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Mohammad Abdollahi

Mohammad Abdollahi
Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) · The Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (TIPS)

PharmD PhD FIAS
Professor of Toxicology and Pharmacology as a professional academic

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Difficulties in delivering antimicrobial agents to wound areas and emersion of multiple drug resistant organisms (MDROs) have converted managing burn infections into a complicated task in medicine. Probiotics emerged not only as a probable solution for burn infections but also as an accelerator in the healing process. The probability of in vitro-in...
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Background The health risks associated with moderate alcohol consumption continue to be debated. Small amounts of alcohol might lower the risk of some health outcomes but increase the risk of others, suggesting that the overall risk depends, in part, on background disease rates, which vary by region, age, sex, and year. Methods For this analysis,...
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Controversial data on the effects of vitamins (V) and nutrients on the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is available. Thus, it is aimed to clarify the role of vitamins and nutrients through an umbrella review regarding the available observational/ trials meta-analyses. All meta-analyses of observational and clinical trials conducted on...
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Repaglinide (RPG) is an oral insulin secretagogue used in the treatment of diabetes. In this study, a new RPG analog was synthesized. Its antidiabetic and neuroprotective effects on dorsal root ganglions (DRG) in streptozotocin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats were examined compared to RPG. To assess the effects of 2-methoxy-4-(2-((3-methyl-1-(2-(piperi...
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Lead (Pb) is ubiquitous in environment that accumulates in teeth and calcified tissues from where it releases gradually with aging and adversely affects dental health. This study aimed to determine the effect of Pb exposure on odontogenic differentiation potential of isolated human dental pulp stem cells and investigate the possible underlying epig...
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Background Various anticancer drugs are effective therapeutic agents for cancer treatment; however, they cause severe toxicity in body organs. Cardiotoxicity is one of the most critical side effects of these drugs. Based on various findings, turmeric extract has positive effects on cardiac cells. Objective This study aims to evaluate how curcumin...
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Due to the inadequate response, side effects, parenteral route of administration, and immunogenicity, oral targeted small molecules seem to replace monoclonal antibodies in the future management of ulcerative colitis (UC). In order to pave the way for clinical translations of small molecules in UC, for the first time, we compared the efficacy of fi...
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Chlorpyrifos (CPF) is an organophosphorus (OP) pesticide, resulting in various health complications as the result of ingestion, inhalation, or skin absorption, and leads to DNA damage and increased oxidative stress. Metformin, derived from Galega officinalis, is reported to have anti-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic properties; thus, this study aime...
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Background Better evaluation of existing health programmes, appropriate policy making against emerging health threats, and reducing inequalities in Iran rely on a comprehensive national and subnational breakdown of the burden of diseases, injuries, and risk factors. Methods In this systematic analysis, we present the national and subnational estim...
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Objectives To use data from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2019 (GBD 2019) to estimate mortality and disability trends for the population aged ≥70 and evaluate patterns in causes of death, disability, and risk factors. Design Systematic analysis. Setting Participants were aged ≥70 from 204 countries and terri...
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Insecticides are commonly used pesticides in the world. Chronic exposure to insecticides has adverse effects on various human body organs. In this study, hematological findings were assessed in workers in an insecticide manufacturing plant. Hematological parameters and clinical symptoms were recorded in 99 workers exposed to insecticides and 107 wo...
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Graphene oxide (GO), an engineered nanomaterial, has a two-dimensional structure with carbon atoms arranged in a hexagonal array. While it has been widely used in many industries, such as biomedicine, electronics, and biosensors, there are still concerns over its safety. Recently, many studies have focused on the potential toxicity of GO. Epigeneti...
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Nanotechnology has given rise to a diverse range of nanoscale products with various physical and chemical properties. Nanoparticles (NPs) are becoming increasingly popular in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases. NPs have been more widely used in biomedicine, the atmosphere, and pharmaceuticals in recent years. They are not entirely...
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As the worldwide average life expectancy has grown, the prevalence of age-related neurodegenerative diseases (NDDs) has risen dramatically. A progressive loss of neuronal function characterizes NDDs, usually followed by neuronal death. Inflammation, apoptosis, oxidative stress, and protein misfolding are critical dysregulated signaling pathways tha...
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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an endocrine-gynecology disorder affecting many women of childbearing age. Although a part of the involved mechanism in PCOS occurrence is discovered, the exact etiology and pathophysiology are not comprehensively understood yet. We searched PubMed for PCOS pathogenesis and management in this article and Clinical...
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After the spread of Covid 19 worldwide, the use of cloth masks increased significantly due to a shortage of medical masks. Meanwhile, there were different opinions about the effectiveness of these masks and, so far, no study has been done to find the best fabric masks. This study reviews and summarizes all studies related to fabric masks’ effective...
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With the increase in nanomaterials application in different industries, there is concern over their environmental impact. Various processes are required to separate them and avoid their leakage into the soil, water, or air. However, these methods may not always be efficient and straightforward. An alternative solution is to develop recyclable mater...
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Background Zearalenone is a well-known estrogenic mycotoxin produced by Fusarium species, a serious threat to the agricultural and food industries worldwide. Zearalenone, with its known metabolites, are biomarkers of exposure to certain fungi, primarily through food. It has considerable toxic effects on biological systems due to its carcinogenicity...
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Persistent ill health after acute COVID-19-referred to as long COVID, the post-acute COVID-19 syndrome, or the post-COVID-19 condition-has emerged as a major concern. We undertook an international consensus exercise to identify research priorities with the aim of understanding the long-term effects of acute COVID-19, with a focus on people with pre...
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Background Aluminum phosphide (AlP) toxicity is associated with a high risk of death due to heart, liver, and kidney failure as the target organs. Phosphine gas released due to the ingestion is the main factor involved in the multi-organ failure with various mechanisms. Levosimendan (LEV) is a calcium sensitizer with a pleiotropic effect on multipl...
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Arsenic (As) poisoning is widespread due to exposure to pollution. The toxic level of (As) causes oxidative stress-induced aging and tissue damage. Since melatonin (MLT) has anti-oxidant and anti-aging properties, we aimed to evaluate the protective effect of MLT against the toxicity of sodium arsenite (NaAsO2). Healthy male NMRI mice were divided...
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Aluminum phosphide (AlP) poisoning is common in many countries responsible for high mortality. The heart is the main target organ in AlP poisoning. Several studies have reported the beneficial effects of cannabidiol (CBD) in reducing heart injuries. This study aimed to investigate the possible protective effect of CBD on cardiac toxicity caused by...
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Blister agents damage the skin, eyes, mucous membranes and subcutaneous tissues. Other toxic effects may occur after absorption. The response of the Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) to a request from the OPCW Director-General in 2013 on the status of medical countermeasures and treat...
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Background Documentation of patterns and long-term trends in mortality in young people, which reflect huge changes in demographic and social determinants of adolescent health, enables identification of global investment priorities for this age group. We aimed to analyse data on the number of deaths, years of life lost, and mortality rates by sex an...
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In the 21 st century, while some people seek to use artificial intelligence for health services delivery, others have to surrender their health rights to meet basic needs. The gradient in health has become more pronounced in the COVID-19 crisis considering discrepancies in disease prevalence, geographical accessibility, availability, affordability,...
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Exposure to certain environmental toxins has been shown to be associated with cellular senescence mainly through induction of oxidative stress and impact on cellular systems. Acrylamide (ACR) has raised worldwide concerns regarding the high risk of human dietary exposure to its hazardous effect. Although there is ample evidence about the carcinogen...
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Aluminum phosphide (AlP) poisoning can be deadly in most cases targeting the heart. To overcome AlP toxicity, exenatide has been studied in the present study due to its pleiotropic effects on cardiac damages. In this study, the rats were exposed to LD 50 of AlP (10 mg/kg) by gavage, and exenatide at doses (0.05, 0.1, and 0.2 mg/kg) injected intrape...
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The search and design for the better use of bioactive compounds are used in many experiments to best mimic compounds' functions in the human body. However, finding a cost‐effective and timesaving approach is a top priority in different disciplines. Nowadays, artificial intelligence (AI) and particularly deep learning (DL) methods are widely applied...
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Introduction: Although the incidence and prevalence of duodenal and gastric ulcers have been declining, it remains challenging for health care systems. Based on the underlying cause, history, and characteristics of ulcers, management is generally provided by administering proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) or antibiotics. Areas covered: This article...
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Oxidative stress induces cell senescence and aging. Cell senescence is an irreversible cell cycle arrest mechanism responsible for various pathological diseases and aging. Cerium oxide nanoparticles (CeO2 NPs) have been found to have anti-oxidant effects with a capacity to scavenge free radicals. With this background, we aimed to investigate the se...
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Persistent ill health after acute COVID-19-referred to as long COVID, the post-acute COVID-19 syndrome, or the post-COVID-19 condition-has emerged as a major concern. We undertook an international consensus exercise to identify research priorities with the aim of understanding the long-term effects of acute COVID-19, with a focus on people with pre...
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The increasing prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) as multifactorial chronic liver disease and the lack of a specific treatment have begun a new era in its treatment using gene expression changes and microRNAs. This study aimed to investigate the potential therapeutic effects of natural compounds in NAFLD by regulating miRNA expr...
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In this study, the high versus low analysis method was applied to evaluate the association of maternal nitrate intake and risk of heart defect, limb deficiency, cleft lip, and preterm birth. Also, linear and non-linear dose-response associations between maternal intake of nitrate and risk of heart defects were investigated. In high versus low intak...
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Botulinum toxin type-A (BoNT/A) application, especially neurological disorders, has been spread nowadays while it may cause side effects. The current study aimed to assess the BoNT/A dose-dependent effect on induction of aging in the Drosophila melanogaster model. The third instar larvae of Drosophila melanogaster were exposed to ¼ LC50, ½ LC50, an...
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Lead is one of the most toxic heavy metals in the environment. The present review aimed to highlight hazardous pollution sources, management, and review symptoms of lead poisonings in various parts of the world. The present study summarized the information available from case reports and case series studies from 2009 to March 2020 on the lead pollu...
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A slow rate of new drug discovery and higher costs of new drug development attracted the attention of scientists and physicians for the repurposing and repositioning of old medications. Experimental studies and off-label use of drugs have helped drive data for further studies of approving these medications. A deeper understanding of the pathogenesi...
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Background: Parkin-mediated mitophagy is the dominant mitophagy pathway of neural cells. Its restoration will result in prevention of cognitive decline, including Alzheimer's disease (AD). The role of this mitophagy pathway in neurodegenerative diseases has drawn attention in recent years. The two main pathological proteins in AD, amyloid β (Aβ) an...
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Context: Prevalence of metabolic disorders, type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), dyslipidemia, obesity, metabolic syndrome (MetS), and osteoporosis has been increased. Herbal medicine is an accessible, safe, and low-cost option in managing and caring for metabolic disorders. We conducted a bibliometric analysis of global scientific productions in herba...
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Background The rapid-growing population of diabetic patients and the elderly are among the direst challenges that the science of medicine is facing today. Targeting these two challenges can shed light on new means to control and ideally reverse this trend. In this experiment, Vinpocetine’s effect on aged pancreatic beta-cell functions in correlatio...
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Aluminum phosphide (AlP) causes serious poisoning in which severe cardiac suppression is the significant lethal consequence. According to evidence, levosimendan can exert outstanding cardiac support and protection in different pathological conditions. This study aimed to investigate the mechanisms by which levosimendan may alleviate cardiovascular...
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In this study, alendronate (Aln)-loaded chitosan (Ch)/hydroxypropyl-methylcellulose (HPMC)/tripolyphosphate (TPP) nanoparticles were generated by ionic gelation method, combined with electrospray. Then, an artificial neural networks (ANNs) model was used to identify the influence of factors including flow rate and concentration of HPMC, TPP and pol...
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Background Aluminum phosphide (AlP) causes severe cardiotoxicity. Taurine has been chosen for the present study because of its positive known effects on cardiac injuries. Method To evaluate AlP-induced cardiotoxicity, the animals were divided into seven groups, including the control group, the taurine group (500 mg/kg), AlP with LD50 dose, AlP + t...
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This is a supplementary material for the article entitled "Measuring universal health coverage based on an index of effective coverage of health services in 204 countries and territories, 1990–2019"
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Introduction Due to the high cost, low effectiveness, and adverse effects plus the life-long nature of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and misconception on safety, efficacy, and cost-effectiveness of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM), the market demand for CAM has risen over the past decades. A critical review of patients’ and physicia...
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Considering the high prevalence of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs), the primary cause of death during the last several decades, it is necessary to develop proper strategies for the prevention and treatment of CVDs. Given the excessive side effects of current therapies, alternative therapeutic approaches like medicinal plants and natural products are...
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Anti-arrhythmic agents, like amiodarone, interfere at different stages of the ischemic stroke. However, amiodarone was accompanied with immunological pulmonary complications and adverse neurological effects. We hypothesize that magnesium sulfate in combination with amiodarone holds promise for stroke treatment. Thirty-six patients with confirmed di...
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Introduction: Considering that hemorrhagic stroke patients are at higher risk for bleeding, administration of higher doses of melatonin with a controversial coagulation profile is a serious concern. Objective: This study aimed to investigate the possible effects of high doses of melatonin on bleeding parameters and blood hemostasis in hemorrhagic s...
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Wnt signaling plays a critical role during embryogenesis and is responsible for regulating the homeostasis of the adult stem cells and cells fate via a multitude of signaling pathways and associated transcription factors, receptors, effectors, and inhibitors. For this review, published articles were searched from PubMed Central, Embase, Medline, an...
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Background Hearing loss affects access to spoken language, which can affect cognition and development, and can negatively affect social wellbeing. We present updated estimates from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study on the prevalence of hearing loss in 2019, as well as the condition's associated disability. Methods We did systematic reviews...
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Background Hearing loss affects access to spoken language, which can affect cognition and development, and can negatively affect social wellbeing. We present updated estimates from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study on the prevalence of hearing loss in 2019, as well as the condition's associated disability. Methods We did systematic reviews...
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Cinnamon and its bioactive ingredients such as cinnamaldehyde (CA), with broad pharmacological profiles, are important parts of daily diet in many cultures. Moreover, there are plenty motivating patents on efficacy of nutritional phytochemicals as novel anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). This study intended t...
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Different biomaterials have been used as biological dressing for wound regeneration. For many decades, human amniotic membrane graft (AM) has been widely applied for treating acute and chronic wounds. It has minimal toxicity and immunogenicity, supports mesenchymal cell in-growth, improves epidermal cell adherence and proliferation, and finally is...
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Background: Throughout history, the plant kingdom has been a source of medicine in almost all cultures. Nowadays, ensuring the safety, quality, and effectiveness of medicinal herbs and their products has become an essential issue in industrialized and developing countries. Phytochemicals are usually involved in pharmacological actions and are used...
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Abstract: Heavy metals cause considerable environmental pollution due to their extent and non-degradability in the environment. Analysis and trace levels of arsenic, lead, mercury, and cadmium as the most toxic heavy metals show that they can cause various hazards in humans’ health. To achieve rapid, high-sensitivity methods for analyzing ultra-tr...
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Dyslipidemia and lipoprotein metabolism disorder are involved in pathogenesis of many important diseases such as diabetes, atherosclerosis, acute pancreatitis, and malignancies. The present study aimed to evaluate the effect of pistachio on plasma lipids. Electronic databases including Scopus, Pubmed, Science Direct, and Cochrane library were searc...
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The safe, highly effective measles vaccine has been recommended globally since 1974, yet in 2017 there were more than 17 million cases of measles and 83,400 deaths in children under 5 years old, and more than 99% of both occurred in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)1–4. Globally comparable, annual, local estimates of routine first-dose measl...
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Aims Although chemotherapeutic agents have highly beneficial effects against cancer, they disturb the body's normal homeostasis. One of the critical side effects of chemotherapeutic agents is their deleterious effect on the cardiac system, which causes limitations of their clinical usage. Taurine constitutes more than 50% of the amino acids in the...
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The COVID-19 pandemic has been a significant concern worldwide. The pandemic has demonstrated that public health issues are not merely a health concern, but also affect society as a whole. In this chapter, we address the importance of bringing together the world's scientists to find appropriate solutions for controlling and managing the COVID-19 pa...
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PurposeAlzheimer’s disease (AD) is a multifaceted neurodegenerative disease. To target simultaneously multiple pathological processes involved in AD, natural-origin compounds with unique characteristics are promising scaffolds to develop novel multi-target compounds in the treatment of different neurodegenerative disease, especially AD. In this stu...
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Heavy metals have both beneficial and nonbeneficial roles in the human body. Copper contributes to iron absorption and, with iron, mediates the production of red blood cells. Copper is involved in keeping bones, blood vessels, nerves, and immune function healthy. On the other hand, an excess of copper in the human body may lead to hepatotoxicity an...
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Organophosphoruses (OPs) are a group of pesticides that include some of the most toxic chemicals employed in agriculture. OPs toxicity is due to the capability of these chemical substances to inhibit the enzyme cholinesterase (ChE) at cholinergic junctions of the nervous system; however, oxidative stress and generation of cellular reactive oxygen s...
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Background: Althaea officinalis L., Lavandula angustifolia Mill. and Rosa x damascena Herrm. are used to treat excision or burn lesions in traditional medicine. Objective: To evaluate the healing effect of a polyherbal ointment containing L. angustifolia, R. x damascena, and A. officinalis combination on wounds caused by third grade skin cut. Metho...
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Mitochondria are central pieces of machinery of energy production within the cells. Mitochondrial deficits may be functional and structural or a result from aberrations in mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA), which is associated with several metabolic and chronic impairments. Improvement of mitochondrial function may be achieved by a verity of natural and ch...