Original Article
1. Predictive value of inflammatory markers for functional outcomes in patients with ischemic stroke

Fariborz Rezaeitalab; Maryam Esmaeili; Amin Saberi; Zohreh Vahidi; Maryam Emadzadeh; Hamid Reza Rahimi; Niloofar Ramezani; Seyed Zakaria Mirshabani-Toloti

Volume 19, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 47-52

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i2.4940

Abstract
  Background: Inflammatory processes have been proposed in the pathophysiology of ischemic stroke. The present study was designed to evaluate the relationship between tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α), interleukin 6 (IL-6), IL 1 beta (IL-1β), and high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hsCRP) ...  Read More

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2. The association between serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D level and subclinical atherosclerosis in healthy population

Vida Mohammadzadeh; Masoud Mehrpour; Abdolreza Ghoreishi; Koorosh Kamali; Babak Zamani

Volume 19, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 53-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i2.4941

Abstract
  Background: Subclinical atherosclerosis is the asymptomatic phase of carotid atherosclerosis, and its early diagnosis is important to prevent cerebrovascular diseases. Although the vitamin D plays a role in the structure of vessels, the association between the serum level of vitamin D and subclinical ...  Read More

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3. Association of helicobacter pylori with multiple sclerosis: Protective or risk factor?

Omid Mirmosayyeb; Mahdi Barzegar; Nasim Nehzat; Soroush Najdaghi; Behnaz Ansari; Vahid Shaygannejad

Volume 19, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 59-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i2.4942

Abstract
  Background: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common autoimmune inflammatory disease in the central nervous system (CNS) without exact pathology. Environmental factors such as infections have a causal or protective role in MS. Helicobacter pylori (HP) is one of the infections in digestive diseases and previous ...  Read More

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4. Association between diet and migraine characteristics: The role of dietary inflammatory index

Faezeh Khorsha; Atieh Mirzababaei; Nasim Ghodoosi; Mansoureh Togha; Mir Saeed Yekaninejad; Moein Askarpour; Khadijeh Mirzaei

Volume 19, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 67-75

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i2.4943

Abstract
  Background: Migraine is a neurologic disorder. Although, based on previous evidence, migraine is related with inflammation and oxidative stress, its relationship with the inflammatory potential of the diet is still unknown. Thus, the aim of this study was to show the correlation between Dietary Inflammatory ...  Read More

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5. Estimating quality of life in a headache referral population based on Migraine disability assessment scale and headache impact test

Mansoureh Togha; Maral Seyed-Ahadi; Elham Jafari; Zahra Vahabi; Fereshteh Naderi-Behdani; Somayeh Nasergivehchi; Samaneh Haghighi; Zeinab Ghorbani; Fatemeh Farham; Seyed Mohammad Hassan Paknejad; Pegah Rafiee

Volume 19, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, Pages 76-84

http://dx.doi.org/10.18502/cjn.v19i2.4944

Abstract
  Background: Headache is among the most common disabling neurologic disorders. We measured quality of life in chronic migraine (CM) and episodic migraine (EM), stratified by medication overuse headache (MOH) and presence of aura. Methods: In this observational study, conducted from January 2016 to December ...  Read More