Global Study of Viral Meningitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
1. Global Study of Viral Meningitis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Ali Pormohammad; Emad Behboudi; Ali Ramezani; Mohammad Reza Shojaei; Manoochehr Makvandi; Parisa Zeynali; Mohammad Azadbakht; Mandana Pouladzadeh; Ali Jari; Zahra Salari; Morteza Oladnabi; Ebrahim Faghihloo

Volume 10, Issue 4 , April 2022, , Pages 15865-15880

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2021.58611.4581

Abstract
  Meningitis can quickly become a life-threatening sickness and therefore is considered a medical emergency. Viruses, after bacteria, are known as main pathogens involved in meningitis; ...  Read More
The Correlation between the Mothers’ and their Daughters’ Ages of Menarche: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
2. The Correlation between the Mothers’ and their Daughters’ Ages of Menarche: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Saeideh Nasiri; Mahrokh Dolatian; Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani; Azam Bagheri; Hamid Alavi Majd; Reza Pakzad

Volume 9, Issue 9 , September 2021, , Pages 14481-14496

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2021.58319.4564

Abstract
  Background: Due to the increased effect of environmental factors on the age of menarche and the correlation between the mothers’ and daughters’ age of menarche, we aimed ...  Read More
Association between month of birth and Multiple Sclerosis; a meta-analysis
3. Association between month of birth and Multiple Sclerosis; a meta-analysis

Zahra Soleimani; Venus Hajialiakbar; Azam Soleimani

Volume 9, Issue 8 , August 2021, , Pages 14267-14278

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2020.52578.4169

Abstract
  Background Knowledge regarding true birth-month effect on Multiple Sclerosis (MS) risk has important effect on the adoption of preventive strategies. In this meta-analysis we assessed ...  Read More
Prevalence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome among Girls’ Students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences and a Meta-Analysis of the Prevalence of PCOS among Iranian Adolescent Girls
4. Prevalence of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome among Girls’ Students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences and a Meta-Analysis of the Prevalence of PCOS among Iranian Adolescent Girls

Abolfazl Fattah; Farnaz Hadavi; Fereshteh Bahrami; Roghaie Khoshkholgh; Atefeh Ahmadi; Motahare Mahmoodabadi; Jaleh Salari nasab; Zahra Bamorovat; Seyed Abdul Rasool Basri; Abolfazl Hosseinnataj; Masumeh Ghazanfarpour

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2021, , Pages 13957-13969

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2021.57752.4528

Abstract
  Background: The main objective of the present study was to investigate the prevalence of the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) among girls’ students of Kerman University of Medical ...  Read More
Clinical and Laboratory Characteristics of Kawasaki Disease in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
5. Clinical and Laboratory Characteristics of Kawasaki Disease in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Masoud Bahrami; Yazdan Ghandi

Volume 8, Issue 12 , December 2020, , Pages 12659-12673

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2020.47265.3834

Abstract
  Background Kawasaki Disease (KD) is a common systemic vasculitis, which mostly develops in childrenunder five years. Based on our knowledge no meta-analysis, studies have been conducted ...  Read More
Factors Related to the Age at Menarche in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
6. Factors Related to the Age at Menarche in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Saeideh Nasiri; Mahrokh Dolatian; Fahimeh Ramezani Tehrani; Hamid Alavi Majd; Azam Bagheri; Pooneh Malekifar

Volume 8, Issue 9 , September 2020, , Pages 12091-12104

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2020.49222.3939

Abstract
  Background Reduced age at menarche is an important health indicator for women and may be associated with complications such as an increased risk of asthma, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, ...  Read More
Advantages and Disadvantages of Methadone among Children and Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
7. Advantages and Disadvantages of Methadone among Children and Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Masoudeh Babakhanian; Kaveh Mousavi Kani; Hoda Shojaei; Robabeh Mousavi nezhad; Farida Daneshvar Mozaffari; Kourosh Sayehmiri; Shahrzad Khosravifar; Shaghayegh Khosravifar; Abolfazl Fattah; Masumeh Ghazanfarpour; Firoozeh Mirzaee

Volume 7, Issue 9 , September 2019, , Pages 10125-10137

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2019.41697.3511

Abstract
   Background: Today, an increasing trend to methadone as an alternative maintenance treatment for opiate dependence in adults is observed; children for both intentional and accidental ...  Read More
The Effect of Herbal Medicines on Postpartum Depression, and Maternal-Infant Attachment in Postpartum Mother: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
8. The Effect of Herbal Medicines on Postpartum Depression, and Maternal-Infant Attachment in Postpartum Mother: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Masoudeh Babakhanian; Farzaneh Rashidi Fakari; Masoud Mortezaee; Elahe Bagheri Khaboushan; Rahele Rahimi; Zahra Khalili; Fahimeh Khorasani; Masumeh Ghazanfarpour; Mahmoud Rafieian Kopaei

Volume 7, Issue 7 , July 2019, , Pages 9645-9656

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2019.38414.3298

Abstract
  Background: Postpartum depression has negative effects on mother, child and family. Regarding the side effects of antidepressants and because of contradictory results on the effects ...  Read More
Perinatal Outcomes of Idiopathic Polyhydramnios with Normal Ultrasound: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
9. Perinatal Outcomes of Idiopathic Polyhydramnios with Normal Ultrasound: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Samiyeh Kazemi; Farin Soleimani; Sara Kazemi; Anoshirvan Kazemnezhad; Zahra Kiani; Farzaneh Pazandeh; Nasrin Azimi

Volume 7, Issue 5 , May 2019, , Pages 9349-9362

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.36148.3155

Abstract
  Background: Incidence of polyhydramnios in various studies has been reported from 0.2 to 3.9%. Approximately, 50-60% of cases are idiopathic with no known etiology. We aimed to investigate ...  Read More
The Effect of Breastfeeding Duration on Bone Mineral Density (BMD): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
10. The Effect of Breastfeeding Duration on Bone Mineral Density (BMD): A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Marzieh Saei Ghare Naz; Vida Ghasemi; Zahra Kiani; Farzaneh Rashidi Fakari; Giti Ozgoli

Volume 7, Issue 1 , January 2019, , Pages 8831-8843

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.32898.2905

Abstract
  Background: During lactation, metabolic changes in the bone in different areas of the body may affect the amount of bone mineral density.The aim of this study was to determine the relationship ...  Read More
Health-Related Quality of Life in Iranian Patients with Thalassemia Major: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
11. Health-Related Quality of Life in Iranian Patients with Thalassemia Major: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Mitra Goli; Shahin Salarvand; Fazel Dehvan; Houshyar Ghafouri; Sahar Dalvand; Reza Ghanei Gheshlagh; Amir Vahedian-azimi

Volume 6, Issue 11 , November 2018, , Pages 8483-8494

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.32565.2869

Abstract
  Background: Thalassemia is the most common genetic disorder in Iran. High treatment costs, the use of iron chelators, comorbidities and periodic visits affect the quality of life in ...  Read More
Psychotherapy for Postpartum Depression in Iranian Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
12. Psychotherapy for Postpartum Depression in Iranian Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Masumeh Ghazanfarpour; Fatemeh Rajab Dizavandi; Leila Kargarfard; Elahe Heidari; Talat khadivzadeh; Masumeh Saeidi; Somayeh Abdolahian; Minoo Safaei

Volume 6, Issue 6 , June 2018, , Pages 7781-7790

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.30682.2690

Abstract
  Background: Postpartum depression (PPD) is a type of disorder could have serious effects on the mother, the baby, and other family members, given the contradictory results of the previous ...  Read More
Effect of Active and Passive Exposure to Cigarette Smoke on Lipid Profile of Children and Adolescents; A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
13. Effect of Active and Passive Exposure to Cigarette Smoke on Lipid Profile of Children and Adolescents; A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Mahshid Aryanpur; Mahmoud Yousefifard; Mostafa Hosseini; Alireza Oraii; Gholamreza Heydari; Mehdi Kazempour-Dizaji; Hooman Sharifi; Zahra Hessami; Maryam Hassanzad

Volume 6, Issue 5 , May 2018, , Pages 7575-7588

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.30569.2681

Abstract
  Background: The present systematic review and meta-analysis is designed in order to assess the association between passive and active smoking and lipid profile of children and adolescents. ...  Read More
Epidemiology of Maternal and Fetal`s Burn in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
14. Epidemiology of Maternal and Fetal`s Burn in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Abbas Aghaei; Bahare Lotfi; Zahra Shaahmadi; Behzad Karami-Matin; Touraj Ahmadi jouybari

Volume 6, Issue 2 , February 2018, , Pages 7219-7240

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2018.28674.2499

Abstract
  Background: Burn is one of the public health problems, especially in low-income and middle-income countries, and this problem is far more important for pregnant women and their fetus. ...  Read More
The Effect of Prenatal Home Visiting for Adolescent Mothers on Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
15. The Effect of Prenatal Home Visiting for Adolescent Mothers on Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Taherh Hadian; Mojgan Mirghafourvand; Sakineh Mohammad-Alizadeh Charandabi; Solmaz Ghanbari; Jila Nahaeii; Shahla Meedya

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 6945-6962

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2017.27340.2355

Abstract
  Background: Adolescence pregnancy is high risk both for mother and child. This systematic review aimed to determine the effect of home visiting on maternal and neonatal outcomes in ...  Read More
Gender and Risk of Congenital Hypothyroidism: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
16. Gender and Risk of Congenital Hypothyroidism: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Shahab Rezaeian; Salman Khazaei; Elham Hooshmand; Nader Esmailnasab

Volume 5, Issue 12 , December 2017, , Pages 6703-6712

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2017.27473.2368

Abstract
  Background: Although numerous observational studies have investigated the association between gender and risk of congenital hypothyroidism, the role of gender as a risk factor for congenital ...  Read More
The Effect of Metoclopramide on Prolactin Levels in Breastfeeding Mothers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
17. The Effect of Metoclopramide on Prolactin Levels in Breastfeeding Mothers: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Shirin Osouli; Mojgan Mirghafourvand; Robabe Seyedi

Volume 5, Issue 10 , October 2017, , Pages 5827-5838

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2017.24678.2083

Abstract
  Background: Exclusive breastfeeding is beneficial to not only infants, but also mothers. Since prolactin stimulates milk production, increasing its levels through dopamine antagonists, ...  Read More
Prevalence of Macrosomia in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
18. Prevalence of Macrosomia in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Saman Maroufizadeh; Amir Almasi-Hashiani; Arezoo Esmaeilzadeh; Maryam Mohammadi; Payam Amini; Reza Omani Samani

Volume 5, Issue 9 , September 2017, , Pages 5617-5629

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2017.24357.2056

Abstract
  Background: Macrosomia is a risk factor for adverse maternal and neonatal outcomes and previous studies have reported different prevalence of macrosomia in Iran. We conducted a meta-analysis ...  Read More
Maternal Anemia and Pregnancy outcomes: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
19. Maternal Anemia and Pregnancy outcomes: a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Shoboo Rahmati; Ali Delpisheh; Naser Parizad; Koroush Sayehmiri

Volume 4, Issue 8 , August 2016, , Pages 3323-3342

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2016.7221

Abstract
  Background  The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between maternal anemia during pregnancy and pregnancy outcomes. Materials and Methods  This systematic ...  Read More
Prevalence of Enuresis and its Related Factors among Children in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
20. Prevalence of Enuresis and its Related Factors among Children in Iran: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis

Atekeh Hadinezhad Makrani; Mahmood Moosazadeh; Mohammad Nasehi; Ghasem Abedi; Mahdi Afshari; Fereshteh Farshidi; Somayeh Aghaei

Volume 3, Issue 6.1 , November 2015, , Pages 995-1004

http://dx.doi.org/10.22038/ijp.2015.5142

Abstract
  Introduction: Enuresis is the second most common disorder among children after allergic disorders. According to the results of previous studies, different estimates of enuresis prevalence ...  Read More