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Current Enlightenment About Etiology and Pharmacological Treatment of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Published in: Frontiers in neuroscience

May 16, 2018

Nermin Eissa Mohammed Al-Houqani Adel Sadeq Shreesh K. Ojha Astrid Sasse

Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a complex neurodevelopmental brain disorder characterized by two core behavioral symptoms, namely impairments in social communication and restricted/repetitive behavior. The molecular mechanisms underlying ASD are not well understood. Recent genetic as well as non-genetic animal models contributed significantly in understanding the pathophysiology of ASD, as they establish autism-like behavior in mice and rats. Among the genetic causes, several chromosomal mu...


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Effects of Alogliptin on hypertensive chronic kidney disease with Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Published in: Australasian medical journal

May 03, 2018

/ Amira Shaaban / Nadia Hussain Farideh Javaid

Background: Diabetes mellitus(DM)is a leading cause of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Theantihyperglycemic treatment options for patients with Type 2 DM are limited because of safety and tolerability concerns. Aims: To retrospectively assess the effect of using Alogliptin; a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor (DPP-4i) alongwith conventional gliclazide: a sulphonylurea (SU) on renal outcomes and glycaemiccontrol in T2DM patients with mildCKDand hypertens...


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Safety Assessment of Neoadjuvant Pertuzumab Combined with Trastuzumab in Nonmetastatic HER2-Positive Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Elderly Women of South Asia

Published in: International Journal of Breast Cancer

Apr 19, 2018

/ Nadia Hussain / Amira Shaaban Zainab Khan

Abstract Aim. To evaluate the safety issues and adverse effects of using TCHP regimen (docetaxel, carboplatin, trastuzumab, and pertuzumab) versus TCP regimen (docetaxel, carboplatin, and trastuzumab) in older postmenopausal women with nonmetastatic HER2-positive breast cancer. HER2 overexpressed in 20–25% of breast cancer signals an aggressive form of breast cancer and is treated with trastuzumab and pertuzumab. Methods. The patient record database was accessed to identify all postmenopausal ...

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