Review Article
28/2/2017
Bashir Bello, Halima Bello Adebayo
Low back pain (LBP) is a common musculoskeletal disorder affecting the general population. The prevalence of LBP varies across the studied populations, geographic areas, and age groups.Prevalence of LBP in Nigeria is largely occupational based. The prevalence differs based on the type of occupation, population, or age ... read more
Research Article
15/1/2017
Fatemeh Ehsani, Zahra Mosallanezhad, Ghazaleh Vahedi
Office workers, especially computer users are at risk of developing neck pain (NP), while limited studies have been conducted on this issue.The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence, risk factors, and consequences of NP in office employees, and its effect on their quality of ... read more
Research Article
23/1/2017
Mohammad H. Esmaili, Hamed Masoumi, Majid Jadidi, Hossein Miladi-Gorji, Hossein Nazari
Despite two decades of using mobile phone, the biological effects of electromagnetic radiation remain controversial. The study was conducted to determine the effect of mobile phone waves on anxiety-like behaviors in male rats.A total number of 80 male naive rats were, randomly, divided into eight groups (Control, ... read more
Research Article
26/3/2017
Sepideh Seyed, Masoomeh Salmani, Fatemeh Motahari Nezhad, Reyhaneh Noruzi
Many factors including self-efficacy and achievement motivation can affect children’s academic progress. Studies have shown that socioeconomic status can affect people’s life, education, and vocation. However, not many studies looked at the relations between the intrinsic factors and socioeconomic status, and between these 2 categories and students’ ... read more
Research Article
28/2/2017
Rahimeh Eskandarian, Mohammad Reza Razavi, Somayeh Safaei, Raheb Ghorbani, Mohammad Forozeshfard
Non-invasive and cost effective treatments of coronary artery disease (CAD) are a health priority and a current necessity.This study aimed at comparing the results of myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) with coronary angiography findings in the diagnosis of CAD.This cross sectional study included 155 patients with stable angina, ... read more
Research Article
8/4/2017
Abbas Ziari, Elham Ziaeifar, Hossein Bozorgi, Jalal Taherian, Mahdis Aghaee Masule, Alireza Emadi
Physical activity (PA) plays an important role in health promotion as well as disease prevention, especially among young adults. The aim of this study was to determine the knowledge, attitudes, and practices towards PA among medical sciences students living in university dormitories in Semnan, Iran.In a cross-sectional ... read more
Research Article
9/4/2017
Marcos E Fernandez-Cuadros, Maria Fuencisla Diez-Ramos, Maria Jesus Albaladejo-Florin, Olga Susana Perez-Moro
This study aimed at examining if a 6-session protocol of tonic-phasic exercises using manometric biofeedback (BFB) is capable of improving quality of life (QoL) and muscular strength in patients with urinary incontinence (UI).A prospective quasi-experimental before-after study was performed on 31 patients with Urinary Incontinence (UI) referred ... read more
Brief Report
28/2/2017
Vinicius Viana Abreu Montanaro, Thiago Falcao Hora
Moyamoya disease (MMD) is a chronic steno-occlusive cerebrovascular condition initially described in 1957 in a Japanese patient. The classic angiographic findings include bilateral stenosis or occlusion at the terminal portion of the internal carotid artery, with an abnormal vascular network at the base of the brain. There ... read more
Letter
4/2/2017
Mohammad Akhtar Siddiqui, Shabnam Ansari, Qamar Alam Khan

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