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Impact and mechanistic role of oral contraceptive pills on the number and epithelial type of ovarian cortical inclusion cysts; a clinicopathology and immunohistochemical study
Background: Ovarian epithelial cancers are among the most lethal women's cancers. There is no doubt about the preventive role of oral contraceptive pills (OCPs) in development of ovarian cancers. But, there are limited ...
Increased colorectal cancer incidence in Iran: A systematic review and meta-analysis Chronic Disease epidemiology
Background: Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer in Iran. The increasing trend of colorectal cancer incidence in Iran and the close relationship with the geographical location are the underlying reasons for ...
Serum Levels of TNF-?, TNF-?RI, TNF-?RII and IL-12 in Treated Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients
Background: Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic multisystem autoimmune disease common in all races and ethnics. Cytokines and cytokines receptors play an important role in RA pathogenesis and clinical presentation. ...
Upregulated expression of circulating micrornas in kidney transplant recipients with interstitial fibrosis and tubular atrophy
Introduction. The discovery of circulating microRNAs (miRNAs), as potential noninvasive diagnostic biomarkers, has opened new avenues of research for identifying transplant patients with chronic allograft dysfunction. The ...