Journal of Research in Health Sciences

The Journal of Research in Health Sciences (JRHS) is the official journal of the School of Public Health; Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, which is published quarterly. Since 2017, JRHS is published electronically.

JRHS is a peer-reviewed, scientific publication which is produced quarterly and is a multidisciplinary journal in the field of public health, publishing contributions from Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Public Health, Occupational Health, Environmental Health, Health Education, and Preventive and Social Medicine.

We do not publish clinical trials, nursing studies, animal studies, qualitative studies, nutritional studies, health insurance, and hospital management. In addition, we do not publish the results of laboratory and chemical studies in the field of ergonomics, occupational health, and environmental health.


ISSN Print: 2228-7795, Online: 2228-7809

JRHS is indexed by:

Web of Science - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI)




WHO-EMRO Index Medicus:

Index Copernicus International:

CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International):

ISC (Islamic World Science Citation Center):

Iranian Magazine Database:

SID (Scientific Information Database):

JRHS is also approved by the Iranian Committee on Publishing of Biomedical Journal of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education.

Vol 21, No 3 (2021): Fall

Table of Contents

Review articles

Factors for the Primary Prevention of Breast Cancer: A Meta-Analysis of Prospective Cohort Studies PDF
Jalal Poorolajal, Fatemeh Heidarimoghis, Manoochehr Karami, Zahra Cheraghi, Fatemeh Gohari-Ensaf, Fatemeh Shahbazi, Bushra Zareie, Pegah Ameri, Fatemeh Sahraee
Diet Therapeutics Interventions for Obesity: A Systematic Review and Network Meta-Analysis PDF
Mina Morsali, Jalal Poorolajal, Fatemeh Shahbazi, Aliasghar Vahidinia, Amin Doosti-Irani

Original Articles

Association between Musculoskeletal Pain and Bone Turnover Markers in Long-Term Pb-Exposed Workers PDF
Ravibabu Kalahasthi, Bhavani Shankara Bagepally, Tapu Barman
Trend Analysis and Predictions of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Ethiopia PDF
Abiyot Negash Terefe, Samuel Getachew Zewudie
Evaluation of the Factors Affecting the Cure Rate of Cervical Intra-Epithelial Neoplasia Recurrence Using Defective Models PDF
Nastaran Hajizadeh, Ahmad Reza Baghestani, Mohamad Amin Pourhoseingholi, Ali Akbar Khadem Maboudi, Farah Farzaneh, Nafiseh Faghih
Effects of Lifestyle and Environmental Factors on the Risk of Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Result of a Hospital-based Case-Control Study PDF
Masumeh Maleki Behzad, Mohammad Abbasi, Iman Oliaei, Somayeh Ghorbani Gholiabad, Hassan Rafieemehr
Assessment of mask-wearing adherence and social distancing compliance in public places in Hamadan, Iran, during the COVID-19 pandemic PDF
Ali Reza Soltanian, Tahereh Omidi, Salman Khazaei, Saeid Bashirian, Rashid Heidarimoghadam, Ensiyeh Jenabi, Maryam Mohammadian-khoshnoud
Evaluation of Tobacco Control Measures in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development Countries: A Comparative Study Using Data Envelopment Analysis PDF
Majid Safaei Lari, Behzad Raei, Pedram Nourizadeh Tehrani, Amirhossein Takian

Letter to the editor

The urgency of ensuring equitable and improved access to oral health care during the Coronavirus Disease 2019 pandemic: The case of Peru PDF
Akram Hernández-Vásquez, Diego Azañedo

JRHS Office:

School of Public Health, Hamadan University of Medical Sciences, Shaheed Fahmideh Ave. Hamadan, Islamic Republic of Iran

Postal code: 6517838695, PO box: 65175-4171

Tel: +98 81 38380292, Fax: +98 81 38380509