Research Article

Sequence-independent single-primer-amplification (SISPA) as a screening technique for detecting unexpected RNA viral adventitious agents in cell cultures

Abstract

The sequence-independent, single-primer amplification (SISPA) enables the random amplification of nucleic acids, allowing the detection and genome sequencing of different viral agents. This feature of SISPA method provides evidence for application of it in mon...

Review Article

Mild to moderate iodine deficiency in pregnancy: A matter of debate

Abstract

During the last few decades painstaking efforts have been made to eliminate iodine deficiency through the world. Nowadays in regions where dietary iodine intake is adequate or borderline, the main focus is increasing dietary iodine supply in the target popul...

Research Article

Iodine status and thyroid parameters of pregnant women living in an iodine sufficient area

Abstract

During the last few decades painstaking efforts have been made to eliminate iodine deficiency throughout the world. Todays in regions where dietary iodine intake is adequate or borderline, the main focus is increasing dietary iodine supply in the target popu...

Mini Review

Physical activity can change the physiological and psychological circumstances during COVID-19 pandemic: A narrative review

Abstract

Background: With the outbreak of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), many studies’ attention to this world’s complexity increased dramatically. Different views on sports and physical activities have been presented, which have addressed t...

Research Article

Epidemiologic aspects and risk factors associated with infertility in women undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART) in north of Iran

Abstract

Objective: This study aimed to investigating of the epidemiological aspects of infertility and related risk factors in infertile women.

Materials and methods: This cross-sectional study, carried out on 330 infertile women referred to tw...

Review Article

The review of the relationship between UCP2 and obesity: Focusing on inflammatory-obesity

Abstract

Obesity is rising worldwide, and the inflammatory disease increased in parallel. Many studies demonstrate excess fat mass is an indicator of obesity. As much as lipid increased in the cell, ROS production increased. On the other hand, ROS could enhance lipid...

Research Article

C3D data based on 2-dimensional images from video camera

Abstract

The Human three-dimensional (3D) musculoskeletal model is based on motion analysis methods and can be obtained by particular motion capture systems that export 3D data with coordinate 3D (C3D) format. Unique cameras and specific software are essential for an...

Research Article

The effect of NLP-based approach to teaching surgical procedures to senior OBGYN residents

Each individual has a unique way of learning which is based on personal background [1]. Neuro Linguistic Programming is an ideology of communicating with an individual. It can be applied in social relations like teaching fields [2]. Each medical student deals with a set of new information i...

Short Communication

A new applied protocol concerning COVID-19`s pandemic control: “Outdoor Access Approach” remodel of living for ensuring better ventilation

Abstract

COVID-19 is a mucoso-respiratory highly contagious disease that has leaded to a tremendous global pandemic wide spreading throughout nations of all continents with successive waves of high morbidities and mortalities. However, several independent vaccine pro...

Editorial

Brown fat tissue: Therapeutic potential for insulin resistance, new hopes for tomorrow

The well recognized white adipose tissue is an endocrinal organ secreting various hormones and this article simply indicates to the physiologic concepts brown fat tissues (BAT) which are extremely active endocrine organs and play various metabolic active roles in intermediate metabolism.<...

Review Article

The role of islamic lifestyle and healthy nutrition in accordance with the recommendations of islam and the holly quran by focusing on the risk of cancer incident

Abstract

Background: The Islamic religion has emphasized the importance of health and well-being, and Muslims have recognized the value of a good and healthy life based on Islamic recommendations. Health-oriented lifestyle is a multi-dimensional phenomenon that is th...

Case Report

Cystic fibrosis and congenital adrenal hyperplasia: A rare occurrence with diagnostic dilemmas, similarities and contradictions

Abstract

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a hereditary syndrome composed of exocrine gland dysfunction   involving multiple systems which if untreated may result in chronic respiratory infections, pancreatic enzyme deficiency and failure to thrive. The assoc...

Research Article

Production and evaluation of enzyme-modified lighvan cheese using different levels of commercial enzymes

Abstract

Enzyme-modified cheeses are concentrated cheese flavors produced enzymatically from dairy substrates in order to provide an intense source of cheese flavor with broad applications. Lighvan cheese is an Iranian traditional cheese with a pleasant taste and fla...

Case Report

Parry-Romberg syndrome: A case report of non-invasive treatment

Abstract

Parry-Romberg syndrome is an uncommon condition, self-limiting with slow progressive hemifacial atrophy. This syndrome can lead to several progressive congenital and developmental deformities. It can cause severe facial asymmetry and subsequently lead to est...

Review Article

A review on the occurrence of opportunistic infections after applications of stem cell techniques

Abstract

In recent years, stem cells technology have been used widely in basic and clinical science researches LIPUS (low-intensity pulsed ultrasound) is another technique commonly used in conjunction with stem cells that can have complications after applications. On...

Review Article

Risk factor of liver metastases in breast cancer

Abstract

Objective: The liver is the second most common site of distant metastases from breast cancer. We investigated the risk factor liver metastasis in patients with breast cancer.

Methods:

Letter to the Editor

Effect evaluation of vitamin D level amongst patients with chronic hepatitis B

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Vitamin D has immunomodulatory and antifibrotic properties, and therefore used for treatment of many of chronic liver disease [1]. Although there are many reports on the relationship between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 levels and chronic liver diseases, but the r...

Research Article

Bio-moleculear thermal oscillator and constant heat current source

Abstract

The demand for materials and devices that are capable of controlling heat flux has attracted many interests due to desire to attain new sources of energy and on-chip cooling. Excellent properties of DNA make it as an interesting nanomaterial in future techno...

Research Article

Risk factors of survival in breast cancer

Abstract

Background: In this study, we aimed to investigate the role of prognostic factors on breast cancer survival in Iran.

Methods: This study was carried out using data from 500 parti...

Case Report

Mesenteric cysts: A rare case

Abstract

Mesenteric cysts are rare benign intra-abdominal tumors with an incidence of 1 case per 250,000 hospital admission. This lesion occurs most frequently in women in the reproductive period.The etiology of such cysts remains unknown but several theories regardi...

Research Article

Investigation and analysis of fracture failure and fatigue cracking in Highrise pavement using simulation software of ABAQUS

Abstract

Assuming that the road infrastructure has been implemented in accordance with specifications and standards, poor adhesion between the two layers of asphalt mix can be a significant cause of pavement problems. The general problem observed with the weak adhesi...

Research Article

A qualitative method for determining the surfaces between asphalt layers using ABAQUS software

Abstract

The analytical models are mainly combined with numerical equations for the problems of the pavement under the wheel load. Different assumptions can be considered, such as elastic asphalt and viscoelastic as well as static or dynamic load. Mainly on deformati...

Research Article

Can bloodstream infection be predicted by nasal culture in hemodialysis patients?

Abstract

The blood and drainage cultures are suggested for early diagnosis of bloodstream infection (BSI), which are time consuming and laborious. Nasal colonization of bacteria is one of the modalities, occasionally can predict BSI. We hypothesized that nasal cultur...

Review Article

The role of genetic mutations in genes LMNA, PPARG, PLIN1, AKT2, CIDEC in Kobberling–Dunnigan Syndrome

Abstract

Köbberling-Dunnigan syndrome, also known as partial familial lipodystrophy, is a rare genetic disorder characterized by abnormal distribution of adipose tissues. Many people with Köbberling-Dunnigan syndrome develop insulin resistance, a co...

Research Article

Phylogenetic analysis of metalloprotease from transcriptome of venom gland of Hemiscorpius lepturus

Abstract

Hemiscorpius lepturusis a dangerous scorpion and referred to health concern issue in Khuzestan, Iran. The venom of H.lepturus is cytotoxic and its effect is similar to spider Loxosceles reclusa. Metalloproteinases are the important class of enzymes in the ve...

Research Article

Relationship between Fetuin-A and vascular or valvular calcification in hemodialysis patients

Abstract

Purpose: Deficiency of Fetuin A, as a calcification inhibitor, is assumed to be involved in vascular calcification in patients on maintenance hemodialysis (MHD). This study examined the relationship between serum Fetuin-A and vas...

Editorial

Allergic Asthma and Sick building syndrome

Editorial

Asthma is a complicated chronic disease of airway and airway inflammation, bronchoconstriction, cough, dyspnea and wheezing that are main symptoms of the asthma. Genetic, epigenetic and environmental agents are main factors in pathophysiology of the asthma....

Review Article

Synthetic Animal: Trends in Animal Breeding and Genetics

Abstract

Synthetic biology is an interdisciplinary branch of biology and engineering. The subject combines various disciplines from within these domains, such as biotechnology, evolutionary biology, molecular biology, systems biology, biophysics, computer engineering...

Case Report

A Three approach at one stage to surgical management of Cervical Spondyloptosis after Failed Primary anterior fusion

Abstract

A 35-year-old female, known case of complete spinal cord injury, presented with cervical pain and neck deformity that interfere with her physiotherapy and occupational therapy. Two years before admission, she had a car accident which result in a complete qua...

Editorial

Recent findings related to Nutrition and Diabetes Mellitus

Editorial

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass surgery is superior to medical treatment for short- to medium-term remission of Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) [1]. Recent research indicates that the improvements in insulin sensitivity following bariatric surgery are associated with eleva...

Mini Review

HIV-1 Immune evasion: The main obstacle toward a successful vaccine

Mini Review

It is estimated that there are 36.9 million individuals living with HIV-1 from who 21.7 million patients receiving antiretroviral therapy (ART) [1,2]. ART has had a significant effect on the patients’ quality of life recently, however, its globa...

Opinion

Effectiveness of the lifestyle modifications in prevention and control of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): Focus on Islamic lifestyle

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The advancement of human researches and scientific activities in the field of diseases prevention and treatment, has not diminished the importance of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Despite the continuous efforts for prevention and control of them, many pe...

Research Article

Effect of spiritual health (Sound Heart) on the other dimensions of health at different levels of prevention

Abstract

Introduction and goal: From the perspective of Islam, spiritual health means having a Sound Heart (a calm, confident and optimistic soul, with hope for God’s mercy, satisfaction with destiny and vitality). The way to ac...

Letter to the Editor

The Essential Role of Esophagogastroduodenoscopy Prior to bariatric surgery

Dear Editor

We read with interest the case report entitled “Dieulafoy’s Lesion related massive Intraoperative Gastrointestinal Bleeding during Single Anastomosis Gastric Bypass necessitating total Gastrectomy: A Case Repor't published in A...

Research Article

Evaluation of Desmin, α-SMA and hTERT expression in pulmonary fibrosis and lung cancer

Abstract

Background: Pulmonary fibrosis is a clinical problem with an enigmatic etiology with no effective therapy. Current therapies for lung fibrosis are ineffective for progression of lung fibrosis and preventing respiratory failure.&l...

Editorial

Chemo-cytokines network is main target for control of Allergic asthma

Editorial

Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease which characterized by recurrent airflow obstruction, wheezing, chest tightness and coughing. Management of allergic asthma especially in children, is main problem for industrial world. Immunological factors have crit...

Research Article

Cytokine Modulatory Effects of Sesamum Indicum Seeds Oil Ameliorate Mice with Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis

Abstract

Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disorder of the central nerve system (CNS), which affects the brain and spinal cord. Experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) is the most commonly applied experimental m...

Review Article

Heat transfer investigation of Non- Newtonian Fluid between two vertically infinite fl at plates by numerical and analytical solutions

Abstract

In natural convection, the fluid motion occurs by natural means such as buoyancy. Heat transfer by natural convection happens in many physical problems and engineering applications such as geothermal systems, heat exchangers, petroleum reservoirs and nuclear...

Research Article

The Risk Factors for Ankle Sprain in Cadets at a Male Military School in Iran: A Retrospective Case-control Study

ABSTRACT

Introduction: Ankle sprain is a widespread impairment in sport groups; this impairment leads to an absence from the workplace. The ankle sprains incidence rates are induced by height, weight, BMI, physical fitness, level of match...

Review Article

Critical Management of Status Epilepticus

ABSTRACT

Seizure is clinical manifestation of sudden disruption of the normal electrical activity of cortical neurons. The brain electrical activity is periodically disturbed, alteration in neural cell integrity, increase in firing impulses and spread to adjacent nor...

Research Article

Poly-dopamine-Beta-Cyclodextrin Modified Glassy Carbon Electrode as a Sensor for the Voltammetric Detection of L-Tryptophan at Physiological pH

ABSTRACT

The main purpose of this report was to develop application of poly-dopamine-beta-cyclodextrin modified glassy carbon electrode (PDA-β-CD-GCE) towards electrooxidation and determination of L-Tryptophan (L-Trp) and also the evalua...