Fatemeh Mehravar

Publications : 23
Aldex : 40
H-index : 6
Citations : 121


Mercury Exposure and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Behnam Ghorbani Nejad et 11 al.

Sep 13, 2022 in International journal of clinical practice
Scopus and PubMed databases were systematically searched from their inception to November 2021 to obtain pertinent studies. Standardized mean differences (SMDs) with corresponding 95% confidence intervals (CIs) were calculated to evaluate the difference in Hg levels between people with and without T2DM. The association of the Hg exposure with T2DM was assessed using a random-effects model by pooli...


Metabolic phenotypes and risk of colorectal cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies.

Golnoosh Goodarzi et 9 al.

Jan 21, 2022 in BMC cancer
The association of obesity with colorectal cancer (CRC) may vary depending on metabolic status. This meta-analysis aimed to investigate the combined impacts of obesity and metabolic status on CRC risk. The Scopus, PubMed, and web of sciences databases were systematically searched up to Jun 2021 to find all eligible publications examining CRC risk in individuals with metabolically unhealthy normal-...


Visual functions and disability in Iranian adults: a population based study

Hassan Hashemi et 4 al.

Jan 20, 2022 in BMC Ophthalmology
Vision related quality of life is related to severity of visual impairments and show the impact of eye diseases on daily activities. This study aims to assess visual functions and disability and its associatio...


Primary Multidrug-Resistant Mycobacterium Tuberculosis (P-MDRTB) in Gorgan, Iran

Fatemeh Mehravar et 4 al.

Jan 1, 2016
Background : Resistance to anti-tuberculosis (TB) drugs is a global problem. Previous studies showed that the prevalence of primary MDR-TB is higher and has been increasing. The purpose of this study was to determine the primary drug resistance in strains isolated from patients with smear-positive of the new cases to anti-TB drugs. Method : In this cross-sectional study, 266 smear positive pulmon...


Effect of Socioeconomic Inequality on Overweight and Obesity in Children: A Review of Systematic Reviews

Fatemeh Mehravar, Shirin Maleki et 4 al.

Jan 1, 2019
Background and objectivesObesity has become a global epidemic. Previous studies have reported a relationship between obesity in adults and socioeconomic factors, but the results regarding such relationship in the case of childhood obesity have been inconsistent. Therefore, this study aimed to determine the relationship between socioeconomic inequalities and overweight/obesity in children. Method...


Association between death anxiety and spiritual intelligence with the spiritual health and quality of life in hemodialysis patients

Behzad Taghipour et 6 al.

Jan 1, 2017 in Journal of Nursing and Midwifery Sciences
Background and Purpose: Fear of death is commonly experienced by humans and most people prefer not to think about their own mortality. Dialysis patients just as other chronic patients experience a great amount of stress. Use of coping mechanisms and promoting spirituality can help with accepting the inevitable reality and enhancing quality of life. Spiritual attitudes (spiritual intelligence and ...


The Epidemiology of Skeletal Tuberculosis in Northeast of Iran: A Review of 229 Cases

Roghie Golsha, Soheil Rafiee et 4 al.

Jan 1, 2018 in Iranian Journal of Medical Sciences
Background : The incidence of tuberculosis (TB) has increased in recent years in both developed and developing countries. Skeletal tuberculosis occurs in approximately 1% of patients with tuberculosis. The present study aimed to evaluate the epidemiology of skeletal tuberculosis in Golestan province in northeastern Iran during 2005-2014. Method : In the present retrospective study, the epidemiolo...


Breast tuberculosis in Northeast Iran: review of 22 cases

Behnaz Khodabakhshi, Fatemeh Mehravar

May 31, 2014 in BMC Women`s Health
Background Breast tuberculosis (breast TB) is an extremely rare disease, so case reviews are also rare. Method This study is a retrospective review of patients with breast TB who were treated between 2002 and 2012 at the Health Center of Gorgan City. Result All 22 patients were females, their mean age was 32.4 years, and all were new cases. Patients presented with swelling of the breast (22%), l...

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