Mohsen Khoshniat

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BACKGROUND No comprehensive study has been conducted on risk factors of sexual dysfunction in women with diabetes mellitus. OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to consider all possible influencing variables including hormonal, physical and, psychological status, socioeconomic status, and dietary intake to get more accurate and reliable results. (More)
INTRODUCTION Radiation and cytotoxic chemotherapy can provoke short- and long-term endocrine dysfunction. We studied the prevalence of thyroid, parathyroid, gonadal, and pancreatic beta-cell function in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation (BMT). MATERIALS AND METHOD Forty-six patients (12 women, 34 men), aged 1.5 to 49 years (mean, 15.1(More)
OBJECTIVE Zinc (Zn) and selenium (Se) are essential trace elements involved in thyroid hormone metabolism. This study was conducted to investigate the effects of Zn and Se supplementation on thyroid function of overweight or obese female hypothyroid patients in a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. METHODS Sixty-eight female hypothyroid patients(More)
BACKGROUND Since both dietary carbohydrate and fatty acids separately affect carbohydrate metabolism, how dietary macronutrients distribution may have different effects on carbohydrate metabolism pathways and regulation of blood glucose especially in diabetic patients. METHODS In this cross-sectional study 750 type 2 diabetic patients (261 men and 489(More)
For many years, breast-feeding was forbidden if antithyroid drugs were being used. Recently, limited studies have shown the relative safety of propylthiouracil and methimazole (MMI). It is not known whether MMI therapy of lactating mothers for 1 yr is safe for breast-fed infants and does not cause alterations in thyroid function and intellectual(More)
OBJECTIVE Recent studies have shown normal thyroid function in infants whose mothers receive methimazole (MMI) during breast-feeding. This study evaluates the long-term effect of MMI on thyroid function and intellectual development of such children. DESIGN AND METHODS Eighty-two children aged between 48 and 86 months were studied. Forty-two children had(More)
INTRODUCTION The increasing use of bone marrow transplantation (BMT) has increased survival among a growing number of children and young adults afflicted by malignant and nonmalignant hematologic disorders. Accordingly, quality of life has emerged as an important issue. Because they are a concern in this group, we assessed growth and development, following(More)
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