SRMS JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCE 2024-02-27T17:30:24+0530 Pradeep Tiwari Open Journal Systems <p>The SRMS Journal of Medical Sciences (SRMSJMS) is a biomedical journal with national circulation. It publishes original communications of biomedical research that advances or illuminates medical science or that educates the journal readers. It is issued six monthly, in two volumes per year.&nbsp;Manuscripts dealing with clinical aspects will be considered for publication, provided they contain results of original investigations. Articles need to be of general interest - e.g., they cross the boundaries of specialities or are of sufficient novelty and importance that the journal's readers, whatever their speciality, should be made aware of the findings. Research papers reporting original research, review articles, correspondence on published articles will also be considered. Papers of routine nature which are merely records of interesting cases as also those dealing with modifications of routine methodology will not be encouraged.</p> <div class="page-header"> <h1>Article Processing Fee/Open Access Fee</h1> </div> <p><strong>Author Fee</strong></p> <p>Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biological Research is an open access journal, and then Author submission, as well as article processing and publishing, is&nbsp;<strong>free of charge</strong>.</p> <p>Readers can read and download any full-text articles for&nbsp;<strong>free of charge</strong>.</p> Precipitating Factors of Acne Vulgaris in Females at Nangarhar University Teaching Hospital 2024-02-27T17:30:24+0530 Imamzai I Shah Zwaak Raihanullah Kamawal N khah <p>Background: Acne vulgaris is a common disease in teenagers.<br>It is a chronic inflammatory condition of the pilosebaceous units.<br>Objective: To see the effect of different factors like age, skin type,<br>diet, cosmetics, family history and pornographic material on acne.<br>Methods: This case-control study was conducted in the<br>Dermatology Department of Nangarhar University Teaching<br>Hospital, Nangarhar from August 2021 to March 2021. The<br>study consisted on a sample of 120 subjects including 60 cases<br>of acne and 60 controls. The data was entered in a structured<br>close-ended questionnaire. Univariate and multivariate logistic<br>regression was used to see the effect of different factors on acne.<br>Results: Age was below 20 years in 68 percent of patients and<br>38 percent of controls. Amongst patients 12% and amongst<br>controls 7% were married. Logistic regression analysis showed<br>that age (p = 0.001), odds ratio (0.288), Confidence interval (0.136<br>– 0.612) siblings history (p = 0.007), odds ratio (2.786), confidence<br>interval (1.329–5.841), skin type (p = 0.000), dry skin (p = 0.173),<br>odds ratio (0.449), confidence interval (0.142-1.422), oily skin (p<br>= 0.002), odds ratio (3.925), confidence interval (1.684 9.146),<br>cola drinks (p=0.048), daily drinks (p = 0.023), odds ratio (2.975),<br>confidence interval (1.159-7.636), cosmetic used (p=0.004), odds<br>ratio (4.219), confidence interval (1.577–11.285) and frequency of<br>application of cosmetics (p=0.010), odds ratio (3.509), confidence<br>interval (1.347–9.1)had significant effect on acne.<br>Conclusion: Acne is a more common disease in teenagers;<br>age greater than twenty plays a protective role against acne.<br>Carbonated drinks, positive sibling history, cosmetic treatment<br>and frequent use of cosmetics have a significant relationship with<br>acne. It is more common in oily skin than dry and normal skin.</p> 2024-01-17T00:00:00+0530 ##submission.copyrightStatement##