Prevalence of acute respiratory infection among under-five children in urban and rural areas of puducherry, India

Prevalence of acute respiratory infection among under-five children in urban and rural areas of puducherry, India

S Ganesh Kumar, Anindo Majumdar, Veera Kumar, Bijay Nanda Naik, Kalaiselvi Selvaraj, Karthik BalajeeDepartment of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research JIPMER, Puducherry, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149069 ABSTRACT Introduction: The incidence of Acute respiratory infections (ARI) is high…

Discrimination against differently abled children among rural communities in India: Need for action

Discrimination against differently abled children among rural communities in India: Need for action

N Janardhana1, D Muralidhar1, DM Naidu2, Guru Raghevendra21Department of Psychiatric Social Work, NIMHANS, Banaswadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.2Basic Needs India, Banaswadi, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149070 ABSTRACT Background: Persons with disabilities comprise at least 4 to 8 percent of the Indian population. Children with…

The clinical efficacy of using autologous platelet rich plasma in hip arthroplasty: A retrospective comparative study

The clinical efficacy of using autologous platelet rich plasma in hip arthroplasty: A retrospective comparative study

Atif Safdar1, Hamid Shaaban2, Restituto Tibayan , Richard Miller1, Richard Boairdo3, Gunwant Guron21Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, St Michael’s Medical Center, 111 Central Avenue, Newark, NJ 07102, New Jersey, USA2Department of Hematology and Oncology, St Michael’s Medical Center, 111 Central Avenue,…

Evaluation of antidiabetic, hypolipedimic and antioxidant activity of hydroalcoholic extract of leaves and fruit peel of Punica granatum in male Wistar albino rats

Evaluation of antidiabetic, hypolipedimic and antioxidant activity of hydroalcoholic extract of leaves and fruit peel of Punica granatum in male Wistar albino rats

Kartik J Salwe1, Devender O Sachdev2, Yogesh Bahurupi1, Manimekalai Kumarappan11Department of Pharmacology, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pillaiyarkuppam, Puducherry, India.2Government Medical College, Jagdalpur, Chhattisgarh, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149085 ABSTRACT Background: We investigated anti-diabetic, hypolipedimic and antioxidant activity of hydroalcoholic extract from leaves…

Gender disparities in retreatment patients of tuberculosis: A north Indian study

Gender disparities in retreatment patients of tuberculosis: A north Indian study

Sandeep Singh Sarpal1, Naveen Krishan Goel1, Dinesh Kumar1, Ashok Kumar Janmeja21Department of Community Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh, India.2Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector-32, Chandigarh, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149087 ABSTRACT Background: ‘Retreatment’ for tuberculosis (TB) has long…

Natural sweeteners as fixatives in histopathology: A longitudinal study

Natural sweeteners as fixatives in histopathology: A longitudinal study

Shankargouda Patil, Roopa S Rao, BS Ganavi, Barnali MajumdarDepartment of Oral Pathology and Microbiology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, M. S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, MSR Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149089 ABSTRACT Background: Fixation is the essential step in histopathological processing of…

Clinicopathological study and management of liver abscess in a tertiary care center

Clinicopathological study and management of liver abscess in a tertiary care center

Amitesh Kumar Jha1, Anjan Das2, Firoz Chowdhury1, Madhuri Ranjana Biswas2, Sanjay Kumar Prasad1, Surajit Chattopadhyay31Department of General Surgery, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kolkata, India.2Department of Anaesthesiology, College of Medicine and Sagore Dutta Hospital, Kolkata, India.3Department of Anaesthesiology, Bankura Sammilani…

Health, safety and environment conditions in primary schools of Northern Iran

Health, safety and environment conditions in primary schools of Northern Iran

Seyed Mohammad Asadi Behzadkolaee1, Seyed Taghi Mirmohammadi2, Jamshid Yazdani2, Ali Morad Heidari Gorji3, Ameneh Toosi4, Mohammad Rokni3, Mohammad Ali Heidari Gorji51Department of Health, Mazandran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.2Faculty of Health, Mzandran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran.3Mazandran University of Medical…

Evaluation of DNA damage in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with and without peripheral neuropathy: A study in South Indian population

Evaluation of DNA damage in Type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with and without peripheral neuropathy: A study in South Indian population

Mukul Prasad1, Stephen Charles Bronson2, Tushar Warrier1, Agnihotram Badarinath1, Shivam Rai1, Kaushal Baid1, Sneha Sitaraman1, Alex George1, Anand Moses2, Radha Saraswathy1, Ranganathan Vasuki2, Alagianambi Shanmugam21Biomedical Genetics Research Lab, Division of Biomolecules and Genetics, School of Bio Sciences and Technology, VIT University, Vellore,…

Retrospective magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of fatty filum terminale in Kuwaiti population

Retrospective magnetic resonance imaging evaluation of fatty filum terminale in Kuwaiti population

Parag Suresh Mahajan1, Nazeer Ahamad1, Anuradha Parag Mahajan2, Nawal M Al Moosawi31Clinical Imaging Department, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar.2Mahajan Clinic, Charkop Market, Kandivali (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.3Department of Radiodiagnosis, Armed Forces Hospital, Kuwait.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149097 ABSTRACT Objective: Thickened fatty filum terminale (FFT) can…