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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29770173/letter-to-editor-about-tumor-cells-growth-and-survival-time-with-the-ketogenic-diet-in-animal-models-a-systematic-review
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Shahabeddin Rezaei, Ahmed Abdulahi Abdurahman, Maryam Mahmoudi
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29770172/prevention-of-cross-contamination-risk-by-disinfection-of-irreversible-hydrocolloid-impression-materials-with-ozonated-water
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Omid Savabi, Farahnaz Nejatidanesh, Kamran Poshang Bagheri, Leila Karimi, Ghazal Savabi
Background: Disinfection of dental impression is mandatory for preventing the cross infection between dental staff and dental laboratory. Ozone as a disinfectant can be used in various ways in dentistry. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of ozonated water for disinfection of irreversible hydrocolloid impression materials and preventing cross-contamination. Methods: Thirty-two circular specimens (1 cm diameter and 2 mm thickness) of irreversible hydrocolloid impression material were made...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29721237/association-of-omega-3-fatty-acid-and-epileptic-seizure-in-epileptic-patients-a-systematic-review
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Makan Pourmasoumi, Nooshin Vosoughi, Seyedeh-Masoumeh Derakhshandeh-Rishehri, Mostafa Assarroudi, Motahar Heidari-Beni
The evidence on the association between omega-3 consumption and epileptic seizure is inconsistent. Therefore, we have conducted this systematic review to clarify the possible relationship. Original articles were searched in electronic databases (PubMed, Scopus, Google Scholar, Cochrane, and Ovid) and by reviewing the reference lists of retrieved articles. The main evaluated outcome was the epileptic seizures. We included the English language studies that reported the original data on the effect of omega-3 on epileptic human patients...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29721236/determinants-of-problematic-internet-use-and-its-association-with-disordered-eating-attitudes-among-minia-university-students
#4
Nashwa Nabil Kamal, Nashaat Nabil Kamal
Background: To determine the association between problematic Internet use (PIU) and disordered eating attitudes (DEAs) and to detect the potential risk factors for PIU among University students in Minia, Egypt. Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out among a random sample ( n = 2365) of Minia University students. PIU was assessed using The Problematic Internet Use Scale (PIUS), and the DEAs were assessed using eating attitudes test-26 questionnaire. Results: Of the 2365 students, 424 (17...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29721235/does-alpha-lipoic-acid-supplementation-modulate-cardiovascular-risk-factors-in-patients-with-stroke-a-randomized-double-blind-clinical-trial
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Vida Mohammadi, Fariborz Khorvash, Awat Feizi, Gholamreza Askari
Background: Stroke as a devastating condition is one of the major causes of death worldwide. It is accountable for long time disability with high personal and social cost in adults. There are several risk factors for stroke such as diabetes and hypertension. Alpha-lipoic acid (ALA) as an antioxidant can be a risk modifier in these patients. We designed this trial to scrutinize the possible effects of ALA consumption on some cardiovascular risk factors in patients experienced stroke. Methods: In this randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, 67 patients experienced stroke were randomly allocated into two groups (taking a 600 mg ALA supplement or placebo daily for 12 weeks)...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619157/glomerular-hyperfiltration-as-predictor-of-cardiometabolic-risk-factors-among-children-and-adolescents-the-childhood-and-adolescence-surveillance-and-prevention-of-adult-v-study
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Roya Kelishadi, Mostafa Qorbani, Farahnak Assadi, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Shirin Djalalinia, Ali Shahsavari, Hasan Ziaodini, Majzoubeh Taheri, Gita Shafiee, Azadeh Aminianfar, Sajjad Esmaeili, Tahereh Aminaei, Morteza Mansourian, Ramin Heshmat
Background: The prevalence of glomerular hyperfiltration and chronic kidney disease is increasing worldwide in parallel with obesity hypertension epidemic. The effect of increases in glomerular filtrations (GFR) in children with metabolic syndrome has not been studied. The purpose of the present study is to investigate the relationship between GFR and cardiometabolic risk factors in a large sample of pediatric population. Methods: In this nationwide survey, 3800 participants were selected by cluster random sampling from 30 provinces in Iran...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619156/vitamin-d-supplementation-in-tunisian-pregnant-women-needs-more-evidence
#7
Ayadi D Imene, Ben Hamida Emira, Marrakchi Zahra
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619155/2017-measles-rubella-vaccination-campaign-in-india
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Saurabh RamBihariLal Shrivastava, Prateek Saurabh Shrivastava, Jegadeesh Ramasamy
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619154/antihyperlipidemic-effect-of-different-fractions-obtained-from-teucrium-polium-hydroalcoholic-extract-in-rats
#9
Leila Safaeian, Mustafa Ghanadian, Zahra Shafiee-Moghadam
Background: This study was aimed to screen the antihyperlipidemic effect of different fractions of Teucrium polium to obtain the most efficient herbal fraction for isolation of bioactive constituents responsible for hypolipidemic activity. Methods: Chloroform, butanol, and aqueous fractions were obtained from hydroalcoholic extract of T. polium aerial parts using partitioning process. To induce hyperlipidemia, dexamethasone (Dex) was injected 10 mg/kg/day (s.c.) for 8 days...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619153/epidemiology-of-handheld-cell-phone-use-while-driving-a-study-from-a-south-indian-city
#10
Sumanth Mallikarjuna Majgi, A S AiswaryaLakshmi
Background: Using cell phones while driving contribute to distractions which can potentially cause minor or major road traffic injuries and also stress among other drivers. With this background, the study was done to ascertain the proportion of handheld cell phone use while driving among road users in Mysore city and also patterns of the use by the day of week, type of road, and type of vehicle. Methods: The study was conducted in Mysore, Karnataka, India. Four stretches of roads were observed thrice daily for 1 week...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619152/comparison-of-berlin-questionnaire-stop-bang-and-epworth-sleepiness-scale-for-diagnosing-obstructive-sleep-apnea-in-persian-patients
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Babak Amra, Maedeh Javani, Forogh Soltaninejad, Thomas Penzel, Ingo Fietze, Christoph Schoebel, Ziba Farajzadegan
Background: Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a common disorder characterized by snoring, daytime sleepiness, fatigue, and repeated termination of airflow (apnea). Standard polysomnography (PSG) is diagnostic gold standard for OSA. PSG is expensive and not available everywhere. To identify the best OSA questionnaire for screening in Persian population, we compared Berlin, STOP-BANG, and Epworth Sleepiness Scale (ESS). Methods: In a cross-sectional study conducted on 400 adult patients suspected of OSA in Bamdad Respiratory Research Center, patients completed three questionnaires...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619151/musculoskeletal-disorders-as-common-problems-among-iranian-nurses-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis-study
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REVIEW
Ali Soroush, Mohammadbagher Shamsi, Neda Izadi, Behzad Heydarpour, Soheila Samadzadeh, Afshar Shahmohammadi
Background: Considering the importance of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) as one of the health consequences of job stress among nurses and significant contradictions in prevalence in different parts of the body, this study was carried out to determine the prevalence of MSDs among Iranian nurses. Methods: All published studies from June 2000 until June 2015 were considered in reliable databases such as PubMed, Google Scholar, Google search, Scopus, ScienceDirect, and Persian databases such as SID, Iran Medex, and Magiran...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619150/effects-of-mothers-knowledge-and-coping-strategies-on-the-glycemic-control-of-their-diabetic-children-in-egypt
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Eman Mohamed Mahfouz, Nashwa Nabil Kamal, Eman Sameh Mohammed, Sara Ahmed Refaei
Background: This study aimed to examine the relationship between mothers' knowledge related to treatment management of type 1 diabetes (T1D), with perceptions of coping with diabetes-related stress and to examine the relationship between children's metabolic control and maternal coping. A cross-sectional study was done among ninety-two mothers of T1D children. Methods: Data were collected using a structured questionnaire, Ways of coping questionnaire (WCQ), and Diabetes Knowledge questionnaire-24 (DKQ-24)...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619149/appendicular-skeletal-muscle-mass-reference-values-and-the-peak-muscle-mass-to-identify-sarcopenia-among-iranian-healthy-population
#14
Gita Shafiee, Afshin Ostovar, Ramin Heshmat, Abbas Ali Keshtkar, Farshad Sharifi, Zhaleh Shadman, Iraj Nabipour, Akbar Soltani, Bagher Larijani
Background: Sacopenia is a common problem in elderly with the adverse outcomes. The objective of this study was to estimate the peak appendicular skeletal muscle mass (ASM) and age of its attainment by sex among the Iranian population. Methods: A total of 691 men and women aged 18-94 years participated in this cross-sectional, population-based study in Bushehr, Iran. ASM was measured by dual X-ray absorptiometry. Cutoff points for men and women were established considering two standard deviations (SDs) below the mean values of the skeletal muscle index (SMI) for young reference groups...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619148/association-of-serum-25-hydroxyvitamin-d-levels-and-liver-enzymes-in-a-nationally-representative-sample-of-iranian-adolescents-the-childhood-and-adolescence-surveillance-and-prevention-of-adult-noncommunicable-disease-study
#15
Maryam Bahreynian, Mostafa Qorbani, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Ramin Heshmat, Majid Khademian, Roya Kelishadi
Background: Hypovitaminosis D is highly prevalent and has several adverse health effects. This study aims to assess the relationship of serum concentrations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH] D) and liver enzymes in adolescents. Methods: This population-based cross-sectional survey was conducted among a nationally representative multistage sample of 1095 adolescents (52% boys), aged 10-18 years, living in different provinces of Iran. Serum 25(OH)D concentration <30 ng/mL was considered as hypovitaminosis D, and liver enzymes (alanine aminotransaminase [ALT] and aspartate aminotransaminase [AST]) of >40 U/L was considered as high level...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29619147/translation-and-cross-cultural-adaptation-of-the-hip-disability-and-osteoarthritis-score-into-persian-language-reassessment-of-validity-and-reliability
#16
Alireza Mousavian, Amir Reza Kachooie, Ali Birjandinejad, Masood Khoshsaligheh, Mohammad Hosein Ebrahimzadeh
Background: This study aimed Persian translation and validation of the hip disability and osteoarthritis outcome score (HOOS) questionnaire. Methods: The study was carried out in two phases. First, we translated the HOOS according to acceptable guidelines. We assessed HOOS content convergent validity on 203 hip osteoarthritis patients using SF-36. Internal consistency was tested using Cronbach's alpha coefficient if each item removed and intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) for the assessment of test-retest reproducibility...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29541437/temporal-trends-of-incidence-of-colorectal-cancer-in-isfahan-iran-2000-2011
#17
Mehri Rejali, Salman Daneshi, Maryam Hadipour, Hossein Tavazohi, Hossein Molavi Vardanjani
Background: Case finding was improved to the population-based method at the Isfahan Cancer Registry (ICR) during 2005-2008. However, its effects on the number of registered colorectal cancer (CRC) cases and patients' age are not investigated. Therefore, present study designed to investigate the effect of that improvement on the trend of incidence of CRC, and age of CRC cases in ICR's catchment area. Methods: Data from the ICR were retrieved by years for 2000-2011...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29541436/the-effect-of-yoga-on-stress-anxiety-and-depression-in-women
#18
Masoumeh Shohani, Gholamreza Badfar, Marzieh Parizad Nasirkandy, Sattar Kaikhavani, Shoboo Rahmati, Yaghoob Modmeli, Ali Soleymani, Milad Azami
Background: In recent decades, several medical and scientific studies on yoga proved it to be very useful in the treatment of some diseases. This study was conducted to investigate the effects of yoga on stress, anxiety, and depression in women living in Ilam, Iran. Methods: This study is a quasi-experimental study with pre-post test. To collect data, the questionnaire of DASS-21 (Depression Anxiety Stress Scale-21) was used. For eligible samples, hatha yoga exercises and training sessions were held for 4 weeks (3 time/weeks; 60-70 min each) by a specialist...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29541435/prophylaxis-against-deep-venous-thrombosis-in-patients-hospitalized-in-surgical-wards-in-one-of-the-hospitals-in-iran-based-on-the-american-college-of-chest-physician-s-protocol
#19
Masoumeh Shohani, Akram Mansouri, Siros Norozi, Naser Parizad, Milad Azami
Background: There is not enough studies to determine the frequency of using the prophylaxis against deep venous thrombosis (DVT) based on the American College of Chest Physician's (ACCP) guidelines in Iran. Thus, providing such statistics is essential to improve thromboprophylaxis in hospital. The present study aimed to determine the frequency of using the prophylaxis against DVT based on ACCP guidelines in patients hospitalized in surgical wards in one of teaching hospital in Ilam, Iran...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29541434/assessment-of-information-on-concussion-available-to-adolescents-on-social-media
#20
Betty Kollia, Corey H Basch, Christina Mouser, Aurea J Deleon
Background: Considering how many people obtain information about their health online, the aim of this study was to describe the content of the currently most widely viewed YouTube videos related to concussions and to test the hypothesis that consumer videos would be anecdotal, while other sources would be more informational. Methods: The term "concussion" was used to search for videos with 100,000 or more views on YouTube that were posted in English or Spanish...
2018: International Journal of Preventive Medicine
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