EISSN:2423-6152|ISSN:1607-2197|Disc: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences is a quarterly publish Open Access Persian-English language, free of charge, peer-reviewed journal dealing with wide range of Medical scientific topics, since 1994. It aims to publish the highest quality material, both clinical and scientific, on all aspects of Medical Sciences. It includes articles related to research findings, technical evaluations, and reviews. In addition, it provides a forum for the exchange of information on all aspects of Medical Sciences, including education issues, too.|Priority:4|Publisher:Birjand University of Medical Sciences|

Recent Submissions

  • Study of subacute renal toxicity of Bisphenol A in rats 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : S. Nomiri; Z. Kiani; R. Hoshyar; S. Hayati
    Abstract: Background and Aims: Bisphenol A (BPA) falls in the category of hormonal disruptors due to its widespread application, and several studies have revealed its toxicity in different doses. However, few studies have investigated ...
    Subject(s) : Biochemistry , بیوشیمی , Acute renal toxicity , Biochemical markers , Bisphenol A , Histopathology , سمّیت حاد کلیوی , نشانگرهای بیوشیمیایی , بیسفنول A , آسیب‌شناسی بافتی ,
  • Effect of Kelussia odoratissima Mozaff extract on PNPLA3 gene expression in non-alcoholic fatty liver and control rats 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : H. Mohammadi; N. Zia-Jahromi; A. R. Namjoo
    Abstract: Background and Aims: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is associated with such symptoms as steatosis, fibrosis, and liver cirrhosis. Kelussia has attracted assiduous attention due to its protective effects on the ...
    Subject(s) : Biochemistry , بیوشیمی , Kelussia , Non-alcoholic fatty liver , PNPLA3 gene , کرفس کوهی , کبد چرب غیر‌الکلی , PNPLA3 ,
  • Comparison of antioxidant and antibacterial activities of various herbal essential oils: An In vitro study 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : A. Alipour Kakroudi; S. Rahaiee; H. Rajaei Litkohi; S. Ghanbari Hassan Kiadeh
    Abstract: Background and Aims: Herbal essential oils (EOs) have antimicrobial and antioxidant activities due to the high amount of bioactive compounds; therefore, they are considered good candidates for applications in the food and ...
    Subject(s) : Medicinal plants , گیاهان دارویی , Antibacterial activity , Antioxidant , Bioactive compounds , Essential oil , فعالیت ضدباکتریایی , آنتی­اکسیدانی , تركيبات زيست فعال , اسانس ,
  • The protein-nanoparticle interaction (protein corona) and its importance on the therapeutic application of nanoparticles 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : M. Sedighi; M. Shakibaie
    Abstract: Nanobiotechnology has provided promising novel diagnostic and therapeutic strategies which capable to create a broad spectrum of nano-based imaging agents and medicines for human administrations. Several studies have ...
    Subject(s) : Nanotechnology , نانوبیوتکنولوژی , Biological identity , Nanobiotechnology , Protein corona , Targeted delivery , مشخصه زیستی , نانوبیوتکنولوژی , پروتئین کرونا , انتقال هدفمند ,
  • Psychometric properties and factor structure of the Persian version of Mentalized Affectivity Scale 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : Z. Sayarfard; P. Azadfallah; H. Farahani
    Abstract: Background and Aims: Mentalized affectivity is a new approach that expresses the process of emotion regulation through a dynamic perspective. Since social-cognitive variables and cultural context play a major role in the ...
    Subject(s) : General Psychology , روانشناسی عمومی , Emotion regulation , Factor structure , Mentalized affectivity Scale , Psychometric properties , تنظیم هیجان , ساختار عاملی , مقیاس ذهنی‌سازی عاطفه , ویژگی‌های روان‌سنجی ,
  • Evaluation of the observance of health protocols and requirements of the environmental and occupational health center against COVID-19 in men’s hairdresser salons of Birjand, Iran, in 2020 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : M. Hosseinzadeh; A. A. Ramezani; A. Yousefinia; M. khorashadizadeh; G. Barati; M. Khodadadi
    Abstract: Background and Aims: The Coronavirus has become a global pandemic that has affected most countries in the world. Hairdresser salon as a public place can transmit infectious diseases, such as AIDS, hepatitis as well as ...
    Subject(s) : Environmental Health , بهداشت محیط , Coronavirus , Hairdressers , Health Instructions , ویروس کرونا , آرایشگاه , پروتکل‌های بهداشتی ,
  • Prevalence and factors related to infection and mortality due to COVID-19 among patients of Shohada Ghaen Hospital, Ghaen, Iran, 2020 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : Z. Gozidehkar; H. Gahani; A. Davary; H. Borna
    Abstract: Background and Aims: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an emerging disease, whose first case was reported in December 2019, and rapidly affected the world. Therefore, the present study was conducted to investigate the ...
    Subject(s) : Infectious disease , عفونی , Clinical signs , Covid-19 , underlying diseases , علائم بالینی , کووید 19 , بیماری‌های زمینه‌ای ,
  • Effects of hepatitis C virus NS3 protein on expression of heat shock protein 70 and Glypican3 as the markers of hepatocellular carcinoma 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : S. Saeb; F. Sabahi; Z. Mazaheri; M. Ravanshad
    Abstract: Background and Aims: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is an important risk factor for the development of liver cancer. The HCV NS3 protein plays a key role in the virus life cycle and can affect normal cellular activities, ...
    Subject(s) : Virology , ویروس شناسی , Glypican3 , Hepatitis C virus , Hepatocellular carcinoma , HSP70 , NS3 , Glypican3 , ویروس هپاتیت سی , کارسینومای هپاتوسلولار , HSP70 , NS3 ,
  • Evaluation of proteinase and phospholipase activity of Candida albicans strains isolated from the mouth of patients with controlled and uncontrolled diabetes mellitus in Qazvin province: Short Communication 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : F. Mohammadi; H. Safasepehr; S. Hashemipour; M. Mirzadeh
    Abstract: Pathophysiological changes in the mouth of patients with diabetes mellitus (DM) predispose to overgrowth of Candida albicans. Various virulence factors such as proteinase and phospholipase production are involved in the ...
    Subject(s) : Mycology , قارچ شناسی , Diabetes , Oral candidiasis , Phospholipase , Proteinase , دیابت , کاندیدیازیس دهانی , فسفولیپاز , پروتئیناز ,
  • Serum 25-hydroxy Vitamin D levels in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease exacerbation: Short Communication 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 04::page
    Author : A.Talebzadeh; S. Gh. Mortazavimoghaddam; V. Raeesi; B.Bijari
    Abstract: Regarding immune-regulatory roles of vitamin D as well as its effect on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), the present study aimed to evaluate serum vitamin D levels in patients with COPD exacerbation. The study ...
    Subject(s) : Pulmonologist , ریه , Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease , Immune response , Serum 25-hydroxy Vitamin D , بیماری انسدادی مزمن ریه , پاسخ ایمنی , 25-هیدروکسی ویتامین D ,
  • A comprehensive overview of the diagnosis and treatment of hypertension based on the latest hypertension guidelines 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 03::page
    Author : SA. Moezi Bady; T. Kazemi; HR. Mashreghi-Moghadam; N. Azdaki; N. Partovi; N. Hanafi Bojd; MY. Qoddusi; H. Dianat; Sh. Jafari
    Abstract: In recent years, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have accounted for about 70% of the world's deaths. The most common NCDs are cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus, and chronic respiratory diseases. These ...
    Subject(s) : Cardiology , قلب و عروق , Cardiovascular disease , COVID-19 , Diagnose , Guideline , Hypertension , Treatment , بیماری‌های قلبی عروقی , کرونا , تشخیص , گایدلاین‌ , فشارخون بالا , درمان ,
  • Effect of Spirulina platensis green-blue algae consumption, and circuit resistance training (CRT) on lipid profile in overweight and obese middle-aged men 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 03::page
    Author : K. Dehghani; M. Mogharnasi; M. Saghebjoo; M. Malekaneh; H. Sarir
    Abstract: Background and Aims: Researchers have recently considered the impact of herbal supplements combined with exercise on weight control. This study aimed to investigate the effect of Spirulina platensis green-blue algae ...
    Subject(s) : Exercise Physiology , فیزیولوژی ورزشی , Alanine aminotransferase , Aspartate aminotransferase , Circuit resistance training , Overweight and obesity , Spirulina , آلانین آمینو ترانسفراز , اسپارتات آمینو ترانسفراز , تمرینات مقاومتی دایره‌ای , اضافه وزن و چاقی , اسپیرولینا ,
  • Effect of aqueous and alcoholic extracts of Ziziphora clinopodioides on apoptosis and alteration of caspase-3 and caspase-9 gene expression in anterior horn neurons of the spinal cord after sciatic nerve compression in male rats 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 03::page
    Author : I. Abdolamir Abdolsamad Halaf; M. Tehranipour; H. Mahmodzadeh Akharat
    Abstract: Background and Aim: Caspase family genes promote degeneration and are involved in apoptotic processes. The Ziziphora clinopodioides from the mint family (Lamiaceae) is one of the plants strong with anti-inflammatory effects ...
    Subject(s) : Neuroscience , فیزیولوژی- علوم اعصاب , Apoptosis , Degeneration , Neuron , Ziziphora clinopodioides , آپوپتوز , دژنراسیون , نورون , کاکوتی ,
  • Neuroprotection effects of ethyl acetate and n-butanol fractions of the hydroalcoholic extract of Tanacetum bodjnordens on sciatic nerve compression in male rats 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 02::page
    Author : M. Ghahri; M. Tehranipour; . Khayatzadeh
    Abstract: Background and Aims: When a neuronal axon is damaged, it returns to the neuron cell body and destroys it. Tanacetum bodjnordens as antioxidant and anti-apoptotic effects. This study aimed to determine the neuroprotective ...
    Subject(s) : Physiology , فیزیولوژی , Degeneration , Neuronal density , Neuroprotective , Tanacetum bodjnordens , دژنراسیون , دانسیته نورونی , محافظت نورونی , گیاه مینا بجنوردی ,
  • Comparison of the effect of levofloxacin-based three-drug regimen with clarithromycin-based four-drug regimen in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in Birjand: Short Communication 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 02::page
    Author : F. Abasnia; T. Fakharian; F. Salmany
    Abstract: Since helicobacter pylori is a prevalent infection in Iran, it is necessary to search for an effective, low-cost, and easy diet to eradicate it. This study compares the effect of levofloxacin-based regimen along with ...
    Subject(s) : Gastroenterology , گوارش , Clarithromycin , Eradication , Helicobacter Pylori infection , Levofloxacin , کلاریترومایسین , ریشه کنی , عفونت هلیکوباکترپیلوری , لووفلوکساسین ,
  • Comparison of the effect of exercise with Kelussia Odaratissma Mozaff on FoxO1 Expression level in cardiac tissue of obese rats 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 03::page
    Author : F. Zandian; H. Sazegar
    Abstract: Background and Aim: The FoxO1 gene is a substantial regulator of cellular metabolism in heart tissue. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the effect of Kelussia extract and exercise on FoxO1 expression in ...
    Subject(s) : Biochemistry , بیوشیمی , FoxO1 gene , Heart tissue , Kelussia Odaratissma Mozaff , Obesity , ژن FoxO1 , بافت قلب , کرفس کوهی , چاقی ,
  • Effect of grapefruit juice on CYP2E1 gene expression in obese and control rats 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 03::page
    Author : P. Vahid; N. Zia-Jahromi
    Abstract: Background and Aims: The CYP2E1 gene encodes cytochrome P450 enzymes that play an essential role in liver fat metabolism. Additionally, grapefruit reduces plasma lipids in the body. Therefore, herbal medicines can be ...
    Subject(s) : Biochemistry , بیوشیمی , CYP2E1 gene , Fatty liver , Grapefruit , ژن CYP2E1 , کبد چرب , گریپ‌فروت ,
  • Priority of the elderly and patients with chronic diseases in COVID-19 vaccination: Letter to Editor 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 03::page
    Author : F. Bagheri Sheykhangafshe; A. Fathi-Ashtiani
    Abstract: From the earliest days of coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreaks, all countries have been trying to develop vaccines and medications to fight the virus. Finally, a year after the COVID-2019 pandemic, several companies ...
    Subject(s) : Clinical Psychology , روانشناسی بالینی , Chronic Diseases , Coronavirus 2019 , COVID-19 , Elderly , Vaccination , بیماری‌های مزمن , کرونا ویروس 2019 , کووید-19 , سالمندان , واکسیناسیون ,
  • Prostate cancer with a large cystic lesion: Case Report 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 03::page
    Author : R. Honarmand; S. Golkari
    Abstract: Prostate cancer is one of the most common malignancies in the world; however, it is rarely observed with cysts. Although prostate cysts are mostly benign, malignancies should not be ignored. A 66-year-old male presented ...
    Subject(s) : Orology , ارولوژی , Carcinoma , Cyst , Prostate , Prostate-specific antigen , سرطان , کیست , پروستات , آنتی ژن اختصاصی پروستات ,
  • Evaluation of biological activities of raw and cooked Brassica oleracea sprout extracts rich in bioactive compound Sulforaphane 

    Type: Journal Paper
    Source: Journal of Birjand University of Medical Sciences:;2021:;Volume ( 28 ):;issue: 03::page
    Author : S. Ghanbari H. Kiadeh; S. Rahaiee; H. Azizi; M. Govahi
    Abstract: Background and Aims: Broccoli sprout extract (Brassica oleracea) has extensive biological activities that are mainly attributed to the presence of bioactive compounds, such as sulforaphane. This study aimed to investigate ...
    Subject(s) : Microbiology- Bacteria , میکروب شناسی- باکتری , Antibacterial activity , Antioxidant activity , Bioactive compounds , Broccoli sprout extract , Sulforaphane , فعّالیت ضدباکتریایی , فعّالیت آنتی‌اکسیدانی , ترکیبات زیست فعال , عصاره جوانه کلم بروکلی , سولفورافان ,

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