Reham Najim Abd

Department of Biology, College of Science, Mustansiriyah University, Baghdad, Iraq


  • Research   
    Key Essential Indicator Values for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Iraq Vary Seasonally
    Author(s): Reham Najim Abd, Majid Mohammed Mahmood*, Asaad F Albayati, Fatimah Kadhim Ibrahim AL-Mahdawi and Shaymaa A.Naji

    Rheumatoid arthritis clinical symptoms can range from moderate to severe. It can destroy joints, result in chronic disability, and cause early death. A greater risk of cardiovascular disease is one of the clinically relevant comorbidities that rheumatoid arthritis is linked to. There are few, conflicting data that are currently available on lipid problems in RA. Inflammation seems to cause changes in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol levels. The purpose of this study is to ascertain how seasonal fluctuations in Iraq impact the concentrations of specific vital components in rheumatoid arthritis patients. Material and subjects: The study included (97) subjects, (55) confirmed rheumatoid arthritis, and (42) apparently healthy controls whose ages ranging between (30-60) years. The samples were collected and followed up across seasons during the p.. Read More»

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