The Association of Overweight and Obesity with Menarche Age in Girls Aged 11-15 Years in Iran; A Cross-sectional Study

Mohammad Safarian; Majid Hajifaraji; Monireh Dahri; Naseh Pahlavani; Elyas Nattagh-Eshtivani; Alireza Farsad Naeimi; Anahita Houshiar Rad

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 41-49

  Introduction: Epidemiologic studies have shown a discrepancy between overweight and puberty processes. This cross-sectional study was aimed to clarify these associations in the Iranian girl population.Methods: A total of 1300 girls aged 11-15 years were randomly selected from Mashhad, in the northeast ...  Read More

The prevalence of malnutrition and other related factors among children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD)

Fatemeh Sadat Hashemi Javaheri; Hamidreza Kianifar; Pegah Rahbarinejad; Saeedeh Talebi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2022, , Pages 55-58

  Introduction:Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by difficulties with social interaction and communication, and by restricted and repetitive behavior. Children with ASD are at risk of nutritional problems that could impact growth and anthropometric indices over ...  Read More

The Potential Role of Metformin as a Weight Loss Drug in Non-Diabetic Individuals: A Comprehensive Review

Ubaid Khan; Behdad Dehbandi; Hafiz Muhammad Waqas Siddique; Muhammd Farhan Akhtar; Zabeeh Ullah

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2021, , Pages 139-144

  Recent clinical research studies evaluated metformin's potential effects as a weight-reducing drug in non-diabetic individuals despite its glucose-lowering effects. Metformin reduces weight by acting on the appetite regulatory pathways, peripheral fat metabolism, and averse unfavorable fat storage. Clinical ...  Read More

A Clinical Report on the Impact of Gastric Bypass Surgery on Obesity-Related Complaints and Comorbidities Six Months after the Surgery

Vahideh Banazadeh; Ali Jangjoo; Andisheh Norouzian Ostad; Golnaz Ranjbar; Mahdi Jabbari Noghabi; Daryoush Hamidi Alamdari; Majid Ghayour Mobarhan; Reyhaneh Faridnia; Mohsen Nematy

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2021, , Pages 11-18

  Introduction:Gastric bypass surgery is an intervention used to treat class III obesity and its complications. Evidence is scarce regarding its benefits among the Iranian population, especially its role in resolving obesity-related complaints and comorbidities. The present study aimed to investigate the ...  Read More

A Very Rare Case of Pancreatitis Due to Gastric Balloon

Mohamadreza Farzanehfar; Homeyra Ommati; Raheleh Jabini; Mahdi Zardadi

Volume 6, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 113-115

  This study aimed to describe the case of a young woman presenting with abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting three month after intragastric balloon placement. The patient was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis based on clinical findings, laboratory data, and imaging results. During endoscopy, the balloon ...  Read More