Amin Salehi-Abargouei

Amin Salehi-Abargouei
Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services | SSU · Nutrition and Food Security Research Center

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Introduction
Amin Salehi-Abargouei currently works at the Department of Nutrition, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Yazd, Iran.
Additional affiliations
September 2014 - July 2020
Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, School of Public Health
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
January 2010 - August 2014
Isfahan University of Medical Sciences
Position
  • PhD Student
January 2007 - January 2010
Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences
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  • Master's Student

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Publications (234)
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Limited data exist on the advantage of data reduction hybrid methodologies for evaluating the relationship between dietary patterns (DPs) and chronic diseases and they have led to inconsistent results. This study aimed to investigate the association between DPs extracted using principal component analysis (PCA), partial least-squares (PLS), and red...
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Findings were inconsistent regarding the superiority of using recently introduced hybrid methods to derive DPs compared to widely used statistical methods like principal component analysis (PCA) in assessing dietary patterns and their association with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). We aimed to investigate the association between DPs extracted usi...
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The present study aimed to investigate the association of the paraoxonase 1 (PON1) Q192R polymorphism with coronary artery disease (CAD) and cardiometabolic risk factors in Iranian patients suspected of CAD. This cross-sectional study was conducted on 428 patients undergoing angiography. The data related to demographic information and physical acti...
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Background: In the world, the main cause of mortality and morbidity is cardiovascular diseases (CVDs). Genetic and environmental factors are involved in the pathogenesis of diseases. Recently, reports have indicated that the NFKB1 gene rs28362491 is a functional polymorphism. The aim of the study was to investigate between the genotype of the NFKB1...
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Objective: Evidence linking relation between dietary antioxidant quality score (DAQS) and psychological disorders is limited. Therefore, this study aimed to assess relationship between DAQSs and psychological disorders including depression, anxiety and stress among Iranian adults. Methods: This cross-sectional study used data on 7165 participant...
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Background & aims To examine the association between dietary whole and refined grains and their replacement and psychological disorders. Methods This cross-sectional study was carried out on the recruitment phase of YaHS-TAMYZ prospective study (Yazd, Iran). Data on demographic characteristics, dietary intakes, and potential confounders were gathe...
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Background This study investigated whether combination therapy with vasopressin, steroid, and epinephrine (VSE) improves in-hospital survival and return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) during and after resuscitation in-hospital cardiac arrest (CA). Materials and methods Various databases were explored from inception until October 2021 for releva...
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Purpose Although trans fatty acid has been associated with diabetes and cardiovascular disorders, studies gave conflicting results when examined their impact on colorectal cancer (CRC). The present systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to summarize the current evidence regarding the association between dietary and tissue trans fatty acids and t...
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The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is rapidly increasing across the world and so is the related academic research. This study undertook a systematic review of extant systematic reviews and meta-analyses of prospective cohort studies, to identify, summarise, and synthesise the available evidence on the factors associated with the risk...
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Objective Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a complex disorder with an increasing prevalence globally. Limited data are available about the association between dietary habits and the prevalence of MetS. The present cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the association between dietary habits and MetS in a large population sample from Iranians. Meth...
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Background & Aims To examine the link between dietary insulin index (DII) and load (DIL) and sleep duration/quality for the first time. Methods This cross-sectional study conducted on data from the recruitment phase of YaHS-TAMYZ prospective study in Yazd, central Iran. Data on demographic characteristics, dietary intakes, sleep quantity and quali...
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Background Depression, anxiety, and stress are common mental problems. The aim of this cross-sectional study was to investigate the association between two indexes that measure postprandial insulin response to different food, dietary insulin index (DII) and insulin load (DIL), with psychological disorders. Method Participants (n = 10,000) aged 20–...
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Background Oxidative stress is considered to be a contributory factor for depression, and is affected by the dietary intake of pro-and anti-oxidants. Dietary total antioxidant capacity (DTAC) is an index which is applied to estimate the cumulative power of antioxidants in the whole diet. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship betwe...
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Currently, there is no consensus on the optimal vitamin D administration in bariatric patients. The present systematic review and meta-analysis were conducted to examine the effect of vitamin D supplements on serum level of 25(OH) vitamin D in the patients undergoing bariatric surgery (BS). Random model effects were used to estimate standardized m...
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Background: Obesity and overweight are important public health problems which are rapidly growing throughout the world. This study aims to provide 10-year incidence estimates of obesity and overweight in adults along with their risk factors in an Iranian adult population. Methods: This cohort study was conducted within the framework of the Yazd Hea...
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Purpose To evaluate the association between dietary replacement of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and their sources and odds of developing breast cancer (BC). Methods This hospital-based large-scale case–control study recruited 464 women with confirmed BC within the past year and 500 apparently healthy controls matched in terms of age and resident...
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Background : Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of common esophageal diseases in adolescents. Recent evidence has shown that dietary patterns might be associated with GERD risk. The aim of this study was to assess the association between a Mediterranean style diet (MedDiet) and GERD in a large sample of adolescents living in central Iran...
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Background: Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is one of common esophageal diseases in adolescents. Recent evidence has shown that dietary patterns might be associated with GERD risk. The aim of this study was to assess the association between a Mediterranean style diet (MedDiet) and GERD in a large sample of adolescents living in central Iran....
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Background The growing prevalence of depression has become a major public health problem. There is limited evidence regarding the relationship between dietary behaviors and depression. The present study was designed to evaluate the association between dietary behaviors and depression score. Methods A total of 933 Iranian adolescent girls aged 12 t...
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Background The diet’s role in developing psychological disorders has been considered by researchers in recent years. Objective To examine the association between major dietary patterns and severe mental disorders symptoms in a large sample of adults living in Yazd city, central Iran. Methods This cross-sectional study used the baseline data of a...
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Aims To compare the effects of replacing regular dietary oils intake with sesame (SO), canola (CO), and sesame–canola (SCO) oils (a novel blend), on cardiometabolic markers in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), in a triple-blind, three-way, randomized, crossover clinical trial. Methods Participants were assigned to receive SO, CO, and SC...
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Adipocyte expansion through adipogenesis can offset the adverse metabolic effects of obesity. Nigella sativa (NS)(black seed) oil is shown to have therapeutic features in the management of obesity. NS oil might have beneficial changes in obese populations through mediating serum levels of adipogenesis-related parameters and relative transcriptional...
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Background and aim Obesity and related co-morbidities lead to a decrease in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and mood. Lifestyle strategies may improve these outcomes. However, the efficacy of exercise in conjunction with a weight-loss diet on HRQOL and mood is unclear. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized control...
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Background: Among non-communicable diseases, cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) account for 44% of all deaths. Among natural alternatives, Nigella sativa (NS) exert beneficial effects on cardio-metabolic factors. This is the first systematic review and meta-analysis protocol aimed to identify all the findings relevant to the effects of NS on cardio-met...
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Despite earlier meta-analyses on the association between adherences to Mediterranean diet (MD) and risk of diabetes, there is no comprehensive and updated study assessing this issue. Furthermore, no earlier study has examined the nonlinear dose-response relationship between consumption of Mediterranean diet and risk of diabetes. The current systema...
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The cluster of differentiation 36 (CD36) is one of the main receptors implicated in the pathogenesis of the cardiovascular disease. This study aimed to assess the association between CD36 rs1761667 polymorphism and cardiometabolic risk factors including body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), total cholesterol (TC), triglyceride, HDL-C, LD...
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Background: Little observational studies have been conducted on the association between diet and sleep. We conducted a cross-sectional study to evaluate the associations of dietary patterns with sleep duration in an Iranian population. Methods: This study was conducted on the baseline data of two population-based Iranian cohorts: the YaHS-TAMYS...
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Previous multiple-choice food-based food frequency questionnaires (FFQs) were not validated against weighed dietary records (WDRs) in Iran. This study investigated the validity and reproducibility of a multiple-choice semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire (SQ-FFQ) in adults living in central Iran. Patients with diabetes and their spouses we...
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Recently, Ketogenic diets have been investigated as an adjunct cancer treatment. This study aimed to summarize the effect of a ketogenic diet on weight in adults with cancer. Literature search was performed in PubMed/MEDLINE, Web of Science (ISI), Scopus, and Google Scholar up to August 2020. The overall estimates were calculated through a random-e...
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Background: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine abnormality among reproductive-aged women. This study aimed to investigate the relevance of major nutrient patterns and PCOS. Methods: This age-body mass index (BMI) matched case-control study was conducted among 216 women with and without PCOS. The validated 178-items food frequenc...
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Background: Adolescence may be accompanied by abnormalities in menstrual cycles that result in a higher incidence of sleep problems and related psychological disorders. Dietary factors can intensify or improve sleep problems. This study aimed to evaluate the association between sleep problems and habitual dietary patterns among Iranian adolescent g...
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Background Insomnia is associated with a poor quality of life and increased risk of somatic and social problems. The aim of current study was to investigate the relationship between dietary behaviors and insomnia in Iranian adolescent girls. Methods This cross-sectional study was performed among 988 girls aged 12-18 years. A questionnaire was used...
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Purpose: Since obesity is a risk factor for various diseases and is associated with increased oxidative stress conditions, some herbs are considered to be effective in reducing obesity and its complications. Methods: This secondary analysis investigates the effect of Nigella sativa (N.S) oil supplement on total antioxidant capacity (TAC) and mal...
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The effects of fat intake from different dietary sources on bladder cancer (BC) risk is still unidentified. Therefore, the present study aimed to investigate the association between fat intakes and BC risk by merging world data on this topic. Data from 11 cohort studies in the BLadder cancer Epidemiology and Nutritional Determinants (BLEND) study,...
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Limited data exist on the cardiometabolic effects of sesame oil compared with canola oil. In the present study, 77 overweight adults were randomized to replace their regularly consumed oils with canola (CO), sesame (SO), and sesame‐canola oils (SCO, 40% SO, and 60% CO) in three 9‐week phases. Blood pressure, visceral adiposity index, serum apo‐prot...
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Milk and dairy products with their distinct composition of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and micronutrients are purported to have beneficial effects on human health. They have the potential to enhance exercise performance and recovery and are considered functional sport foods/beverages. This chapter summarizes the current evidence regarding the be...
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Background: Given the strategic importance of the MENA, the state of war and inequity in the region and its effect on malnutrition which leads to mortality and reduced economic development in this region, the current study purposed to examine the prevalence of stunting as an indicator of chronic malnutrition in the MENA region, with consideration...
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Background: Depression, anxiety, and stress are common mental problems in different populations. The aim of this cross-sectional study is to investigate the association between dietary insulin index (DII) and insulin load (DIL) and psychological disorders. Method: Participants (n = 10,000) aged 20-69 were randomly selected from 200 clusters in Yazd...
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Context: It is proposed that family structure influences adolescent alcohol use; however, the findings are mixed, and no systematic review has been conducted to summarize the evidence. Objectives: We aimed to identify the association between family structures and adolescent alcohol consumption through a systematic review and meta-analysis of observ...
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Objective: There is no consensus of opinion if exercise beneficially affects sex hormones if added to weight-loss diets. The purpose of this study was to perform a systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials to evaluate the effect of adding exercise to a hypo-caloric diet during a weight loss program, on serum testosterone, es...
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Dairy products may be linked to an increased risk of asthma, although there is little scientific evidence to back this up. The goal of this study was to look at the link between dairy consumption and asthma symptoms. This cross-sectional study was conducted on children and adolescents aged 6-8 and 13-14 living in central Iran. Dietary food consumpt...
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Background and Objective: Dairy products may be associated to an increased risk of asthma, although there is little scientific evidence to back this up. The goal of this study was to exploring the association between dairy consumption and asthma symptoms. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted on children and adolescents ag...
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This systematic review and meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials was performed to evaluate the effects of weight-loss diets plus exercise compared with weight-loss diets alone on inflammatory biomarkers in adults. PubMed, Scopus, EMBASE, Web of Science (ISI), and Google Scholar were searched up to April 2021. Overall effects were derived usin...
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Objectives This study aimed to summarise the effect of community-based intervention programmes on the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) by reducing cardiometabolic risk factors. Study design This was a systematic review and meta-analysis. Methods A systematic search in the PubMed database and screening of reference lists aimed to identif...
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Background Oxidative stress is related to many chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cancers, hypertension, and heart diseases. Antioxidant activity of pomegranate due to high content of polyphenols, flavonoids, and several other types of antioxidant compounds has been of interest; however, the findings on its antioxidant effects are inconsiste...
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Aim To examine the relationship between dietary fat intake and breast cancer (BC) development. Method This case-control study included 473 women with breast cancer (pathologically confirmed) and 501 healthy subjects matched by age and residency. Dietary intakes of different types and sources of fatty acids were assessed using a validated food freq...
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The effects of exercise in conjunction with weight-loss diets on bone health are mixed. Our objective was to systematically review and meta-analyze controlled clinical trials in adults investigating the addition of exercise to a weight-loss diet compared with a calorie-matched weight-loss diet without exercise on bone measures. Online databases inc...
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Background Cardiopulmonary arrest (CPA) is an urgency, which is associated with high mortality. This systematic review evaluated the relationship between baseline cortisol level and the outcome of resuscitated CPA patients. Methods We searched the following databases: PubMed, Scopus, ISI Web of Science, and Google Scholar. Relevant observational a...
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Background The dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH) diet have several components like high amounts of fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and vitamin C and low amounts of simple sugars that might improve attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms. We aimed to investigate the effect of a DASH diet on children (aged 6–...
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Purpose The relationship between sodium intake and the risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is inconsistent. We, therefore, aimed to summarize the current evidence by conducting a systematic review and meta-analysis of observational studies. Methods We retrieved studies which compared any marker of sodium status between individuals w...
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In this case–control study, we aimed to investigate the association between major dietary patterns and fertility status in Iranian men. The study population included 400 newly diagnosed infertile men and 537 healthy individuals without a history of infertility in Yazd, Iran. Infertility was confirmed clinically, based on the World Health Organizati...
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Background The association between the Mediterranean diet (MED) or dietary approach to stop hypertension (DASH) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors is well-documented. Nevertheless, a consistent relationship with the Middle East population has yet to be known. Thus, we aimed to investigate the association between DASH/MED and blood lipids...
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Background Dairy products contain certain nutrients that are useful in mental disorders. This study aimed to assess the associations between dairy products and psychological disorders in a large sample of Iran, a Middle Eastern country. Methods This cross-sectional study was undertaken on 7387 adults. Data on dietary intakes were obtained using a...
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In general, ecological findings indicate a positive correlation between MS and the intake of certain foods. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between radon (Rn) gas concentration and nutrition of patients in food groups with MS. Demographic information, diet, and building characteristics were collected by a questionnaire. Indoors Rn...
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Background & Aims Current data on the association between dietary glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) and sleep duration are limited and controversial. The present cross-sectional study aimed to investigate the relationship between dietary GI and GL with sleep duration in a large number of adults living in central Iran. Methods Baseline dat...
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Background This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to assess the efficacy of the Ivermectin/Doxycycline combination for the treatment of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Methods We searched PubMed, Web of Science, Scopus, ClinicalTrials.gov, and Google Scholar from database inception to August 26, 2021 for relevant studies. We included s...
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Objective The relationship between diet, including its inflammatory potential, and breast cancer has led to inconsistent results. We investigated the association between a dietary inflammatory index (DII) and the odds of breast cancer in a large case-control study among women. Methods This case-control study was carried out on 412 women with patho...
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This study aimed to investigate the effect of exposure to pesticides and the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2D). In a cross-sectional study with a population of 9088, the data were collected through Persian Adult Cohort Questionnaire in Shahedieh area of Yazd, Iran. Based on the results, variables such as age, gender, body mass index, physical act...
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Evidence on the effects of meat consumption from different sources on the risk of bladder cancer (BC) is limited and controversial. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the associations between meat consumption and BC risk using a pooled data approach. Individual data from 11 prospective cohorts comprising 2848 BC cases and 515,697 non-cases wit...
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Dietary patterns are considered as a modifiable risk factor for metabolic syndrome (MetS). Therefore, the present study aimed to evaluate the association between the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) and Mediterranean (MED) dietary patterns and MetS. This cross-sectional study was conducted on the data from recruitment phase of prospec...
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Purpose Dietary intake is a modifiable risk factor for metabolic syndrome (MetS). Therefore, this study aims to evaluate the association between the Healthy Eating Index-2015 (HEI-2015) and MetS. Design/methodology/approach MetS was diagnosed among 2,326 adults. Dietary intake was assessed by a validated food frequency questionnaire. The HEI-2015...
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Purpose: To assess the effect of Nigella sativa (N.S) oil supplements on CVD risk factors in a crossover design for the first time. Methods: Obese and overweight healthy women were randomized to receive N.S oil (2000 mg/day) and placebo. This intervention period lasted for 8 weeks and separated by a 4-week washout period. An iso-caloric diet was...
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Previous investigations exploring the effects of orange juice (OJ) as a nutrient-dense beverage on cardiovascular risk factors were inconsistent. We aimed to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials to determine the effectiveness of OJ intake on major cardiometabolic markers including anthropometric ind...
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Background The pathophysiology of cardiac arrest (CA) involves over-activation of systemic inflammatory responses, relative adrenal insufficiency, and glycocalyx damage. Corticosteroids have beneficial effects in preventing the perturbation of the endothelial glycocalyx. Objectives The aim of this systematic review was to determine the efficacy of...
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Zona pellucida (ZP)‐bound spermatozoa have normal morphology and motility and can enhance the ICSI outcomes. Selection of zona pellucida‐bound spermatozoa is recently considered to find functional spermatozoa for ICSI. This study reviewed the efficacy of ZP‐bound sperm selection on the ICSI outcomes includes fertilisation rate, embryo quality, embr...
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Background Exercise and weight loss diets are two independent non-pharmaceutical strategies used to improve several aspects of body composition and health. We plan to systematically review controlled clinical trials investigating weight loss diets alone compared to weight loss diets in conjunction with exercise on energy intake, body weight, body c...
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Background: Recent investigations have proposed that sesame and canola oils might affect body fat distribution. This study aimed to examine the effects of sesame, canola, and sesame-canola (a blend of sesame and canola oils) oils on body weight and composition in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the context of a randomized, triple-bl...
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Background The association between the Mediterranean diet (MED) or dietary approach to stop hypertension (DASH) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors is well-documented. Nevertheless, a consistent relationship in the Middle East population has yet to be identified. Thus, we aimed to investigate the association between DASH/MED and blood lip...
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Background: The association between the Mediterranean diet (MED) or dietary approach to stop hypertension (DASH) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors is well-documented. Nevertheless, a consistent relationship in the Middle East population has yet to be identified. Thus, we aimed to investigate the association between DASH/MED and blood li...