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Necessity of an integrated road traffic injuries surveillance system: A community-based study
Objectives: A prerequisite to improving the situation of traffic accidents and injury prevention is to set up a road traffic accident and victim information system (RTAVIS), which does not exist in Iran. The objective of ...
Substance abuse in relation to religiosity and familial support in Iranian college students
Background and objectives: Drug abuse and alcohol use in young adults are a major public health problem. The aims of present study were to determine the prevalence of alcohol use and substance abuse and related factors in ...
Supradiaphragmatic and transdiaphragmatic intrathoracic migration of a ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter
A hydrothorax following ventriculoperitoneal shunt catheter insertion is very rare and usually reported in children. Only about 25 cases have been described in the literature and very few have been adults. We report a ...
Supraglottic stenosis in a case of Behcet's disease
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Stressful life events and risk of colorectal cancer: A case-control study of Iran
Background: Very few analytical studies are available on any association between stressful life events (SLE) and colorectal cancer (CRC), at least in Iran. The aim of this case control study was to determine the association ...
STC1 and NF-?B p65 (Rel A) is constitutively activated in colorectal cancer
Background: Stanniocalcin-1 (STC1) and nuclear factor (NF)-RB subunit p65 transcription factor are involved in various types of human malignancies. The roles of STC1 and NFRB-p65 in colorectal cancer (CRC) are still not ...
Stimulated and Unstimulated Saliva Levels of Calcium and Magnesium in Giardiasis
Giardialamblia causes malabsorption. The aim of this study was to evaluate serum and saliva calcium and magnesium levels in patients with giardiasis. Thirty patients with giardiasis as a case and 30 person without giardiasis ...
Symptom patterns and relative distribution of functional bowel disorders in 1,023 gastroenterology patients in Iran
Background and aims: There are scanty data on functional bowel disorder (FBD) patterns in Iran. This first-time study tried to provide preliminary data on relative distribution of different types of FBD and their symptom ...
T1764G1766 core promoter double mutants are restricted to Hepatitis B virus strains with an A1757 and are common in genotype D
To investigate the role of pre-core and basal core promoter (BCP) mutants in hepatitis B e antigen (HBeAg)-negative chronic hepatitis B (e-CHB) in Iran, Hepatitis B virus strains from 30 patients and 42 anti-HBe-positive ...
Tepid blood versus cold crystalloid cardioplegia in cardiac protection
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