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Karbala: Ya Karbala

The events of Karbala reflect the collision of the good versus the evil, the virtuous versus the wicked, and the collision of Imam Hussain (the head of virtue) versus Yazid (the head of impiety). Imam Hussain (pbuh) was a revolutionary person, a righteous man, the religious authority, the Imam of Muslim Ummah (nation). As the[…]

Serum Oxidized Low Density Lipoprotein (oxLDL) levels are increased in hyperlipidemic subjects but not associated with LDL size

Hamed Al-Riyami, Mohsin Al-Saleh and Jumana Saleh Biochemistry department, Faculty of Medicine, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Oman It is well established that hyperlipidemia is associated with formation of smaller, denser LDL particles (sdLDL) in plasma. Many studies suggested that sdLDL particles have increased atherogenicity compared to larger buoyant subtypes. Several reasons were suggested in this[…]