Original Article Environmental Health
Spatial distribution and the impact of geographical factors on brucellosis in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province, Iran

Mojgan Entezari; Shohreh Moradpour; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 98-105

Abstract
  Background and aims: Brucellosis is one of the most important common diseases among man and livestock which are considered as the major problem in the health of the humans and livestock. The Importance of this disease isn’t limited to its physical problems and consequences, but it is considered ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
Difference in clinical manifestations of myocardial infarction between men and women in Iran in 2014-2015

Narjes Rajaei Behbahani; Koorosh Etemad; Yadollah Mehrabi; Ali Ahmadi; Jalil Hasani

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 106-111

Abstract
  Background and aims: Cardiovascular diseases are the main cause of mortality among men and women so that the difference in acute myocardial infarction (AMI) symptoms between men and women can affect diagnosis and time of decision making for treatment and consequently disease outcomes. Therefore, knowledge ...  Read More

Original Article Environmental Health
Investigating the microbial quality of cooler drinking water of hospitals, clinics and health centres of Behbahan in 2014

Zeynab Baboli; Abdolkazem Neisi; Zeinab Ghaed Rahmat; Masoumeh Alidosti; Ahmad Bnadeei Nejad

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 112-118

Abstract
  Background and aims: The main cause of many problems in developing countries is related to the provision of safe drinking water. Since the health of drinking water is important in the busy centers such as hospitals, clinics and health centers, this study was done to investigate the role of water coolers ...  Read More

Original Article Epidemiology
Determination of prevalence of being overweight and its association with hypertension in patients referred to the healthcare center in Jandaq in 2014.

Yadollah Ramezani; Mahmoud Mobasheri; Sayed Gholamabas Mouasvi; Majid Barati

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 119-127

Abstract
  Background and aims: Obesity and overweight is a major public health problem and, alongside hypertension, is one of the risk factors of cardiovascular diseases incidence. The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of overweight and its association with hypertension in the patients referred ...  Read More

Original Article Nutrition
Associations between Western and Mediterranean-type dietary patterns and depression in adults in Shiraz

Majid Kamali; Farideh Dastsuz; Sasan Amanat; Fatemeh Sadeghi; Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 128-137

Abstract
  Background and aims: Depression is a growing public health problem in the world. In this study we investigated the relationship between dietary patterns and depression in adults aged 20-50 years living in Shiraz, Iran. Methods: In a cross-sectional study, 416 subjects (180 men and 236 women) aged 20 ...  Read More

Original Article
Effects of 3-mounth regular consumption of vitamin D-fortified low fat yogurt on quality of life indices in diabetic postmenopausal women: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Tina Jafari; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 138-146

Abstract
  Background and aims: Diabetes affects all physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of patient’s health. Postmenopausal diabetic women are more susceptible due to their crucial conditions. The emotional regulatory role of vitamin D may be because of the existence of its receptors distributed ...  Read More

Original Article
Investigating the effect of selecting delivery method on medical malpractice incidence in the specialized field of obstetrics and gynaecology in complaints referred to medical forensic expert commission during 2011-2012

Fares Najari; Marzieh Khalilzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 147-151

Abstract
  Background and aims: Complaints of obstetrics and gynecology specialist are on the top of complaint from doctors and these have been increasing with increased population and births. In this regard, parallel to industrialization of life, tendency to cesarean against vaginal delivery has been increased ...  Read More

Original Article Infectious Disease
The incidence of needle stick injuries among medical students at Tabriz Imam Reza hospital in 2014

Farid Gharibi; Yousof Pashaei Asl; Jamal Saraei; Aref Nekoufar; Behnam Amini Daghalian

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 152-161

Abstract
  Background and aims: Needle stick injuries are a common and serious occupational hazard in the medical settings. So, this study was aimed to assess the incidence of needle stick injury among medical students at Tabriz Imam Reza Hospital in 2014. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study which its data ...  Read More

Original Article Pharmacology
Method validation of methotrexate in human plasma by LC-MS technique in patients with brain tumor.

Hossein Danafar

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 162-171

Abstract
  Background and aims: A selective and sensitive high performance liquid chromatography-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry method has been established for determination of methotrexate in human plasma. Methods: Methotrexate was extracted from plasma with acetonitrile. The mobile phase consisted ...  Read More

Review article Epidemiology
Epidemiology of traumatic spinal cord injury: The substantial role of imaging methods

Ayoob Rostamzadeh; Daryoush Fatehi; Hossein Masoumi; Masoud Amiri

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 172-175

Abstract
  Background and aims: One of the most common injuries around the world is the traumatic injury of the spine and spinal cord with unknown worldwide situation of traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) affecting on the effectiveness of preventive policy programs. In addition, because of possibility of making ...  Read More

Review article Physiology
Effectiveness of hypnosis in the treatment of pain and enhancing mental performance in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Zaynab Mirzaei; Shahram Mami; Mandana Sarokhani; Kourosh Sayehmiri

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 176-184

Abstract
  Background and aims: Nowadays, hypnosis has opened its position in the medical community. Based on controlled trials, hypnosis has been superior compared to other interventional procedures to reduce acute pain. This investigation aims to determine the effectiveness of hypnosis in the treatment of pain ...  Read More

Review article Clinical
The effectiveness of neurofeedback on attention deficit disorder in Iran: A meta-analysis study

Mandana Sarokhani; Kourosh Sayehmiri

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 185-200

Abstract
  Background and aims: Neurofeedback is a relatively new therapy focusing on the core symptoms of inattention, impulsivity and hyperactivity.We undertook a meta-analysis to estimate the effectiveness of neurofeedback on attention deficit disorder in Iran.Methods: International databases of Pubmed, Scopus, ...  Read More