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The acute and permanent effects of short term aerobic training on coagulation & fibrinolytic factors and lipid profiles in postmenopausal women
Introduction: The risk of acute cardiovascular and thrombotic events increases after menopause. Changes in hormones, body composition and especially abnormalities in endogenous coagulation and the fibrinolysis system may ...
Effects of endurance and resistance training on calcitonin gene-related peptide content in slow and fast twitch rat muscles
Introduction: Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP), a 37-amino acid peptide generated by alternative processing of primary transcripts from calcitonin gene, is broadly distributed in the peripheral and central nervous ...
Long-term ocular consequences of sulfur mustard in seriously eye-injured war veterans
Introduction: Sulfur mustard (SM) has been used as a dangerous chemical warfare agent since the early 20th century. Although many descriptive studies about SM-induced ocular injuries are present in the medical literature, ...
The role of endoscopic autopsy in trauma cases: The first report from Iran
The aim of this study was to assess abdominal traumas by a laparoscope and to determine the accuracy of laparoscopic examination in comparison with the traditional autopsy. Methods: From December 2004 through August 2005, ...
Prevalence of HBV, HCV, HIV, and syphilis among homeless subjects older than fifteen years in Tehran
Homeless people are usually prone to be infected with multiple infectious diseases such as human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus, as well as syphilis. In this cross-sectional study, using ...
Toxigenic Clostridium difficile colonization in children
Clostridium difficile is a Gram positive, spore-forming organism that has become a significant cause of nosocomial infection in hospitalized adults. Colonization with this organism results in a wide spectrum of clinical ...
Maffucci's syndrome with oral manifestations
Maffucci's syndrome is a rare congenital mesodermal dysplasia combined with dyschondroplasia and hemangiomatosis. About 150 cases have been reported till now. Maffucci's syndrome is often combined with other neoplasms. ...
Comment on aluminum and zinc phosphide poisoning
Loss of function mutations in the gene encoding latent transforming growth factor beta binding protein 2, LTBP2, cause primary congenital glaucoma
Glaucoma is a heterogeneous group of optic neuropathies that manifests by optic nerve head cupping or degeneration of the optic nerve, resulting in a specific pattern of visual field loss. Glaucoma leads to blindness if ...