1. Iodine Deficiency Disorders in the South of Iran during 1989-2012: A Surveillance System Report

Alireza Mirahmadizadeh; Elham Kavoosi; Marzieh Vakili; Razieh Shenavar; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 57-66

Abstract
  Background: Iodine deficiency disorders (IDD) have been recognized as a major public health problem worldwide. Consequences of IDD include goiter, hypothyroidism, and intellectual disability followed by retarded growth and development of the brain. This report aimed to determine the state of IDD in Fars ...  Read More

2. Potentially Hazardous Trihalomethanes (THMs) Levels in Chlorinated Swimming Pools’ Water in Fars Province, Iran

Mohammadreza Heydari; Nader Parsa; Rahim Davani

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 67-76

Abstract
  Background: Trihalomethanes are toxic and dangerous substances that are formed in the presence of organic materials when water is chlorinated for disinfection. The Iranian National Standard, World Health Organization, European Union, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and International Agency for Research ...  Read More

3. Knowledge and Practice of Medical Students on Healthy Lifestyle: A Cross-Sectional Study in Shiraz

Mehrdad Askarian; Zahra Dehghani; Mina Danaei; Veda Vakili

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 77-82

Abstract
  Background: Physicians are one of the most important groups directly associated with public health and their health related lifestyle has a significant impact on their patient’s behaviors. Several studies showed that the majority of medical students did not have appropriate and healthy behaviors. The ...  Read More

4. The Impact of Education on Smoking Refrain Based on the Theory of Planned Behavior on Shiraz High School Students’ Attitudes

Mahin Nazari; Mohammad Reza Hosseini; Mohammad Hossein Kaveh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 83-88

Abstract
  Background: Smoking is one of the preventable causes of diseases as well as early deaths all around the world. In addition, conducting educational interventions plays a major role in preventing adolescents from smoking. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the effect of educational intervention ...  Read More

5. 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

Abstract
  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

6. A Comparative Study on Excito-Repellency Effects of Permethrin, Deltamethrin and Etofenprox Treated Bed Nets against Anopheles stephensi Liston, 1901 (Diptera: Culicidae)

Hamzeh Alipour; Mohammad Reza Abaie; Hossein Ladonni; Ali Akbar Kadivar

Volume 1, Issue 2 , October 2013, Pages 94-97

Abstract
  Background: Malaria is the most important vector-borne disease in many tropical countries all over the world. Because of the widespread use of pyrethroid insecticide treated mosquito nets in the world, the effects of excito-repellency (ER) phenomenon of pyrethroids against main malaria vector, Anopheles ...  Read More