Editorial Virology
Ebola virus disease: facts and fears

Ali Karimi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, Pages 1-3

Abstract
  Ebola virus (EBOV) is an enveloped virus including a negative single strand genome in its virion with cylindrical/tubular morphology. EBOV is the causative agent of Ebola virus disease (EVD), which is also involved in the outbreak observed in Central Africa since 1976. EVD is a complex zoonotic viral ...  Read More

Original Article Women's Health
Predictive factors for infertility of women: an univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis

Ashraf Direkvand-Moghadam; Ali Delpisheh; Azadeh Direkvand-Moghadam; Parvaneh Karzani; Parvin Saraee; Zahra Safaripour; Nasim Mir-Moghadam

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, Pages 4-11

Abstract
  Background and aims: Infertility is a major problem during reproductive age. Physical and psychological effects of infertility in women are problematic. The aim of this study was to determine the potential predictive factors of infertility, among women referring both public and private health centers ...  Read More

Original Article Cancer Epidemiology
Incidence rate of thyroid cancer in Iranian population, trend analysis from 2003 to 2009

Nastaran Hajizadeh; Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi; Ahmadreza Baghestani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, Pages 12-17

Abstract
  Background and aims: Thyroid cancer is the most common endocrine malignant and papillary cancer and three times more prevalent in women than men. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence rate and trend of thyroid cancer in Iranian population. Methods: National incidence was rated by Iran ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
General health status among high school students in Ilam: a cross-sectional study

Ataollah Hashemian; Ashraf Direkvand-Moghadam; Ali Delpisheh; Azadeh Direkvand-Moghadam; Elham Fathollahi; Razieh barmalzan; Sakineh Nazari; Shirin Javid

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, Pages 18-23

Abstract
  Background and aims: Many factors could affect on the health status. This study aimed to assess the general health status of high-school students in Ilam province in 2014. Methods:This cross– sectional study determined the general health status of high-school students in Ilam, located in west ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental Health
The effect of Aluminum on the increasing risk of developing anemia among workers of tile production plants

Keihan Ghatreh Samani; Effat Farrokhi; Neda Mohandes Samani; Hadiseh Hadiseh Moradi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, Pages 24-29

Abstract
  Background and aims: The aluminum-containing compounds are used as glaze in tile and ceramic production plants. It means that the workers working in these plants are in direct exposure to aluminum-containing compounds. The aim of this study was to assess the potential damages caused by aluminum among ...  Read More

Original Article Nursing
Evaluation of the quality of nursing work life and its association with job burnout in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences

Molouk Jaafarpour; Ali Khani; Mohmad Reza Mahmodian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, Pages 30-39

Abstract
  Background and aims: Nurses are particularly susceptible to burnout. Nursing staffs are in face to a relatively stressful work environment, high mental and physical pressure, irregular scheduling or shifting, limited job promotion, and socio-emotional pressures in connection with the patients and partners. ...  Read More

Review article Pharmacology
New modalities for treatment of diabetic nephropathy: a mini review

Ali Momeni; Mitra Momeni; Masoud Amiri

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, Pages 40-43

Abstract
  Background and aims: Diabetic nephropathy (DN) is the most common cause of end-stage renal failure which could increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and morbidity and mortality in patients. The aim of this study was to investigate new modalities for treatment of diabetic nephropathy. Methods:This ...  Read More

Brief Communication Environmental Health
Negative effects of cyanide on health and its removal options from industrial wastewater

Mohsen Arbabi; Neda Masoudipour; Masoud Amiri

Volume 2, Issue 1 , March 2015, Pages 44-49

Abstract
  Water resource scarcity, population growth, pollution of surface and groundwater by discharging toxic wastewater and subsequent diseases may raise the necessity of reusing and treatment of wastewater. Cyanide is one of the toxic materials which can be found in some industrial wastewaters. Strict laws ...  Read More