Original Articles
1. Risk Assessment of Musculoskeletal Disorders and Determination of the Associated Factors among Workers of a Dairy Products Factory

zahra zamanian; hadi daneshmandi; Hojjatolah Setoodeh; Ebrahim Nazaripoor; Abdollah Haghayegh; Saeed Shaban Sarvestani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 134-139

Abstract
  Background: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common causes of occupational injuries that appear in the lower back, neck and upper and lower extremities mainly. This study was conducted to assess the risk of MSDs and determine of its associated factors in workers of a dairy products ...  Read More

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2. Unmet Need for Prevention of Unwanted Pregnancy in Shiraz

Fariba Moradi; Zohreh Balaghi; Hassan Joulaei; Najaf Zare; Samad Mohammadi; Mohsen Moghadami

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 140-144

Abstract
  Background: Prevention of unwanted pregnancy is a key strategy to improve the women’s health through spacing of birth and avoiding pregnancy at high-risk maternal ages. Unmet need by definition is the percentage of fecund married women who are not using contraceptives while they do not want to get ...  Read More

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3. Job Satisfaction of Dietetic Practitioners in Fars Province, Southern Iran, 2012

Afsane Ahmadi; maryam ranjbar zahedani; Mahsa Moazen; Mohammad Hassan Eftekhari; Sareh Keshavarzi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 145-150

Abstract
  Background: Job satisfaction is an emotional and positive feeling which results from job assessment or experiences. It is always considered as a problem in some organizations. Despite the important role of nutrition therapy in patients care, dietitians’ job satisfaction is less taken into account. ...  Read More

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4. How do Obese Women Cope with Social Stigma? A Phenomenological Study

Farnaz Rahnavard; Ahmad Kalateh Sadati; Masood Amini

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 151-157

Abstract
  Background: The findings of many studies confirm that obesity includes social stigma. Stigma involves several stereotypes that have negative psychosocial effects. The goal of this study was to evaluate the experience of social stigma in obese women with emphasis on their coping strategies.Methods: After ...  Read More

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5. 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

Abstract
  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

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6. Recognition of Pathogenic Free-Living Amoebae in the Surface Water in Shiraz, Iran

Behnam Mohammadi- Ghalehbin; Gholam Reza Hatam; Iraj Mohammad-Pour; Nafise Ghobakhloo; Faeze Foroughi- Parvar

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2014, Pages 164-167

Abstract
  Background: There are many genera of free-living amoeba in the environment, but members of only four genera (Naegleria, Acanthamoeba, Balamuthia and Sappinia) have an association with human infection. Water, soil and air are main sources of infective types of these pathogenic organisms for human.Methods: ...  Read More