Category Archives: Ob/Gyn

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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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Fetal growth trajectories in pregnancies of European and South Asian mothers with and without gestational diabetes, a population-based cohort study

The association between birth weight and later risk of type 2 diabetes is U-shaped. One arm comprise men and women born small, due to maternal undernutrition or other factors. The other arm comprises of individuals born large, due to maternal adiposity and diabetes…

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Study of association and molecular analysis of human papillomavirus in breast cancer of Indian patients: Clinical and prognostic implication

Human papillomavirus is a DNA virus having a 9.2Kb genome. The high-risk subtypes were frequently associated with different cancers, primarily cervical cancer and Head and neck squamous cell carcinoma. Among the subtypes of…

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