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CMHS Publications: April 2021

CMHS Faculty and staff publications

CMHS faculty, students and staff publications

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Al Kury, L. T., Sydorenko, V., Smail, M. M. A., Qureshi, M. A., Shmygol, A., Papandreou, D., . . . Howarth, F. C. (2021). Calcium signaling in endocardial and epicardial ventricular myocytes from streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats. Journal of Diabetes Investigation, 12(4), 493-500. doi:10.1111/jdi.13451


Al-Mogbel, M. S., Menezes, G. A., Elabbasy, M. T., Alkhulaifi, M. M., Hossain, A., & Khan, M. A. (2021). Effect of synergistic action of bovine lactoferrin with antibiotics on drug resistant bacterial pathogens. Medicina (Lithuania), 57(4). doi:10.3390/medicina57040343


Al-Salam, S., Sharma, C., Abu Sa’a, M. T., Afandi, B., Aldahmani, K. M., Dhaheri, A. A., . . . Kaabi, J. A. (2021). Ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration cytology and ultrasound examination of thyroid nodules in the UAE: A comparison. PLoS ONE, 16(4 April). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0247807


Aldarmaki, R., Al Khogali, H. I., & Al Dhanhani, A. M. (2021). Hospitalization in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus at Tawam Hospital, United Arab Emirates (UAE): Rates, causes, and factors associated with length of stay. Lupus, 30(5), 845-851. doi:10.1177/0961203321990086


Chaabna, K., Dashzeveg, D., Shagdarsuren, T., & Al-Rifai, R. H. (2021). Prevalence and genotype distribution of hepatitis C virus in Mongolia: Systematic review and meta-analysis. International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 105, 377-388. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2021.02.040


De Simone, B., Sartelli, M., Coccolini, F., Ball, C. G., Brambillasca, P., Chiarugi, M., . . . Catena, F. (2021). Correction to: Intraoperative surgical site infection control and prevention: a position paper and future addendum to WSES intra-abdominal infections guidelines (World Journal of Emergency Surgery, (2020), 15, 1, (10), 10.1186/s13017-020-0288-4). 


Ferdous, Z., Al-Salam, S., Yuvaraju, P., Ali, B. H., & Nemmar, A. (2021). Remote effects and biodistribution of pulmonary instilled silver nanoparticles in mice. NanoImpact, 22. doi:10.1016/j.impact.2021.100310


Javaid, S. F., Al-Zahmi, A., & Abbas, M. (2021). Carer empowerment is key to reduce dementia care inequalities in the middle east. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(8). doi:10.3390/ijerph18084378


Kale, A., Wadkar, A., Mahajan, U., Birari, L., Belemkar, S., Goyal, S., . . . Patil, K. (2021). Aloin attenuates chronic constriction injury-induced neuropathic pain in rats by inhibiting inflammatory cytokines and oxidative stress. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 11(5), 205-213. doi:10.4103/2221-1691.311768


Masad, R. J., Haneefa, S. M., Mohamed, Y. A., Al-Sbiei, A., Bashir, G., Fernandez-Cabezudo, M. J., & Al-Ramadi, B. K. (2021). The immunomodulatory effects of honey and associated flavonoids in cancer. Nutrients, 13(4). doi:10.3390/nu13041269


Meeran, M. F. N., Azimullah, S., Adeghate, E., & Ojha, S. (2021). Nootkatone attenuates myocardial oxidative damage, inflammation, and apoptosis in isoproterenol-induced myocardial infarction in rats. Phytomedicine, 84. doi:10.1016/j.phymed.2020.153405


Menon, P., Ei-Sadig, M., Ab Khan, M., Östlundh, L., El-Deyarbi, M., Al-Rifai, R. H., & Grivna, M. (2021). Risk factors associated with quad bike crashes: A protocol for systematic review of observational studies. BMJ Open, 11(4). doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2020-044456


Narchi, H., Alblooshi, A., Altunaiji, M., Alali, N., Alshehhi, L., Alshehhi, H., . . . Souid, A. K. (2021). Prevalence of thinness and its effect on height velocity in schoolchildren. BMC Research Notes, 14(1). doi:10.1186/s13104-021-05500-3


Sharma, C., Platat, C., Gariballa, S., Muhairi, S. J. A., Aidaros, A. A., Mannaerts, G. H. H., . . . Alkaabi, J. (2021). Metabolomic profiling of lipids and fatty acids: 3 years postoperative laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy. Biology, 10(4). doi:10.3390/biology10040298


Sheek-Hussein, M., Abu-Zidan, F. M., & Stip, E. (2021). Disaster management of the psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. International Journal of Emergency Medicine, 14(1). doi:10.1186/s12245-021-00342-z


Stip, E., Javaid, S., & Amiri, L. (2021). People with mental illness should be included in COVID-19 vaccination. The Lancet Psychiatry, 8(4), 275-276. doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(21)00068-7


Venkataraman, B., Almarzooqi, S., Raj, V., Alhassani, A. T., Alhassani, A. S., Ahmed, K. J., . . . Subramanya, S. B. (2021). Thymoquinone, a dietary bioactive compound, exerts anti-inflammatory effects in colitis by stimulating expression of the colonic epithelial ppar-γ transcription factor. Nutrients, 13(4). doi:10.3390/nu13041343