Zahra Akbarian

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everal spices and herbs have been shown to have hypoglycemic action in animals and humans (1). Spices increase the taste and flavors of food. Among the spices, cumin seeds (Cuminum Cyminum L.) from the family apiaceae are consumed in fairly large quantities in some counties. Cumin is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine for the treatment S 1Associate(More)
At the end of March 2010 an A/H1N1 vaccination campaign was conducted in Afghanistan using donated vaccines. However, no surveillance system for detection of adverse events following immunization was in place. We report a cross-sectional, descriptive survey in 4 provinces of Afghanistan to assess the rate of adverse events among health care staff immunized(More)
BACKGROUND Regular exercise is an important aspect of physical activity for people living in urban areas. We examined prevalence of regular exercise in leisure times and some related factors in middle aged men and women in northern Iran. METHOD A cross-sectional survey was undertaken on 1425 women and 676 men in 2 main cities in northern Iran. Information(More)
Background: Abnormal umbilical cord pH can be indicated a distress imposed of newborn and can also be useful in determining the prognosis of the newborn. There are different views about the effect of the neonatal delivery method on the blood gas analysis of the umbilical artery. This study aimed to determine the effect of the method of delivery on umbilical(More)
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