Original Articles
1. Excito-Repellency Effects of Salvia sclarea L. (Lamiaceae) Extracts on Adult House Flies, Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae)

Mohammad Reza Fakoorziba; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard; Kourosh Azizi; Heshmatollah Shekarpoor; Hamzeh Alipoor

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 2-7

Abstract
  Background: Medicinal plant extracts such as those obtained from Salvia species have a wide variety of chemical compounds in their essential oils. The repellency of a number of essential oils including those from the labiates like Salvia against several insect species including the common house flies ...  Read More

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2. The Effect of Quercetin Supplementation on Oxidative Stress, Glycemic Control, Lipid Profile and Insulin Resistance in Type 2 Diabetes: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Zohreh Mazloom; Seyedeh Maryam Abdollahzadeh; Mohammad Hossein Dabbaghmanesh; Abbas Rezaianzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 8-14

Abstract
  Background: Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is closely associated with reduction of antioxidant defense system. In the present study, we investigated the antioxidant effect of quercetin supplementation on the glycemic control, lipid profile and oxidative stress indices in patients with type 2diabetes. Methods: ...  Read More

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3. Degradation of Amoxicillin by Bacterial Consortium in a Submerged Biological Aerated Filter: Volumetric Removal Modeling

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Mohammad Reza Shirdarreh; Mohammad Faramarzian

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 15-25

Abstract
  Background: Amoxicillin is widely used as an antibiotic in the modern medicine. Due to its chemical structure, polarity, activity level, antibiotic specifications, and environmental sustainability, Amoxicillin leaks into the groundwater, surface waters, and drinking water wells. Many physical and chemical ...  Read More

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4. Assessment of Birth Weight and Its Related Factors among Infants Born in the Hospitals of Ahwaz Jondishapour University

Shiva Faghih; ehsan hejazi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 26-29

Abstract
  Background: Given the importance of birth weight and the effects of anthropometric indices and socioeconomic status on it, this study was conducted to assess birth weight and its related factors among infants born in the hospitals of Ahwaz Jondishapour University. Methods: This cross-sectional study ...  Read More

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5. 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

Abstract
  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

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6. Trihalomethanes Formation Potential in Water Supply System of Bandar Abbas (Southern Iran): from Source to Distribution Network

Leila rezaei; Vali Alipour; Sakine shokooheyan; Amin Ghanbarnejad

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2014, Pages 36-41

Abstract
  Background: Pre-chlorination of raw water containing natural organic matters may lead to forming harmful disinfection by-products such as trihalomethanes (THMs), the measurement of which needs expensive advanced analytical instruments. This study was conducted to anticipate THMs formation potential in ...  Read More