Editorial: An Insight into the Symptomatology of β-thalassaemia Major – I

β-thalassaemia major is an important autosomal recessive disorder in many ethnic groups across the world.

Editor-In- Chief
Tahir Shamsi


Genetic Haemoglobin Disorders in Pakistan

Suhaib Ahmed*

Genetic haemoglobin disorders are broadly divided into thalassaemia syndromes and abnormal haemoglobins. Thalassaemias are a heterogeneous group of inherited disorders of haemoglobin…

Received: December 19, 2016
Revised: March 18, 2017
Accepted: May 25, 2017


Indigenous Oil Degrading Bacteria: Isolation, Screening and Characterization

Sadaf Shahab, Iqra Shafi and Nuzhat Ahmed

Abstract: Background: Oil contamination is increasing at an alarming rate and to overcome to this problem the most efficient method…

Received: April 22, 2017
Revised: August 11, 2017
Accepted: August 11, 2017


Effects of Tobacco Chewing and Smoking and Its Relationship with Periodontal Health

Farzana Sajjad, Moona Mumtaz and Ramsha Sajjad

Abstract: Tobacco smoking and chewing is a significant contributing factor of periodontal health. Tobacco consumption…

Received: April 22, 2016
Revised: May 10, 2017
Accepted: May 29, 2017


Frequency of Different Stages of Pelvic Organ Prolapse and Factors Leading to it

Kouser Karim and Ayesha Khan

Abstract: Introduction: Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is an important gynecological morbidity. An increasingly popular…

Received: January 09, 2017
Revised: July 20, 2017
Accepted: August 01, 2017


Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine: Prospects and Pitfalls

Mehwish Zehravi, Osama Shahid, Ayesha Kashmala, Fareeha Faizan and Mohsin Wahid

Abstract: Stem cells are the cells that have the ability to regenerate themselves and are able to differentiate into one or more specialized…

Received: March 11, 2017
Revised: June 02, 2017
Accepted: July 05, 2017


A Review of Hemostasis in Normal Pregnancy and Puerperium

Bushra Moiz*

Abstract: Significant alterations are seen in hemostatic system during normal pregnancy and puerperium. Overall, it is a state of…

Received: March 01, 2017
Accepted: July 05, 2017


Aberrant Expression of a T-Cell and a Monocytic Antigen in a Newly Diagnosed Precursor B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

Saima Siddiqui, Madiha Saud and Noman Ramzan

Abstract: Background: Aberrant expression of antigens/or loss of some antigens on leukemic cells is sometimes seen…

Received: December 15, 2016
Revised: March 23, 2017
Accepted: March 24, 2017


Transanal Removal of Misplaced Intrauterine Contraceptive Device

Waleeja Shamikhaa and Yasir Makkib

Abstract: Intrauterine contraceptive devices are among the most effective forms of contraceptives worldwide. However few…

Received: January 09, 2017
Revised: June 23, 2017
Accepted: July 06, 2017


Acquired Trisomy 21 – A Unique Cytogenetic Finding in T-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

Qurratulain Rizvi, Aisha Jamal, Jawad Hassan and Tahir Shamsi

Abstract: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL), is a lymphoid neoplasm arising from lymphoid progenitors, broadly classified…

Received: May 30, 2017
Revised: June 10, 2017
Accepted: July 05, 2017







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