Need for evidence-based practice at grass root level to improve child health and development

Need for evidence-based practice at grass root level to improve child health and development

Ganesh Kumar1, Arun H. S. Kumar21Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, India.2Editor in Chief, Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 04, Ireland.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149068 ABSTRACT Currently, India has…

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…

Prevention of childhood obesity in India: Way forward

Prevention of childhood obesity in India: Way forward

Sitanshu Sekhar Kar1, Subhranshu Sekhar Kar21Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, JIPMER, Puducherry, India.2Department of Pediatrics, RAK Medical and Health Sciences University, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149071 ABSTRACT Childhood obesity is a burden in developed and developing countries. Overweight and…

Malnutrition among under-five children in India and strategies for control

Malnutrition among under-five children in India and strategies for control

Swaroop Kumar Sahu1, S Ganesh Kumar1, B Vishnu Bhat2, KC Premarajan1, Sonali Sarkar1, Gautam Roy1, Nitin Joseph31Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, JIPMER, Puducherry, India2Department of Pediatrics, JIPMER, Puducherry, India3Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Mangalore, Karnataka, IndiaDOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149072…

Diarrheal diseases among children in India: Current scenario and future perspectives

Diarrheal diseases among children in India: Current scenario and future perspectives

Subitha Lakshminarayanan1, Ramakrishnan Jayalakshmy21Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, JIPMER, Puducherry, India.2Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Indira Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Puducherry, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149073 ABSTRACT Diarrhea is the third leading cause of childhood mortality in India, and is responsible…

Current overview on dental stem cells applications in regenerative dentistry

Current overview on dental stem cells applications in regenerative dentistry

Ramta Bansal1, Aditya Jain21Department of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics, Institute of Dental Sciences, Sehora, Jammu and Kashmir, India.2Department of Physiology, Government Medical College, Patiala, Punjab, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149074 ABSTRACT Teeth are the most natural, noninvasive source of stem cells. Dental stem cells, which…

Mast cells and oral pathologies: A Review

Mast cells and oral pathologies: A Review

Reet Kamal1, Parveen Dahiya2, Niti Goyal2, Mukesh Kumar2, Neeta Sharma3, Hans Raj Saini41Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Himachal Pradesh Government Dental College, Shimla, India.2Department of Periodontics and Implantology, Himachal Institute of Dental Sciences, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India.3Department of Oral Medicine…

Laparoscopic ovarian drilling: An alternative but not the ultimate in the management of polycystic ovary syndrome

Laparoscopic ovarian drilling: An alternative but not the ultimate in the management of polycystic ovary syndrome

Subarna Mitra, Prasanta Kumar Nayak, Sarita AgrawalDepartment of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Tatibandh, Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India.DOI: 10.4103/0976-9668.149076 ABSTRACT Since its introduction in 1984, laparoscopic ovarian drilling has evolved into a safe and effective surgical treatment for anovulatory,…

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,…