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Effects of Ramadan fasting on cardiovascular risk factors: a prospective observational study

  • Mohsen Nematy1,
  • Maryam Alinezhad-Namaghi2,
  • Masoud Mahdavi Rashed2,
  • Mostafa Mozhdehifard2,
  • Seyedeh Sania Sajjadi2,
  • Saeed Akhlaghi3,
  • Maryam Sabery4,
  • Seyed Amir R Mohajeri2,
  • Neda Shalaey2,
  • Mohsen Moohebati5 and
  • Abdolreza Norouzy2Email author
Nutrition Journal201211:69

DOI: 10.1186/1475-2891-11-69

Received: 17 September 2011

Accepted: 30 July 2012

Published: 10 September 2012

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Original Submission
17 Sep 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
22 Nov 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - mahmoud ibrahim
28 Dec 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Franco Arturi
16 Jun 2012 Author responded Author comments - Abdolreza Norouzy
Resubmission - Version 3
16 Jun 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 3
16 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Franco Arturi
Resubmission - Version 4
Submitted Manuscript version 4
30 Jul 2012 Editorially accepted
10 Sep 2012 Article published 10.1186/1475-2891-11-69

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Nutrition, Mashad, Biochemistry and Nutrition, Endoscopic & Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Cancer Research Centers, University of Medical Sciences
Biochemistry and Nutrition Research Center and Department of Nutrition, Mashad, University of Medical Sciences
Department of Community Medicine, Mashad, University of Medical Sciences
Iranian Applied Research Center for Health and Sustainable Development (IRCPHD), North Khorasan University of Medical Sciences
Department of Cardiology, Ghaem Teaching Hospital Mashad, University of Medical Sciences