Original article Biochemistry
Evaluation of the Serum Level of Sex Hormones in Obese Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Anbar Province

Abdullah Mohammed Abdulkarim; Khalid Farouk Abdul Ghafour; Rafal Mustafa Murshid

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Page 1-8


  Objective This study aimed to learn more about Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and the connection between body fat percentage and hormonal imbalance.Subjects and methods The Control (N = 60) and PCOS (N = 90) groups comprised inactive women. Single-use needles were used in the (10 ml) blood collection ...  Read More ...

Original article Biochemistry
The Alteration in Parathyroid Hormone and Calcitonin of Pregnant Women in Babylon Governorate

Hossam Shalman Hammadi; Abdulsamie Hassan Alta'ee; Ban Amir Musa

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Page 9-16


  Background The peptide hormones parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcitonin (CT) both work on osteoblasts (bone-forming cells) and osteo- clasts (bone-resorbing cells) to regulate calcium homeostasis. Aims of the study This study aimed to evaluate the changes in serum levels of parathyroid hormone and ...  Read More ...

Original article Immunology
Evaluation Role of IL-13 and Eosinophils in Adult Asthmatic Patients

Meraim A. Kazaal; Afrah A. Habeeb; Huda Noor Hasan

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Page 17-25


   Background Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease primarily re- sulting from interactions between genetic and environmental factors, in which immunological mediators and cells play a crucial role. This study aimed to determine the role of IL-13 and eosinophilia in adult asthmatic patients.Methods ...  Read More ...

Original article Immunology
Targeting of CD38 and other NAD-dependent Enzymes in Leukemia Patients

Zainab M. Hillel; Zainab N. Alabady

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Page 26-33


  Background Leukemia is a type of cancer that affects the blood and bone marrow. This paper highlights the role of nicotinamide adenine din- ucleotide (NAD) consuming enzymes such as CD38, PARP1, and SIRT1 in patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia, acute myeloid leukemia, and patients suffering from ...  Read More ...

Original article Hematology
Iron Deficiency Anemia in Children From Low Income Profiles

Abiya Ahad

Volume 2, Issue 2 , June 2023, Page 34-40


  Background Iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) is the most prevalent type of anaemia. Developing countries have a higher prevalence of IDA. In the present study the prevalence of IDA in children aged 5 to 15 years were investigated along with the associated etiological factors.Methodology This cross sectional ...  Read More ...