TIJFS – Journal of trans-disciplinary cutting edge research

The International Journal of Frontier Sciences is an online, print, semiannual, peer reviewed, open access scholarly publication. TIJFS prints original articles, review articles, short communications, guest editorials, letters to editor, case reports, case studies and drug trials.

The journal is registered with International Serials Data System (p-ISSN: 2618-0359, e-ISSN: 2618-0367). All manuscripts published are open access under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

An Institutional Review of Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Medical Students Regarding Hepatitis B and C: A Cross-sectional Study

Mah Rukh, , Malaika Khalid, Mahrukh Nadeem, Mahreen Saeed, Mahroo and Muhammad Hashim Ghouri AbstractBackground: Hepatitis is a major health issue. The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge, attitude and practices (KAP) of medical students regarding hepatitis B and C.Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional study conducted from March, 2018 to May, 2018. 310 […]

Correlation between Calcium Phosphorus Product and Mean Arterial Pressure among Hemodialysis Patients with End Stage Renal Disease

Muhammad Nadeem, Mansoor Abbas Qaisar, Ali Hassan Al Hakami, Fateh Sher Chattah, Muhammad Muzammil and Muhammad Kamran Ameer Abstract Background: The mean arterial pressure serves as an expression of blood pressure in patients on chronic hemodialysis. Serum calcium phosphorus product is considered as a risk factor of vascular calcification that is associated with hypertension in the […]

COVID-19 Vaccination Challenges in Developing Countries

Wajahat Hussain Abstract The pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is challenge of the century for humanity. Pre-pandemic normalcy is assumed to never return until a safe and effective vaccine becomes available and a global vaccination campaign is successfully introduced. To tackle the pandemic of Covid-19 safe and effective vaccines has been developed and pharmaceutical […]

Traditional Uses and Pharmacological Effects of Anagallis arvensis: A Review

Zarmeena Yasmeen, Abdul Basit and Sidra Tahir ABSTRACTAnagallis arvesnsis belongs to family primulacae. It is a summer annual herb distributed worldwide or with a global spread abundantly found in Egypt, Palestine, a non-tropical region of South America, Taiwan, and India (more specifically Jammu & Kashmir). Different parts of plant contain variety of active constituents; such […]

Factors behind the prevalence of smoking: A case study of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Medical College, Mirpur, Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Muhammad Shoaib, Mirza Muhammad Abdullah and Atif Ullah ABSTRACTObjectives: The objectives of research were to analyze the smoking behavior among the medical students and to examine the factors behind the prevalence of smoking among the students of Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Medical College while recommendations are made on study findings.Materials and Methods: Quantitative research design […]

Doxorubicin Induced Histomorphometric Changes in the Kidney of Albino Rats and Protective Role of Nigella Sativa

Wazir Ahmed Baloch, Shahid Zafar, Ihsan Ullah, Muhammad Imran Khan, Maher Sohail Yaseen and Muhammad Kamran Ameer ABSTRACTObjective: Doxorubicin is presently a leading antineoplastic drug with promising efficacy. This study was designed to investigate the histologicaleffects of doxorubicin toxicity on rat kidneys and how much protection is provided by Nigella Sativa.Materials & Methods: A randomized […]

Factors associated with Non-adherence in Chronic Patients with Multiple Comorbid Conditions

Unaiza Jawad, Muhammad Saqib Rabbani, Fariha Asghar and Mujtaba Muhammad ABSTRACTBackground: To determine the association of nonadherence to the various age groups and related sociodemographic factors, this study was conducted.Materials and Methods: In different departments of Services Hospital Lahore, a cross-sectional survey was conducted. 370 patients voluntarily participated in the study. The data was collected […]

Mortality Analysis of COVID-19 Confirmed Cases in Pakistan

Ambreen Chaudhry, Aamer Ikram, Mirza Amir Baig, Muhammad Salman, Tamkeen Ghafoor, Zakir Hussain, Mumtaz Ali Khan, Jamil Ahmed Ansari, Asif Syed, Wasif Javed, Ehsan Larik, Muhammad Mohsan, Naveed Masood, Zeeshan Iqbal and Khurram Akram ABSTRACTIntroduction: COVID-19, a novel disease, appeared in December 2019 in China and rapidly spread across the world. Till the second week […]

Estimation of the Final Size of COVID-19 Epidemic in Balochistan

Muhammad Arif, Aftab Kakar and Ehsan Larik ABSTRACTCOVID-19 is a new disease that is spreading very fast in Pakistan. Cases have been reported from all of the provinces including Balochistan. The first two confirmed cases in Pakistan had travel history by road from Iran to Balochistan, hence SIR model used to predict the magnitude of […]

Diagnostic Outcome of Open Pleural Biopsy

Hafiza Habiba Asma and Areeba Iftikhar ABSTRACTBackground: Pleural diseases involve the parietal and visceral pleura. They can be of inflammatory or malignant origin. Pleural biopsy is advised forassessment and excluding infectious causes as tuberculosis or malignant disease, particularly malignant mesothelioma. Connective tissue disorderssuch as rheumatoid disease can also present with involvement of pleura, requiring pleural […]