Volume 11 (2023)
Volume 10 (2022)
Volume 9 (2021)
Volume 8 (2020)
Volume 7 (2019)
Volume 6 (2018)
Volume 5 (2017)
Volume 4 (2016)
Volume 3 (2015)
Volume 2 (2014)
Volume 1 (2013)
Review Articles
Effects of Genetically Modified Food on Gut Microbiota in Animal Models: A Systematic Review

Maryam Nejabat; Mohammadreza Heydari; Parisa Keshani; Hassan Joulaei; Nazanin Nazari

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 1-11


  Background: There are some debates about the possible unintended effects of genetically modified (GM) crops on consumer health. The gut microbiota plays an important role in maintaining the health of the host, especially in gastrointestinal diseases. The current review focuses on the studies with the ...  Read More

Original Article
The Effectiveness of an Educational Intervention Based on Teach-back Method with Adherence to Treatment in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

Saeed Hosseini Teshnizi; Samiyeh Sadeghpour; Aref Faghih

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 12-19


  Background: Patients’ adherence to the therapeutic regimen predicts the success of treatment and reduces the complications and severity of the disease. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of an educational intervention based on Teach-back method with adherence to treatment ...  Read More

Original Article
General Dental Students’ Views About the Ethics Level in Education, Research, and Provision of Dental Services

Leila Bazrafkan; Masoud Yousefi; Javad Kojuri; Mohammad Ansarizadeh; Habibolah Rezaei

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 20-26


  Background: The current study examines general dental students’ views about the ethics level in education, research, and provision of dental services.Methods: This descriptive cross-sectional study was performed on all general dental students at Yasuj University of Medical Sciences selected in ...  Read More

Original Article
Existence of Different Species of Scorpions (Arachnida: Buthidae) in and Around of Amedical Center, Southern Iran

Kourosh Azizi; Mohsen Kalantari; Masoumeh Amin

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 27-31


  Background: Scorpions, as a group of venomous invertebrates, are distributed worldwide including the Middle East. These arthropods are distributed throughout Iran, are dangerous to humans and animals, and can cause severe damages and even death.Methods: In this cross-sectional study, scorpions were collected ...  Read More

Original Article
The Relationship between Producing Health and Contextual Factors Across Countries: A Panel Data Analysis

Efat Mohamadi; Zhila Najafpour; Mohammad Mehdi Kiani; Morteza Mohammadzadeh; Amirhossein Takian; Alireza Olyaeemanesh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 32-42


  Background: There are substantial differences in the health outcomes across countries. Then, assessment of the status of health indicators can give us a valuable information to adjust policies to improve the health status in the world. This paper examines differences and relationships of health status ...  Read More

Original Article
Evaluation of Bacterial Contamination in Sarein Mineral Spas

Behnam Afsar; Ebrahim Fataei; Ali Akbar Imani

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 43-50


  Background: Failure to observe proper hygiene principles of water and swimming pool environment is effective in causing health problems and transmission of infectious diseases to swimmers. This study aimed to analyze the level of Escherichia coli and Heterotrophic Plate Count in mineral pools in Sarein.Methods: ...  Read More

Original Article
Unit Cost Calculation of CT Scan Services based on Step-Down Method: A Case Study of Iran

Kaveh Houman; Alireza Ghorbani; Behrouz Fathi; Bahram Nabilou; Hasan Yusefzadeh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 51-57


  Background: CT-scan is one of the radiology units in which various services are carried out by injection and without injection to describe the patient’s anatomy better. Given the increasing costs of the CT due to diagnostic equipment, it is necessary to calculate the exact costs of services provided ...  Read More

Original Article
Maternal Risk Factors Associated with Low Birth Weight among in Term Newborns in Abadan University of Medical Sciences: A Nested Case-Control Study

Neda Amoori; Haydeh Ghajari; Belghis Afkaneh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 58-65


  Background: Low birth weight (LBW) can cause complications and disorders in the future life of newborns. This study aimed to investigate maternal risk factors affecting low birth weight among term newborns in the affiliated cities of Abadan University of Medical Sciences based on a nested case-control ...  Read More

Original Article
High-risk Driving and Its Associated Observable Driving Behaviors, Police Records, and Car Condition: A Case-control Study

Masumeh Daliri; Hesamuddin Taheri; Mohammad Fararouei

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 66-74


  Background: The incidence of traffic accidents in Iran is significantly higher than the global average (more than 17000 deaths a year, mostly young adults). The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors of high-risk drivers based on their observable driving behaviors, police records, and car ...  Read More

Original Article
Socio-economic Inequality of Outpatient and Inpatient Healthcare Services: A Crosssectional Study in Iran

Parisa Naseri; Bahman Ahadinejad; Mohammad Amerzadeh; Fariba Hashemi; Sima Rafiei

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 75-82


  Background: Ensuring equal utilization of health services has always been a priority in health systems globally. Iran implemented reforms such as the Health Transformation Plan (HTP), in which one objective was to reduce inequity in access to inpatient and outpatient services. These studies aimed to ...  Read More

Original Article
Assessment of Nurses’ Practice of Standard Precautions in Hospitals of Babil Governorate, Iraq

Mustafa Ali Hasan; Wissam Abdul-Ameer Ali; Rajaa Ahmed Mahmoud

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 83-89


  Background: Hospital-acquired infection (HAI) is one of the most frequent issues that hospitals are faced with in every country worldwide. Nurses are an essential part of the medical workforce that play a special role in preventing the transmission of infections within hospitals by implementation of ...  Read More

Original Article
Iranian Dietitians’ Viewpoints on Virtual Nutritional Consultation on the Instagram Platform: A Descriptive, Cross-sectional Study

Mojtaba Khadem Al-Hosseini; Mostafa Lotfi; Farzaneh Mohammadi; Gordon A Ferns; Marzieh Akbarzadeh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 90-97


  Background: Today, the use of social media for health care advice has become more popular. The present study aimed to evaluate the opinions of Iranian dietitians on virtual nutritional counseling on the Instagram platform.Methods: The present descriptive, cross-sectional study enrolled Iranian dietitians ...  Read More