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?-thalassemia mutations in the iranian kurdish population of kurdistan and west azerbaijan provinces
The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence and spectrum of ?-thalassemia (?-thal) mutations in the population of Sunni Muslim Kurds in western Iran and to set up a prenatal diagnostic laboratory. Sixty unrelated ...
A new diagnostic sign for rheumatoid arthritis: Avicenna sign
Aim: The status of a new sign for diagnosing rheumatoid arthritis is discussed for the first time in this study. It is defined as marked tenderness on the anterior surface of leg (shin) on pressure of about 4 kg by thumb. ...
A Study of 415 Cases of Esophageal Carcinoma in Northwest of Iran
Background and Objective: Considering the serious and fatal nature of esophageal carcinoma and is prevalence in the population on the banks of Caspian sea and northern region (Azerbaijan, Khorassan, Gilan, Mazandaran, ...
Association between the FABP2 Ala54Thr, PPAR? Leu162/Val, and PPAR? intron7 polymorphisms and blood lipids ApoB and ApoCIII in hypertriglyceridemic subjects in Tehran
Background: The alanine to threonine substitution at codon 54 in the FABP2 gene and PPAR? Val162 allele have been associated with hypertriglyceridemia. Objective: We sought to determine the prevalence of the Ala54Thr ...
Birth injuries of neonates in Alzahra hospital of Tabriz, Iran
Objective: To determine types and incidence of birth injuries of neonates born in Alzahra hospital. Methods: Prospectively during one year out of 7260 neonates born in Alzahra hospital, 108 birth injuries which occured in ...
Autoimmune hepatitis in Iranian children
Objective: To evaluate the clinical and para-clinical presentation, including autoantibody pattern, and response to treatment in Iranian children with autoimmune hepatitis (AIH). Methods: Data of 60 children presenting ...
Community participation in environmental health: Eastern Azerbaijan healthy villages project
The objective of this project in East Azerbaijan villages was to improve community participation in rural areas in a Healthy Villages programme. The project covered 1680 villages, and 3605 training courses for health staff ...
Comorbidity of mood disorders and substance use disorder
Background - Numerous studies in various countries have documented comorbidity of mood disorders and substance use disorder, but little have been published on this subject from Iran. This study was performed to investigate ...
Comparison of umbilical cord interleukin-6 in preterm infants with premature rupture of membranes and intact membranes
Objective: To compare inflammatory mediators in the cord flood of premature newborn infants with premature rupture of membranes (PROM) and intact membranes. Methods: Eighty-nine premature neonates with gestational age of ...
Helicobacter pylori infection rates in duodenal ulcer patients in a population with high prevalence of infection
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