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)
Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis.

Asghar Amini Harandi; Ali Amini Harandi; Hossein Pakdaman; Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 1-6

  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic demyelinating disease and also is one of the most common disabling neurological disorders in young and middle-aged adults. The main pathogenesis of MS has long been thought to be an immune mediated disorder of the central nervous system. The function of the immune ...  Read More

Correlations between cytomegalovirus, Epstein-Barr virus, anti-ganglioside antibodies, electrodiagnostic findings and functional status in Guillain-Barré syndrome.

Aliakbar Taheraghdam; Peyman Pourkhanjar; Mahnaz Talebi; Mohammadreza Bonyadi; Ali Pashapour; Ehsan Sharifipour; Reza Rikhtegar

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 7-12

  Background: Due to underlying autoimmune background of Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS), the possible role of infectious agents cytomegalovirus  (CMV) and  Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and also due to association  of anti-ganglioside antibodies with GBS, the present study aimed to investigate the  associations   ...  Read More

Level of attitude toward complementary and alternative medicine among Iranian patients with multiple sclerosis.

Mohammad Hossein Harirchian; Mohammad Ali Sahraian; Amir Hosseinkhani; Nasibeh Amirzargar

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 13-18

  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable neurological disease leading to severe disability in young adults.  The  majority of MS patients  use  complementary and     alternative medicine  (CAM)  as adjunct  to conventional  therapies.  This study  aimed  to  investigate ...  Read More

Role of C-fibers in pain and morphine induced analgesia/hyperalgesia in rats.

Zahra Alizadeh; Masoud Fereidoni; Morteza Behnam-Rassouli; Shirin Hosseini

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 19-27

  Background: Usual dosage  of morphine  (10 mg/kg) induces  analgesia  and ultra-low dose (ULD) of morphine (1 μg/kg); hyperalgesia, and  C-fibers are also bearing  μ- opioid receptors; here the importance  of C-fibers on pain and  morphine   induced  analgesia/hyperalgesia  is questioned   ...  Read More

Dietary intake of nutrients and its correlation with fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients.

Sama Bitarafan; Mohammad-Hossein Harirchian; Shahriar Nafissi; Mohammad-Ali Sahraian; Mansoureh Togha; Fereydoun Siassi; Ahmad Saedisomeolia; Elham Alipour; Nakisa Mohammadpour; Maryam Chamary; Niyaz Mohammadzadeh Honarvar; Ali-Akbar Saboor-Yaraghi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 28-32

  Background:  The  role of nutrition  in the  progression  of multiple  sclerosis (MS) and  related  complications  such  as fatigue  has been  reported by several studies.  The  aim of this  study  is the  assessment of nutritional  status  and  its relationship with fatigue in multiple ...  Read More

One-shot, low-dosage intratympanic gentamicin for Ménière's disease: Clinical, posturographic and vestibular test findings.

Ahmad Daneshi; Hesam Jahandideh; Seyed Behzad Pousti; Shabahang Mohammadi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 33-39

  Background: Ménière’s disease  has been  remained  as a difficult therapeutic  challenge. The  present  study aimed to   determine    the effects of  one-shot low-dosage intratympanic   gentamicin   on  vertigo control, auditory outcomes  and  findings of computerized  dynamic ...  Read More

Thymic pathological examination of non-thymomatous myasthenia gravis patients: A pilot study for prediction of outcome.

Zeinab Peimani; Mohammad Amin Banihashemi; Niloofar Namazi; Anahid Safari; Ahmad Monabati; Mehra Mojallal; Afshin Borhani-Haghighi

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 40-44

  Background:  Myasthenia  gravis (MG) is an  autoimmune disorder   characterized   by  weakness   and   fatigability  of skeletal muscles. The aim of this study was to determine if pathological characteristics in non-thymomatous patients of MG would correlate with prognosis in a three year ...  Read More

Increased carotid intima-media thickness in scuba divers.

Masoud Mehrpour; Saeed Rezaali; Narges Sadat Shams-Hosseini

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 45-47

  Background: Scuba divers work in high pressure conditions which may cause some changes in physiological status to adapt to this situation. In this study, the carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) was assessed in divers as a risk factor of cerebrovascular and cardiovascular disorders.Methods: This historical ...  Read More

Neurotheology: The relationship between brain and religion.

Alireza Sayadmansour

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 52-55

  "Neurotheology" refers to the multidisciplinary field of scholarship that seeks to understand the relationship between the human brain and religion. In its initial development, neurotheology has been conceived in very broad terms relating to the intersection between religion and brain sciences in general. ...  Read More

Comparison of serum levels of copper and zinc among multiple sclerosis patients and control group.

Behnaz Sedighi; Hossein Ali Ebrahimi; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Marzie Abotorabi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 125-128

  Background: There have  been  several studies  done  on the role of metals in the occurrence  of multiple sclerosis (MS) disease, but their roles have not been confirmed yet. Because of the lack of information on this issue, this study compared  the  serum  level  of  copper and zinc in MS ...  Read More

The effects of trypsin on rat brain astrocyte activation.

Masoud Fereidoni; Farzaneh Sabouni; Ali Moghimi; Shirin Hosseini

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 129-135

  Background:  Astrocytes are cells within the central nervous system which are activated  in a wide spectrum of infections,  and  autoimmune and  neurodegenerative diseases.In pathologic states, they produce  inflammatory cytokines, chemokines,  and  nitric oxide (NO), and sometimes  they induce ...  Read More

Epidemiology of multiple sclerosis in Qom: Demographic study in Iran.

Saeed Rezaali; Ahad Khalilnezhad; Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi; Samira Chaibakhsh; Mohammad Ali Sahraian

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 136-143

  Background: Recent studies have demonstrated controversial results and somewhat increased frequency of multiple  sclerosis  (MS). We reevaluated  the  files of  MS patients  from Qom Province of Iran in order to investigate the epidemiology of the disease.Methods:  Demographic   and  clinical ...  Read More

Psychometric evaluation of the Persian version of the quality of life in epilepsy inventory-31.

Navid Mohammadi; Shiva Kian; Farnoush Davoudi; Seyed Mohammad Ali Akbarian Nia; Marzieh Nojomi

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 144-148

  Background: Health assessment in patients  with epilepsy (PWE) should  include  both  clinical outcomes and  health related quality of life (HRQOL) measures. The quality of life (QoL) in epilepsy-31 inventory  (QOLIE-31) is widely used for QOL studies  in epilepsy. This study  aims to evaluate ...  Read More

The molecular study of IFNβ pleiotropic roles in MS treatment.

Maryam Kay; Zohreh Hojati; Fariba Dehghanian

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 149-156

  Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of the most important autoimmune diseases recognized by demyelination and axonal lesion. It is the most common cause of disability in the young population. Various immunomodulatory and immunosuppressive therapies, including different formulations of interferon beta (IFNβ), ...  Read More

Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic properties of the new AEDs: A review article.

Majid Ghaffarpour; Hossein Pakdaman; Mohammad Hossein Harirchian; Hossein-Ali Ghelichnia Omrani; Mojdeh Ghabaee; Babak Zamani; Parviz Bahrami; Bahaadin Siroos

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 157-165

  The new-AEDs, whose developments were motivated following the discovery of the valproate and its marketing in the U.S in 1978, have presented more therapeutic options. There are approximately twenty four FDA-approved antiepileptic drugs for use in patients with epilepsy, five of which were identified ...  Read More

Baló's concentric sclerosis in a girl with interesting presentation.

Leila Aghaghazvini; Anahita Sadeghi; Bahman Rasuli; Shirin Aghaghazvini

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 166-168

  Balo's concentric multiple scleroses (MS) is a rare demyelinating disease and a variant of multiple sclerosis. We report a case with interesting misleading clinical history and typical RI findings of Balo disease. A 19-year-old girl presented with fever and left hemiparesis following dental procedure ...  Read More

Sylvian fissure lipoma with angiomatous component and associated brain malformation: A case report.

Shruti Thakur; Ram Gopal Sood; Anupam Jhobta; Sushma Makhaik; Charusmita Thakur

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 169-171

  Intracranial lipomas are congenital malformations. These uncommon lesions have an incidence of 0.1 to 1.7% of all intracranial tumors. Most cases are located at midline and 5% are along the sylvian fissures. If symptomatic, seizures are the most common symptom. These tumors are slow growing and have ...  Read More

Neurological manifestations in patients with antiphospholipid syndrome.

Masoud Etemadifar; Leila Dehghani; Soheil Tahani; Nafiseh Toghianifar; Marzieh Rahaimi; Nahid Eskandari

Volume 12, Issue 4 , December 2013, , Pages 172-175

  Background: Anti-phospholipids syndrome (APS) is considered a non inflammatory auto-immune disease with a significant thrombophilic risk with varied clinical manifestations. The purpose of the current study was to investigate the frequency of thrombotic and non-thrombotic events in patients with APS.Methods: ...  Read More

Optic coherence tomography findings in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis patients of the northwest of Iran.

Mahnaz Talebi; Masoud Nikanfar; Rana Sorkhabi; Ehsan Sharifipour; Mansour Bahrebar; Ali Kiavar; Sasan Andalib; Hadi Mohammad Khanli

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 81-86

  Background: Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is a simple, high-resolution technique to quantify the thickness of retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) and macula volume, which provide an indirect measurement of axonal damage in multiple sclerosis (MS). This study aimed to evaluate OCT finding in relapsing-remitting ...  Read More

Safety assessment of anticoagulation therapy in patients with hemorrhagic cerebral venous thrombosis.

Kavian Ghandehari; Hamid Reza Riasi; Ali Noureddine; Shahram Masoudinezhad; Siamak Yazdani; Mohammad Mousavi Mirzae; Atena Sharifi Razavi; Kosar Ghandehari

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2013, , Pages 87-91

  Background: Anticoagulation therapy is a routine treatment in patients with hemorrhagic cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT). However, fear of hemorrhagic complications and deterioration course following anticoagulation often disturbs the responsible physician.Methods:This was a Prospective observational ...  Read More