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Submissions from 2020

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Updates on what ACS reported: Emerging evidences of COVID-19 with nervous system involvement, Abdul Mannan Baig

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Ocular COVID-19: Eyes as a reservoir to conceal and spread SARS-CoV-2, Abdul Mannan Baig, Saara Ahmad, Areeba Khaleeq, Hamna Rafique, Shafiqa Rajput, Meher Angez, Ayesha Nasir Hameed, Talha Nawaz, and Preet Katyara

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Evidence of the COVID-19 virus targeting the CNS: Tissue distribution, host-virus interaction, and proposed neurotropic mechanisms, Abdul Mannan Baig, Areeba Khaleeq, Usman Ali, and Hira Syeda

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Elucidation of cellular targets and exploitation of the receptor-binding domain of SARS-CoV-2 for vaccine and monoclonal antibody synthesis, Abdul Mannan Baig, Areeba Khaleeq, and Syeda Hira

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Docking prediction of amantadine in the receptor binding domain of spike protein of SARS-CoV-2, Abdul Mannan Baig, Areeba Khaleeq, and Hira Syeda

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Deleterious outcomes in long-hauler COVID-19: The effects of SARS-CoV-2 on the CNS in chronic COVID syndrome, Abdul Mannan Mannan Baig

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Future oncotargets: Targeting overexpressed conserved protein targets in androgen independent prostate cancer cell lines, Abdul Mannan Baig, Zohaib Rana, Mohammad Mohsin Mannan, Areeba Khaleeq, Fizza Nazim, Preet Katyara, and Farhat Abbas

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Heralding healthcare professionals: Recognition of neurological deficits in COVID-19, Abdul Mannan Baig and Erin C. Sanders

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Potential neuroinvasive pathways of SARS-CoV-2: Deciphering the spectrum of neurological deficit seen in coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), Abdul Mannan Baig and Erin C. Sanders

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Survival on the heart transplant waiting list, Syed Shahyan Bakhtiyar, Elizabeth L. Godfrey, Shayan Ahmed, Harveen Lamba, Jeffrey Morgan, Gabriel Loor, Andrew Civitello, Faisal H. Cheema, Whitson B. Etheridge, John Goss, and Abbas Rana

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Is dengue the new rising global health problem? The outbreak of 2019 in Pakistan, Mariam Baloch, Abdul Mannan Baig, and Rohan K. Ochani

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Comparison of intraarticular distal humerus fracture outcomes treated with or without olecranon osteotomy - A case series, Naveed Baloch, Tashfeen Ahmad, and Zehra Abdul Muhammad

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What does it mean for a case to be ‘local’? The importance of local relevance and resonance for bioethics education in the Asia-pacific region, Sara M. Bergstresser, Kulsoom Ghias, Stuart Lane, Wee-Ming Lau, Isabel S S. Hwang, Olivia M Y. Ngan, Robert L. Klitzman, and Ho Keung Ng

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Alcohol consumption and obesity: The hidden scare with COVID-19 severity, Bushra Bilal, Faizan Saleem, and Syeda Sadia Fatima

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Physician-scientist or basic scientist? Exploring the nature of clinicians' research engagement, Anna T. Cianciolo, Jordon Mitzelfelt, Allen Ghareeb, Mohammad Faizan Zahid, Rozmeen Akbar, and Kulsoom Ghias

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Revisiting respiratory syncytial virus's interaction with host immunity, towards novel therapeutics, C Efstathiou, Syed Hani Abidi, J Harker, and N J. Stevenson

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Role of some MiRNA affecting polycystic ovarian syndrome and SIRT1 levels, Nida Farooqui, Quratulain Maha, and Rehana Rehman

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Paediatric porphyria and human hemin: A treatment challenge in a lower middle income country, Syeda Anum Fatima, Humaira Jurair, Qalab Abbas, and Arshalooz Rahman

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Impact of humanities and social sciences curriculum in an undergraduate medical education programme, Kulsoom Ghias, Kausar S. Khan, Rukhsana Ali, Shireen Azfar, and Rashida Ahmed

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Naringenin protects AlCl3/D-galactose induced neurotoxicity in rat model of AD via attenuation of acetylcholinesterase levels and inhibition of oxidative stress, Saida Haider, Laraib Liaquat, Saara Muddasir, Zehra Batool, Rafat Ali Siddiqui, Saiqa Tabassum, Sidrah Shahzad, Sahar Rafiq, and Narjis Naz

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Supplementation of taurine insulates against oxidative stress, confers neuroprotection and attenuates memory impairment in noise stress exposed male wistar rats, Saida Haider, Irfan Sajid, Zehra Batool, Syeda Madiha, Sadia Sadir, Noor Kamil, Laraib Liaquat, Saara Ahmad, Saiqa Tabassum, and Saima Khaliq

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A novel variant in dopamine receptor type 2 gene is associated with schizophrenia, Farina Hanif, Qurat-Ul-Ain Amir, Washdev Washdev, Fareena Bilwani, Shabana Usman Simjee, and Zeba Haque

Introduction to research ethics and integrity, Satwat Hashmi and Ehtisham Altaf

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An antibiotic stewardship program in a surgical ICU of a resource-limited country: Financial impact with improved clinical outcomes, Kashif Hussain, Muhammad Faisal Khan, Gul Ambreen, Syed Shamim Raza, Seema Irfan, Kiren Habib, and Hasnain Zafar

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Neurodevelopment outcome of neonates treated with intraventricular colistin for ventriculitis caused by multiple drug-resistant pathogens-A case series, Kashif Hussain, Muhammad Sohail Salat, Gul Ambreen, and Javaid Iqbal

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Intravenous vs intravenous plus aerosolized colistin for treatment of ventilator-associated pneumonia - A matched case-control study in neonates, Kashif Hussain, Muhammad Sohail Salat, Gul Ambreen, Ambreen Mughal, Sidra Idrees, Mehreen Sohail, and Javaid Iqbal

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Manuscript writing and publication workshop: An invoking pilot study on enhancing cognitive research capabilities in health sciences institutes of Pakistan, Mehwish Hussain, Rehana Rehman, and Mukhtiar Baig

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Neurological manifestations of COVID-19, Dureshahwar Kanwar, Abdul Mannan Baig, and Mohammad Wasay

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An in silico approach to analyze HCV genotype-specific binding-site variation and its effect on drug-protein interaction, Ramsha Khalid, Muhammad Faraz Anwar, Muhammad Aanish Raees, Sadaf Naeem, Syed Hani Abidi, and Syed Ali

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Ionomic profiling of pericardial fluid in ischemic heart disease, Noman Khan, Satwat Hashmi, Amna Jabbar Siddiqui, Sabiha Farooq, Shahid Ahmed Sami, Nageeb Basir, Syedah Saira Bokhari, Hasanat Sharif, Sanaullah Junejo, and Syed Ghulam Musharraf

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Understanding of metals dysregulation in patients with systolic and diastolic dysfunction in ischemic heart disease, Noman Khan, Satwat Hashmi, Amna Jabbar Siddiqui, Sabiha Farooq, Shahid Ahmed Sami, Nageeb Basir, Syeda Saira Bokhari, Hasanat Sharif, Sanaullah Junejo, Hesham R. El-Seedi, and Syed Ghulam Musharraf

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Technology-based learning tools in medical lab sessions, Sher Khan, Asra Khan, and Saara Ahmad

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Effects of feed additives on chicken growth and their residues in meat instigating deleterious consequences on the liver health of consumers - A prospective human study, Saara Muddasir, Iftikhar Ahmed, Saida Haider, Zehra Batool, Laraib Liaquat, Fatima Ahmed, Asra Khan, Tahira Perveen, Mirza Jawad ul Hasnain, Saima Khaliq, and Saad Bilal Ahmed

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Relation of copeptin with diabetic and renal function markers among patients with diabetes mellitus progressing towards diabetic nephropathy, Tooba Noor, Farina Hanif, Zareen Kiran, Rehana Rehman, Muhammad Tassaduq Khan, Zeba Haque, and Kelash Nankani

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Knowledge, attitudes, and practices against the growing threat of COVID-19 among medical students of Pakistan, Khola Noreen, Zil-E Rubab, Muhammad Umar, Rehana Rehman, Mukhtiar Baig, and Fizzah Baig

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Outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID 19) in Pakistan: Psychological impact and coping strategies of health care professionals, Khola Noreen, Muhammad Umar, Syed Arshad Sabir, and Rehana Rehman

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Multiple mechanisms of flaxseed: Effectiveness in inflammatory bowel disease, Amber Hanif Palla, Anwar Gilani, Samra Bashir, and Najeeb Ur Rehman

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Association of polymorphism c.-124G>A and c.-16 C>T in the promoter region of human INHA gene with altered sperm parameters; a pilot study, Wardah Rafaqat, Muhammad Rohan Kayani, Tasneem Fatima, Saeeda Shaharyar, Shagufta Khan, Mussarat Ashraf, Usman Afzal, and Rehana Rehman

MUCH1-XBP1 crosstalk in multiple myeloma, Sheerien Kareem Rajput

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Association of circulatory kisspeptin levels and hormonal interplay with male infertility: A cross-sectional study in Karachi, Pakistan, Rehana Rehman, Kaleem Ahmed, Nida Zahid, Faiza Alam, and Syeda Sadia Fatima

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Oxidative stress and male infertility: A cross sectional study, Rehana Rehman, Sofia Amjad, Hemaila Tariq, Nida Zahid, Masnoon Akhter, and Mussarat Ashraf

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Teaching "shock pathophysiology" by flipped classroom: Views and perspectives, Rehana Rehman, Satwat Hashmi, Rozmeen Akbar, and Syeda Sadia Fatima

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Role of oxidative stress and altered thyroid hormones in unexplained infertility, Rehana Rehman, Hiba Ismail Rajpar, Mussarat Ashraf, Najeeha Talat Iqbal, Salima Lalani, and Faiza Alam

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Impact of wellness indicators on intellectual dimensions of medical teachers of Karachi: Findings from cross sectional study, Rehana Rehman, Sadiqa Syed, Mehwish Hussain, Tayyab Raza Fraz, and Saif Ullah Shaikh

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Impact of serum and follicular fluid kisspeptin and estradiol on oocyte maturity and endometrial thickness among unexplained infertile females during ICSI, Rehana Rehman, Amara Zafar, Arzina Aziz Ali, Mukhtiar Baig, and Faiza Alam

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Altered sperm parameters and subclinical hypothyroidism; a cross sectional study in Karachi, Pakistan, Rehana Rehman, Amara Zafar, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Alina Mohib, and Aisha Sheikh

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Follicular sensitivity index: A tool to predict successful conception after intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection, Rehana Rehman, Amara Zafar, Nida Zahid, and Nuruddin Badruddin Mohammed

Expression analysis and prognostic significance of androgen receptor and cancer stem cell markers in invasive breast cancer with emphasis on metaplastic carcinoma, Nazia eauthor Riaz

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Rethinking toxicity testing: Influence of aging on the outcome of long-term toxicity testing and possible remediation, Shakil Ahmed Saghir, Rais Ahmad Ansari, and Michael A. Dorato

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HBV S antigen evolution in the backdrop of HDV infection affects epitope processing and presentation, Mehwish Sajjad, Syed Ali, Samina Baig, Shaheen Sharafat, Bilal Ahmed Khan, Saeed Khan, Muhammad Nouman Mughal, and Syed Hani Abidi

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Epidemiology of shigella infections and diarrhea in the first two years of life using culture-independent diagnostics in 8 low-resource settings, Fariha Shaheen, Furqan Kabir, Arjumand Rizvi, Fatima Aziz, Adil Kalam, Shahida Qureshi, Sadia Shakoor, Ali Turab, Sajid Bashir Soofi, Zulfiqar Ahmed Bhutta, and Najeeha Talat Iqbal

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Does lipocalin-2 affect metabolic syndrome in hepatic infections?, Waqas Shahnawaz, Nawal Suhail, Muhammad Ahsan Iqbal Siddiqui, Saira Yasmeen, and Syeda Sadia Fatima

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Inhibition of soluble epoxide hydrolase offers protection against fructose-induced diabetes and related metabolic complications in rats, S Ali Shah, ‪Malik Hassan Mehmood, M Khan, I A. Bukhari, B I. Alorainey, and F Vohra

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Spirulina platensis (Blue-green algae): A miracle from sea combats the oxidative stress and improves behavioral deficits in an animal model of schizophrenia, Sidrah Shahzad, Zehra Batool, Saiqa Tabassum, Saara Ahmad, Noor Kamil, Saima Khaliq, Amber Nawaz, and Saida Haider

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Peer-assisted learning (PAL): An innovation aimed at engaged learning for undergraduate medical students, Hasan Salman Siddiqi, Rehana Rehman, Farzeen Fatma Syed, Russell S. Martins, Muhammad Talal Ibrahim, and Faiza Alam

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Free l-glutamate-induced modulation in oxidative and neurochemical profile contributes to enhancement in locomotor and memory performance in male rats, Saiqa Tabassum, Saara Ahmad, Syeda Madiha, Sidrah Shahzad, Zehra Batool, Sadia Sadir, and Saida Haider

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The emergence of an unassigned complex recombinant form in a Pakistani HIV-infected individual, Uroosa Tariq, Ayesha Iftikhar, Dilsha Zahid, Faisal Sultan, Syed Faisal Mahmood, Sadaf Naeem Sadaf Naeem, Syed Ali, and Syed Hani Abidi

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Higher DNA methylation of ABO gene promoter is associated with acute myocardial infarction in a hospital-based population in Karachi, Farzana Abubakar Yousuf, Khawar Kazmi, Junaid Iqbal, Nikhat Ahmed, and Mohammad Perwaiz Iqbal

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Genetic aberrations involved in relapse of pediatric acute myeloid leukemia: A literature review, Naveera Zafar, Kulsoom Ghias, and Zehra Fadoo

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MicroRNA-16, programmed cell death protein-4 (PDCD-4) and polycystic ovarian syndrome, Naseem Zehra, Arfa Azhar, and Rehana Rehman

Submissions from 2019

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The antibiofilm activity of acetylsalicylic acid, mefenamic acid, acetaminophen against biofilms formed by P. aeruginosa and S. epidermidis, Syed Hani Abidi, Khalid Ahmed, and Shahana Urooj Kazmi

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Implications of genetic variation of common drug metabolizing enzymes and ABC transporters among the Pakistani population, Nasir Ali Afsar, Henrike Bruckmueller, Anneke Nina Werk, Muhammad Kashif Nisa, H R. Ahmad, and Ingolf Cascorbi

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Gene lifestyle interactions with relation to obesity, cardiometabolic, and cardiovascular traits among South Asians, Shafqat Ahmad, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Gull Rukh, and Caren E. Smith

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Cardioprotective mechanism of FTY720 in ischemia reperfusion injury, Naseer Ahmed

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Fingolimod plays role in attenuation of myocardial injury related to experimental model of cardiac arrest and extracorporeal life support resuscitation, Naseer Ahmed, Abid Laghari, Bashar AlBkhoor, Sobia Tabassum, Sultan Ayoub Meo, Nazeer Muhammad, Daniele Linardi, Abeer A. Al-Masri, Guido Fumagalli, Giovanni Battista Luciani, Giuseppe Faggian, and Alessio Rungatscher

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Cardioprotective effects of sphingosine-1-phosphate receptor immunomodulator fty720 in a clinically relevant model of cardioplegic arrest and cardiopulmonary bypass, Naseer Ahmed, Adeela Mehmood, Daniele Linardi, Soban Sadiq Sadiq, Maddalena Tessari, Sultan Ayoub Meo, Rehana Rehman, Waseem M. Hajjar, Nazeer Muhammad, Mohammad Iqbal, Anwar Gilani, Giuseppe Faggian, and Alessio Rungatscher

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Coronary sinus ablation is a key player substrate in recurrence of persistent atrial fibrillation, Naseer Ahmed, Shahida Perveen, A. Mehmood., G. F. Rani, and G. Molon

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Role of Ajwa date (Phoenix Dactyl L) derived polyphenols in male infertility, Naseer Ahmed, Rehana Rehman, and Anwar Gilani

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Association of oxidative stress with female infertility - a case control study, Faiza Alam, Taseer Ahmed Khan, Sofia Amjad, and Rehana Rehman

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Suppressor of cytokine signaling-3 in pregnant females with or without hypertension, Huma Shoukat Ali, Mubeen Ali, Sabah Farhat, and Syeda Sadia Fatima

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Education Of females And impact On fertility, Rabiya Ali and Rehana Rehman

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Association between leptin, obesity, hormonal interplay and male infertility, Sofia Amjaad, Mukhtiar Baig, Nida Zahid, Sundus Tariq, and Rehana Rehman

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Mentha: A genus rich in vital nutra-pharmaceuticals-A review, Farooq Anwar, Tahir Mehmood, Anwar Gilani, and Najeeb‐ur Rehman

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Prevalence of malaria reported during summer and winter at a tertiary care hospital in Karachi, Pakistan, Fazal M. Arain, Aisha Memon, Roohi Jamal, Ahmed Raheem Buksh, and Mohammad Asim Beg

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Longer trinucleotide repeats of androgen receptor gene: Infertility in males, Mussarat Ashraf, Hemaila Tariq, and Rehana Rehman

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Consumers' expectations and experiences with chain community pharmacies in Lahore, Pakistan: A qualitative exploratory study, Usama Asif, Ahsan Saleem, Imran Masood, and Mehwish Nawaz

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Gastric-type enteric duplication cyst in the tail of a bifid pancreas in association with complete intestinal malrotation, Muhammad Awais, Abdul Rehman, and Noor Ul-Ain Baloch

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Diagnosis of endometriosis in the light of prevalent theories, Arfa Azhar, Rabiya Ali, Mohummad Hassan Raza Raja, Rozeena Baig, and Rehana Rehman

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Can low vitamin D binding protein levels be a cause of infertility in females?, Bisma Badr, Sadia Cassim, and Rehana Rehman

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Drug targeting in Acanthamoeba keratitis: Rational of using drugs that are already approved for ocular use in non-keratitis indications, Abdul Mannan Baig

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Global warming favors pathogenicity of the brain-eating amoebae, Abdul Mannan Baig

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Human genome-edited babies: First responder with concerns regarding possible neurological deficits, Abdul Mannan Baig

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Innovative methodology in the discovery of novel drug targets in the free-living amoebae, Abdul Mannan Baig

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Proposals for amendments in the diagnosis and treatment of encephalitis caused by free-living amoebae, Abdul Mannan Baig

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Torn from the headlines: Role of public awareness and bench- to-bedside research in prevention and treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis, Abdul Mannan Baig

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Repurposing drugs: Ca2+ ion dependency that can be exploited to treat keratitis caused by acanthamoeba castellanii, Abdul Mannan Baig, Preet Katyara, Areeba Khaleeq, and Fizza Nazim

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Neuroleptic drug targets a brain-eating amoeba: Effects of promethazine on neurotropic acanthamoeba castellanii, Abdul Mannan Baig, Preet Katyara, Mehdia Nadeem Rajabali, Areeba Khaleeq, Fizza Nazim, and Salima Lalani

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Targeting CNS related protist pathogens: Calcium ion dependency in the brain-eating amoebae, Abdul Mannan Baig, Areeba Khaleeq, and Fizza Nazim

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Evidence of human-like Ca2+ channels and effects of Ca2+ channel blockers in Acanthamoeba castellanii, Abdul Mannan Baig, Zohaib Rana, Nuzair Waliani, Saiqa Karim, and Mehdia Rajabali

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Micro RNA: An early diagnostic marker for osteoporosis in post-menopausal women, Rozeena Baig, Rafat Murad, and Rehana Rehman

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Molecular signatures of Calpain 10 isoforms sequences, envisage functional similarity and therapeutic potential, Bushra Chaudhry, Farina Hanif, and Kausar Saboohi

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Healthcare malpractice and continuing HIV outbreaks in Pakistan, Salima Davlidova, Syed Hani Abidi, and Syed Ali

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Positive impact of intermittent fasting on cardioprotection, Javeria Farooq and Naseer Ahmed

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Distribution and determinants of sedentary lifestyle among health care professionals, Saiyida Kaunain Fatima, Afshan Akhtar, Abdul Rahim Khan, and Syeda Sadia Fatima

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Enhancing cognitive engagement of pre-clinical undergraduate medical students via video cases and interactive quizzes in problem-based learning, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Kulsoom Ghias, Kauser Jabeen, and Saniya Sabzwari

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Teaching "shock pathophysiology" by flipped classroom, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Satwat Hashmi, Rehana Rehman, and Rozmeen Akbar

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Colostrum and mature breast milk analysis of serum irisin and sterol regulatory element-binding proteins-1c in gestational diabetes mellitus, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Erum Khalid, Asma Akbar Ladak, and Syed Adnan Ali

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Single nucleotide polymorphisms in Renalase and KCNQ1 genes and female infertility: A cross-sectional study in Pakistan, Syeda Sadia Fatima, Rehana Rehman, Russell S. Martins, Faiza Alam, and Mussarat Ashraf

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Untargeted metabolomic analysis of coronary artery disease patients with diastolic dysfunction show disturbed oxidative pathway, Tamkeen Fatima, Satwat Hashmi, Ayesha Iqbal, Amna Jabbar Siddiqui, Shahid Ahmed Sami, Najeeb Najeeb, Syedah Saira Bukhari, Hasanat Sharif, and Syed Ghulam Musharraf

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Association of single nucleotide polymorphism in the promoter region of the Inhibin α gene with infertility in Pakistani males, Tasneem Fatima, Shagufta Khan, and Rehana Rehman