Original article
Febrile children with or without seizure: a Comparison between CBC, ESR and CRP

Elhan Bakhtiari; Farhad Heydarian; Mohammad Ali kiani; Zahra Askari; Mohammad Heidarian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 100-103


  Objective: The aim of present study was evaluation and comparison of the white blood cell, erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) and C reactive protein (CRP) in febrile children with or without convulsion. Methods: Three hundred sixty eight febrile children aged 6-60 months with or without convulsion ...  Read More

Original article
The Relationship Between the Quality of Learning and Educational Experiences of Medical Students During 2018-19

Sayyed Majid Sadrzadeh; Seyed Mohammad Mousavi; Fatemeh Sadat Taghizadeh; Behrang Rezvani Kakhki; Maryam Akbarilakeh; Eelnaz Vafadar Moradi

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 104-109


  Introduction: The effectiveness of the educational system along with the research development in each country is considered as one of the criteria of development measurement. Methods: This study is a descriptive - cross-sectional study during 2018-2019. The statistical population includes all medical ...  Read More

Original article
Assessment of the Pupil Size in Emmetropic and Myopic Eyes

Negareh Yazdani; Nasrin Moghadas Sharif; Maliheh Karimpour; Asieh Ehsaei

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 110-113


  Introduction: This study aimed to determine the influence of age and gender on pupil size under different illuminance conditions in emmetropic and myopic healthy eyes using Keratograph 4 topography. Methods: This study investigated 221 eyes of 221 subjects. After complete ocular examination, the undilated ...  Read More

Original article
Association of HLA-DRB1 with Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis in Northeast Iranian Population

Nooshin Mohtasham; Hooshang Rafatpanah; Atessa Pakfetrat; Reza Zare; Hamideh Kade; Mahshad Hosseini shad; Maryam Zamanzadeh; Farnaz Mohajertehran

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 114-118


  Introduction:Recurrent aphthous ulcers are the most common pathologic conditions of the oral cavity, which despite having clear clinical features, the etiology is unknown. This study aimed to determine the relationship between one of the histocompatibility antigens (HLA DRB1) and its sub-groups with ...  Read More

Tuberculosis for Alzheimer’s: Risk Factor, Treatment or Prevention

Atieh Yaghoubi; kiarash Ghazvini; Seyed Isaac Hashemy

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 119-122


  Alzheimer's disease is a type of dementia and there were 50 million individuals have dementia in 2018 worldwide and the cost of dementia care to Medicare and Medicaid is so high (about US$1 trillion) in that year. Recently, several articles show that tuberculosis may be increased the development rate ...  Read More

Gastrointestinal Manifestations of COVID- 19

Mitra Ahadi; Negin Masoudifar; Mina Akbari Rad

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 123-126


  Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has brought unpredictable challenges to the whole world by causing Coronavirus disease2019(COVID-19). Although respiratory tract manifestations are the most commonly reported symptoms in COVID-19, early studies reported a low incidence of typical ...  Read More

Systematic review
IL-33/ST2 Axis as a Well-Known Endogenous Defense Against Tuberculosis

Mohsen karbalaei; Kiarash Ghazvini; Masoud Keikha

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 127-133


  Tuberculosis (TB) infection is caused by an intracellular bacterium, Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb). The disease is among the most important infectious diseases, which has dedicated most cases of morbidity and mortality to itself worldwide. The global report of World Health Organization (WHO) in 2019 ...  Read More

Meta- analysis
Effect of N-Acetylcysteine on Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale associated with Schizophrenia: A Meta-Analysis

Amir Ghaderi; Anna Bussu; Catherine Tsang; Sadegh Jafarnejad

Volume 7, Issue 3 , September 2020, Pages 134-144


  Background and objective: N-acetylcysteine (NAC), a precursor of L-cysteine with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and neurotropic effects, is a promising agent in alleviating symptoms associated with schizophrenia.  However, the role of NAC on parameters of Positive and Negative Syndrome Scale (PANSS) ...  Read More