Mohammad Reza Shahraki

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BACKGROUND Teucrium polium is an analgesic, antidiabetic and antilipeidemic herbal medicament. The aim of this survey was to evaluate the effect of aqueous extract T. polium on liver enzymes linked to liver dysfunction, serum lipids and glucose, in diabetic male rats. METHODS A total of 20 Sprague-Dawly male rats became diabetic by intraperitoneal(More)
PURPOSE FK506 is an immunosuppressant agent used to prevent rejection after organ transplantation. The aim of the present study was to assess effects of tacrolimus (FK506) on peripheral nerve regeneration using allografts in a rat sciatic nerve model. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty male white Wistar rats were divided randomly into a normal control (NC)(More)
Multi criteria group decision making methods are broadly used in the real-world decision circumstances for homogeneous groups. Significant and vital decisions are usually made by the heterogeneous groups of managers or experts in organizations. In many situations, experts may decide on the basis of imprecise information coming from a variety of sources(More)
BACKGROUND Anabolic-androgenic steroids (AAS) are abused by athletes. OBJECTIVES The present study was designed to evaluate chronic administration of high doses of nandrolone decanoate (ND) on the pituitary-gonadal axis and hematological parameters in normal male rats. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty Wistar-Albino male rats were divided assigned to control(More)
Background & Objective: Aloe Vera extract is used as an anti-inflammatory and anti-bradikinin agent in laboratory animals. The aim of this survey was to evaluate the ant-nociceptive effect of A. Vera aqueous extract in fructose-fed male rats. Materials & Methods: Forty-five Wistar-Albino male rats were equally and randomly divided into five groups including(More)
BACKGROUND Anabolic-androgenic steroids have been associated with several side effects range. This experimental study was conducted to evaluate the effects of nandrolone decanoate (ND, an anabolic steroid) on lipid profile and liver enzymes in rats in Iran. METHODS Forty adult male and female of Wistar strain rats were randomly assigned to four groups of(More)
BACKGROUND We investigated the effects of Withania somnifera root (WS) on insulin resistance, tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α), and interleukin-6 (IL-6) in fructose-fed rats. METHODS Forty-eight Wistar-Albino male rats were randomly divided into four groups (n=12); Group I as control, Group II as sham-treated with WS by 62.5mg/g per diet, Group III(More)
BACKGROUND Physical activity (PA) has been associated with reduced blood pressure in observational epidemiologic studies and individual clinical trials. Since PA is considered as a key component for the prevention and treatment of hypertension in children and adolescents, the purpose of this study was to assess blood pressure changes in athletic and(More)
BACKGROUND Ecstasy is used to improve mood and cordiality; however, based on some reports, it is neurotoxic to human users. OBJECTIVES Because of the euphoria induced by MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine) on the users, its consumption is increasing in almost all countries. This study was carried out to determine the effects of ecstasy administration(More)
Introduction nfertility is a complex disorder affecting more than 80 million people worldwide [1]. Approximately 30 % of infertilities are due to male factors [2]. In only 40% of all cases the infertility is detectable, and in the remaining 60% it is not pathologically detectable [3]. Many factors including drug treatment, chemotherapy, toxins, air(More)