Review Article
2. A Review of the Impact of Different Social Policy Incentives to Accelerate Population Growth Rate

Samira Behboudi Gandevani; Saideh Ziaee; Farideh Khalajabadi Farahani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-18967

Abstract
  Context: Cash payments or other incentive policies to improve population growth rate have been used for many years; but the efficiency of these policies has not yet been fully understood. We provide a brief background to different incentive population policies for accelerating birth rate and its underlying ...  Read More

Research Article
3. Assessment of the Correlation between BMI, Waist Circumference, and the Snacking Pattern and Dairy Consumption among Female Student Residents of Shiraz University Dormitories

Shiva Faghih; Razieh Mohebpour; Leila Eskandari

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/intjsh-18906

Abstract
  Background: It is suggested that the type and frequency of snacks as well as dairy consumption can influence body weight and composition. Objectives: This study attempts to assess the correlation of BMI and waist circumference with snacking pattern and dairy consumption among female university students. Materials ...  Read More

Research Article
4. Periodontal Disease as a Risk Factor for Preeclampsia

Bahia Namavar Jahromi; Rosyna Adibi; Sadaf Adibi; Leila Salarian

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-18908

Abstract
  Background: Preeclampsia is a unique idiopathic syndrome in human pregnancy that can involve almost all organ systems. Objectives: The aim of the present study was to compare the periodontal diseases between the preeclamptic and normal pregnant women in order to find a possible risk factor relationship. Materials ...  Read More

Research Article
5. Relationship between Lifestyle Factors and Bone Density in Women Referring to Bone Densitometry Research Center in Shiraz, Iran

Iran Jahanbin; Elham Aflaki; Haleh Ghaem

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-18960

Abstract
  Background: Osteoporosis is a serious problem worldwide, mainly because of the consequences of the diagnosis. However, many osteoporotic fractures can be prevented and treated. Objectives: The aim of the study was to determine the relationship between lifestyle and bone mineral density (BMD) in women ...  Read More

Research Article
6. The Reduction of Anxiety and Improved Maternal Attachment to Fetuses and Neonates by Relaxation Training in Primigravida Women

Monire Toosi; Marzieh Akbarzadeh; Farkhondeh Sharif; Najaf Zare

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-18968

Abstract
  Background: Anxiety is among the pregnancy complications affecting maternal mental and physical health and attachment to the fetus and newborn. Relaxation training is an effective, simple and available method to address this dismal condition. Objectives: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect ...  Read More

Research Article
7. The Effect of Ramadan Fasting on Hypothalamic Pituitary Ovarian (HPO) Axis in Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Farideh Zangeneh; Nasrin Abedinia; Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh; Reza Salman Yazdi; Tahereh Madani

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-18962

Abstract
  Background: Ramadan fasting is a religious practice and an exceptional ritual compared to all other religious conventions. The aim of fasting in Ramadan is to establish a proper religious model of self-control and healthy lifestyle. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to compare the biochemical ...  Read More

Research Article
8. A Survey on the Dietary Habits of Rural Women in Fars Province, Iran

Negar Darvish; Negin Hadi

Volume 1, Issue 1 , Spring 2014, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-18997

Abstract
  Background: The relationship between nutritional pattern and non-communicable diseases such as coronary artery diseases, diabetes, and obesity has already been established. Objective: The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between nutritional pattern and education level of rural women ...  Read More