Hossein Fallahzadeh

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence of opium use in university students. BACKGROUND University health professionals and authorities are very concerned about substance use among university students. DESIGN A survey with a representative sample of 2519 (1126 men and 1393 women) university students and opium use disorders assessed by means of(More)
BACKGROUND Cancer is a non-communicable disease that is considered deadly in many cases. In recent years, the mortality rates from breast cancer have increased with increasing incidences. The present study was conducted to determine five year survival of women with breast cancer in Yazd, in the central region of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS In a(More)
Introduction: eHEALS is an 8-item measure of eHealth literacy developed to measure consumers’ combined knowledge, comfort, and perceived skills at finding, evaluating, and applying electronic health information to the health problems. Hence, the current study aimed to measure validity and reliability of the Iranian version of eHEALS questionnaire in a(More)
BACKGROUND Denture stomatitis is a common oral lesion following the use of ill-fitting dentures. A layer of tissue conditioner is usually used to improve adaptation of the denture. These liners can support the in vivo adhesion and colonization of the oral Candida. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the two common antifungal agents mixed(More)
Background: Mitochondrial transfer RNAs (tRNA) genes are essential components of protein biosynthesis. These genes are hotspots for mutations. These mutations are associated with a wide spectrum of human disease. Many genetic factors are known in assessment of repeated pregnancy loss (RPL). Objective: The aim of this study was analysis of tRNA Thr and tRNA(More)
AIMS The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of the systemic administration of metronidazole and amoxicillin as an adjunct to initial periodontal therapy in patients with moderate to severe chronic periodontitis. METHODS AND MATERIALS This randomized, double blind, placebo controlled parallel study involved 50 adult patients with(More)
Clinicians strive to reduce the exposure of patients to X-ray radiation in an effort to decrease its harmful effects on the body. A potential strategy for achieving this goal is the use of high-speed films that require less exposure to radiation to generate a diagnostic image. There are two film types commonly used in intraoral radiography: high speed or(More)
BACKGROUND Cancer of cervix, the second most common cancer of women overall, is a leading cause of cancer death in developing countries. The purpose of this study was to measure outcome of treated cervical cancer cases in Yazd since 2002 to 2009, according to pathology, stage of disease, lymph node involvement and therapy. MATERIALS AND METHODS 100 cases(More)
This study describes the reported HIV/AIDS data for all verified cases in Iran between 1986 and 2006. The cumulative number of the reported cases of HIV/AIDS among Iranians, up to the end of September 2006 was 13,702. Over the 20-year surveillance period, the rate of HIV/AIDS infections diagnosed annually among Iranian citizens gradually increased and, over(More)