Maryam Mirpourian

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BACKGROUND Vitamin B(12) (Cobalamin) deficiency can result in some clinical and paraclinical characteristics similar to what is seen in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. This study aimed to evaluate the controversial association between vitamin B(12) deficiency and MS. METHODS We measured serum vitamin B(12) in 60 patients with MS and 38 healthy controls.(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of the present study was to determine the relation between neck circumferences (NC), as an indicator of upper body obesity, with anthropometric and cardio-metabolic factors among the first degree relatives of diabetes patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS This cross-sectional study was performed on first degree relatives of diabetes patients(More)
BACKGROUND The role of obesity in clinical curse of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is not clear. We investigated the association of obesity and adiposity with disease activity and clinical response to combination therapy in RA patients. MATERIALS AND METHODS Active RA patients with the disease activity score using 28 joint counts (DAS28) > 2.6 were studied.(More)
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