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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28217266/methodology-and-early-findings-of-the-fifth-survey-of-childhood-and-adolescence-surveillance-and-prevention-of-adult-noncommunicable-disease-the-caspian-v-study
#1
Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Hasan Ziaodini, Mostafa Qorbani, Majzoubeh Taheri, Tahereh Aminaei, Azam Goodarzi, Asal Ataie-Jafari, Fatemeh Rezaei, Zeinab Ahadi, Gita Shafiee, Ali Shahsavari, Ramin Heshmat, Roya Kelishadi
BACKGROUND: This paper presents the methodology and early findings of the fifth survey of a school-based surveillance program in Iran. METHODS: This nationwide study was conducted in 2015 as the fifth survey of a surveillance program entitled "Childhood and Adolescence Surveillance and PreventIon of Adult Non- communicable disease" (CASPIAN-V) study. The protocol was mainly based on the World Health Organization-Global School student Health Survey. We studied 14400 students, aged 7-18 years, and their parents living in 30 provinces in Iran...
2017: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28217265/rubella-seromarkers-and-determinants-of-infection-among-tanzanian-children-and-adolescents-in-prevaccination-era-are-we-in-the-right-track
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Mariam M Mirambo, Said Aboud, Uwe GroƟ, Mtebe Majigo, Martha F Mushi, Stephen E Mshana
BACKGROUND: The World health organization advocates assessment of the burden of rubella and congenital rubella syndrome (CRS) by seroepidemiological surveys and surveillance programs in all countries without vaccination programs. Due to scarcity of data in developing countries, this study was conducted to assess the seromakers for natural rubella infection in Tanzania during prevaccination era so as to ascertain the gaps for future research and prevention strategies. METHODS: A cross-sectional study was conducted between September and October 2014...
2017: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28217264/eight-essential-foods-in-iranian-traditional-medicine-and-their-role-in-health-promotion-and-well-being
#3
REVIEW
Mehrdad Zeinalian, Mehdi Eshaghi, Mahdi Hadian, Homayoun Naji, Sayed Mohammad Masoud Marandi, Sedigheh Asgary
Eight essential foods (EEF) described in Iranian traditional medicine (ITM) have a determinant role to balance human temperament insuring health and well-being. EEF included oral, imaginary, auditory, visual, olfactory, touch, sexual, and familiarity food. Oral foods should be halal, compatible with individual temper, consumed up twice a day, and compatible with different seasons and geographic conditions. Imaginary food consists of the individual thought content which is directly related to mental and physical fitness...
2017: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28217263/mosquito-net-an-underrecognized-protection-measure-against-snakebites
#4
Subhendu Mallik, Sudipta Ranjan Singh, Jyotiranjan Sahoo, Manoj Kumar Mohanty
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2017: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28123697/ultrafast-mid-ir-laser-scalpel-approaching-to-scar-less-surgery-retraction
#5
(no author information available yet)
[This retracts the article on p. 260 in vol. 1, PMID: 21566783.].
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28123696/erratum-sociodemographic-and-economic-determinants-of-overweight-and-obesity-for-public-school-children-in-geneva-state-switzerland-a-cross-sectional-study-erratum
#6
(no author information available yet)
[This corrects the article on p. 39 in vol. 6, PMID: 26015862.].
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28123695/effects-of-corneal-collagen-crosslinking-on-confocal-microscopic-findings-and-tear-indices-in-patients-with-progressive-keratoconus
#7
Mohammad Ali Zare, Mehdi Mazloumi, Hasan Farajipour, Bagher Hoseini, Mohammad R Fallah, Hadi Z Mahrjerdi, Mohammad-Ali Abtahi, Seyed-Hossein Abtahi
BACKGROUND: To evaluate any change in tear indices and confocal microscopic findings after corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) in patients with progressive keratoconus. METHODS: Thirty-two consecutive eyes from 23 patients having progressive keratoconus were enrolled in this prospective, interventional cohort study. The standard crosslinking surgery was performed for all patients. Visual, refractive, and topographic evaluations were done before and at 6 months after surgery...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28123694/envisaging-plain-packaging-of-tobacco-products-appeal-to-national-policymakers
#8
Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh Shrivastava, Jegadeesh Ramasamy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105295/prevalence-of-work-related-musculoskeletal-symptoms-among-iranian-workforce-and-job-groups
#9
Alireza Choobineh, Hadi Daneshmandi, Seyed Kazem Saraj Zadeh Fard, Seyed Hamidreza Tabatabaee
BACKGROUND: Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are known to cause occupational injuries. This study aimed to collate the existed relevant data and develop a general feature of MSDs problem among Iranian workforce. METHODS: In this study, we used the raw data related to 8004 employees from 20 Iranian industrial settings distributed throughout the country. In all studies, participants were selected based on simple random sampling method, and the data were collected using demographic characteristics and Nordic MSDs questionnaires...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105294/vaccination-in-hajj-an-overview-of-the-recent-findings
#10
REVIEW
Seyed Mansour Razavi, Mina Saeednejad, Payman Salamati
BACKGROUND: About two million people annually travel to Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj. The pilgrims may be at risk of exposure to communicable diseases in this mass gathering and their vaccination against contagious diseases can prevent many morbidities and mortalities. The aim of our study was to review the papers which evaluated effectiveness and compliance of the vaccines applied in Hajj. METHODS: We used PubMed and Scopus to search international medical databases...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105293/iranian-television-advertisement-and-children-s-food-preferences
#11
Masoomeh Hajizadehoghaz, Maryam Amini, Afsoun Abdollahi
BACKGROUND: In this study, the nature of food commercials in children's television (TV) was monitored and analyzed; simultaneously, the relationship between recalling TV food commercials and children's interest in them and in the consumption of the same food products was evaluated. METHODS: A total of 108 h children's programs broadcast on two channels (Two and Amouzesh) of Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) media organization were monitored (May 6-12, 2015)...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28105292/comparison-of-tobacco-control-programs-worldwide-a-quantitative-analysis-of-the-2015-world-health-organization-mpower-report
#12
Gholamreza Heydari, Fahimeh Chamyani, Mohammad Reza Masjedi, Lida Fadaizadeh
BACKGROUND: A report of the activities of countries worldwide for six main policies to control tobacco use is published once every 2 years by the World Health Organization (WHO). Our objective was to perform a quantitative analysis for it in countries and regions to make a simple view of its programs. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional study by filling out a validated checklist from the 2015 WHO Report (MPOWER). All ten MPOWER measures got scores and were entered independently by two individuals and a third party compared the values...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28028427/effects-of-iron-on-vitamin-d-metabolism-a-systematic-review
#13
REVIEW
Fatemeh Azizi-Soleiman, Mohammadreza Vafa, Behnaz Abiri, Morteza Safavi
Vitamin D is a prohormone nutrient, which is involved in skeletal and extra-skeletal functions. Iron is another essential nutrient that is necessary for the production of red blood cells and oxygen transport. This element plays important roles in enzymatic systems including those required for Vitamin D activation. To the best of our knowledge, there is no exclusive review on the relationship between iron deficiency anemia (IDA), as the most prevalent type of anemia, and Vitamin D deficiency and the effect of recovery from iron deficiency on Vitamin D status...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28028426/nonprofessional-care-in-chronic-critically-ill-patient-a-qualitative-study
#14
Leila Mardanian Dehkordi, Monireh Babashahi, Alireza Irajpour
BACKGROUND: Decision-making about patients with critical condition transfer from Intensive Care Unit to the general wards be delegated to their families. The aim of the study was explaining the experiences of family caregiver's about care of chronic critically ill patient. METHODS: This study was conducted with a qualitative content analysis using unstructured interview. Participants were selected purposively from May 2014 to May 2015 and data collection continued until data saturation...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27994825/effects-of-pomegranate-seed-oil-on-metabolic-state-of-patients-with-type-2-diabetes-mellitus
#15
Zahra Faghihimani, Parvin Mirmiran, Golbon Sohrab, Bijan Iraj, Elham Faghihimani
BACKGROUND: Rapid increasing prevalence of diabetes mellitus is a serious health concern in the world. New data determined that the pathogenesis of diabetes mellitus is chronic low-grade inflammation, resulting insulin resistance. Pomegranate seed oil (PSO) has anti-inflammatory effects; though it may reduce insulin resistance and improve glycemia in diabetes mellitus. The present study has been designed to investigate the effects of PSO as a natural dietary component on metabolic state of patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27994824/erratum-ground-water-arsenic-contamination-a-local-survey-in-india
#16
(no author information available yet)
[This corrects the article on p. 100 in vol. 7, PMID: 27625765.].
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27994823/satisfaction-rate-regarding-health-care-services-and-its-determinant-factors-in-south-west-of-iran-a-population-based-study
#17
Kamran B Lankarani, Najmeh Maharlouei, Mojtaba Akbari, Dorna Yazdanpanah, Maryam Akbari, Mohsen Moghadami, Hassan Joulaei
BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to evaluate clients' satisfaction regarding health-care services and its determinant factors in South-West of Iran. METHODS: Totally, 3400 households were randomly selected for this cross-sectional study, carried out in Shiraz, Iran, from December 2013 to March 2014. Data were collected using a checklist that includes insurance status of the household, enrollment in family physician program, and client's satisfaction level with received health services...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27994822/the-effect-of-nutrition-consultation-on-dietary-diversity-score-of-cardiac-patients-referred-to-cardiac-rehabilitation-research-center-isfahan-cardiovascular-research-institute-during-2008-2013
#18
Sepideh Mehrabani, Noushin Mohammadifard, Sanaz Mehrabani, Masoumeh Sadeghi, Firouzeh Sajjadi, Maryam Maghroun, Mohammad Reza Maracy, Seyyed Morteza Safavi
BACKGROUND: Dietary diversity score (DDS) measurement was used to assessment of diet quality in different disease like cardiovascular disease. One way to improve the cardiovascular patient's ability is cardiac rehabilitation program that include exercise training, nutrition consultation and psychological treatment. No study was designed to compare the DDS before and after dietary consultation among cardiac rehabilitation patients, so this study was designed to examine this purpose. METHODS: Subjects were participated in the 2-month cardiac rehabilitation program...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27857833/design-formulation-and-physicochemical-evaluation-of-montelukast-orally-disintegrating-tablet
#19
Abolfazl Aslani, Maryam Beigi
BACKGROUND: Orally disintegrating tablets (ODTs) are a modern form of tablets that when placed in the oral cavity, disperses rapidly. These tablets have advantages, particularly good applications for children and old patients who have a complication in chewing or swallowing solid dosage forms. The aim of this study was to design, formulate, and evaluate the physicochemical properties of 5 mg montelukast ODTs for the prevention of asthma and seasonal allergies. METHODS: Formulations were prepared with different amounts of super disintegrating agents and effervescent bases as disintegrant agents...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/27857832/best-strategies-to-improve-school-leavers-knowledge-of-nutrition-and-food-systems-views-from-experts-in-iran
#20
Sanaz Sadegholvad, Heather Yeatman, Nasrin Omidvar, Anne-Maree Parrish, Anthony Worsley
BACKGROUND: The research to date does not present an articulated approach to ensure nutrition and food systems education is systematically implemented within schools. This paper aimed to investigate food experts' views of the best strategies to improve school-leavers' knowledge of nutrition and food systems. METHODS: In this qualitative study, 28 Iranian food and nutrition experts from four major provinces (Tehran, Fars, Isfahan, and Gilan) were selected and agreed to be interviewed...
2016: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
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