Original Articles
1. Effect of Energy-Restricted Diet in Combination with Calcium Supplement or Low-Fat Milk on Iron Status of Overweight or Obese Premenopausal Women

Shiva Faghih; Mehdi Hedayati

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 50-55

Abstract
  Background: Although it is assumed that calcium has beneficial effects on weight loss, the interaction of calcium and iron would be a major concern. We did this study to investigate the effects of calcium and low-fat milk on serum ferritin in overweight or obese premenopausal women. Methods: Sixty-four ...  Read More

Original Articles
2. Removal of Arsenic from Aqueous Solutions Using Welding Iron Waste

Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Roya Nikmanesh; Mohammad Reza Samaei

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 56-63

Abstract
  Background: Contamination of water with arsenic has attracted the researchers’ attention as a global problem in recent years and has been observed in some parts of Iran. The purpose of this study is to assess the efficiency of welding iron waste in removing arsenic from aqueous solutions. Methods: ...  Read More

Original Articles
3. Predictive Power of Work Situation Awareness by Work Overload and Job Stress among Workers: Implication for Occupational Health

fariba kiani; Ahmad Borjali; Kyomars Farahbakhsh; Noorali Farrokhi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 64-70

Abstract
  Backgrounds: Situation awareness is an important factor in industrial accidents. Improving situation awareness may help to prevent occupational accidents. Determination of factors influencing situation awareness will help to plan and take measures for betterment of working condition and development of ...  Read More

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4. 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

Abstract
  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

Original Articles
5. 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

Abstract
  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

Short Communication
6. Epidemiology and Morbidity of Head Lice Infestation in Khorram-shahr County, Iran (2006-2009)

Hamid Kassiri; Ali Kasiri; Niusha Kasiri; Fahimeh Moeininejad

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2015, Pages 83-87

Abstract
  Background: Pediculosis capitis is a continuous common health problem worldwide. Pediculus capitis distributes quickly in overcrowded regions. The goal of the present research was to determine some epidemiological features of head lice infestation in Khorram-shahr County, southwestern Iran. Methods: ...  Read More