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BACKGROUND Maternal thyroid function alters during pregnancy. Inadequate adaptation to these changes results in thyroid dysfunction and pregnancy complications. OBJECTIVES This prospective study aimed to evaluate the prevalence of thyroid diseases in pregnancy and its outcomes in south of Iran. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study was conducted(More)
Preeclampsia remains a leading cause of maternal and perinatal mortality and morbidity worldwide; however, its specific etiology still remains obscure. Some studies implicate poor maternal selenium status predisposing the mother to preeclampsia. This study was designed to determine changes in plasma selenium levels in women having preeclampsia as compared(More)
AIM OF THE STUDY Thyroid dysfunction and autoimmunity are common problems in women of child-bearing age. It could be associated with pregnancy morbidities in the mother and fetus. Due to lack of sufficient data about the prevalence of thyroid autoimmunity in pregnant women in Iran, and controversies about its complications on pregnancy outcomes, this study(More)
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons. org/licenses/by/3.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Keywords School age children School-based program Preventing mental disorders Mental(More)
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