Rana m Aftab

Rana m Aftab
Leads University · Computer Science

Master of Science

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Introduction
Rana m Aftab currently works at the Computer Science, Leads University. Rana does research in Software Engineering, Human-computer Interaction and Computer Architecture. Their current project is 'big data issues'.

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Publications (41)
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Introduction The global struggle against the impact of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-COV-2) on physical and mental health and on economic and social aspects of human life continues even after two and a half years have passed since the emergence of this virus. The development of vaccines was a milestone. By June 2022, billion...
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Objective: To evaluate the effects of bullying on the mental effect of adolescents. Study Design: Cross Sectional study. Setting: Sacred Heart Convent School and Ibn e Sina School in Lahore. The data was compiled and analyzed at CMH Lahore Medical College. Period: November 2019-January 2020. Material & Methods: Three hundred and eighty one particip...
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Objective: Burnout and imposter phenomenon can significantly impact medical education. The aim of this study is to determine effect of imposter syndrome and burnout in medical students during online and face-face education in Pakistan. Methodology: A cross-sectional study was conducted at CMH Lahore Medical College and Institute of Dentistry (CMH L...
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A wide range of antimicrobial agents were touted as potential remedies during the COVID-19 pandemic. While both developed and developing countries have recorded an increase in the use of antimicrobial drugs, use and misuse have occurred to a far greater degree in developing countries. This can have deleterious consequences on antimicrobial resistan...
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COVID-19 pandemic has caused wide devastation across the world. There is a plethora of information and misinformation on social media regarding drugs and treatment for it. Cassia angustifolia (Senna Makki) is being used now a days in the treatment of COVID-19 and is described effective by a group of people on Social Media and negated by others. Our...
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First year medical students are introduced in to a novel surrounding and in an overzealous attempt to fit in, accumulate great degrees of stress. Whilst various physical and mental parameters of health have already been assessed, it is important to assess another essential and overlooked aspect of their health too; sleep quality. The objective of t...
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Objectives: The current lockdown in the country has led to a sedentary lifestyle because of a shift of daily activities online and a fear of contracting the illness leading to isolation inside homes; Hence an expected change in weight of the general population. This study aims to determine the frequency of weight gain and its impact in adults durin...
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In this review, we have summarized available data on SARS-CoV-2 reinfection and discussed the possible explanations for this phenomenon. A systematic review of literature was conducted concluding that although rare, COVID-19 reinfections are indeed possible, generally tend to occur in immunocompromised individuals and frequently involve a new varia...
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Obesity has been defined as the excessive deposition of fats on the body. It presents a very significant risk to humanity, with debilitating consequences for healthcare systems worldwide. It has multiple effects on the body, including grave consequences on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Our project explores the latter. There are multip...
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What is the matter of creation of human? This question has been addressed since long back in the history from ancient Indian and Egyptian civilizations to the Greeks and until the advent of modern sciences. The answers to this question were varying and led to various ideologies about the paternity of the newborn and the role and importance of women...
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Background: Bullying can be a major problem for many children at most schools. Traditionally, bullying is associated with lower academic achievements and generally lower life satisfaction in a child’s primary years of life. Previous studies exploring the effects of bullying on positive psychological constructs of a child have shown varying results....
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Amidst a time when there is the global pandemic of COVID-19 and high levels of stress and anxiety among people, it was pertinent to study if people have modified their health-seeking behavior. A questionnaire-based cross-sectional study was performed in Lahore to assess the change in behaviors of people before and during the pandemic. The results s...
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COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is a disease caused by the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2). COVID19 has yielded many reported complications and unusual observations. In this article, we have reviewed one such observation: an association between malaria endemicity and reduced reported COVID-19 fatality. M...
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The current study was conducted to measure the level of burnout, among dentists working at the CMH Lahore Medical College & Institute of Dentistry, Pakistan and to find the difference in the level of burnout among them. A cross-sectional survey of dentists was done utilizing a validated and reliable questionnaire which incorporated the Copenhagen B...
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Background and objectives: Thalassemia is amongst the most common inborn blood disorders and beta thalassemia is the extreme form. The collective effect of transfusion supported with chelation has increased the life expectancy of thalassemia patients but with the complications of deranged biochemical status. The purpose of the present study was to...
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Background: Hyperuricemia develops when serum uric acid level exceeds the normal value. Estrogen may influence the level of serum uric acid. Postmenopausal females have a remarkable reduction in its level, so serum estradiol is studied in relation to serum uric acid levels in pre and post-menopausal women. Objective: To find out the relationship of...
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Objectives: To measure levels of empathy among undergraduate dental students in Pakistani Dentistry Institute and to find the difference with respect to gender and academic year in the dental college. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at CMHLMC and IOD in Pakistan, from December 2018 to April 2019, and comprised dental students of a...
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Introduction Dengue viral infections are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in tropical/subtropical countries. Early and prompt detection of dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), though challenging, is helpful to identify an individual that would benefit from intensive therapy. Objective The goal of this study was to determine the plasma interleuk...
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Information territory unit more often than not of any very spared computerized information. Security is in regards to the insurance of benefits. Information security alludes to protecting advanced secrecy estimates that unit connected to prevent unapproved access to PCs, individual databases and sites. Cryptography watches clients by giving utility...
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Background& Objectives:-Epilepsy is a condition of the brain characterized by abnormal, recurrent and excessive discharge from living neurons of brain. It comes in attacks or fits which lasts for a few seconds to a few minutes. It is important to distinguish generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCS) from either psychogenic non epileptic seizures (PN...
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Objectives: To measure levels of empathy among undergraduate dental students in Pakistani Dentistry Institute and to find the difference with respect to gender and academic year in the dental college. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at CMHLMC and IOD in Pakistan, from December 2018 to April 2019, and comprised dental students o...
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Background: Bone disease and growth failure is a major problem in patients of β-thalassemia major. IGF-1 deficiency is the major cause of growth failure and maturation delay. Our aim was to compare IGF-1 and bone density between β-thalassemia major and healthy children of 5-11 years of age and to investigate the relationship of IGF-1 with bone dens...
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Abstract—In a dynamic, global economy, organizations have begun to rely on insights of their customers, internal processes and business operations in order to uncover new opportunities for growth. Big data refers to data volumes in the range of exabytes and beyond. Such volumes exceed the capacity of current on-line storage systems and processing s...
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The relationship between obesity and hypertension has long been recognized. Overweight and obesity are disorders of balance of energy affecting people of various ethnic groups, age and socio–economic statuses. It has been found that obesity is closely associated and correlated with hypertension. Preventive strategies for obesity may offer a cost-ef...
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Background: Type-1 diabetes is one of the largest endocrine and metabolic health issues among children and young adults. Diabetes mellitus is associated with many long-term complications. Aim and Objectives: To compare outcomes in groups monitored either by real time continuous glucose monitoring or by Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose (SMBG; 3-4 bl...
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Aim: To observe the determinants of amblyopia in subjects presenting to ophthalmology department, Mayo Hospital, Lahore. Methods: A sample of 100 diagnosed cases of Amblyopia was taken from the OPD of Eye Department, Mayo Hospital, Lahore. They were assessed for the cause of Amblyopia by using Snellen s Test Chart, Ophthalmoscopy, Cover/uncover and...
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Background: Obesity is a major cause of many metabolic disorders characterized by chronic inflammation that is linked with T2DM and insulin resistance. Tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha (TNF-α) is remarkably higher in obese people. The aim of this study was to determine the levels of TNF-α and its correlation with insulin resistance and body mass ind...
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Background: Sub-clinical Hypothyroidism (SCH) is associated with dyslipidemias which may increase the cardiovascular risk. The objective of this study was to compare the serum levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in subclinical hypothyroidism and normal euthyroid subjects. Methods: This cross-sectional comparative study had control group of 50 e...
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Objective: Determining the frequencies of various histological abnormalities of chorionic villi in cases of spontaneous abortions for better understanding of etiology and pathogenesis of the abortions. Study Design: Cross sectional study Place & Duration: This study was conducted at the Department of Pathology Dow Medical College, Dow University of...
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Purpose of study: We prospectively conducted this study to evaluate the diagnostic value of Pleural fluid estimation and find the rate of tubercular infection in the people with pleural effusion in city of Lahore. Pleural TB is a common form of extrapulmonary disease and may occur in the presence or absence of pulmonary parenchymal disease on the c...
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Objective:- To study the clinical, laboratory and computerized tomographic findings of tuberculous meningitis in children. Study Design:- An observational study. Place &Duration of study:- This study was conducted in Paediatric Medicine Unit-II, Nishtar Hospital, Multan, over a period of two years from November 2002 to October 2004. Patients & Meth...

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