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Prevalence, awareness, treatment, control, and risk factors of hypertension among adults: a cross-sectional study in Iran
OBJECTIVES Hypertension (HTN) is an important risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Considering the importance of this disease for public health, this study was designed in order to determine theExpand
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Body mass index and the all-cause mortality rate in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
AimsThe relationship between obesity and mortality rate among diabetic patients is a controversial topic. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between obesity and all-causeExpand
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The purpose of the study is to show in which trimester of pregnancy is fa­ tigue more common among working women, and whether or not there is any relationship between fatigue rate and educationalExpand
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Gastric perforation after cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Gastric rupture is a rare complication after cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). In most cases, incorrect management of airways during CPR is the main cause. Therefore, a medical emergency becomes aExpand
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Evaluating the effect of garlic extract on serum inflammatory markers of peritoneal dialysis patients: a randomized double-blind clinical trial study
BackgroundGarlic can be considered as a useful natural herb in inhibition of inflammation. The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of garlic extract in lowering inflammatory markers inExpand
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Economic Inequality in Presenting Vision in Shahroud, Iran: Two Decomposition Methods
Background: Visual acuity, like many other health-related problems, does not have an equal distribution in terms of socio-economic factors. We conducted this study to estimate and decompose economicExpand
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Diabetes and all-cause mortality, a 18-year follow-up study
This study compared mortality rates and decline in life expectancy of Iranian patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM) with the general population. A retrospective study of 2451 patients with T2DM wasExpand
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The Familial Aggregation of Cigarette Smoking in Kish, Iran
Background Based on WHO reports, smoking is an epidemic in developing countries. One of important issues about this behavior is its distribution pattern in family members. The main purpose of thisExpand
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Irritable bowel syndrome is concentrated in people with higher educations in Iran: an inequality analysis
OBJECTIVES Like any other health-related disorder, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has a differential distribution with respect to socioeconomic factors. This study aimed to estimate and decomposeExpand
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Sleep Quality of Students living in Dormitories in Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) in 2011
Background & Objectives: Sleep quality is an important factor in student life and affects in their learning process. Sleep problems are related to increased health concerns, irritability, Expand
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