Dear Editor, we have found that the presence of Streptococcus mutans in the oral cavity of a pregnant woman may be a risk factor for miscar riage. We observed that Streptococcus mutans is significantly more widespread in the oral cavity of women with threatened abortion than in those undergoing a healthy pregnancy.
Oral Terbinafine Plus Systemic Glucantime Vs. Systemic Glu- cantime Alone in The Treatment of Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
Cutaneous Leishmaniasis(CL) as an endemic disease is a major health problem in Isfahan, a large province in Iran. To date, pentavalentantimonials are the first line treatment in all types ofleishmaniasis . However, their cost, side effects and the problem with injection route, necessitate furtherstudy.
It was with great enthusiasm that we have seen the results published by Francis et al. concerning the adjuvant hormone therapy. In the SOFT study, the 8 year disease-free survival rate was 78.9% in patients who did only tamoxifen, 83.2% with tamoxifen and ovarian suppression, and 85.9% with exemestane and ovarian suppression