Maryam Goudarzian

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Article history Received 9 Sep 2015 Accepted 22 Oct 2015 Introduction: The decline of visual function with increasing age is a significant concern in elderly. Despite previous work on prevalence of specific ophthalmic pathologies, there has not been enough valid data about overall eye disorders in Tehran yet, and it is poorly defined and not underpinned by(More)
BACKGROUND There is increasing evidence that visual impairment contribute to falling. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of vision impairment of old adult patients with cataract on the occurrence of falls and postural control. METHODS According to the results of screening ophthalmic examination, 48 cataract patients (mean±SD aged 68.5 ±(More)
INTRODUCTION Recent genome-wide association studies have explored some new loci in association with Parkinson's disease (PD). RAB7L1 is an important gene involved in one of the important neurological pathways, located in PARK16 locus. We performed a case-control study to examine the association between rs823144 SNP located in the promoter region of the(More)
INTRODUCTION Parkinson's disease (PD) is one of the most common neurologic disorders affecting about 2% of people over 65 years old and both genetic and environmental factors are involved in its aetiology. The genetic part includes several genes and polymorphisms that are the direct cause of disease or its susceptibility factor. The rs1572931 polymorphism(More)
This study was designed to evaluate the effects of whole body vibration (WBV) exercise, mental training (MT), and the concurrent effect of WBV and MT on lower body balance, neuromuscular performance, and leg muscle strength in elderly men. In a randomized control trial study with parallel group design, 42 older men (mean±standard deviation age, 68±5.78(More)
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