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The Iranian female high school students' attitude towards people with HIV/AIDS: A cross-sectional study
Background: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) has become an important public health hazard in Iran. It is believed that AIDS-related knowledge does not necessarily translate into behavior modification. Hence, it ...
Unintentional injuries in the rural population of Twiserkan, Iran: A cross-sectional study on their incidence, characteristics and preventability
Background. Knowledge is sparse concerning injuries affecting rural populations in low and middle-income countries in general and in Iran in particular. This study documents the incidence and characteristics of severe ...
Urologic diseases in the Islamic Republic of Iran: What are the public health priorities?
This study was designed to estimate the burden of urologic diseases in the Islamic Republic of Iran as a practical method for defining public health priorities. Using World Health Organization guidelines for national burden ...
Women victims of self-inflicted burns in Tabriz, Iran
From 20 March 1998 through 20 March 2002, a total of 412 cases of self-burning were admitted to the burn center of East Azarbaijan, located in the city of Tabriz, Iran. The average age was 25.5 years; 99% of self-burning ...
Zinc supplementation during pregnancy: A randomized controlled trial
Zinc deficiency during pregnancy has been related to adverse pregnancy outcomes. However, the results of zinc-supplementation trials have not been consistent in improvement of pregnancies outcomes. This study was undertaken ...
Hypochromic microcytic anemia in northwestern of Tabriz, Iran
Aim: Hypochromic microcytic anemia included iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) and thalassemia is a worldwide problem with easy treatment and important unwanted symptoms that widely prevalent in Iran. Methods: Present study was ...