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Roja Rahimi
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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#1Samaneh Soleymani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 2
#2Arman Zargaran (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 16
Last. Roja Rahimi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 35
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Nigella sativa L. (black seed) is one of the main medicinal plants frequently cited in traditional Persian medicine manuscripts for management of acne vulgaris. The present study was designed to investigate the efficacy of a topical preparation from N. sativa in acne vulgaris. In a randomized double-blind controlled clinical trial, 60 patients (30 patients in treatment and 30 in placebo group) were randomly received N. sativa hydrogel (standardized based on thymoquinone) or placebo hydrogel, twi...
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#1Fatemeh BinaH-Index: 2
#2Maria DagliaH-Index: 38
Last. Roja RahimiH-Index: 35
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ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Achillea cretica (AC) is a medicinal plant emphasized for treatment of gynecological disorders and pathological symptoms similar to endometriosis in traditional Persian medicine. Since information about its chemical constituents is limited, the aim of this study is to investigate phenolic composition of AC extract as well as its effect on experimental model of endometriosis. MATERIALS AND METHODS: RP-HPLC-PDA-ESI-MS/MS analysis was used for the determination of po...
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#1Soodeh Karami (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)
#2Shiva Shamshiri (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)
Last. Roja Rahimi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 35
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Osteoarthritis (OA) is known to be the leading cause of pain and disability in the elderly. The prevalence of this disease in adults over 60 years was 9.6% in men and 18% in women. The therapeutic goals of this disease generally include pain relief with the least side effects, improvement of articular function and improvement of life, in which pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments are performed in different protocols. Due to the common side effects of pain relievers and complaints a...
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#1Zahra Ayati (USYD: University of Sydney)
#2Jerome Sarris (USYD: University of Sydney)H-Index: 29
Last. Roja Rahimi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 35
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a relatively prevalent mental disorder that poses significant health burdens on the community. Although current conventional medications have good efficacy for many patients, they can elicit a range of associated adverse effects. Plant-based compounds have been evaluated for different mental disorders, with a range of anxiolytic properties revealed. To determine the current evidence in the area, we conducted a systematic review using the electronic database...
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#1Asie Poorassar (UT: University of Tehran)
Last. Mohammadreza Aghaye-Ghazvini (UT: University of Tehran)H-Index: 1
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Background and purpose: Obesity is a global health problem and also a well-known risk for many diseases. Although some synthetic drugs have been marketed for the treatment of obesity, natural remedies may be considered as safe and cost-effective alternatives. Lac (Kerria lacca Kerr) is a product from animal origin and is sold as seedlac or shellac. This drug is very famous among Unani practitioners for its antiobesity effects. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the antiobesity potentia...
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#1Elnaz Rezaeiamiri (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 1
#2Roodabeh Bahramsoltani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 13
Last. Roja Rahimi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 35
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Summary Background & aims Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a metabolic disorder affecting a growing number of patients all over the world. T2DM complications are positively associated with HbA1c which is a long-term glycemic marker. Medicinal plants and their isolated phytochemicals have been extensively used as dietary supplements for the management of chronic disorders including T2DM. Current paper aims to review clinical trials evaluated the effect of phytochemicals for long-term management...
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#1Roodabeh Bahramsoltani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 13
#2Mahdieh Kalkhorani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 1
Last. Roja Rahimi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 35
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Abstract Ethnopharmacological relevance The genus Tamarix L., with the common name of tamarisk, consists of more than 60 species of halophyte plants which are used for medicinal purposes such as infections, wounds, and liver and spleen disorders by local people mostly in Asian and African countries. Aim of the review In spite of the potential health benefits of Tamarix spp., the plant is not yet well-known in modern medicine; thus, the aim of the present review is to provide a critical appraisal...
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#1Samaneh Soleymani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 2
#2Mohammad Hosein Farzaei (Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 22
Last. Roja Rahimi (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 35
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Acne vulgaris is the most common skin condition associated with inflammation of pilosebaceous unit. Since conventional therapies have not demonstrated desirable effectiveness and possess remarkable side effects, there is a growing interest in the use of herbal medicines for the management of acne vulgaris. In this study, plant-derived molecules investigated in acne vulgaris have been reviewed and their possible underlying mechanisms of action were discussed. For this purpose, different electroni...
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#1Soraya Sajadimajd (Razi University)H-Index: 1
#2Roodabeh Bahramsoltani (Tehran University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 13
Last. Jianbo Xiao (JNU: Jinan University)H-Index: 36
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Abstract Polyphenols are one of most important phytochemicals distributing in herb plants, vegetables and fruits, which known as important anticancer agents. Given the high incidence and mortality of skin cancer, this study aimed to uncover the chemopreventive effects of polyphenols against skin cancer metastasis. Electronic databases including Scopus, PubMed, and Cochrane library were used to compile the literature from 2000 to August 2019. Only in vivo mechanistic studies with English full-tex...
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