Review Article
2. Effect of Foeniculum vulgare on Primary Dysmenorrhea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Alireza Salehi; Maryam Marzban; Fatemeh Amini

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-8

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.74240

Abstract
  Context: Dysmenorrhea is a common problem in women. Objectives: This study aimed to summarize the results of all relevant clinical trials to draw a conclusion regarding the effect of Foeniculum vulgareon primary dysmenorrhea (PD). Methods: In this study, we searched 19 databases (including Medline/PubMed, ...  Read More

Research Article
3. Relationship Between Physical Activity and Fatigue Among Nigerian Pregnant Women

Chidozie Emmanuel Mbada; Okechukwu Ernest Orji; Ademola Matthew Iyiola; Adebanjo Babalola Adeyemi; Esther Kikelomo Afolabi; Ojukwu Chidiebele Petronilla; Abolaji Blessed Adeyemi; Olabisi Aderonke Akinwande; Moses Oluwatosin Makinde

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.61339

Abstract
  Background: Physical inactivity and fatigue are two common phenomena in pregnancy with attendant negative consequences. However, reports on the nexus between physical activity (PA) and fatigue seems to be sparse in literature. Objectives: This study evaluated levels and correlation between PA and pregnancy-related ...  Read More

Research Article
4. Comparison of Maternal Stress Response to Midazolam/Fentanyl and Propofol During Cesarean Delivery Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Double-Blinded Randomized Controlled Trial

Afshin Mansourian; Leila Malekmakan; Taraneh Tadayon; Narges Izadpanahi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.82741

Abstract
  Background: This research evaluated the effects of propofol and midazolam/fentanyl on maternal blood pressure, heart rate, recall, and full satisfaction with spinal anesthesia. A double-blinded randomized controlled trial was designed. Methods: The sample size was calculated as 100 patients (a type ...  Read More

Research Article
5. Effect of a High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) on Serotonin and Cortisol Levels in Obese Women With Sleep Disorders

Khadijeh Irandoust; Morteza Taheri

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-5

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.83303

Abstract
  Background: Physical and physiological changes in obese middle-aged women cause hormonal changes, which are threatening factor for quality of life and health of elderly. Objectives : The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a one-week HIIT on serotonin and cortisol levels in obese women ...  Read More

Research Article
6. Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) and the HPV Vaccine Among Medical and Nursing Students of Duhok, Iraq

Wahida A Ibrahim; Shameran Daniel; Nawfal R Hussein; Mahde Saleh Assafi; Ramadan Othman

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.87203

Abstract
  Background: Human Papillomavirus infection is sexually transmitted and associated with several cancers, such as cancer of the cervix, vagina, vulva, head and neck, anal, and penile carcinoma. Health education plays a pivotal role in building knowledge and positive attitude about health issues. Objectives: ...  Read More

Research Article
7. Assessment of Kidney Function and 24-Hour Urine of the Patients with Renal Stone; Women Have Lower Urine Volume and Higher Urine Citrate

Maryam Pakfetrat; Leila Malekmakan; Taraneh Tadayon; Amin Nikfar; Afshin Mansourian

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.88048

Abstract
  Background: Nephrolithiasis is a worldwide health problem. Objectives This study investigated the frequency of urinary and serum metabolic abnormalities and their association with demographic characteristics in patients with nephrolithiasis. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, we assessed 376 patients ...  Read More

Brief Report
8. The Correlation Between Some Body Composition Indices and Premenstrual Syndrome in Young Females

Ensieh Shahrjooye Haghighi; Maryam Koushkie Jahromi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, Pages 1-4

http://dx.doi.org/10.5812/whb.83750

Abstract
  Background : Different body composition indices may indicate various physiological statuses. Objectives : The current study aimed at investigating the correlation between body composition indices (body mass index (BMI), body fat percentage (BFP), and abdominal fat) as well as physical and psychological ...  Read More