Mahin Ghafari

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Vitamin D deficiency in the world Low vitamin D level is an important international public health problem (1-3). Vitamin D deficiency and its consequences among children and adolescents could indeed be considered as one of the most important problems. In fact, low vitamin D levels were reported in both children (4), especially obese children (5), and(More)
BACKGROUND Asymptomatic bacteriuria (ASB) is defined as the presence of bacteria in urine without having signs and symptoms. The aim of this meta-analysis was to estimate the overall prevalence of asymptomatic bacteriuria among Iranian pregnant women. METHODS Major national and international databases were searched up to November 2015, including(More)
Previous research has indicated that adolescents and young people trying to get access to accessible, affordable and acceptable health services which may face many barriers such as psychosocial barriers; for instance, they prefer to provide contraceptive products from drugstores located in other neighborhoods rather than ones located nearby. In addition,(More)
1. Dept. of Public Health, School of Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran 2. Dept. of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, Dezful University of Medical Sciences, Dezful, Iran 3. Dept. of Public Health, School of Public Health, Abadan School of Medical Sciences, Abadan, Iran 4. Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Isfahan(More)
Introduction Lycopene (C40H56), as a unsaturated red-pigmented linear carotenoid, has a molecular weight of 536.85 Da, and 11 conjugated and 2 non-conjugated double bonds; it is lipophilic and therefore more soluble in organic solvents (1-3). Lycopene is a lipid-soluble antioxidant and has been inversely associated with lipid peroxidation, comprising(More)
1. Dept. of Public Health, School of Public Health, Abadan School of Medical Sciences, Abadan, Iran 2. Dept. of Social Medicine, School of Medicine, Dezful University of Medical Sciences, Dezful, Iran 3. Dept. of Public Health, School of Public Health, Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences, Shahrekord, Iran 4. Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,(More)
BACKGROUND Adolescence is an important period since the establishment of dietary pattern can also affect the adulthood. This study aimed to estimate the overall prevalence of skipping breakfast among Iranian students. METHODS The international and national databases, including Medline, Scopus, Science Direct, Embase, Web of sciences, Google Scholar,(More)
Farming is one of the most important components of most economies. No comprehensive picture exists of the health status of Iranian farmers and the work-related hazards that affect them. We aimed to determine the gaps in the current knowledge regarding the occupational health of Iranian farmworkers. Electronic databases including Medline, Web of Science,(More)