Original Article
Comparison of Physical Activity Before and During COVID-19 and Its Relationship With Mental Well-being of People in Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari Province

Mostafa Rahimi; Alireza Aghababa; Majid Mardaniyan Ghahfarrokhi; Mohammad Faramarzi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, Pages 99-106


  Background and aims: Due to the widespread prevalence of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), to overcome and understand these conditions, it is necessary to survey the physical and psychological implications on individuals within the community to uncover effective solutions. This study aimed to ...  Read More

Original Article
Comparing Factors Influencing Fertility Desire Among Urban and Rural Families Referring to Healthcare Centers in Ferdows, Iran, in 2020

Azadeh Arasteh; Amirhossain Akbariyan; Fariba Asadi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, Pages 107-112


  Background and aims: Fertility is among the major components of the population, the reduction of which can cause irreparable socioeconomic damage to the country. Unfortunately, the fertility rate is declining, and it is lower than the critical level in Iran. Therefore, this study aimed to investigate ...  Read More

Original Article
Epidemiological Study on the Causes of Mortality Among Children Aged 5-14 Years in the Northeast of Iran in 2013- 2019: A Descriptive Study

Mohammadtaghi Shakeri; Maryam Salari; Mohammadhassan Derakhshan; Seyed Reza Moallem; Maryam Amini

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, Pages 113-118


  Background and aims: To identify the pattern and causes of death and to deal with them are among the most appropriate strategies to increase human life expectancy. The pattern of death in society must be identified to cope with the causes of premature deaths. The aim of this study was to epidemiologically ...  Read More

Original Article
Risk Factors of Prostate Cancer Among Patients Diagnosed at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria: A Case- Control Study

Inichinbia Boniface; Segun Bello; IkeOluwapo O. Ajayi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, Pages 119-125


  Background and aims: Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in men and its incidence is higher among black folks for reasons yet unclear. Although few risk factors have been linked to the development of PCa among Nigerian men, it remains unclear whether these risk factors ...  Read More

Original Article
Relationship of COVID-19 Anxiety With Depression, Stress, and Anxiety Among Administrative Staff and Nurses in a Referral Hospital for Corona

Rohollah Fallah Madvari; Mahdi Jafari Nodoushan; Reyhane Sefidkar; Ziba Loukzadeh; Fahimeh Teimouri; Mohammad Hassan Basirinezhad; Moein Nemati; Mohadeseh Bagheshahi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, Pages 126-132


  Background and aims: The prevalence of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) was associated with many psychological consequences among personnel of hospitals. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between COVID-19 anxiety and depression, stress, and anxiety among administrative ...  Read More

Original Article
Awareness, Practice, and Acceptance of COVID-19 Vaccination among Medical Students from Mansoura University, Egypt: A Cross-sectional Survey

Basant E. Katamesh; Moustafa E. Katamesh; W. A. Abdalrhman; Rawan Mohamed ElDeeb; Nourhan Mohamed Hareera; Ahmed Elsayed Raslan; Ahmed Ashraf Alabd; Ensanya A. Abou Neel

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, Pages 133-138


  Background and aims: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging transmissible infection that can be prevented by proper hygiene measures and vaccination. With the rise and rapid spread of the Omicron variant, vaccines are currently the best protective measure. This cross-sectional study aimed ...  Read More

Brief Communication
The Overall Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Children Suffering Chronic Constipation in Shahrekord in 2019

Payam Samei; Hassan Talakesh; Alizamen Salehifard Jouneghani; Masoomeh Khaledi Sardashti

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, Pages 139-141


  Background and aims: Children with thyroid disorders may be significantly exposed to a higher likelihood of constipation; however, the cause of this link remains unclear. The study aimed to assess the prevalence of hypothyroidism in children suffering from chronic constipation. Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

Letter to the editor
Evaluation of the Side Effects of COVID-19 Vaccines

Farzin Bagheri Sheykhangafshe

Volume 9, Issue 3 , August 2022, Pages 142-143


  The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) originated in Wuhan, Hubei province, China, and soon spread as a pandemic throughout China and many other countries until March 11, 2020.The spread of the disease worldwide was so rapid that it became the biggest public health threat in 2020.COVID-19 has a wide ...  Read More