Seyed Mehdi Tabatabaei

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INTRODUCTION One possible mechanism for the postulated link between high consumption of meat and colorectal cancer (CRC) is the content of benzo[a]pyrene (BaP) in meat. METHODS We investigated this association in a population-based case-control study in Western Australia (567 cases and 713 controls). Participants' self-report of meat consumption and(More)
Although previous research has identified factors that may determine willingness to participate in research, relatively few studies have attempted to quantify the impact non-participation may have on exposure–disease associations. The aims of this study were to (a) investigate the associations between smoking, alcohol, diabetes, obesity, and socioeconomic(More)
AIM To report the frequency, associated risk factors and characteristics of cases referred to Farabi Eye Hospital with ocular superglue injuries. METHODS In a descriptive cross-sectional study conducted between December 2012 and February 2013, patients with ocular superglue injuries were evaluated. Age, sex, educational level, location, time, mechanism,(More)
BACKGROUND Data regarding the effects of tea, coffee, and milk on the risk of colorectal cancer are inconsistent. We investigated associations of tea, coffee, and milk consumption with colorectal cancer risk and attempted to determine if these exposures were differentially associated with the risks of proximal colon, distal colon, and rectal cancers. (More)
BACKGROUND Suicide is a growing public health problem all over the world. Understanding the prevalence of suicide and its correlates is of great importance in planning programs to reduce the risk in different societies. OBJECTIVES The present study was conducted to assess the epidemiology of suicide and its associated risk factors in Sistan and(More)
INTRODUCTION Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD) is an X-linked genetic disorder with a relatively high frequency in malaria-endemic regions. It is an obstacle to malaria elimination, as primaquine administered in the treatment of malaria can cause hemolysis in G6PD-deficient individuals. This study presents information on the prevalence of(More)
The area southeast of Iran still copes with malaria as an unstable infectious disease and includes the most autochthonous malaria reports in the country. This comprehensive study was carried out for the evaluation of environmental factors, welfare indicators and health facilities on the malaria situation before and at the beginning of a pre-elimination(More)
BACKGROUND Although smoking and drug use are the major causes of accidents and death of drivers, few studies have been conducted on the prevalence of smoking and its associated factors in this occupational group. OBJECTIVES The current study aimed to investigate the prevalence of smoking and its relationship with blood parameters among drivers in Zahedan(More)
Implication for health policy/practice/research/medical education: This study focused on the world population ageing, challenges that communities are facing and also the importance of the University of the Third Age (U3A) as a valuable intervention in empowering the aged people to adapt an active lifestyle. Copyright © 2014, Health Promotion Research(More)
Dynamic power management (DPM) in wireless sensor nodes is a well-known technique for reducing idle energy consumption. DPM controls a node’s operating mode by dynamically toggling the on/off status of its units based on predictions of event occurrences. However, since each mode change induces some overhead in its own right, guaranteeing DPM’s efficiency is(More)