Review Article
2. Correlation Between Hormonal and Neurochemical Changes and Depression With Menopausal STATUS: A Systematic Review

Mostafa Chashmposh; Saeed Shirali; Esmaeel Ebrahimi; Alireza Barari

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-25037

Abstract
  Context: Menopause is characterized by amenorrhea and increase in the level of Follicular Stimulating Hormone (FSH) due to the permanent cessation of ovarian function. This process causes changes in hormonal and other serum markers. Depression is the leading cause of disease-related disabilities in women. Objectives: ...  Read More

Research Article
3. Explaining the Role of Health Belief Model Constructs On Physical Puberty Health Among Teen Girls: Structural Equation Modeling

Shayesteh Shirzadi; Parinaz Doshmangir; Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-23873

Abstract
  Background: The puberty as a stage of life is an important developmental process. Teen girls have numerous health care needs and their specific aspects should be considered. Objectives: In this study we applied explanatory model to determine the role of health belief model constructs on physical puberty ...  Read More

Research Article
4. Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of University Faculty Members and High School Teachers About Cervical Cancer Screening in Shiraz, Iran

Pegah Jahani; Sulmaz Ghahramani; Gholamreza Abdollahifard

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-24462

Abstract
  Background: Due to the increasing rate of cervical cancer screening, and the importance of teachers and faculties in changing the perspective of population on this issue, the present study was carried out to evaluate knowledge base, attitude and performance of teachers and faculty members in relation ...  Read More

Research Article
5. The Experience of the Passage of Time as Narrated by Women With Breast Cancer: A Qualitative Study

Ahmad Kalateh Sadati; Farnaz Rahnavard; Najmeh Ebrahimzadeh; Najmeh Maharloei

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-25522

Abstract
  Background: Breast cancer is closely linked with the quality of passage of time by the patient. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of the passage of time in narratives of women with breast cancer. Patients and Methods: Data were collected through in-depth interviews ...  Read More

Research Article
6. Health Knowledge and Health Promoting Lifestyle Among Women of Childbearing age in Shiraz

Aliyar Ahmadi; Fatemeh Roosta

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-25342

Abstract
  Background: Health promotion is receiving an ever increasing attention regarding its prominent role in health of population. Health promoting lifestyle could be due, in some part, to enhancing knowledge about healthy behaviors. Objectives: Due to the importance of healthy lifestyle in current situation ...  Read More

Research Article
7. Effect of Aerobic Exercise in Water on Serum Estrogen and C - Reactive Protein and Body Mass Index Level in Obese and Normal Weight Postmenopausal Women

Sayyede Marzieh Ketabipoor; Maryam Koushkie Jahromi

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-25048

Abstract
  Background: Menopause is associated with increasing incidence of cardiovascular disease, and different exercise regimens can variously affect different cardiovascular risk factors. Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of an aerobic exercise in water on serum estrogen, C-reactive ...  Read More

Brief Report
8. Health Risks of Higher Birth Weight, Rapid Growth, Early Maturation and Taller Height

Thomas Theodore Samaras

Volume 2, Issue 3 , Summer 2015, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-26805

Abstract
  Background: For over 100 years, the medical community has assumed that promoting higher birth weight, faster growth, early maturation and taller height assures better health and longevity. In 2005, this assumption was challenged and a hypothesis was proposed that the obesity epidemic is driven by higher ...  Read More