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Benzylthiouracil-induced ANCA-associated Vasculitis: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Bensiradj F, Hignard M, Nakkash R, Proux A, Massy N, Kadri N, Doucet J, Landrin I.

Eur J Case Rep Intern Med. 2019 Dec 10;6(12):001283. doi: 10.12890/2019_001283. eCollection 2019.


Effect of tobacco control policies on intention to quit smoking cigarettes: A study from Beirut, Lebanon.

Chaaya M, Nakkash R, Saab D, Kadi L, Afifi R.

Tob Induc Dis. 2019 Sep 2;17:63. doi: 10.18332/tid/111128. eCollection 2019.


"Everyone Has the Right to Drink Beer": A Stakeholder Analysis of Challenges to Youth Alcohol Harm-Reduction Policies in Lebanon.

Nakkash RT, Ghandour LA, Yassin N, Anouti S, Chalak A, Chehab S, El-Aily A, Afifi RA.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Aug 12;16(16). pii: E2874. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16162874.


Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking among University Students in Three Eastern Mediterranean Countries: Patterns, Place, and Price.

Salloum RG, Lee J, Mostafa A, Abu-Rmeileh NME, Hamadeh RR, Darawad MW, Kheirallah KA, Salama M, Maziak W, Nakkash R.

Subst Use Misuse. 2019;54(14):2275-2283. doi: 10.1080/10826084.2019.1645177. Epub 2019 Jul 26.


Tobacco and waterpipe use among university students in Saudi Arabia: impact of tobacco sales ban.

Daradka H, Khabour O, Alzoubi K, Nakkash R, Eissenberg T.

East Mediterr Health J. 2019 Mar 19;25(2):111-118. doi: 10.26719/emhj.18.021.


Features of the waterpipe tobacco industry: A qualitative study of the third International Hookah Fair.

Singh N, Jawad M, Darzi A, Lotfi T, Nakkash R, Hawkins B, Akl EA.

Version 2. F1000Res. 2018 Feb 28 [revised 2018 Jan 1];7:247. doi: 10.12688/f1000research.13796.2. eCollection 2018.


Delphi study among international expert panel to develop waterpipe-specific health warning labels.

Asfar T, Schmidt M, Ebrahimi Kalan M, Wu W, Ward KD, Nakkash RT, Thrasher J, Eissenberg T, Ben Romdhane H, Maziak W.

Tob Control. 2019 Jan 29. pii: tobaccocontrol-2018-054718. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2018-054718. [Epub ahead of print]


Water reuse as an incentive to promote sustainable agriculture in Lebanon: Stakeholders' perspectives.

Massoud MA, Terkawi M, Nakkash R.

Integr Environ Assess Manag. 2019 May;15(3):412-421. doi: 10.1002/ieam.4131. Epub 2019 Mar 25.


Individual-level determinants of waterpipe smoking demand in four Eastern-Mediterranean countries.

Salloum RG, Nakkash R, Abu-Rmeileh NME, Hamadeh RR, Darawad MW, Kheirallah KA, Al-Farsi Y, Yusufali A, Thomas J, Mostafa A, Salama M, El Kadi L, Alzyoud S, Al-Sheyab N, Thrasher JF.

Health Promot Int. 2019 Dec 1;34(6):1157-1166. doi: 10.1093/heapro/day084.


Surveying Alcohol Outlet Density in Four Neighborhoods of Beirut Lebanon: Implications for Future Research and National Policy.

Nakkash R, Ghandour LA, Anouti S, Nicolas J, Chalak A, Yassin N, Afifi R.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Sep 14;15(9). pii: E2006. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15092006.


A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Theory-Informed School-Based Intervention to Prevent Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking: Changes in Knowledge, Attitude, and Behaviors in 6th and 7th Graders in Lebanon.

Nakkash R, Lotfi T, Bteddini D, Haddad P, Najm H, Jbara L, Alaouie H, Al Aridi L, Al Mulla A, Mahfoud Z, Afifi RA.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Aug 26;15(9). pii: E1839. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15091839.


The impact and relevance of tobacco control research in low-and middle-income countries globally and to the US.

Berg CJ, Fong GT, Thrasher JF, Cohen JE, Maziak W, Lando H, Drope J, Mejia R, Barnoya J, Nakkash R, Salloum RG, Parascandola M.

Addict Behav. 2018 Dec;87:162-168. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.07.012. Epub 2018 Jul 17. Review.


Strengthening Policy-Relevant Tobacco Research Capacity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Challenges, Opportunities, and Lessons Learned.

Berg CJ, Thrasher JF, Barnoya J, Cohen JE, Maziak W, Lando H, Drope J, Mejia R, Foley K, Nakkash R, Fong GT, Kupfer LE, Sturke R, Parascandola M.

Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 Jul 17;21(8):1140-1143. doi: 10.1093/ntr/nty117. No abstract available.


Harm perceptions of waterpipe tobacco smoking among university students in five Eastern Mediterranean Region countries: A cross-sectional study.

Abu-Rmeileh NME, Alkhuffash O, Kheirallah K, Mostafa A, Darawad M, Al-Farsi Y, Yusufali A, Thomas J, Salama M, Hamadeh RR, Nakkash R, Salloum RG.

Tob Induc Dis. 2018 May 15;16:20. doi: 10.18332/tid/89966. eCollection 2018.


The passage of tobacco control law 174 in Lebanon: reflections on the problem, policies and politics.

Nakkash RT, Torossian L, El Hajj T, Khalil J, Afifi RA.

Health Policy Plan. 2018 Jun 1;33(5):633-644. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czy023.


A "Frank Statement" for the 21st Century?

Malone RE, Chapman S, Gupta PC, Nakkash R, Ntiabang T, Bianco E, Saloojee Y, Vathesatogkit P, Huber L, Bostic C, Diethelm P, Callard C, Collishaw N, Gilmore AB.

Tob Control. 2017 Nov;26(6):611-612. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2017-054080. No abstract available.


Policy-Relevant Context of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking among University Students in Six Countries Across the Eastern Mediterranean Region: A Qualitative Study

Salloum RG, Abu-Rmeileh N, Hamadeh R, Thomas J, Mostafa A, Yusufali A, Kheirallah KA, Macauda MM, Theis RP, El Kadi L, Johnson EJ, Darawad MW, Nakkash R.

Asian Pac J Cancer Prev. 2017 Sep 27;18(9):2533-2540.


The Practice of Research Ethics in Lebanon and Qatar: Perspectives of Researchers on Informed Consent.

Nakkash R, Qutteina Y, Nasrallah C, Wright K, El-Alti L, Makhoul J, Al-Ali K.

J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2017 Dec;12(5):352-362. doi: 10.1177/1556264617730643. Epub 2017 Sep 14.


Waterpipe product packaging and labelling at the 3rd international Hookah Fair; does it comply with Article 11 of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control?

Jawad M, Darzi A, Lotfi T, Nakkash R, Hawkins B, Akl EA.

J Public Health Policy. 2017 Aug;38(3):303-313. doi: 10.1057/s41271-017-0078-8.


Nicotine and Carbonyl Emissions From Popular Electronic Cigarette Products: Correlation to Liquid Composition and Design Characteristics.

El-Hellani A, Salman R, El-Hage R, Talih S, Malek N, Baalbaki R, Karaoghlanian N, Nakkash R, Shihadeh A, Saliba NA.

Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 Jan 5;20(2):215-223. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntw280.


Consensus statement on assessment of waterpipe smoking in epidemiological studies.

Maziak W, Ben Taleb Z, Jawad M, Afifi R, Nakkash R, Akl EA, Ward KD, Salloum RG, Barnett TE, Primack BA, Sherman S, Cobb CO, Sutfin EL, Eissenberg T; Expert Panel on Waterpipe Assessment in Epidemiological Studies.

Tob Control. 2017 May;26(3):338-343. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2016-052958. Epub 2016 May 10.


Cigarette smoking in a Middle Eastern country and its association with hospitalisation use: a nationwide cross-sectional study.

Sibai AM, Iskandarani M, Darzi A, Nakkash R, Saleh S, Fares S, Hwalla N.

BMJ Open. 2016 Apr 8;6(4):e009881. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009881.


Effectiveness of health warnings for waterpipe tobacco smoking among college students.

Islam F, Salloum RG, Nakkash R, Maziak W, Thrasher JF.

Int J Public Health. 2016 Jul;61(6):709-715. doi: 10.1007/s00038-016-0805-0. Epub 2016 Mar 14.


Porsche Design's Shisha 2 hits the Lebanese market.

Alaouie H, Nakkash R, Afifi R.

Tob Control. 2017 Jan;26(1):119-120. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2015-052709. Epub 2016 Feb 10. No abstract available.


Erratum to: Environmental management practices in the Lebanese pharmaceutical industries: implementation strategies and challenges.

Massoud MA, Makarem N, Ramadan WH, Nakkash R.

Environ Monit Assess. 2016 Feb;188(2):123. doi: 10.1007/s10661-016-5105-x. No abstract available.


Alcohol consumption in the Arab region: What do we know, why does it matter, and what are the policy implications for youth harm reduction?

Ghandour L, Chalak A, El-Aily A, Yassin N, Nakkash R, Tauk M, El Salibi N, Heffron M, Afifi R.

Int J Drug Policy. 2016 Feb;28:10-33. doi: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.09.013. Epub 2015 Oct 9. Review.


Eliciting preferences for waterpipe tobacco smoking using a discrete choice experiment: implications for product regulation.

Salloum RG, Maziak W, Hammond D, Nakkash R, Islam F, Cheng X, Thrasher JF.

BMJ Open. 2015 Sep 9;5(9):e009497. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009497.


Gaining Insights Into the Waterpipe Tobacco Industry: Participant Observation and a Cross-Sectional Survey of Products at a Trade Exhibition.

Jawad M, Nakkash RT, Hawkins B, Akl EA.

Nicotine Tob Res. 2016 May;18(5):874-8. doi: 10.1093/ntr/ntv155. Epub 2015 Jul 14.


Waterpipe industry products and marketing strategies: analysis of an industry trade exhibition.

Jawad M, Nakkash RT, Hawkins B, Akl EA.

Tob Control. 2015 Dec;24(e4):e275-9. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2015-052254. Epub 2015 Jul 6.


Validation of a simple tool to assess risk of waterpipe tobacco smoking among sixth and seventh graders in Lebanon.

Jawad M, Afifi RA, Mahfoud Z, Bteddini D, Haddad P, Nakkash R.

J Public Health (Oxf). 2016 Jun;38(2):403-10. doi: 10.1093/pubmed/fdv048. Epub 2015 Apr 23.


"Fighting a hurricane": tobacco industry efforts to counter the perceived threat of Islam.

Petticrew M, Lee K, Ali H, Nakkash R.

Am J Public Health. 2015 Jun;105(6):1086-93. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302494. Epub 2015 Apr 16. Review.


Parental smoking and exposure to environmental tobacco smoke are associated with waterpipe smoking among youth: results from a national survey in Lebanon.

Jawad M, Nakkash RT, Mahfoud Z, Bteddini D, Haddad P, Afifi RA.

Public Health. 2015 Apr;129(4):370-6. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.01.011. Epub 2015 Mar 3.


"Protecting" or "Policing": Academic Researchers' View of IRBs in an Arab Context.

Makhoul J, El-Alti L, Qutteina Y, Nasrallah C, Sakr C, Nakkash R, Alali K.

J Empir Res Hum Res Ethics. 2014 Dec;9(5):25-35. doi: 10.1177/1556264614553170. Epub 2014 Oct 7.


Effectiveness of pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs among Lebanese school and university students.

Alaouie H, Afifi RA, Haddad P, Mahfoud Z, Nakkash R.

Tob Control. 2015 Mar;24(e1):e72-80. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050745. Epub 2013 Aug 12.


Environmental management practices in the Lebanese pharmaceutical industries: implementation strategies and challenges.

Massoud MA, Makarem N, Ramadan W, Nakkash R.

Environ Monit Assess. 2015 Mar;187(3):107. doi: 10.1007/s10661-015-4290-3. Epub 2015 Feb 12. Erratum in: Environ Monit Assess. 2016 Feb;188(2):123.


Waterpipe tobacco smoking legislation and policy enactment: a global analysis.

Jawad M, El Kadi L, Mugharbil S, Nakkash R.

Tob Control. 2015 Mar;24 Suppl 1:i60-i65. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2014-051911. Epub 2014 Dec 30. Review.


Challenges to obtaining parental permission for child participation in a school-based waterpipe tobacco smoking prevention intervention in Qatar.

Nakkash RT, Al Mulla A, Torossian L, Karhily R, Shuayb L, Mahfoud ZR, Janahi I, Al Ansari AA, Afifi RA.

BMC Med Ethics. 2014 Sep 30;15:70. doi: 10.1186/1472-6939-15-70.


Surveillance of tobacco retail density in Beirut, Lebanon using electronic tablet technology.

Salloum RG, Nakkash RT, Myers AE, Eberth JM, Wood KA.

Tob Induc Dis. 2014 Feb 17;12(1):3. doi: 10.1186/1617-9625-12-3.


Research and activism for tobacco control in the Arab world.

Nakkash R, Afifi R, Maziak W.

Lancet. 2014 Feb 1;383(9915):392-3. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(13)62381-8. Epub 2014 Jan 20. No abstract available.


Social norms and attitudes linked to waterpipe use in the Eastern Mediterranean Region.

Afifi R, Khalil J, Fouad F, Hammal F, Jarallah Y, Abu Farhat H, Ayad M, Nakkash R.

Soc Sci Med. 2013 Dec;98:125-34. doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.09.007. Epub 2013 Sep 18.


Tobacco in the Arab world: old and new epidemics amidst policy paralysis.

Maziak W, Nakkash R, Bahelah R, Husseini A, Fanous N, Eissenberg T.

Health Policy Plan. 2014 Sep;29(6):784-94. doi: 10.1093/heapol/czt055. Epub 2013 Aug 19. Review.


Community-based participatory research in complex settings: clean mind-dirty hands.

Makhoul J, Nakkash R, Harpham T, Qutteina Y.

Health Promot Int. 2014 Sep;29(3):510-7. doi: 10.1093/heapro/dat049. Epub 2013 Jul 19.


The effect of taxation on tobacco consumption and public revenues in Lebanon.

Salti N, Chaaban J, Nakkash R, Alaouie H.

Tob Control. 2015 Jan;24(1):77-81. doi: 10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2012-050703. Epub 2013 Jun 20.


Point-of-sale tobacco advertising in Beirut, Lebanon following a national advertising ban.

Salloum RG, Nakkash RT, Myers AE, Wood KA, Ribisl KM.

BMC Public Health. 2013 Jun 3;13:534. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-534.


Assessing knowledge and attitudes of owners or managers of hospitality venues regarding a policy banning indoor smoking.

Alaaeddine G, Al Kuhaimi T, Al Assaad R, Dany M, Diab R, Hanna E, Hirmas N, Ismail H, Mahmassani D, Sleiman Tellawi R, Nakkash R.

Public Health. 2013 May;127(5):461-6. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2013.01.015. Epub 2013 Apr 19.


Students' attitude and smoking behaviour following the implementation of a university smoke-free policy: a cross-sectional study.

Chaaya M, Alameddine M, Nakkash R, Afifi RA, Khalil J, Nahhas G.

BMJ Open. 2013 Apr 11;3(4). pii: e002100. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2012-002100. Print 2013.


Women and waterpipe tobacco smoking in the eastern mediterranean region: allure or offensiveness.

Khalil J, Afifi R, Fouad FM, Hammal F, Jarallah Y, Mohamed M, Nakkash R.

Women Health. 2013;53(1):100-16. doi: 10.1080/03630242.2012.753978.


The Relaxation Exercise and Social Support Trial (RESST): a community-based randomized controlled trial to alleviate medically unexplained vaginal discharge symptoms.

Kobeissi L, Mahfoud Z, Khoury B, El Kak F, Ghantous Z, Khawaja M, Nakkash R, Ramia S, Zurayk H, Araya R, Peters TJ.

BMC Psychiatry. 2012 Nov 9;12:195. doi: 10.1186/1471-244X-12-195.


Process evaluation of a psychosocial intervention addressing women in a disadvantaged setting.

Nakkash R, Kobeissi L, Ghantous Z, Saad MA, Khoury B, Yassin N.

Glob J Health Sci. 2011 Dec 29;4(1):22-32. doi: 10.5539/gjhs.v4n1p22.


U.S. hookah tobacco smoking establishments advertised on the internet.

Primack BA, Rice KR, Shensa A, Carroll MV, DePenna EJ, Nakkash R, Barnett TE.

Am J Prev Med. 2012 Feb;42(2):150-6. doi: 10.1016/j.amepre.2011.10.013.

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