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At the zone of Tripoli city in Libya, 36 community pharmacies were randomly selected for this survey. The purpose of conducting this survey is to know the availability of Local-made pharmaceutical preparations in the market, their therapeutic use, manufactures, its acceptance by patients, how it is prescribed by physicians and, if any, the observed...
The aim of this study was to determine whether obesity affects pain, surgical and functional outcomes following lumbar spinal fusion for low back pain (LBP). A systematic literature review and meta-analysis was made of those studies that compared the outcome of lumbar spinal fusion for LBP in obese and non-obese patients. A total of 17 studies were...
Exposure to lead can damage the nervous, hematopoietic, and renal systems and is particularly harmful to the developing nervo us systems of fetuses and child ren. Most children who have elevated blood lead levels do not have any symptoms. When symptoms, such as stomach ache, poor ap petite, and irritability appear they are often confused with other...
Normal pregnancy is associated with metabolic changes leading to decreased insulin sensitivity and reduced glucose tolerance. However, 3-5% of pregnant women proceed to develop gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). Researchers elsewhere studied the use of metformin in many fields and the benefit to risk balance of using metformin during pregnancy an...