Original Articles
1. Assessing Emissions of Volatile Organic Componds from Landfills Gas

Fahime Khademi; Mohammad Reza Samaei; Kourosh Azizi; Abbas Shahsavani; Hassan Hashemi; Aida Iraji; Abdolkhalegh Miri

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 2-6

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: Biogas is obtained by anaerobic decomposition of organic wastes buried materials used to produce electricity, heat and biofuels. Biogas is at the second place for power generation after hydropower and in 2000 about 6% of the world power generation was allocated to biogas. Biogas is ...  Read More

Original Articles
2. The Prevalence of Depression and Its Associated Factors among Students at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences In 2012

Zahra Zamanian; Shahrzad Riaei; Najmeh Kaveh; Amineh Khosravani; hadi daneshmandi; Mehrab Sayadi; Mohammad Djaefar Moemenbellah-Fard

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 7-13

Abstract
   Background: Depression is one of the mental disorders which have become a public health problem throughout of the world. The objective of this study was to investigate depression and to determine its correlated factors among students at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS).Methods: 358 students ...  Read More

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3. Evaluation of Fenton Process in Removal of Direct Red 81

Mohammad Ali Baghapour; Mansooreh Dehghani; zahra elhamiyan

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 14-21

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: Dyes are visible materials and are considered as one of the hazardous components that make up the industrial waste. Dye compounds in natural water, even in very low concentrations, will lead to environmental problems. Azo dyes are compounds with one or more –N=N– groups and are ...  Read More

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4. 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

Abstract
   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

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5. Systemic Thinking and Partnership Working: A Cross Sectional Study in a Medical Sciences University in Iran

Mohammad Khammarnia; Aziz Kassani; Mostafa Peyvand; Fatemeh Setoodezadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 27-31

Abstract
   Abstract:Background: Systemic thinking can provide practice in multidisciplinary team working and improve the organizational efficacy. This study aimed to determine the association between systemic thinking and partnership working in the employees of a medical sciences university in the south of Iran.Methods: ...  Read More

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6. Epidemiologic Study of Suicidal Attempt Cases in Fars Province, South of Iran, 2010-2011

Mojtaba Naghshvarian; Mohammad Hossien Kaveh; Maryam hesampour; fariba Rezaee; Ali Reza Mirahmadizadeh

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 32-39

Abstract
  AbstractBackground: The reduction of suicidal attempts as one of the most important goals is improvement of societies’ health status. The present study aimed to assess the epidemiologic aspects of suicide cases in Fars province in 2010-2011.Methods: A total of 9714 suicide cases in Fars province, south ...  Read More

Original Articles
7. An Inverse Association between Mediterranean- Like Dietary Pattern and Blood Pressure in Male, But Not Female, Adults in Shiraz

Farideh Dastsouz; Majid Kamali; Fatemeh Sadeghi; Sasan Amanat; Masoumeh Akhlaghi

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 40-49

Abstract
   AbstractBackground: Dietary pattern is an effective way of studying the effect of diet on diseases. We investigated the association between dietary patterns and blood pressure (BP) in adults aged 20-50 years.Methods: In a cross-sectional design, 418 individuals were selected through stratified multistage ...  Read More

Letter to Editor
8. A Proposed Algorithm of Screening and Management of Lipids in Adults for Iranian Family Physicians

Seyyed Esmaeil Managheb; Mahmood Soveid; Mohammad Kasaei

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2016, Pages 50-53

Abstract
  Cardiovascular disease (CVD) due to atherosclerosis is the foremost cause of premature mortality and of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in developed and developing countries (1).  The associated mortality is  preventable through treatment of dyslipidemia (2). Over half of the first CHD events ...  Read More