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Antinociceptive and antidiarrheal effects of pioglitazone in a rat model of diarrhoea‐predominant irritable bowel syndrome: Role of nitric oxide
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a prevalent disease characterized by abdominal pain and abnormal bowel habits. Pioglitazone is a peroxisome proliferator‐activated receptor (PPAR) γ agonist and,Expand
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Anti-inflammatory effects of Metformin improve the neuropathic pain and locomotor activity in spinal cord injured rats: introduction of an alternative therapy
Study designThis is an animal study.ObjectivesMetformin is a safe drug for controlling blood sugar in diabetes. It has been shown that metformin improves locomotor recovery after spinal cord injuryExpand
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Calcium and vitamin D plasma concentration and nutritional intake status in patients with chronic spinal cord injury: A referral center report
Background: Nutritional status influences bone health spinal cord injury (SCI). This study evaluates serum levels of 25-hydroxy-vitamin-D and calcium along with dietary intakes in patients withExpand
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Depressive Mood and Fatigue in Iranian Patients With Spinal Cord Injury and Spared Walking Ability
SCI in all cognitive (P < 0.0001, r = 0.81), physical (P = 0.001, r = 0.58) and psychosocial (P = 0.001, r = 0.57) domains. Based on the previously measured cutoff point in MFIS-SCI, 53.3% of ourExpand
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Does consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids influence on neurorehabilitation in traumatic spinal cord-injured individuals? a double-blinded clinical trial
Study design:A double-blinded randomized clinical trial.Objectives:The anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective effect of omega-3 fatty acids have been shown so far, but still its influence on clinicalExpand
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Female sexual dysfunction in patients with spinal cord injury: a study from Iran
Objectives:We assess the prevalence of sexual dysfunction in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI), compare sexual function and sexual distress between female patients with SCI and gender-matchedExpand
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Changes of Leptin concentration in plasma in patients with spinal cord injury: A Meta-analysis
Objective:The aim of this study was to investigate changes of leptin concentration in plasma in patients with spinal cord injury to come to a single concept by using aExpand
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Does religious coping and spirituality have a moderating role on depression and anxiety in patients with spinal cord injury? A study from Iran
Objectives:We evaluate the level of anxiety and depression among patients with spinal cord injury (SCI) in relation with their religious coping and spiritual health.Setting:Brain and Spinal CordExpand
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Descriptive epidemiology: prevalence, incidence, sociodemographic factors, socioeconomic domains, and quality of life of epilepsy: an update and systematic review
Introduction The purpose of this study was to investigate the contributions of quality of life (QOL), sociodemographic factors (age, sex, etc.), residential areas, general attitudes toward epilepsy,Expand
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Lithium protects against spinal cord injury in rats: role of nitric oxide.
OBJECTIVE Lithium improves locomotor scores after spinal cord injury (SCI) in rats. However, the underlying mechanisms are unknown. Herein, we assess the role of nitric oxide (NO) in this action. Expand
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