Review Article
2. A Narrative Review of Obesity and Its Associated Complications in Iranian Women

Parvin Mirmiran; Zeinab Ghorbani; Firoozeh Hosseini-Esfahani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 1-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-40546

Abstract
  Context: Obesity is a major public health problem worldwide. This review aimed at providing an updated overview of obesity in Iranian women and its associated complications. Evidence Acquisition: In this narrative review study, related systematic reviews or meta-analysis studies of high ranking journals ...  Read More

Research Article
3. Awareness, Attitudes and Tendency Toward Providing Services to Patients With HIV/AIDS by Second- and Third-Year Nursing Students in Isfahan, Iran, 2014

Maryam Hasanshahi; Abdolvahhab Baghbanian; Nasrin Motazedian

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-32339

Abstract
  Background: Nurses are one of the most significant group exposed to the risk of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Therefore, to determine the disease level in patients and train them in the field are among the most essential subjects of nursing education. The study investigated the nursing ...  Read More

Research Article
4. Factors Influencing the Desired Number of Children Among Married Women in the Reproductive Age and its Implications for Policy Making

Khadijeh Asadi Sarvestani; Suet Leng Khoo; Nor Malina Malek; Suziana Mat Yasin; Aliyar Ahmadi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-38928

Abstract
  Background: Desired number of children is one of the main indexes showing the fertility preferences of couples. This issue is currently more important as Iranian policy makers are revising population policies to improve fertility rate. Objectives: As a result, the main goal of this study was to investigate ...  Read More

Research Article
5. Assessment of Maternal Mortality and its Associated Causes at Shinyanga Regional Hospital in Tanzania

Oscar E Mapunda; Sia E Msuya; Ntuli A. Kapologwe; Beatrice John; Damian J Damian; Michael J Mahande

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb-38976

Abstract
  Background: Maternal mortality remains a public health concern in low income countries particularly in sub-Saharan Africa where majority (62%) of maternal deaths occurs. In Tanzania maternal mortality ratio is as high as 432 deaths per 100,000 live births. Objectives: This study aimed to describe pattern ...  Read More

Research Article
6. The Relationship Between Contraceptive Methods and Common Vaginal Infections

Sholeh Shahinfar; Bizhan Nemanpour

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 1-6

Abstract
  Background: Vaginitis is a common medical problem in females. Bacterial vaginosis, vulvovaginal candidiasis and trichomoniasis are the main etiologies of infectious vaginitis. Objectives: This study was designed to assess the relationship between contraceptive methods and common vaginal infections. Methods: ...  Read More

Case Report
7. Acardiac Acephalus Twin Pregnancy with Poor Prenatal Outcomes: A Case Report

Sedigheh Ayati; Leila Pourali; Somayeh Moeindarbari; Mansoureh Sadat Golmohammadi; Elnaz Ayati

Volume 4, Issue 2 , Spring 2017, Pages 1-3

http://dx.doi.org/10.17795/whb.42124

Abstract
  Introduction: Acardiac twin refers to a monochorionic pregnancy in which there is a twin with absent or nonfunctioning heart and a normal co-twin. This was a very rare disorder of monozygotic twin pregnancy. The aim of this report was to introduce a case of acardiac acephalus twin pregnancy. Case Presentation: ...  Read More