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Estimation of Vitamin D Intake Based on a Scenario for Fortification of Dairy Products with Vitamin D in a Tehranian Population, Iran.
The aim of this study was to evaluate possible effects of food fortification practices on vitamin D intake in adults.
Maternal near-miss at university hospitals with cesarean overuse: an incident case-control study.
Cesarean section carries a substantial risk of maternal near-miss morbidity. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency, causes, risk factors, and perinatal outcomes of maternal near-miss at three university ...
Effects of dorsal hippocampal orexin-2 receptor antagonism on the acquisition, expression, and extinction of morphine-induced place preference in rats.
Orexinergic system is involved in reward processing and drug addiction.
An Exploration of the Maternal Experiences of Breast Engorgement and Milk Leakage after Perinatal Loss.
Perinatal loss is one of the toughest events of life. Physiological milk secretion after perinatal loss adds to complicacy of the hardships of the event. The present study is aimed at exploring women's experience with ...
Susceptibility to pulmonary tuberculosis: host genetic deficiency in tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-α) gene and tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 (TNFR2)
© 2016 Objective/Background The susceptibility to tuberculosis (TB) depends upon different factors, and the risk of developing diseases after infection with Mycobacterium tuberculosis ranges from 5% to 10%. This suggests ...
Identification of different subtypes of rapid growing Atypical Mycobacterium from water and soil sources: Using PCR-RFLP using hsp65 and rRNA 16s–23s genes
© 2016 Objective/Background Nontuberculosis mycobacteria (NTM) are a diverse group of microorganisms that cause a variety of diseases in humans including skin, respiratory, and gastrointestinal tract infection. Generally, ...
Immunohistochemical findings of the granulomatous reaction associated with tuberculosis
© 2016 Objective/background The histological diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) has long been a diagnostic challenge in the anatomical pathology field despite availability of different laboratory methods. ...
HIV and tuberculosis trends and survival of coinfection in a referral center in Tehran: A 12-year study
© 2016 Objective/background The risk of mortality and morbidity among tuberculosis (TB) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) coinfected patients is significantly higher than that of patients infected with TB alone. The ...
Usefulness of pulmonary artery diameter in diagnosing pulmonary hypertension in patients admitted to tuberculosis intensive care unit
© 2016 Objective/background Pulmonary hypertension (PH) can be a complication of patients with severe pulmonary tuberculosis (TB). We aimed to study the correlation between pulmonary artery (PA) diameter (PAD) as measured ...