Ongoing research

  1. The effect of probiotic consumption on glycemic and inflammatory markers and body composition of patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus- A double blinded randomized controlled trial.
  2. A cross-sectional evaluation of the dietary patterns of multiple sclerosis patients in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.
  3. Dietary Evaluation of Rheumatoid Arthritis among Adult Females resident in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia.
  4. Effect of Green Cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) and Bitter Gourd (Momordica charantia) Supplements on Diabetic Patients: A Clinical Trail Study.
  5. Efficiency of Moringa Oleifera extracts in disinfecting Dental Unit Waterlines.
  6. Study of the Hypoglycemic and Hypolipidemic Properties of Gongolis Fruit Pulp (Adonsonia Digitata) Extracts on Experiemnetal Animals
  7. The Association between Dietary intake of Omega-3 and Cognitive abilities among Saudi female University students.
  8. Effects of Soy Isoflavone on Bone Health among Saudi Female Students of Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University.
  9. Understanding mental health status, psychiatric disorders, eating disorders and quality of life of obese subjects post bariatric surgery: a systematic review
  10. The effect of breastfeeding on intelligence quotient and social intelligence among 8-year-old girls.
  11. Physical Activity, Body Composition and Dietary Assessment of children with and without Down Syndrome in Khobar and Dammam .
  12. The association between metformin use and vitamin B12 deficiency among type 2 diabetes mellites.
  13. Association between iron deficiency with or without anemia and the cognitive functions among university students in Saudi Arabia.
  14. The relationship between dietary intake, physical activity, body composition and academic achievement among female students of medical colleges.
  15. Ameliorated effect of yogurt supplemented with pumpkin seeds oil on the metabolic biomarkers and childhood autism rating scale (CARS) among Saudi autistic children
  16. Comparison between bariatric surgeries and GLP1 in the short term in terms of Quality of life.
  17. Oxalate determination of commonly consumed foods in Saudi Arabia
  18. Consumer Perception towards Organic Foods- a Cross-Sectional Study.
  19. Application of Bayesian statistics in Nutrition research
  20. Factor analysis techniques in Nutrition research.
  21. Enteral feeding practices in very preterm infants.
  22. Are Dietary Pattern Associated with Alexithymia in Saudi Adults? 
  23. Thermal Behavior & Stability of Vegetable Oils During Deep-Fat Frying.
  24. The Effect of Synbiotic Consumption on Gut Microbiome, Glycemic, Inflammatory Markers and Body Composition on Prediabetic and Diabetic Patients: A Double Blinded Randomized Control Trial.
  25. Nanoformulations of Adiponectin and Caffeloquinc Acid Derivatives as Promising Therapeutic Agents in Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity, In Vitro and In Vivo Studies.
  26. Impact of calorie labeling on consumers choice at restaurants.
  27. Current practice of Eating Disorder in KSA.
  28. Validation of EDE-Q in KSA.
  29. The effect of different dietary proteins on basal metabolic rate among female - a single blind randomized controlled trial.
  30. Adherence to long-acting injectable antipsychotics and its determinants: A Saudi Scenario.
  31. Effect of intensity on tone burst evoked auditory late responses in normal hearing individuals.
  32. How can Dietary Habits effects on Dysmenorrhea among Health Track Students –A Cross Sectional study.

2020 Research

  1. George Thom, Stephan U. Dombrowski, Naomi Brosnahan, Yasmin Y. Algindan, M. Rosario Lopez-Gonzalez, Giles Roditi, Michael E. J. Lean & Dalia Malkova (2020) The role of appetite-related hormones, adaptive thermogenesis, perceived hunger and stress in long-term weight-loss maintenance: a mixed-methods study, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition volume 74, pages622–632(2020), https://www.nature.com/articles/s41430-020-0568-9
  2. Antony Bou‐Francis  Marta Piercey  Omar Al‐Qatami  Gianfranco Mazzanti  Rabie Khattab  Amyl Ghanem (2020) Polycaprolactone blends for fracture fixation in low load‐bearing applications, Journal of Applied Polymer Science,15 January 2020 https://doi.org/10.1002/app.48940
  3. Welayah A. AlAmmar, Fatima H. Albeesh & Rabie Y. Khattab (2020) Food and Mood: the Corresponsive Effect, Current Nutrition Reports, https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs13668-020-00331-3 
  4. AlAmri AM, AlQurayan AM, Sebastian T, AlNimr AM. Molecular Surveillance of Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Curr Microbiol. 2020;77(3):335-342. doi:10.1007/s00284-019-01836-z
  5. Eltigani O.M. Omer, Arafat M Goja, Kawther I.A. Elhag, Omayia M. A. Gadalrap. Haematobium Schistosomiasis Prevalence Among School Age Children In Irrigated Schemes At Shendi Locality, River Nile State, Sudan: Implication Of Behavior And Risk Factors Majmaah J Heal Sci. Year: 2020, Volume: 8, Issue: 1: 23-35.    DOI: 10.5455/mjhs.2020.01.004
  6. Aljanahi A, Hadhiah H, Al-Nasr W, et al. The Effect of Dietary Intake of Vitamin D on Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Nutrition and Metabolic Insights. January 2020. doi:10.1177/1178638820932164
  7. Thom, G. , Lean, M. E.J. , Brosnahan, N., Algindan, Y. Y., Malkova, D.  and Dombrowski, S. U. (2020) ‘I have been all in, I have been all out and I have been everything in-between’: a 2-year longitudinal qualitative study of weight-loss maintenance, Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics.
  8. AlAmmar WA, Albeesh FH, Sebastian T, Arafat M Goja. How Can Dietary Habits Effects on Dysmenorrhea among Health Track Students – A Cross Sectional Study (2020). European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety, 10.9734/ejnfs/2020/v12i1130327
  9. Sadath1 M Syed, Ghamdi1-Al Ali, Bakheet1 O Adel, Goja2 M Arafat, 1*Kheiralla M A O , Association of Body Mass Index, Age, and Gender with Bone Mineral Density in Patients Referred to King Fahad University Hospital (2020) . Journal of the North for Basic and Applied Sciences (JNBAS). ISSN- e / 1658-7022.
  10. Jumanah S Al-Awf (2020) , Zinc may have a potential role in taste malfunctions treatment for COVID-19 patients . Integrative Food, Nutrition and Metabolism. https://www.oatext.com/pdf/IFNM-7-296.pdf.

2019 Research

  1. Han T, Al-Gindan YY, Hankey C, Leslie W, Govan L, Lean MEJ. Association of BMI, waist circumference, body fat, and skeletal muscle with type 2 diabetes in adults. Springer:  Acta Diabetologica. 2019. Doi:10.1007/s00592-019-01328-3) (PMID:30927105)
  2. Han T, Al-Gindan YY, Hankey C, Leslie W, Govan L, Lean MEJ Association of body fat and skeletal muscle with hypertension. Journal of clinical hypertension. 2019. 21(2). P230-239. https://doi.org/10.1111/jch.13456.
  3. Santhi Lithiya Johnson, Dr. Tunny Sebastian, Dr. Anju Kuruvilla, Dr. Manoranjitham S., “Burden and Depression among the Elderly Care Givers of Patients with Schizophrenia”, International Journal of Scientific Engineering and Research (IJSER), ISSN: 2347-3878, http://www.ijser.in/archives/v7i3/IJSER18727.pdf, Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2019, 67 – 75
  4. Mamoun A. Homaida, Yassin Haran, Eltigani O.M. Omer, Mohamed Elfatih Hassan, Arafat M. Goja. Antimicrobial activity of the seed extracts of Carthamus tinctorius, Moringa oleifera, and Jatropha curcas on pathogenic bacteria. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition. 18(1):20-24.2019
  5. Alahmary, S. A., Alduhaylib, S. A., Alkawii, H. A., Olwani, M. M., Shablan, R. A., Ayoub, H. M., … Khattab, R. Y. (2019). Relationship Between Added Sugar Intake and Sleep Quality Among University Students: A Cross-sectional Study. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. https://doi.org/10.1177/1559827619870476
  6. Alyami, S., Alqahtani, M., Alsadah, H., Altumaysi, N., Abuzaid, O., & Goja, A. (2019). Association between dietary intake and bone density among female Students at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. International Journal Of Community Medicine And Public Health, 6(11), 4699-4705. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2394-6040.ijcmph20195042
  7. Al-Beesh, F., Al-Ammar, W., & M. Goja, A. (2019). Assessing the Knowledge, Behavior and Practices of Food Safety and Hygiene among Saudi Women in Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia. European Journal of Nutrition & Food Safety, 10(3), 178-186. https://doi.org/10.9734/ejnfs/2019/v10i330111
  8. Welayah Ali AlAmmar, Fatima Hassan Albeesh, Layla Makki Ibrahim, Yasmin Yussuf Algindan, Lamya Zohair Yamani & Rabie Yousif Khattab (2019) Effect of omega-3 fatty acids and fish oil supplementation on multiple sclerosis: a systematic review, Nutritional Neuroscience, DOI: 10.1080/1028415X.2019.1659560
  9. Aisha M. AlAmri, Ameerah M. AlQurayan, Tunny Sebastian & Amani M. AlNimr (2019) Molecular Surveillance of Multidrug-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii, Current Microbiology, volume 77, pages335–342(2020), https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00284-019-01836-z 
  10. Mohamed Elfatih Hassan, Guanglong Liu, Eltigani Osman Musa Omer, Arafat M. Goja, Sadananda Acharya. Silver embedded C-TiO2 exhibits improved photocatalytic properties with potential application in waste water treatment. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, Volume 12, Issue 7, 2019, Pages 1134-1140, ISSN 1878-5352,. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.arabjc.2018.12.004.

2018 Research

  1.  Impact of Flaxseed Oil and Walnuts on osteoporosis among Postmenopausal women in Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. Research Journal of Pharmaceutical  , Biological and Chemical Sciences ( ISSN : 0975-8585 ) ,  May–June 2018 RJPBCS 9(3) , Pages :401-409. https://www.rjpbcs.com/pdf/2018_9(3)/[48].pdf 
  2.  Liang, J., Zago, E., Nandasiri, R., Khattab, R., Eskin, M., Eck, P. & Thiyam Holländer, U. Effect of Solvent, Preheating Temperature, and Time on the Ultrasonic Extraction of Phenolic Compounds from Cold Pressed Hempseed Cake. J Am Oil Chem Soc. (2018).  
  3. Nutritional status of gestational diabetes of resident’s women in eastern province of Saudi Arabia. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development. Volume 5 Issue 11; November 2018; Page No. 60-65. 
  4.  Mohamed Hassan, GuangLong Liu; Eltigani Omer; Arafat M. Goja. Silver embedded C-TiO2 exhibits improved photocatalytic properties with potential application in waste water treatment. Arabian Journal of Chemistry 2018. 
  5.  Eltigani O M Omer, Kawther Iesa Ahmed Elhag, Mohammed Elfatah, Arafat Goja. Physicochemical quality of the water sources in Shendi locality, River Nile state Sudan. Am. J. PharmTech Res. 2018; 8(6). 

2017 Research

Effect of aqueous extract of tops of date palm leaves on blood glucose of diabetic rats. MS Ismail, OI Abuzaid, IM El-Ashmawy, Pak J Pharm Sci. 2017 Sep; 30(5(Supplementary)):2031-2037. 

2016 Research

  1. Anna Peeters, Stephanie Tanamas, Emma Gearon, Yasmin Al-Gindan, Michael E. J. Lean. Beyond BMI: How to Capture Influences from Body Composition in Health Surveys. Curr Nutr Rep. 2016. 
  2.  Validation of the Leeds Food Preference Questionnaire in Arabs. SA Alkahtni, M Dalton, O Abuzaid, O Obeid, G Finlayson. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 2016; 25(2): 257-264. 

2015 Research

Al-Gindan YY, Hankey CR, Govan L, Gallagher D, Heymsfield SB, Lean ME. Derivation and validation of simple anthropometric equations to predict adipose tissue mass and total fat mass with MRI as reference method. Br J Nutr. 2015; 114(11): 1852-67. doi:10.1017/S0007114515003670.  

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Published on: 25 June 2019
Last update on: 31 October 2021