. ncbi Breast cancer. Knowledge, attitudes and practices of breast self examination among women in Qassim region of Saudi Arabia
    Saulat Jahan
    Department of Health Education and Training, Primary Health Care Administration, Buraidah, Al Qassim, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 27:1737-41. 2006
    ..To determine the knowledge, attitudes and practices of women in Qassim region regarding breast self examination (BSE), and also to explore their level of knowledge regarding breast cancer...
  89. ncbi Prevalence of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy among patients suffering from diabetes mellitus in Saudi Arabia
    Mohamed Reda Halawa
    Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt and Dr Erfan and Bagedo General Hospital, King Fahad St Al Sitteen, PO Box 6519, Jeddah 21452, Saudi Arabia
    Curr Med Res Opin 26:337-43. 2010
    ..of painful diabetic peripheral neuropathy in adult patients with diabetes mellitus (type 1 and 2) attending outpatient clinics in Saudi Arabia and to determine the demographic profile and pharmaceutical management of these patients.
  90. ncbi Meningococcal disease and travel
    Ziad A Memish
    Department of Medicine and Infection Prevention and Control Program, National Guard Health Affairs, King Fahad National Guard Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Clin Infect Dis 34:84-90. 2002
    ..Recent changes have been made in the policy issued by the Saudi Ministry of Health (Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), which requires visitors from all over the world arriving for purposes of umra and Hajj to show evidence of ..
  91. ncbi Causes of uveitis at a referral center in Saudi Arabia
    Issam Hussein Hamade
    The Eye Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ocul Immunol Inflamm 17:11-6. 2009
    The main purpose of this study was to determine the causes of uveitis at the Eye Center in Saudi Arabia.
  92. ncbi Bronchiolitis in Abha, Southwest Saudi Arabia: viral etiology and predictors for hospital admission
    Mohammed A Al-Shehri
    Department of Pediatrics, King Khalid University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    West Afr J Med 24:299-304. 2005
    ..Bronchiolitis is the most common lower respiratory tract infection in children less than 24 months of age and the most frequent cause of hospitalization in infants under 6 months of age...
  93. ncbi Medicinal plant diversity in the flora of Saudi Arabia 1: a report on seven plant families
    M Atiqur Rahman
    Department of Pharmacognosy, College of Pharmacy, King Saud University, P O Box 2457, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
    Fitoterapia 75:149-61. 2004
    A preliminary survey on the medicinal plant diversity in the flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been made with seven families: Amaranthaceae, Apocynaceae, Capparidaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Labiatae, Polygonaceae and Solanaceae, as an ..
  94. ncbi Patterns of belief and use of traditional remedies by diabetic patients in Mecca, Saudi Arabia
    M Al-Saeedi
    Directorate of Health Affairs, Mecca, Saudi Arabia
    East Mediterr Health J 9:99-107. 2003
    A sample of 1039 diabetic patients in Saudi Arabia was interviewed using a structured questionnaire about belief in traditional herbal remedies...
  95. pmc Hepatitis B genotypes: relation to clinical outcome in patients with chronic hepatitis B in Saudi Arabia
    Ayman A Abdo
    Gastroenterology Divison, Faculty of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    World J Gastroenterol 12:7019-24. 2006
    To identify the most common hepatitis B virus (HBV) genotype in Saudi Arabia, and correlate the prevailing genotypes with the clinical outcome of patients.
  96. ncbi Caries experience and oral hygiene status of blind, deaf and mentally retarded female children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Z Al-Qahtani
    Presidency of Girls Education, Riyadh
    Odontostomatol Trop 27:37-40. 2004
    To determine the caries experience and oral hygiene status in blind, deaf and mentally retarded female children in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  97. ncbi Hypertension in Saudi Arabia
    Mansour M Al-Nozha
    Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Med J 28:77-84. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of hypertension among Saudis of both gender, between the ages of 30-70 years in rural as well as urban communities. This work is part of a major national study on Coronary Artery Disease in Saudis Study (CADISS)...
  98. ncbi Gender inequity in Saudi Arabia and its role in public health
    A E H Mobaraki
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Gunma, Maebashi City, Gunma, Japan
    East Mediterr Health J 16:113-8. 2010
    In Saudi Arabia, local interpretations of Islamic laws and social norms have a negative impact on the health and well-being of women...
  99. ncbi Diabetes complications in 1952 type 2 diabetes mellitus patients managed in a single institution in Saudi Arabia
    Jamal S Alwakeel
    Department of Medicine, King Khalid University Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Ann Saudi Med 28:260-6. 2008
    Because there is no recent update on the state of diabetes and its concomitant complications in Saudi Arabia, we undertook a study of the prevalence of health complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus admitted to our ..
  100. ncbi Overweight and obesity and their relation to dietary habits and socio-demographic characteristics among male primary school children in Al-Hassa, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
    Tarek Tawfik Amin
    Family and Community Medicine Dept, College of Medicine, King Faisal University Al Hassa, Al Hassa, Saudi Arabia
    Eur J Nutr 47:310-8. 2008
    ..Several studies were carried out to study the prevalence of overweight and obesity among Saudi children, but those assessed the association between eating habits, socio-demographic differentials and obesity in these children are scarce...
  101. ncbi Epidemiology, clinical and complications profile of diabetes in Saudi Arabia: a review
    Tarik A Elhadd
    Department of Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Jeddah
    Ann Saudi Med 27:241-50. 2007
    Diabetes mellitus is emerging as a major public health problem in Saudi Arabia in parallel with the worldwide diabetes pandemic, which is having a particular impact upon the Middle East and the third world...

Research Grants25

  1. International Conf on Alzheimer Disease and Related Disorders in the Middle East
    Changiz Geula; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Middle Eastern countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestinian Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates and the West Bank and will include will include workers from ..
  2. Human neutralizing monoclonal antibodies for Rift Valley fever virus
    James E Crowe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..East Africa, especially Kenya, Somalia and Tanzania, but also has now spread outside the African continent to Saudi Arabia and Yemen. Experts have raised concerns that this infection threatens to spread further geographically...
  3. Gene Discovery in Familial Keratoconus
    Yutao Liu; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In our preliminary studies, we already collected 22 multiplex families from Saudi Arabia with a high degree of consanguinity. All the patients were screened for mutations in the two known genes...
  4. Fifth International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease in the ME
    Changiz Geula; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Eastern countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey, Qatar, United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Attendees from other parts of the world will include those from Cyprus, Greece, Europe, and North America...
  5. NORTHERN CALIFORNIA COMPREHENSIVE SICKLE CELL CENTERS
    ELLIOTT P VICHINKSY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to isolate the beta-globin clusters from patients with the four sickle haplotypes: Benin, CAR, Senegal and Saudi Arabia, and to study their pathophysiology and rheology...
  6. A Novel Essential Gene for Human Cognitive Function
    MICHAEL EDWARD COULTER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Walsh, I have recently identified a large family from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with recessively inherited ID with autistic features...
  7. A Sindbis virus-based Vaccine Against RVFV Infection
    Ilya Frolov; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Most recently, RVFV caused a massive epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa in 1997-98 and spread across the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia and Yemen, causing devastating disease outbreaks in sheep and cattle...
  8. Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease in the Middle East
    ROBERT FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Attendees will be from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain, and other Arab states, as well as from Israel, Europe, and North America...
  9. Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease in the Middle East
    ROBERT FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Attendees will be from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Qatar, Bahrain, and other Arab states, as well as from Europe, Israel and North America...
  10. Genetics of Early Onset Retinal Diseases
    Graeme Mardon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To identify additional LCA disease genes, we have collected 37 consanguineous families with recessive LCA from Saudi Arabia. Homozygosity mapping and known LCA disease gene sequencing suggests that 18 of these families carry novel ..
  11. First International Symposium on Alzheimer's Disease
    ROBERT FRIEDLAND; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Attendees will be from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and other Arab States as well as From Israel, Europe, and North America...
  12. ANTIAIDS AGENTS FROM MARINE ORGANISMS
    Mark Hamann; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..will be sourced through well established relationships with academic programs in Indonesia, Jamaica, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and Nigeria in addition to the evaluation of domestic samples...
  13. A GENETIC APPROACH TO THE ROLE OF CYP1B1 IN PCG
    Bassem Bejjani; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Positional candidate genes will be excluded by combined positional/functional approaches. Families from Saudi Arabia and Ecuador will be used also to map additional PCG loci...
  14. Molcular detection of weaponized arenaviruses
    Remi Charrel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The ultimate goal is to propose a ready-to-use diagnostic kit for the detection and characterization of weaponized arenaviruses. ..
  15. Archiving the Charleston Heart Study
    Paul Nietert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  16. CORONAVIRUS-RECEPTOR INTERACTIONS
    Kathryn Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Inhibition of HCoV-229E respiratory infection by candidate drugs will be studied in transgenic mice that express the HCoV-229E receptor, hAPN, in the respiratory epithelium. ..
  17. Duke University Center for Translational Research
    Richard Frothingham; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  18. Antibiotic-mediated Adaptation of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
    LUCAS HOFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The techniques and environments in this proposal are ideal for preparing for a career in the study of lung infections in children. ..
  19. Alternative endpoints for plague challenge models
    Richard Frothingham; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We will use the data generated to refine our hypotheses and to pursue further funding to complete Aim 3. ..
  20. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF THE RECEPTOR FOR MVH
    Kathryn Holmes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies will provide important information about the mechanism of changing receptor specificity in a model virus that causes disease in its natural host. ..
  21. Association of 7q22..1 gene VGF with obesity & leanness
    John Martignetti; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These physiologically linked, target-tissue genes may themselves play a functional role in obesity resistance or susceptibility, and thus become excellent candidates for future investigation. ..
  22. Beta-Blockade Reduces Catabolism in Severely Injured Trauma Patients
    Jeffrey Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This information will provide a platform from which to launch both basic science and clinical research into the (-adrenergic system and its effects on inflammation, catabolism, and functional outcome [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. US VALUATION OF THE EUROQOL EQ-5D HEALTH STATES
    Stephen Coons; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  24. GENETIC DISSECTION OF A BONE DYSPLASIA/CANCER SYNDROME
    John Martignetti; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....