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  1. Dyslipidemia and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are well-known diseases and are part of a very broad spectrum evolving toward non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). This entity has not been described in preg...

    Authors: Jonathan Cordivani, Lamy Clotilde, Boulvain Michel and Riera Catherine
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:136
  2. Heart transplant recipients are a subset of immunocompromised patients at particularly high risk of morbidity and mortality from COVID-19. Acute effects of the viral infection have been well-described in the l...

    Authors: Micaela MacKay, Jeremy C. Tomcho and Wissam Khalife
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:127
  3. Retention in care and adherence to medication among pregnant and breastfeeding women living with HIV (PBWLH) are crucial for preventing mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) of HIV. Wide coverage of mobile phon...

    Authors: Rehema Anenmose Maro, Kennedy Ngowi, Haikael Martin, Angel Dillip, Lyidia Masika, Alan Mtenga, Benson Mtesha and Marion Sumari-de Boer
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:125
  4. Weight re-gain (which is also known as re-obesity) is an overwhelming challenge many dieters face in their pursuit to maintain consistent results following successful weight loss. This frustrating pattern of w...

    Authors: Antoine AbdelMassih, Maryam Eid, Mahenar Gadalla, Nour AbouShadi, Steven Youssef, Batoul Ali, Janna AbdelDayem, Emmy AbdelFatah, Abdulrahman Mahmoud, Ahmed ElLithey, Beshoy Ghabreal, Doha ElSaid, Haya Mohamed, Hoda Labib, Mennatullah ShamselDin, Nada Daniel…
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:124
  5. At present, the function of isothermal microcalorimetry (IMC) calscreener in detecting alterations in the metabolic pathways of cancer cells remains unexplored. We disclosed the shortcomings of current screeni...

    Authors: Michael Tosin Bayode, Mercy Adewumi Alabi, Temitope Abraham Ibisanmi, Ayomide Faith Okiti, Olabisi Omowumi Adebisi, Philemon Olayemi Aro, Ayoola Emmanuel Awode, Oyindamola Sukurat Lawal, Olamide Joshua Babatunde and Gladys Oluwafisayo Adenikinju
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:120
  6. Methanol poisoning is a worldwide phenomenon that has resulted in deaths and irreversible complications. However, studies show it is more prevalent in developing countries and areas with lower socioeconomic st...

    Authors: Ali Jafarizadeh, Navid Sobhi, Mirsaeed Abdollahi, Zhila Khamnian, Farideh Mousavi, Saba Jabbari and Hossein Jabbari
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:119
  7. Blastic plasmacytoid dendritic cell neoplasm (BPDCN) is a rare and challenging cancer for diagnosis and treatment. Accurate diagnosis plays a crucial role guiding appropriate treatment, typically involving hig...

    Authors: Naveed Syed, Waed Mohammad Jaber, Islam Samir Elkonaissi, Imran Mirza and Moussab Damlaj
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:117
  8. The protein phosphatase 2 (PP2A) is one of the major serine/threonine phosphatases in humans. The most frequently reported pathogenic PP2A variants have been identified in PPP2R5D, encoding the regulatory subunit...

    Authors: Philippe Pierre Robichaud, Nadia Bouhamdani, Eugénie Girouard, Emily Biden and Mouna Ben Amor
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:106
  9. Central nervous system (CNS) astrocytes have various functions in the central nervous system (CNS). Many neurodegenerative diseases are associated with astrocyte dysfunction.

    Authors: Seyed-Amirabbas Ahadiat and Zeinab Hosseinian
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:105
  10. In late 2019, coronavirus disease, an acute respiratory illness caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), was designated COVID-19 and declared a pandemic. The interim guidance for prevention is through vol...

    Authors: Vanamail Perumal
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:100
  11. Marburg virus disease (MVD) is a zoonotic viral hemorrhagic illness, caused by a negative sense, single-stranded RNA virus which has an envelope. The Marburg virus belongs to the genus Marburgvirus of the family

    Authors: Ibrahim Idris, Ridwan Olamilekan Adesola and Joanna Nicole D’Souza
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:96
  12. In Egypt, academic organizations, professional societies, and research groups develop clinical practice guidelines (CPGs) in order to improve patient quality care and safety. Although important improvements ha...

    Authors: Ashraf Abdel Baky, Tarek E. I. Omar and Yasser Sami Amer
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:88
  13. This case report documents a rare variation of a persistent median artery. Normally a transient vessel present during embryologic development of the limbs, the median artery typically regresses by the eighth w...

    Authors: Ethan Pavlovsky, Gilberto Kistner and Mario Loomis
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:81
  14. Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-c) is the major determinant of cardiovascular disease burden. This study critically reviewed the published literature and performed a meta-analysis to compare and to de...

    Authors: Richard K. D. Ephraim, Emmanuel Ativi, Samuel A. Ashie, Albert Abaka-Yawson and Kwame Osei Darkwah
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:71
  15. Seasonal administration of antimalaria drug, sulphadoxine/pyrimethamine plus amodiaquine to children 3–59 months is a malaria preventive intervention used for the reduction of childhood malaria morbidity and m...

    Authors: Kunle Rotimi, Babatunde Fagbemi, Taiwo Ibinaiye, Jimmy Aiden, Victor Gabriel, Chrysantus Dabes, Tapshak Kyeshir, Daniel Oguche, Omolola Obayemi, Aminu Biambo, Andrew Okwulu and Adaeze Aidenagbon
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:67
  16. Adults with overweight or obesity have a higher risk of the development of impaired glycemic health and cardiometabolic disorders. Glycemic variability acts as a more sensitive assessment of glycemic health co...

    Authors: Joshua Robert Sparks
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:64
  17. Tuberculosis (TB) is a systemic infectious disease that is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis and which can affect many tissues and organs. Despite the development of curative and preventive therapies in rec...

    Authors: Vildan Gursoy, Fahir Ozkalemkas, Aslı Gorek Dilektaslı, Ezgi Demirdogen, Vildan Ozkocaman, Ibrahim Ethem Pinar, Beyza Ener, Halis Akalin, Esra Kazak and Rıdvan Ali
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:62
  18. To study incidence of sinonasal mucormycosis in active and post COVID-19 patients in a district-level hospital in India and develop a simplified screening and referral protocol for use at peripheral centres to...

    Authors: Jitendra Singh, Rubeena Arora, Vijay Rawat, Vikas Singh, Snigdha Goyal and Liza Joshi
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:58
  19. Patients with prostate enlargement have an increased risk of recurrent urinary tract infections. This study determined the resistance profile of bacteria causing urinary tract infection (UTI) and the magnitude...

    Authors: Elieshiupendo M. Niccodem, Anthon Mwingwa, Aminiel Shangali, Joel Manyahi, Frank Msafiri, Mecky Matee, Mtebe Majigo and Agricola Joachim
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:54
  20. The END TB 2035 goal has a long way to go in low-income and low/middle-income countries (LICs and LMICs) from the perspective of a non-communicable disease (NCD) control interaction with tuberculosis (TB). The...

    Authors: Cheryl Kerama, David Horne, Jane Ong’ang’o and Omu Anzala
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:53
  21. The last several years have shed light on the fact that changes in the global climate pose one of the greatest dangers to mankind and life on Earth. Even though a growing amount of attention is being paid to t...

    Authors: Sabah Al-Marwani
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:51
  22. Epididymitis has several etiologies that can be related to infectious and non-infectious causes, autoimmune conditions, aseptic causes, and even certain pharmaceutical medications (amiodarone and chemotherapeu...

    Authors: Hussain Hussain, Aya Fadel, Efrain Garcia, Zahraa F. Saadoon, Adith Balaji, Luis Mendez, Mhd Ali Snan, Sohair Angly and Arumugam R. Jayakumar
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:50
  23. Since the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) disease was reported in 2019, huge human and material resources have been expended globally to combat the spread of the disease. Achieving herd immunity through mas...

    Authors: Tolulope Babatope, Vera Ilyenkova and Debbi Marais
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:45
  24. Hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection continues to be a global public health problem. As of 2019, there were 296 million people chronically infected with HBV, resulting in nearly 1 million deaths from decompensate...

    Authors: Vulstan James Shedura, Geofrey Joseph Mchau and Doreen Kamori
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:43
  25. Anti-glomerular basement membrane (GBM) disease and ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) diseases are rare. It is associated with variable renal manifestations and increased mortality, thus requiring early aggress...

    Authors: Mariana Isaza-Meza, Diana Carolina Afanador-Rubio, Manuel Alejandro Huérfano-Castro, Ivon Ramírez-Correa and Adriana Alejandra Flórez-Vargas
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:42
  26. Neuraxial anesthesia is widely used for labor analgesia in the USA, such as epidural, combined spinal–epidural, and dural puncture epidural (DPE). Post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) is a well-known complicati...

    Authors: Wendy Chou, Saamia Alam, Lucas Bracero, Joy Schabel, Sergio Bergese and Ana Costa
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:40
  27. Despite the ongoing onchocerciasis control program that has been in place in Mahenge for more than two decades using the Community Directed Treatment with Ivermectin (CDTI) strategy, the persistent transmissio...

    Authors: Vivian Mushi
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:38
  28. The incidence of mild postoperative complications has been shown to be strongly associated with the beneficial effects provided through minimally invasive surgery. The main objective of the present study was t...

    Authors: Sotirios Artsitas, Dimitrios Artsitas, Ioanna Segkou, Irene Koronaki, Konstantinos G. Toutouzas and George C. Zografos
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:36
  29. Blinatumomab could be successfully used to reduce minimal residual disease (MRD) prior to hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) in pediatric B cell precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia (BCP-ALL), bu...

    Authors: Guichi Zhou, Lulu Wang, Xue Tang, Shilin Liu, Tonghui Li, Yi Liu, Fen Chen, Huirong Mai, Sixi Liu, Feiqiu Wen and Ying Wang
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:30
  30. Inflammasomes are intracellular multiprotein complexes that sense danger signals from damaged cells and pathogens and assemble to mediate caspase-1 activation, which results in the proteolytic cleavage of pro-...

    Authors: Merve Atalay, Başak Şen and Didem Dayangaç Erden
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:29
  31. Unprovoked spontaneous uterine rupture in a primigravid unscarred uterus is a rare but serious obstetric complication. Our case highlights a prelabour uterine rupture in a primiparous patient with an anterior ...

    Authors: Sujata Datta and Ritisha Basu
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:27
  32. Previous studies have shown significant differences and lack clarity on whether resistance to either isoniazid or rifampicin can predict multidrug resistance tuberculosis (MDR-TB). Some consider rifampicin res...

    Authors: Betty R. Mchaki, Fauster X. Mgaya, Peter P. Kunambi and Mecky I. Matee
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:23
  33. Manganese (Mn) and Selenium (Se) deficiencies are noted in adult patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, levels of these trace elements have not been well studied in the paediatric CKD population....

    Authors: Subhrata Verma, Vladimir Belostotsky, Liju Yang and Guido Filler
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:22
  34. Persistent pain after total hip arthroplasty (THA) is a real concern for the surgeon and is a significant cause of patient dissatisfaction; periprosthetic joint infection (PJI), aseptic loosening, and instabil...

    Authors: Mahmoud Faisal Adam, Ahmed A. Khalifa and Ahmed M. Abdelaal
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:21
  35. Caffeine intake has been positively or negatively associated with the risk of chronic disease. Genome-wide association studies identified single-nucleotide polymorphisms (rs2472297 and rs2470893) in Cytochrome...

    Authors: Sabri Denden, Mohamed Hichem Sellami, Ridha Kibech, Amel Haj Khelil and Mohamed Hédi Hamdaoui
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:20
  36. In the current global scenario, the monkeypox virus has infected over 3000 individuals from endemic countries like Nigeria, along with non-endemic countries like the UK, Canada, the USA, etc. Based on the curr...

    Authors: Ridwan Olamilekan Adesola, Joanna Nicole D’Souza, Aisha Bisola Bello and Varaidzo Joyline Mukwekwe
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:19
  37. Primary hypertriglyceridemia (HTG) is a very rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by the mutations of the genes related with triglyceride metabolism, including apolipoproteins and lipoprotein lipase (LPL) ...

    Authors: Pratibha Pawal and Tukaram Aute
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:16

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  38. Acinetobacter baumannii is recognized as a major threat that causes healthcare-associated infections and causes a huge challenge to the health system worldwide. This research study was designed to detect the type...

    Authors: Ahmed Badri Abed, Safiye Elif Korcan and Serdar Güngör
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:15
  39. Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) has proven to improve the physical and psychosocial function in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, the gains achieved during pulmonary rehabilita...

    Authors: Demelum Uche-Okoye, Michael Nnaemeka Ajemba, Bendall Amy, Ebube Chinwe Arene, Chinemerem Henry Ugo, Ngozi Perpetua Eze, Ikenna Kelechi Anyadike, Uju Maryanne Onuorah and Chijioke Michael Chiwenite
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:13
  40. Antimicrobial resistance is a global problem and involve pathogens which have the potential to move between food producing animals and humans by direct exposure or through the food chain or the environment. Th...

    Authors: Mecky Matee, Stephen E. Mshana, Majigo Mtebe, Erick Vitus Komba, Nyambura Moremi, Julius Lutamwa, Otrida Kapona, Musa Sekamatte and Leonard E. G. Mboera
    Citation: Bulletin of the National Research Centre 2023 47:12