Category Archives: Ob/Gyn

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Prevalence and Association of Metabolic Syndrome and Vitamin D Deficiency Among Postmenopausal Women in a Rural Block of West Bengal, India

Metabolic syndrome, a constellation of the most dangerous heart attack risk factors: diabetes and raised fasting plasma glucose, abdominal obesity, high cholesterol and high blood pressure, is becoming pandemic among the non-communicable diseases in…

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From Menarche to Menopause: A Population-Based Assessment of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene Risk Factors for Reproductive Tract Infection Symptoms Over Life Stages in Rural Girls and Women in India

Girls and women experience greater challenges than boys and men in safely accessing water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) resources, including social and sexual violence, while seeking locations to address bodily needs…

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An Integrated Nutrition and Health Program Package on IYCN Improves Breastfeeding But Not Complementary Feeding and Nutritional Status in Rural Northern India

Undernutrition among children in developing countries remains a significant public health problem. Most recent estimates based on WHO Child Growth Standards suggest that…

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Birth Preparedness and Complication Readiness Among the Women Beneficiaries of Selected Rural Primary Health Centers of Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka, India

Maternal health is central to the development of any country to achieve equity, reduce poverty, and build social capital. Reducing maternal mortality was one of the key indicators of the Millennium Development Goals. Almost all the maternal deaths (99%) occur in…

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Minimally Invasive Treatment for Infertility in Rural Areas [video]

Video Transcript MINIMALLY INVASIVE TREATMENT FOR INFERTILITY IN RURAL AREAS (Dr. J. Gnanaraj MS., Mch (UROLOGY), FARSI, FICS, FIAGES, Director Medical Services in SEESHA Karunya Community Hospital) Today we are going to talk about the Minimally Invasive Technique that is available for treatment to infertility in rural areas. Infertility is… 

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Burden and Impact of Plasmodium Vivax in Pregnancy: A Multi-Centre Prospective Observational Study

More than a third of the world′s population is at risk of Plasmodium vivax infection, 90% of whom live in the Asia and the Pacific regions, while the rest live in the American (6%) and African (3%) regions. In comparison with P. falciparum, P. vivax infection has received little attention mostly because it has been considered a relatively benign disease…

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Patients with Subclinical Hypothyroidism Before 20 Weeks of Pregnancy have a Higher Risk of Miscarriage

Thyroid dysfunction is prevalent in pregnant women, with a morbidity of 2–3%; it is always caused by chronic autoimmune thyroiditis. Moreover, 5–15% women of reproductive age are diagnosed with thyroid autoimmunity, leading to high risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes…

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