Zahra Heydari

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AIMS The purpose of this study was to evaluate adherence to insulin therapy in patients with diabetes. The underlying factors affecting insulin injection omission among patients with type 1 or 2 diabetes were also investigated. METHODS This cross-sectional study has been conducted on 507 patients with diabetes. Adherence to insulin therapy was measured by(More)
Drug resistance primarily appears where there is altered drug metabolism or target modification. It is a major challenge in cancer therapy which affects treatment process, and limits chemotherapeutics. Recently, nanotechnological approaches were shown to be capable of lowering drug side effects and protecting from enzymatic degradation. Therefore, patient's(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Marginal seal of the material is extremely important in fissure sealant therapy. The aim of this study was to investigate microleakage of flowable composite resins and conventional fissure sealants with or without dentin bonding agent. MATERIALS AND METHODS The occlusal surface of 60 intact extracted human premolars, divided into four(More)
Thirty novel derivatives of aza-cyclopenta[b]fluorene-1,9-dione were synthesized, and their cytotoxic activities were tested against HeLa, LS180, MCF-7, and Raji cancer cell lines by MTT assay. Two derivatives containing nitrofuryl moiety, including 10-(5-nitro-furan-2-yl)-2,3-dihydro-4-aza-cyclopenta[b]fluorene-1,9-dione (IC(50) range: 5.7-13.0 μm) and(More)
Introduction Bacterial infection is one of the major causes of morbidity and mortality especially in developing countries. Nuclear medicine has an important role in helping the diagnosis of deep-seated infections by developing more specific radiopharmaceuticals. The aim of this study was to evaluate 99mTc-labeling ceftriaxone as a new radiopharmaceutical(More)
Background: Oral health is not only important for appearance and sense of wellbeing but also for overall health. The study is aimed to evaluate oral hygiene practice, knowledge and attitude among (10-15 yr) school children. Methods: This is a cross sectional study was conducted on 440 school students of age group (10-15 years) from five different schools of(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess plasma levels of endothelium- and heart-associated microRNAs (miRNAs) miR-126 and miR-499, respectively, using quantitative reverse transcriptase polymerase chain reaction. METHODS A two-step analysis was conducted on 75 patients undergoing off-pomp coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery. Five biomarkers(More)
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