Farah Madarshahian

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BACKGROUND Despite widespread cultural vilification, lactation-pregnancy overlap remains common. Its actual adverse effects remain uncertain. PURPOSE This study compared rates of success in reaching full-term delivery and newborn birth weights between two groups of multiparous pregnant women: those who breast-fed during pregnancy and those who did not. (More)
To investigate the possible relationship between hyperhomocysteinaemia and retinal vascular occlusion, we measured plasma homocysteine levels in 25 patients with a history of retinal vascular occlusion in the previous 2 years and in a control group of 24. The difference in mean plasma homocysteine levels was not statistically significant. All except 5 of(More)
BACKGROUND Glycaemic control is the main goal of treatment for type 2 diabetic patients. Hyperglycaemia may result in cognitive decline. More family support may increase medication adherence and decrease glycaemic level. The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of family support improvement behavior on anti diabetic medication adherence and(More)
INTRODUCTION One of the most effective strategies in the prevention of addiction is increasing awareness among young people, towards the tendency for taking drugs their physical, mental and social side effects. Storytelling is effective for increasing characteristics of happiness and resilience. This study uses storytelling, a common and popular method to(More)
1Department of Ophthalmology, Valiaser Hospital; 2Nursing College, Birjand Medical University, Birjand, Islamic Republic of Iran. 3Department of Ophthalmology, Mashhad University of Medical Science, Mashhad, Islamic Republic of Iran. Received: 09/05/03; accepted: 20/10/03 ABSTRACT To investigate the possible relationship between hyperhomocysteinaemia and(More)
BACKGROUND Type 2 diabetes along with chronic hyperglycemia may result in cognitive impairment. This can negatively affect the patient's adherence to diabetes treatment. The purpose of this study was to compare the cognitive status and foot self care practice in overweight type 2 diabetic patients who exercised regularly and those who did not. METHODS The(More)
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