Pharmacology and Toxicology
Drug-Induced Liver Injury: Mechanisms and Counteracting Herbal-Derived Products

Doha Ismail Alrawi; Musab Mohammed Khalaf; Mohammed Khalid Jamaludeen

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.33899/iraqij.p.2024.145444.1078

Abstract
  Background: Exposure to both synthetic and naturally occurring chemical substances can cause a wide range of reactions such as Drug-Induced Liver Injury(DILI). It is a serious problem due to the increasing number of substances being used for the treatment of different illnesses, coupled with the growing ...  Read More ...

Clinical biological Labs
The Role of Immunohistochemical Expression of p63 in Atypical Proliferative Lesions and Carcinoma In Situ of the Breast

Marwa Muzahim Majeed; Ashraf M. Majeed; Ekhlas A. Ali; Nazar M. Jawhar

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 March 2024

https://doi.org/10.33899/iraqij.p.2024.147059.1087

Abstract
  Background: The transcription factor p63 is a member of a family of transcription factors p53, which play a fundamental role in cell growth, multiplication, programming, differentiation and apoptosis, henceforth, aberrantly involved in the form of different variants in breast cancers. Objectives: The ...  Read More ...

Clinical biological Labs
Role of Melatonin in the Onset of Metabolic Syndrome in Men

Elham Hasan Mahmood; Nihad Nejres Hilal

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.33899/iraqij.p.2024.147371.1089

Abstract
  Background:  This prospective hospital-based study conducted in Tikrit City (Iraq) aimed to investigate the role of melatonin and the level of haemoglobin A1c and lipid profile concentrations in metabolic syndrome patients. The present study sought to identify the role of serum melatonin in MetS ...  Read More ...

Pharmacology and Toxicology
Awareness, Knowledge and Attitude of Waterpipe Smoking Among University Students in Syria: A Cross Sectional Study

Muaaz Alajlani; Isam Chama; Hiba Mohammad; Raghad Fayyad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 April 2024

https://doi.org/10.33899/iraqij.p.2024.146888.1088

Abstract
  Background: Waterpipe smoking, also known as hookah or shisha smoking, has gained popularity in recent years, particularly among young adults and adolescents. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted at four universities in Syria, using an interviewer-administered questionnaire aimed to determine ...  Read More ...