Majid Ghias

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BACKGROUND Malignancies are primarily environmental diseases mostly attributed to environmental factors. By plotting the prevalence and spatial distribution maps, important differences can be observed in detail. This study aimed to determine the association between map distribution of malignancies and the geological phenomena of lead (Pb) accumulation in(More)
OBJECTIVES Obesity and increased blood pressure are identified as risk factors for cardiac and pulmonary disorders. On the other hand, iron deficiency (another preventable disease) is common in adolescence and considered as associated with health impairment. The present study evaluates body mass index (BMI) and its association with blood pressure and(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to compare different body mass index (BMI) categories in individuals with diabetes, prediabetes and normal glucose tolerance among the first degree relatives of type 2 diabetic patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted during 2005-2007 in Isfahan, Iran. It evaluated 3323 first-degree relatives of(More)
OBJECTIVE The current study aimed to investigate the association of wrist circumference with major cardio metabolic risk factors. METHODS This study was conducted in 2005-2007 among 3000 first-degree relatives of diabetic patients in Isfahan, Iran. RESULTS Overall, 1709 (386 males and 1323 females) participants were enrolled in this study. The(More)
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