1. Journal Index

Iranian Journal of Neurology Iranian Journal of Neurology

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 1-1

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Special Articles
2. 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 , Summer 2015, Pages 119-124

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  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

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3. Association of Helicobacter pylori antibodies and severity of migraine attack

Behnaz Ansari; Keivan Basiri; Ahmad Chitsaz; Shahrzad Nematollahi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 125-129

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  Background: Recent studies have shown a positive correlation between Helicobacter pylori infection and migraine headache. The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of H. pylori infection in migraine headache with (MA) and without aura (MO).Methods: This is a case-control study containing information ...  Read More

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4. Knowledge and attitudes toward epilepsy among school teachers in West of Iran

Narges Karimi; Mohammad Heidari

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 130-135

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  Background: Epilepsy comprised the highest proportion of neurological problem of childhood stage, which observed mostly in the first decade of life. The dramatic effect of having a seizure in the classroom can be very traumatic for any child. The knowledge and attitude of teachers toward epilepsy have ...  Read More

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5. Injury-related characteristics and quality-of-life among Iranian individuals with spinal cord injury

Hadis Sabour; Zahra Soltani; Sahar Latifi; Abbas Norouzi-Javidan; Farid Arman; Seyed Hassan Emami-Razavi; Seyed Mohammad Ghodsi; Mohammad Reza Hadian

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 136-141

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  Background: Health-related quality-of-life (HR-QOL) may be affected by various factors including injury-related characteristics among individuals with spinal cord injury (SCI). However, the impact of the influence of these variables has not yet been fully described in Iranian population. Here, we assessed ...  Read More

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6. Emotional stress recognition using a new fusion link between electroencephalogram and peripheral signals

Seyyed Abed Hosseini; Mohammad Ali Khalilzadeh; Mohammad Bagher Naghibi-Sistani; Seyyed Mehran Homam

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 142-151

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  Background: This paper proposes a new emotional stress assessment system using multi-modal bio-signals. Electroencephalogram (EEG) is the reflection of brain activity and is widely used in clinical diagnosis and biomedical research.Methods: We design an efficient acquisition protocol to acquire the EEG ...  Read More

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7. Observation of c.260A > G mutation in superoxide dismutase 1 that causes p.Asn86Ser in Iranian amyotrophic lateral sclerosis patient and absence of genotype/phenotype correlation

Marzieh Khani; Afagh Alavi; Shahriar Nafissi; Elahe Elahi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 152-157

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  Background: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is the most common motor neuron disorder in European populations. ALS can be sporadic ALS (SALS) or familial ALS (FALS). Among 20 known ALS genes, mutations in C9orf72 and superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) are the most common genetic causes of the disease. ...  Read More

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8. Epidemiology of stroke in Shiraz, Iran

Babak Daneshfard; Sadegh Izadi; Abdolhamid Shariat; Mohammad Amin Toudaji; Zahra Beyzavi; Leila Niknam

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 158-163

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  Background: Stroke is the main cause of physical disability and the second leading cause of death worldwide. Two-thirds of all strokes occur in the developing countries. Despite being preventable, stroke is increasingly becoming a major health issue in these countries. The aim of this study was to evaluate ...  Read More

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9. Alterations in semen parameters in men wıth epilepsy treated with valproate

Hatice Kose-Ozlece; Faik Ilık; Kursat Cecen; Nergiz Huseyınoglu; Ataman Serım

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 164-167

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  Background: Besides the well-known adverse effects of valproate (VPA), disorders related to male reproductive functions have been reported. Furthermore, only a limited number of previous studies have reported the relationship between VPA dose and impairment of the hormonal axis and semen quality. A patient ...  Read More

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10. Effects of carbamazepine on semen parameters in men with newly diagnosed epilepsy

Ali Asadi-Pooya; Mohsen Farazdaghi; Nahid Ashjazadeh

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 168-170

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  Background: We investigated the effects of carbamazepine (CBZ) on semen parameters in men with newly diagnosed epilepsy, by performing semen analysis before starting any antiepileptic drugs, and then after starting CBZ, to determine the role and effects of CBZ in creating abnormalities in sperm analysis ...  Read More

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14. Neurocinema: A brief overview

Abdorreza Naser Moghadasi

Volume 14, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 180-184

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  Cinema is a multidimensional art capable of affecting our neurophysiologic structure in different ways. Studies show that different parts of the brain are activated while watching a structured film and consequently, the movie imitates consciousness structure. This imitation of the consciousness structure ...  Read More