Enhancing Growth in Epidermolysis Bullosa: Nutritional Supplements and Dietary Interventions for Children and Adolescents

Pegah Rahbarinejad; Fatemeh Sadat Hashemi Javaheri; Mostafa Shahraki Jazinaki; Hamid Reza Kianifar; Saeedeh Talebi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 32-40


  Introduction: Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) represents a diverse set of disorders that affect the skin and mucous membranes. Ensuring proper nutrition for children and adolescents with Epidermolysis Bullosa is a vital aspect of their treatment plan. The objective of this study is to demonstrate how nutritional ...  Read More

Effect of Zinc Supplementation on Anthropometric Parameters of Male School Children

Ashraf Mohammadzadeh; Ezzat Khodashenas; Ahmad Shah Farhat; Nafiseh Pourbadakhshan; Ali Jafarzadeh Esfehani; Mehdi Sohrabi; Aradokht Vaezi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 58-62


  Introduction: Zinc has a key role in reproductive physiology, immune modulation, growth, and development. To determine the effect of zinc supplements on the anthropometry of healthy 6-yearold children.Methods: In this double-blind placebo-controlled trial was carried out on 40 children 6-7 years old. ...  Read More

Herbal remedies used by asthmatic children in Iran

Samaneh Kouzegaran; Hamid Ahanchian; Seyed Ahmad Emami; Neda Ansari; Jamshid Yousefi; Nasrin Moazzen; Nafiseh Pourbadakhshan; Rana Tafrishi; Aida Ansari; Nasrinsadat Motevalli

Volume 10, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 26-32


  Introduction: Asthma is a very common chronic disease among children. As for its treatment, in recent years there is an increased tendency towards supplemental treatments. Hence, many of these patients are administered complementary and alternative treatments including herbal medicine.Methods:Through ...  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

Epidemiological and Socio-Demographic Characteristics of Children with Acute Poisoning in Northeast of Iran.

Ali Alami; Maryam Aghaei; Sepideh Shayan Karkon; Raheleh Derafshi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , December 2020, , Pages 163-167


  Introduction:Acute Poisoning in the developed countries include about 2% of all childhood deaths and more than 5% cause of death in the developing countries. Poisoning usually is defined as taking a substance which can cause an organism becoming injured. The purpose of this study was to identify sociological ...  Read More

The Epidemiological Study of the Children Committing Suicide with Toxic Substances Admitted to the Emergency and Pediatric Wards in Iran (2013-2016)

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Farideh Sahebkar; Anahita Alizadeh; Majid Sezavar; Babak Karimi; Maryam Naseri; Gholamreza Khademi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 15-19


  Introduction: Poisoning is the most common method of non-fatal suicide. In recent years, poisoning caused by the use of medications and chemicals has increased. The present study aimed to investigate the rate of suicide using toxic compounds in Iranian children.Methods: This retrospective study was conducted ...  Read More

Iranian Medicinal Plants and Intractable Epilepsy in Childhood: A Narrative Review

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Hadi Tohidi; Elnaz Faraji; Alireza Ataei Nakhaei

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 33-36


  Epilepsy is a major neurological disorder, which may occur in all age groups, including children. Approximately 20% of epileptic children are drug-resistant. Uncontrolled seizures pose variable risks to patients, such as increased mortality rate, trauma, and cognitive and psychiatric disorders. Therefore, ...  Read More

Prognosis of Epilepsies and Epileptic Syndromes in Children: A Narrative Review

Ali Akbar Momen; Reza Azizi Malamiri

Volume 5, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 37-41


  Epilepsies and epileptic syndromes are among the most common chronic neurological disorders in neonates, infants, and children. Remission occurs in 70% of epileptic children, while other cases experience frequent seizures and become refractory to various treatment modalities. Refractory seizures have ...  Read More

The effect of serum levels of vitamin C on asthmatic children: a systematic review

Farhad Heydarian; Hamid Ahanchian; Maryam Khalesi; Saeed Ebrahimi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 87-92


  Introduction: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disorder that is distinguished by coughing, wheezing, and dyspnea. It is the most common chronic disease among children. Epidemiological trials have suggested that there may be a correlation between vitamin C intake and the incidence of asthma. Specifically, ...  Read More

The use of magnetic resonance imaging to study the brain size of young children with autism

Farah Ashrafzadeh; Mehran Beiraghi Toosi; Mohammad Hasan Mohammadi

Volume 3, Issue 3 , July 2016, , Pages 105-110


  Introduction: Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a syndrome of social communication deficits and repetitive behaviors or restricted interests. While the impairments associated with ASD tend to deteriorate from childhood into adulthood, it is of critical importance that the syndrome is diagnosed at an ...  Read More

Urine alpha-1-microglobulin reliability in the diagnosis of pyelonephritis: a systematic review

Anoush Azarfar; Yalda Ravanshad; Mohammad Esmaeili; Fatemeh Ghane Sharbaf; Mitra Naseri; Fahime Noferesti

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2015, , Pages 174-177


  Introduction:Pyelonephritis is known as kidney inflammation due to bacterial infection which should be diagnosed and treated promptly. In this article, we decided to systematically review the diagnostic value and reliability of evaluating urine excretion low molecular weight protein alpha-1-microglobulin ...  Read More

Childhood pneumonia and vitamin A

Farhad Heidarian; Tahereh Ansarinezhad

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 57-60


  One of the major causes of mortality in children younger than 5 years old is acute lower respiratory tract infections (ALRI). ALRI clinical features are cough, tachypnea, fever, coryza, chest retraction, crackles and wheeze. Increased white blood cell count with left shift might happen in pneumonia. ...  Read More

Comparison of dexamethasone and Anti-D Immune globulin for immune thrombocytopenia purpura in children

Abdollah Banihashem; Hamid Farhangi; Mojtaba Mousavi Bazaz; Zahra Badiee; Ali Ghasemi; Sara Hesari

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 61-65


  Different therapeutic options in children with immune thrombocytopenic purpura include observation alone, periodic treatment with corticosteroids, intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) or anti-D, chronic administration of immunosuppressive agents, and splenectomy.Preference of the type of therapy depends ...  Read More

Renal biopsy in Glomerulonephritis

Masoud Pezeshki Rad; Mina Taghavi; Jahanbakhsh Hashemi; Farzaneh Sharifipour; Abbasali Zeraati

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 71-74


  Glomerulonephritis (GN) is responsible for 25-30% of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) among all causes. Renal biopsy is important to determine the GN treatment method and its prognosis. In some cases, renal biopsy is required for definitive diagnosis. Biopsies were used as a diagnostic method in different ...  Read More

Hippocampal volume in childhood seizures

Abolfazl Mahmoudzadeh; Yasamin Davoudi; Hossein Haghir; Maryam Salehi; Farah Ashrafzadeh; Behzad Aminzadeh; Sara Mehrnoosh; Mohammadreza Mehrnoosh

Volume 1, Issue 2 , April 2014, , Pages 82-85


  Many children with hippocampal sclerosis underwent surgery for treatment. Early childhood convulsion occurs in 2 to 4% of population and its prognosis is good in majority of cases. It seems that hippocampal anomalies are common in patients with neocortical epilepsies. The theory of hippocampal sclerosis ...  Read More

Refractory seizures in children

Seyed Ebrahim Mansoorinejad; Farah Ashrafzadeh; Javad Akhondian; Mehran Beiraghi Toosi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , February 2014, , Pages 29-32


  Epilepsy is described as a heterogeneous clinical syndrome results from various cerebral destructions. It is categorized to partial and generalized forms. Degree of neural system impairment and affected area determine the severity and pattern of symptoms. Patients might experience sensory, motor, or ...  Read More