Volume 22 (2023)
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Volume 20 (2021)
Volume 19 (2020)
Volume 18 (2019)
Volume 17 (2018)
Volume 16 (2017)
Volume 15 (2016)
Volume 14 (2015)
Volume 12 (2013)
Volume 11 (2012)
Volume 10 (2011)
Special Articles
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

Special Articles
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

Special Articles
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

Special Articles
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

Special Articles
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

Special Articles
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

Special Articles
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

Special Articles
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

Special Articles
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