126. Quality of Life and Associated Factors among Elderly Diabetic Patients in Shiraz, 2014

Haleh Ghaem; Atousa Fakherpour; Mahmoud Hajipour; Mohsen Shafiee

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 129-136

  Background: Today, the quality of life (QoL) studies have an important role in public health care, especially among the old adults suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes. Diabetes and its complications can widely affect various aspects of QoL. Therefore, the present study aimed to assess diabetic ...  Read More

127. Climate Change and its Effects on Right to Health and other Related Human Rights

Ehsan Azizi; Alireza Arashpour; Leila Raisi Dezaki

Volume 5, Issue 3 , July 2017, , Pages 130-137

  During the last two centuries, human being has emitted huge amounts of greenhouse gases to the atmosphere, by providing energy from fossil fuels. The increasing accumulation of these gases in the atmosphere has led to "global warming" and as a result "climate change". This inauspicious phenomenon has ...  Read More

128. Medical students’ experiences of mistreatment in educational hospitals

sedigheh Ebrahimi; Vahid Reza Zarei

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2018, , Pages 136-141


  Introduction: Mistreatment with medical students is a global phenomenon, which has been proved in several studies. The aim of this study is to investigate the extent of mistreatment that the medical students experience in educational hospitals of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. Methods: This cross-sectional ...  Read More

129. Identifying Components of Social Responsibility in Pharmaceutical Industry Companies: A Qualitative Study

Masume Bazrafshan; Hamidreza Vakilifard; Bizhan Abedini; Davood Khodadadi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 146-150


  Background: Social responsibility is a new topic in accounting literature that has been considered by researchers in various aspects. The purpose of this study was to identify the factors affecting social responsibility in pharmaceutical companies.   Methods: The present study was a qualitative ...  Read More

130. Leaching Zn, Cd, Pb, and Cu from Wastewater Sludge Using Fenton Process

Abooalfazl Azhdarpoor; Rabieh Hoseini; Mansoureh Dehghani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 153-159

  Background: High amount of heavy metals in sludge is one of the major obstacles to its use on farms. The present study aimed to investigate the possibility of leaching heavy metals from wastewater sludge by Fenton method and determine the optimum level of parameters, such as iron, hydrogen peroxide, ...  Read More

131. 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

  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

132. An investigation of the relationship between body mass index at the beginning of pregnancy and pregnancy and delivery outcomes

Fatemeh Kianpour; Haleh Ghaem; Zahra Amiri

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 169-175

  AbstractBackground: Proper weight gain is essential for the mother’s health and pregnancy. On the other hand, insufficient weight gain is directly related to a decrease in the growth and preterm birth. The present study aimed to determine the relationship between the mother’s Body Mass Index (BMI) ...  Read More

133. The Association Between Fathers' Fatherhood Characteristics and High School Students’ General Health in Shiraz in 2015

Shohreh Javadpour; Mehdi Kargar; Hajar Haghshenas; Mohammad Hossein Kaveh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 188-193


  Introduction: The role of fathers in adolescents’ health is regarded as less important than mothers. This necessitates considering their role more than before. The present study was conducted to investigate the associations between high school students’ demographic profile and their general ...  Read More

134. Comparison of Perfectionism in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease and Normal Subjects: A Case - Control Study

Mohammad Esmaeili; Fahimeh Dehghani; Zahra Chabokinezhad

Volume 4, Issue 4 , October 2016, , Pages 189-193

  AbstractBackground: Studies have shown that some personalcharacteristics such as perfectionism are associated withcardiovascular diseases. Hence, this study was designed withthe aim of doing a comparative evaluation of perfectionism incoronary heart disease patients and healthy individuals referredto ...  Read More

135. Investigation on the cytotoxicity and apoptosis of citrate based silver nanoparticles, in vitro

Laya Ebrahimi; Saeid Hosseinzadeh; Maryam Pourmontaseri; Jafar Jalaei

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2018, , Pages 190-197


  Background: With the advancement of nanotechnology, nanoparticles have been applied in our modern society. However, the hazardous effects of nanoparticles on organisms have not been thoroughly clarified yet. Considering the migration of nanoparticles in food and its subsequent consumption by humans, ...  Read More

136. 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

  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

137. Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Assessment of Working Conditions in an Iranian Petrochemical Industry

Alireza Choobineh; Hadi Daneshmandi; Shahed Asadi; Shahram Ahmadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , July 2013, , Pages 33-40

  Background/Objective: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most common causes of occupational injuries. This study was conducted with the objectives of determination of prevalence rate of MSDs and ergonomics assessment of the risk of MSDs among workers of a petrochemical company. Methods: ...  Read More

138. A survey of anxiety and depression among elderly people referred to health center of Larestan in 2019

Hamed Delam; Mohammad-Rafi Bazrafshan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 34-39


  Introduction: Elderly people face many challenges and these problems make them vulnerable to various types of mental disorders. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the level of anxiety and depression in the elderly people who referred to the health center of Larestan city in 2019.   Methods: ...  Read More

139. 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

  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

140. Parent-adolescent conflict and general health of 14-year-old adolescents in Behbahan, Iran

Mohammad Hossein Kaveh; Fatemeh Shirdel; Abdolrahim Asadollahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 36-39

  Evidence suggests that the quality of family relationships is associated with family members’ general health. Given of the scanty studies on adolescents, especially in Iran, this study aimed to determine the association between parent-adolescent conflict and adolescents’ general health. ...  Read More

141. An investigation of work-related accidents and its effects on the costs of Social Security Organization over the period of 2012-2016

Ali Sabz Tajari; Iravan Masoudi Asl; Somaye Hessam

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 36-39


  Background: Millions of people around the world suffer from occupational accidents each year, many of whom become disabled or die. The purpose of this research was to study work-related accidents and its effects on the costs incurred by Social Security Organization (SSO) of Iran during the years 2012-2016. ...  Read More

142. A survey of the safety conditions of student housings: A case study in a type one university in Shiraz, Iran

Mehdi Jahangiri; Korosh Azizi; Parvaneh yekzamani; Seyedeh Fatemeh Ahmadi; Bahare Mahmoudabadi; Fariborz Behbood; Mahdieh Delikhoon

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 38-42

  Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the extent of implementation of safety measures in 14 student housings in one of the largest universities in Fars province, Shiraz, Iran.Method: A cross-sectional study was conducted in 14 student housings of one of the largest universities, located in Shiraz, ...  Read More

143. The Effects of Occupational Noise Exposure on Serum Cortisol Level and Some Blood Parameters in Steel Industry Workers

Zahra Zamanian; Reza Rostami; Kiana Nikeghbal

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2015, , Pages 45-49

  Background: Noise is one of the most important hazardous physical factors in industrial environments. This study aimed to determine the effects of noise exposure on serum cortisol level and some blood parameters among male workers of a steel production company.Methods: This cross-sectional study was ...  Read More

144. Clinical Paternalistic Model and Problematic Situation: A Critical Evaluation of Clinical Counseling

Ahmad Kalateh Sadati; Kamran Bagheri Lankarani; Halimeh Enayat; Akbar Rasekhi Kazerooni; Sara Ebrahimzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 78-87

  Background: Many of health system services are done in clinical counseling. A patient’s expectation of clinical consultation and physician office visits is to obtain diagnostic-remedial results, while such an expectation can be fulfilled only through an active relationship between the doctor and the ...  Read More

145. Health Risks Assessment of Criteria Air Pollutants on Shiraz Residents Using AirQ and GAM models during 2012-2013

abooalfazl azhdarpoor; Aezam Mohammadi Mohammadi; Abbas Shahsavani

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2017, , Pages 79-85

  Background:Air pollutants have harmful impacts on human health and aggravation of diseases and mortality. This study was conducted to investigate the impact of PM10, NO2, SO2, and O3 on cardiovascular and respiratory mortality and hospital admissions in Shiraz during 2012-2013.Methods: The health impact ...  Read More

146. 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

  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

147. Efficiency of the mitochondrial DNA markers (COI, cyt b) and a nuclear DNA marker (RAGI) in molecular identification of zoonotic diseases' hosts

Zeinolabedin Mohammadi; Saeed Shahabi; Fatemeh Ghorbani; Asghar Khajeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 86-93


  Background: Morphological and allozyme studies are not remarkably efficient in identification of cryptic and unknown species; therefore, the differences between intra-and interspecific genetic variation (DNA barcoding) have been applied in recent decades. Applying molecular markers has been common for ...  Read More

148. Determination of the Static Anthropometric Characteristics of Iranian Microscope Users Via Regression Model

Toktam Balandeh; Mohsen razeghi; Zahra Zamanian

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 89-94

  Background: Anthropometry is a branch of Ergonomics that considers the measurement and description of the human body dimensions. Accordingly, equipment, environments, and workstations should be designed using user-centered design processes. Anthropometric dimensions differ considerably across gender, ...  Read More

149. Using modified Montmorillonite by Methylene Blue for removing Brilliant Red from textile wastewater

Elham Asrari; Esmail Izadi Navan

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2018, , Pages 89-97


  Background: The presence of quantities of dye chemicals in the textile industry effluent is clearly visible and harmful environmental impacts caused by chemical compounds are also as a noticeable challenge. Regarding this issue, control of the pollution has been considered. Methods: In this study, an ...  Read More

150. 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

  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