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MYANMAR
HEALTH
SCIENCES
RESEARCH JOURNAL
Department of Medical Research
No.5, Ziwaka Road
Dagon Township, 11191
Yangon
The Republic of the Union of Myanmar
ISSN 1015-0781
Volume   30  ,   Number   3 Published since 1989 December  2018
Editorial i
Original Articles:
Determination of Lead Content in Red Colored Lipsticks from Mandalay Market by Flame Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
Theeoo Lwin, Khin Chit, Khin Myo Oo, Khaing Zar Wai, Cho Cho Lwin & Wah Wah Oo

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Hypoglycemic Effect of Terminalia chebula Retz. (Phan-kha-thee) on Diabetic Albino Rat Models
Ei Pye Phyo Aung, Shin Hnaung Lwin, Khin Phyu Phyu & Nu Nu Aye

174
Compliance of Service Providers from Private and NGO Sectors in Prescribing Primaquine according to National Anti-malarial Treatment Guideline in Selected Townships in Myanmar
Myo Kyaw Lwin, Kyaw Zay Ya, Su Yee Mon, Wai Hlaing Soe, Sai San Moon Lu & Aung Thi

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Hepatoprotective Effect of Ethanolic Extract of Andrographis paniculata Nees. (say-gha-gyi) Leaves on Paracetamol-induced Hepatotoxicity in Albino Rats
Ei Mon Mon Hlaing, Myint Myint Than, Khin Phyu Phyu & Nu Nu Aye

186
Knowledge and Practices on Leukemia Disease among Caregivers of Childhood Leukemia Patients Attending Hemato-Oncology Follow-up Clinic at Yangon Children’s Hospital
Aye Mya Khine, Win Pa Pa Naing, Khin La Pyae Tun, Wai Wai Han, Aye Aye Khine, Htaik Tint Tun, Ni Ni Win & Moe Thuzar Min

192
Breakfast Habits, Body Weight and Nutritional Status of Home and Hostel Students in University of Medicine (Mandalay)
Sanda Kyaw, Win Yu Aung, Moh Moh Hlaing, Aye Aye Thein & Ohnmar

197
Assessment of Erythrocyte Magnesium and Serum Calcium Levels in Postmenopausal Women Residing in Shwepyithar Township, Yangon
Nway Htike Maw, Khin Mi Mi Lay, Thet Thet Mar, Pyae Phyo Kyaw, Sandar Win, Khin San Lwin, Htike Htike Soe,Yi Yi Mon & Htet Htet Lwin

202
Comparison of Clinical and Virological Characteristics among Infants, Children and Adults with Dengue Infection during 2015 Dengue Outbreak
Theingi Win Myat, Hlaing Myat Thu,Ye Myint Kyaw, Khin Saw Than, Hlaing Mya Win, Zaw Than Tun, Htin Lin, Win Kay Khine & Kyaw Zin Thant

206
Hepatitis B and C Viral Infections among Hemodialysis Patients Attending 500 Bedded Yangon Specialty Hospital, Myanmar
Aye Aye Lwin, Kyi May Htwe, Nan Cho Nwe Mon, Khin Than Maw, Moh Moh Hlaing, Khin Thida Thwin & Khin Saw Aye

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Detection of Vibrio parahaemolyticus Contamination in Raw Oysters and Clams from Two Selected Markets in Yangon Region
Kyi Kyi Nyein Win, Theingi Win Myat, Tin Tin Htwe, May Than Htay, Nilar, Myo Myo Kyaw, Mon Mon, Wah Win Htike & Thaung Hla

218
Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction and Cognitive Function in Myanmar Elderly
Khin Mi Mi Lay, Thura Tun Oo, Win Lai Lai Sint, Sandar Win, Htike Htike Soe, Khin San Lwin, Htet Htet Lwin, Theingi Thwin & Kyaw Zin Thant

223
Immunoexpression of Bcl-2 in B-cell Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
May Thu Lwin, Saw Nu Nu Hlaing, San San Hlaing, Moe Hein, Nyein Chan Khin & Yadanar Htay

229
Detection of Antinuclear Antibodies in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Patients Using Indirect Immunofluorescence and Line Immunoassay Methods
Aye Aye Khin, Win Kalayar Kyaw & Khin Aye Thin

236
Short Reports:
Prevalence of Plasmodium vivax Infection in Selected Townships
Moe Kyaw Myint, Aung Thu, Mya Moe, Phyu Phyu Win, Win Htay Hlaing, Aung Kyaw Soe,Toe Aung & Khin Lin

242
Short Reports:
Molecular Characterization of Human Respiratory Syncytial Virus among Children in Yangon Children’s Hospital
Kay Thi Aye, Hlaing Myat Thu, Ye Myint Kyaw, Aung Zaw Latt, Mo Mo Win, Theingi Win Myat, Nyi Nyi Win, Khin Khin Oo & Kyaw Zin Thant

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Vision : Achieving a healthier nation through application of research findings          Mission Statement : To Develop and promote solutions to the major health problems of Myanmar