Merit of gait patterns for early detection of risk of falls among elderly participants: A comparative analysis from India

Merit of gait patterns for early detection of risk of falls among elderly participants: A comparative analysis from India

Vetrivel Chezian Sengodan, Hisham Abubeker, Anjana Muralidharan PillaiDepartment of Orthopaedics, Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Government Coimbatore Medical College and Hospital, Coimbatore; Department of Orthopaedics, Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.jnsbm_38_21 ABSTRACT Background: The aim of this study…

Serum levels of nitric oxide and its correlation with endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene expression among type 2 diabetic patients with or without hypertension: A comparative study in a tertiary care hospital of North East India

Serum levels of nitric oxide and its correlation with endothelial nitric oxide synthase gene expression among type 2 diabetic patients with or without hypertension: A comparative study in a tertiary care hospital of North East India

Bidhan Goswami1, Swapan Sarkar2, Bhaskar Bhattacharjee2, Shauli Sengupta21Department of Microbiology, Agartala Government Medical College, Agartala, Tripura, India.2Department of Medicine, Multidisciplinary Research Unit, Agartala Government Medical College, Agartala, Tripura, India.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_205_20 ABSTRACT Background: The serum nitric oxide (NO) data in Type 2 diabetes mellitus…

Evaluation of triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein ratio as a surrogate marker for insulin resistance in healthy young males

Evaluation of triglyceride/high-density lipoprotein ratio as a surrogate marker for insulin resistance in healthy young males

K Sowndarya1, Joel Abraham Joseph1, Amya Shenoy2, Anupama Hegde11Department of Biochemistry, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India.2Department of Public Health Dentistry, Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, Karnataka, India.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_193_20 ABSTRACT Background: Insulin resistance (IR) is…

Lipoprotein(a) as a risk factor for atherosclerotic peripheral arterial occlusive disease

Lipoprotein(a) as a risk factor for atherosclerotic peripheral arterial occlusive disease

Bhavika Ashok Kothari, Kallale Radhakrishnaiyengar Bhagavan, Lancelot Lobo, Nawin Kumar, Abhijit Sudhakar Shetty, Kalikivayi Babu NareshDepartment of General Surgery, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangalore, Karnataka, India.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_139_20 ABSTRACT Background and Aim: Peripheral arterial occlusive disease (PAOD) commonly results from…

Comparison of equations for the calculation of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in thai population

Comparison of equations for the calculation of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in thai population

Lakkana Rerksuppaphol1, Sanguansak Rerksuppaphol21Department of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Nakorn Nayok, Thailand.2Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Srinakharinwirot University, Bangkok, Nakorn Nayok, Thailand.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.jnsbm_53_21 ABSTRACT Background: Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) has been established as a major risk factor for…

Measuring Effects of Competing Swallowing-Cognitive Task on 100-ml Water Swallowing and Number Recognition: A Crossover Comparative Study in Healthy Young and Middle-Aged Adults

Measuring Effects of Competing Swallowing-Cognitive Task on 100-ml Water Swallowing and Number Recognition: A Crossover Comparative Study in Healthy Young and Middle-Aged Adults

Thejaswi Dodderi, Lekshana Umesh, Shahana HakkeemDepartment of Audiology and Speech Language Pathology, Nitte Institute of Speech and Hearing, Mangalore, KarnatakaIndia DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_59_20 ABSTRACT     Introduction: The 21st-century lifestyle has swallowing accompanied by competing cognitive activities (texting, reading, and television watching). The potential influence of competing…

The dynamics of technology in revolutionizing education and research

The dynamics of technology in revolutionizing education and research

Arun H. S KumarEditor in Chief – JNSBM University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_129_17 ABSTRACT Education and research are fundamental to the process of progress by which we create an efficient and sustainable environment to live. Interestingly, education and research have unique…

Neuroanatomical changes in brain structures related to cognition in epilepsy: An update

Neuroanatomical changes in brain structures related to cognition in epilepsy: An update

K Saniya1, BG Patil2, Madhavrao D Chavan3, KG Prakash1, Kumar Sai Sailesh4, R Archana5, Minu Johny41Department of Anatomy, Azeezia Institute of Medical Sciences, Kollam, Kerala, India.2Department of Anatomy, Shri B. M. Patil Medical College, Bijapur, Karnataka, India.3Department of Pharmacology, Azeezia Institute of…

Association of neck circumference and obesity with blood pressure among adolescents in urban and rural population in North Tamil Nadu

Association of neck circumference and obesity with blood pressure among adolescents in urban and rural population in North Tamil Nadu

Archana Rajagopalan, Nisha BalajiDepartment of Physiology, Saveetha Medical College, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.DOI: 10.4103/jnsbm.JNSBM_29_17 ABSTRACT Aim: Since a few studies exist on the association of neck circumference (NC) and obesity with blood pressure (BP) among adolescents in India, we found…

The role of red cell distribution width as a predictor of mortality for critically ill patients in an inner-city hospital

The role of red cell distribution width as a predictor of mortality for critically ill patients in an inner-city hospital

Syed Atif Safdar1, Tejas Modi2, Lakshmi Durga Sriramulu3, Hamid Shaaban2, Raymund Sison3, Varun Modi2, Marc Adelman1, Gunwant Guron21Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care Medicine; Internal Medicine, St. Michael’s Medical Center, Newark, NJ, USA2Department of Internal Medicine; Hematology and Oncology, St. Michael’s…