Volume 22 (2023)
Volume 21 (2022)
Volume 20 (2021)
Volume 19 (2020)
Volume 18 (2019)
Volume 17 (2018)
Volume 16 (2017)
Volume 15 (2016)
Volume 14 (2015)
Volume 13 (2014)
Volume 12 (2013)
Volume 11 (2012)
Volume 10 (2011)
Prevalence of depression among Iranian patients with myasthenia gravis during 2017-2018

Kiana Amani; Payam Sarraf; Alireza Abkhoo; Abbas Tafakhori; Farzad Fatehi; Sama Bitarafan; Elmira Agah; Mamak Shariat

Volume 19, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 162-166


  Background: Myasthenia gravis (MG) is a chronic neuromuscular disease, which physically and mentally affects the patient’s life, with depression being one of the most important psychological complications in these patients. This study aims to investigate the prevalence of depression and its associated ...  Read More

Molecular changes in obese and depressive patients are similar to neurodegenerative disorders

Laleh Habibi; Abbas Tafakhori; Rasoul Hadiani; Maryam Maserat-Mashhadi; Zeinab Kafrash; Shahla Torabi; Mohammad Azhdarzadeh; Seyed Mohammad Akrami; Morteza Mahmoudi; Rasoul Dinarvand

Volume 16, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 192-200

  Background: Neurodegenerative disorders (NDs) are categorized as multifactorial conditions with different molecular and environmental causes. Disturbance of important signaling pathways, such as energy metabolism and inflammation induced by environmental agents, is involved in the pathophysiology of ...  Read More

Molecular mechanisms of omega-3 fatty acids in the migraine headache

Neda Soveyd; Mina Abdolahi; Sama Bitarafan; Abbas Tafakhori; Payam Sarraf; Mansoureh Togha; Ali Asghar Okhovat; Mahsa Hatami; Mohsen Sedighiyan; Mahmoud Djalali; Niyaz Mohammadzadeh-Honarvar

Volume 16, Issue 4 , October 2017, , Pages 210-217

  Migraine is a common chronic inflammatory neurological disease with the progressive and episodic course. Much evidence have shown a role of inflammation in the pathogenesis of migraine. Omega-3 fatty acids are an important components of cell membranes phospholipids. The intake of these fatty acids is ...  Read More

Effects of early intervention of swallowing therapy on recovery from dysphagia following stroke

Jalal Bakhtiyari; Payam Sarraf; Noureddin Nakhostin-Ansari; Abbas Tafakhori; Jeri Logemann; Soghrat Faghihzadeh

Volume 14, Issue 3 , July 2015, , Pages 119-124

  Background: Dysphagia is common after stroke. The onset time of swallowing rehabilitation following stroke has an important role in the recovery of dysphagia and preventing of its complications, but it was either highly variable or was not stated in previous trials. The aim of this study was investigation ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Persian version of modified fatigue impact scale in Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis.

Mohammad Hossein Harirchian; Somayeh Nasergivechi; Marzieh Maddah; Alipasha Meysamie; Homayoun Amini; Ehsan Esmaelii Shandiz; Abbas Tafakhori

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 32-34

  Background: Fatigue, a major cause of disability in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), is associated with reduced quality of life. The aim of this study was to evaluate the reliability and reproducibility of the Persian version of Modified Fatigue Impact Scale (MFIS) in Iranian patients with MS.Methods: ...  Read More