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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2014, Article ID 575671, 4 pages
Research Article

Acute One-Cigarette Smoking Decreases Ghrelin Hormone in Saliva: A Pilot Study

1College of Applied Medical Sciences, University of Dammam, Al-Khobar 31441, Saudi Arabia
2College of Medical Rehabilitation Sciences, Taibah University, Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah 21423, Saudi Arabia

Received 26 December 2013; Accepted 17 March 2014; Published 7 April 2014

Academic Editor: Robert D. Murray

Copyright © 2014 Yahia A. Kaabi and Mohiealdeen A. Khalifa. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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