76. The Effect of Educational Intervention Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior on Degree of Optimism among Male High School Students

Alireza jafari Baghkheirati; Leila Ghahremani; Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Sareh keshavarzi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 27-35

  Background: When people maintain positive attitudes during life, their beliefs orientation will be highly beneficial to their health. In other words, those who have optimistic expectations report better physical health which is the result of their better psychological compatibility. The present study ...  Read More

77. The Prevalence of Endemic Goiter and Its Relationship to Urine Iodine in Primary School Age Children in Khoramabad

mahnaz mardani; Fateme gholaami; pouria rezapour; farzad ebrahimzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 71-75

  Backgrounds: Iodine deficiency disorder is a major public health problem in areas where there is a lack of iodine in drinking water, soil, and food. This study was carried out to assess the prevalence of goiter among school children in the age group of 6-10 years in Khorramabad city. Also, the level ...  Read More

78. A 23-Year Analysis of Dependency Ratio in Rural Population in Fars Province during 1990-2012: A Trend Analysis Study

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Mitra Rahimi Haghighi; Pegah Shoa Hagighi; Abdolrasool Hemmati; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 107-112

  Background: The dependency ratio (DR) is defined as the ratio of the non-working population to the economically active population. Dependency ratio is calculated by the sum of population under fifteen years and over 65 years divided by 15-64 year old population. The interpretation of DR variation gives ...  Read More

79. Supplementation with Glucosamine Has no Adverse Effects on Glycemic Level and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Zohreh Mazloom; Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh; Mahsa Moazen; Sara Bagheri

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 146-152

  Background: Use of glucosamine as an alternative treatment for osteoarthritis is becoming more frequent, including in those who have diabetes at the same time. The results from in vitro and animal studies propose that glucosamine may inversely affect glucose metabolism. However, the recommended dose ...  Read More

80. Correlation between Dietary Glycemic Index and Blood Lipids Abnormality as a Main Risk Factor of Atherosclerosis in Healthy Women from Ahvaz

Farideh Shishebor; zahra shamekhi; Majid Karandish; Mahmood Latifi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, , Pages 22-26

   AbstractBackground: Atherosclerosis and subsequent coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death in Iranian population. High serum lipid levels, especially the elevated level of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), have been shown to be strongly related to the development of atherosclerosis. The ...  Read More

81. Health Effects of Long-term Occupational Exposure to Whole Body Vibration: A Study on Drivers of Heavy Motor Vehicles in Iran

Masuod Neghab; Abbasali Kasaeinasab; Yadollah Yousefi; Jafar Hassanzadeh; Hamidreza Sarreshtedar; Negar Alighanbari

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 76-82

  Background: Drivers of heavy motor vehicles are occupationally exposed to intense whole body vibration (WBV) for several hours per day over their working lifetime. Therefore, they are at risk of WBV-induced occupational disorders. This study aimed to investigate health effects of long-term exposure to ...  Read More

82. Isolation of Atrazine Degrading Bacteria in Semi-Salinity Medium

Marziyeh Ansari Shiri; mansooreh dehghani; Mohammad Reza Samaei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 121-128

  Background: Atrazine is a widely used herbicide. The increasing salinity of many water resources has had a negative effect on atrazine biodegradation. The aim of this study was to isolate atrazine degrading bacteria in semi-salinity media. Methods: Nine selected bacterial species were cultivated on ...  Read More

83. Both Low and Upper Normal Levels of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Relates to Risk Factors of Metabolic Syndrome and Cardiovascular Diseases

Masoumeh Akhlaghi; Majid Kamali; Farideh Dastsouz

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 181-188

  AbstractBackground: Vitamin D deficiency is implicated in a wide rangeof pathological situations including cardiovascular diseases.This study aimed to investigate the association between serum25-hydroxy vitamin D (25(OH)D) and risk factors of metabolicsyndrome and cardiovascular diseases.Methods: The ...  Read More

84. Developing a model of proper governance for removing interaction barriers between universities of medical sciences andindustries

shiva madahian; alireza manzari tavakoli; sanjar salajegheh; seyed morteza seyed ahmadi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 22-31

  Background and goal: The interaction between university and industry, due to its highly constructive and positive effects on technical, economic and social changes, was traditionally at the center of policy makers’ and planners’ attention. The aim of the present study was to explain barriers and ...  Read More

85. Patients’ satisfaction with service quality of a public hospital: An evaluation study (SERVQUAL model)

mahnaz Razmjoee; mahnaz yadollahi; narges shamsedini

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 66-71

  Background : Implementing the healthcare reform plan in our country has forced the medical centres to pay more attention to the patients’ rights and their satisfaction. The aim of this study was to evaluate the patient's satisfaction levels and the gap between their expectations and perceptions in ...  Read More

86. Potential Roles of IT Tools in Health Media Literacy: Analyzing the Views of Digital Media Management Experts

Amir Reza Estakhrian Haghighi; Gholam Reza Oskrochi; Rogheyeh Eskrootchi; Ali Akbar Farhangi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 123-129

  Background: In the present era, Digital Media Content has played an effective role in the formation of socio-economic and social behaviors. The aim of this research was to investigate the views of media experts in different levels of this filed on factors that affect user-media relationship in the following ...  Read More

87. Evaluation of a Dispersion Modeling Software Package (Case Study: Traffic Pollutants in Shiraz Iran)

Elham Asrari; Masoud Faraji

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 164-168

   AbstractBackground: The AERMOD is one of the EPA preferred and recommended air quality dispersion models. The AERMOD is a steady state dispersion model for estimating the concentration of pollutants in urban, rural, flat and elevated, ground level and elevated receptors from different volumes, areas ...  Read More

88. Epidemiological Study of the Brucellosis in Iran, Andimeshk, 2001-2016

Mansour Kashfi; Nahid Hatamian; Tayebeh Rakhshani

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 23-28

  Introduction: Despite the provision of health care in Iran, brucellosis is still an endemic disease, so this study was carried out to determine the epidemiology of brucellosis in Andimeshk city during 2001-2016. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on patients with brucellosis, ...  Read More

89. Simultaneous removal fluoride and nitrate from water in a batch reactor using Al and Fe anodes and Cu, Steel and Graphite cathodes.

Mohammad Reza Samaei; Razieh Ashoori; Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Saeed Yousefinejad

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 72-79

  Background: Simultaneous existence of excessive amounts of fluoride and nitrate in drinking water can cause health problems for humans. In this study, simultaneous removal of fluoride and nitrate from aqueous solutions was investigated using a combination of electroreduction and electrocoagulation processes ...  Read More

90. Evaluation of Continuous Educational Programs as Viewed by the Employees of the Great Naft Hospital

Jeyran Ostovarfar; Maral Ostovarfar; Somayeh Zare; Leila Moradi; Elham Makiabadi; Abdolrahim Asadollahi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 130-135

  Background: Continuous educational programs are one of the essential ways to promote human resources; inconsistency of the courses with individual and organizational needs may lead to organizational dissatisfaction, job performance reduction, and time and capital waste. The study aimed to evaluate the ...  Read More

91. Therapeutic Alliance and Group Cohesion in Group Therapy based on Mentalization and Dialectical Behavior in Borderline Personality Disorder: A randomized controlled clinical trial

Leila Khabir; Nourollah Mohamadi; Changiz Rahimi; Seyed Ali Dastgheib

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 181-189

  Background: Effective common factors such as therapeutic alliance and group cohesion play essential roles in outcome treatment in borderline personality disorder. The present study aimed to investigate the role of therapeutic alliance and group cohesion in group therapy based on mentalization and dialectical ...  Read More

92. Evaluation of Carcinogenic and Non-Carcinogenic Risk of Heavy Metals Due to the Consumption of Vegetables Produced in the Greenhouse of Markazi Province

Kourosh Mokhtari; Hossein Mazaheri; Amir Hossein Baghaie; Ali Hassani Joshaghani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 22-30

  Background: High concentration of heavy metals and NO 3 in vegetables may pose serious health risks to humans. Therefore, this research was done to evaluate the carcinogenic and non- carcinogenic risk of heavy metals and NO 3 due to the consumption of most important greenhouse vegetables produced ...  Read More

93. The Relationship between Mercury Exposure and Psychological Health Status of Dentists

Alireza Choobineh; Masoud Neghab; Reza Rostami; Jafar Hassan Zadeh; Esmaeel Soleimani; Hadi Daneshmandi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 27-32

  AbstractBackground/Objective: This study was undertaken to addresspsychological health effects of dentists’ exposure to low ambientlevels of mercury.Methods: One hundred and six dentists and 94 generalpractitioners were randomly selected from clinics in Shiraz city,Iran. Subjects were asked to complete ...  Read More

94. Removal of Nitrogen and Phosphorous from Wastewater of Seafood Market by Intermittent Cycle Extended Aeration System (ICEAS)

Hamid Reza Zeinaddine; Afshin Ebrahimi; Vali Alipour; Leila Rezaei

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, , Pages 89-93

  Background: This study aimed to determine the efficiency of the intermittent cycle extended aeration system (ICEAS) and the removal conditions of treating contaminants, especially nitrogen phosphorus from sea shopping center wastewater.Methods: Experiment was carried out on fish distribution center of ...  Read More

95. Lethal and Residual Effects of Lambdacyhalothrin, Deltamethrin and Cyfluthrin Insecticides on Adult Mosquitoes of Anopheles stephensi Liston (Diptera: Culicidae) on Different Surfaces

Kourosh Azizi; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard; Mousa Khosravani-Shiri; Mohammad Reza Fakoorziba; Aboozar Soltani

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, , Pages 30-35

  Background: Human malaria remains a major malady in Eastern Iran. Vector control interventions such as indoor residual spraying are used to fight with the disease. This study was undertaken to determine the lethal and residual effects of three different pyrethroid insecticides on adult mosquitoes of ...  Read More

96. The Relationship between Sleep Quality, Self- Efficacy, and Stages of Change among the Elderly: A Pilot Study

Mahin Nazari; mostafa taheri; Sareh Keshavarzi; Ali Javadpour

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 72-77

  Background: Although sleeping problems are common among all age groups, the elderly suffer a higher prevalence of sleep disorders. The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between sleep quality, self-efficacy, and stages of change among the elderly. Methods: This descriptive-analytical ...  Read More

97. The Effect of Co-Metabolism on Removal of Hexadecane by Microbial Consortium from Soil in a Slurry Sequencing Batch Reactor

majid nozari; Mohammad Reza Samaei; Mansooreh Dehghani

Volume 2, Issue 3 , July 2014, , Pages 113-124

  Background: Among Alkanes, N-Alkanes with medium chain have been identified as the most important contaminants of the soil. N-hexadecane (C16H34) with low solubility in water also belongs to this group and has been used by many researchers as a model contaminant. The present study aimed to investigate ...  Read More

98. Impact of Prangos Ferulacea on Some Microbial, Physicochemical and Sensory Properties of Probiotic Low Fat Yogurt Containing Lactobacillus Casei

Asghar MasihiNejad; Maryam Javadi; Ameneh Barikani; Mohammad Mazloomi; Payman Qajarbeigi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, , Pages 158-163

  Background: The Prangos ferulacea (PF)–yogurt is a traditional food in Iran. This study investigated the effects of PF on the microbial, physicochemical and sensory properties of probiotic yoghurt.Methods: Pasteurized low fat milk was heated up to 85°C, cooled to 40°C, and then mixed with conventional ...  Read More

99. Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure for Health Assessment of Stabilized Plating Sludge Using Amendments

Amin Falamaki

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 36-44

  Background: The occurrence of heavy metals in the environment is of important concern due to their toxicity and health effects on humans, including cancer. Because metals have been extensively used for centuries in commerce, environmental contamination is widespread; moreover, exposure to metals and ...  Read More

100. Depression and Anxiety and the Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy in IBS Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Ali Kamkar; Mahmoud Golzary; Noor Ali Farrokhi; Shapur Aghaee; Mohammad Fararouei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 76-82

  Backgrounds: Anxiety and depression are found to be the major contributors to irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The present study aimed to measure the effect of a specifically designed cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) program on the severity of the symptoms and quality of life of patients with chronic ...  Read More