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The gut microbiome composition associates with bipolar disorder and illness severity.
The gut microbiome is emerging as an important factor in regulating mental health yet it remains unclear what the target should be for psychiatric treatment. We aimed to elucidate the complement ofExpand
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The prevalence of hepatitis B surface antigen and anti-hepatitis B core antibody in Iran: a population-based study.
BACKGROUND Hepatitis B virus infection is a very common cause of chronic liver disease worldwide. It is estimated that 3% of Iranians are chronically infected with hepatitis B virus. CurrentExpand
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Defining polypharmacy in the elderly: a systematic review protocol
Introduction Ageing—along with its associated physiological and pathological changes—places individuals at a higher risk of multimorbidity and treatment-related complications. Today, polypharmacy, aExpand
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Logistic regression models for predicting physical and mental health-related quality of life in rheumatoid arthritis patients
The aim of this work was to develop two logistic regression models capable of predicting physical and mental health related quality of life (HRQOL) among rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. In thisExpand
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Health-related quality of life and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis
BACKGROUND: The present study sought to 1) investigate the degrees of correlations between different disease activity scores (DASs) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL), and 2) determine ifExpand
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Sleep quality and its correlates in renal transplant patients.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate correlated morbidity measures with poor sleep quality among kidney transplanted patients. METHODS In a cross-sectional study of 125 Iranian kidneyExpand
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Pathways to prevention: improving nonresident African American fathers' parenting skills and behaviors to reduce sons' aggression.
This study describes a test of the Fathers and Sons Program for increasing intentions to avoid violence and reducing aggressive behaviors in 8- to 12-year-old African American boys by enhancing theExpand
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Race by Gender Group Differences in the Protective Effects of Socioeconomic Factors Against Sustained Health Problems Across Five Domains
BackgroundDespite the existing literature on the central role of socioeconomic status (SES; education and income) for maintaining health, less is known about group differences in this effect. BuiltExpand
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The outcome of diverticulosis in kidney recipients with polycystic kidney disease.
INTRODUCTION Diverticulosis is a common finding in autosomal-dominant polycystic kidney disease (ADPKD). To avoid the serious complications of diverticulosis after kidney transplantation, someExpand
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Symptoms of anxiety and depression: A comparison among patients with different chronic conditions
BACKGROUND: Although patients with chronic diseases are at high-risk for symptoms of anxiety and depression, few studies have compared patients with different chronic conditions in this regard. ThisExpand
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