Category Archives: Ob/Gyn

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Identification of Specific miRNA Signature in Paired Sera and Tissue Samples of Indian Women with Triple Negative Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most common cancer and a leading cause of cancer-related mortality in women worldwide. In India about 1, 44,937 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012 and approximately 90,000 deaths occur every year…

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Gender Disparities in the Prevalence of Undernutrition and the Higher Risk among the Young Women of Indian Tribes

Undernutrition is a consistent health problem among the children as well as the adult populations in India. The prevalence is highest among the individuals from the marginalized sections of the Indian society like Scheduled Tribes…

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Glucose Intolerance after a Recent History of Gestational Diabetes Based on the 2013 WHO Criteria

Gestational diabetes (GDM) was historically defined as ‘any degree of glucose intolerance with onset or first recognition during pregnancy’. The incidence of GDM is rising globally and it represents an important modifiable risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes such as…

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Factors Associated with Adiposity, Lipid Profile Disorders and the Metabolic Syndrome Occurrence in Premenopausal and Postmenopausal Women

Menopause is a physiological phenomenon, defined as the final menstrual period and reflecting loss of the ovarian follicular function. Natural menopause is recognized retrospectively after 12 months of amenorrhea…

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Sanitation, Stress, and Life Stage: A Systematic Data Collection Study among Women in Odisha, India

Despite efforts to improve access to basic resources, 768 million people rely on unimproved drinking-water for daily consumption, and an estimated 2.5 billion people lack access to…

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Is MTHFR 677 C>T Polymorphism Clinically Important in Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is the most widespread form of female infertility. Quoted prevalence of PCOS ranges from 5 to 25%. The hormonal condition in polycystic women presents an excessive production of…

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Microsatellite Genotyping of Plasmodium vivax Isolates from Pregnant Women in Four Malaria Endemic Countries

In endemic areas where Plasmodium vivax predominates, malaria in pregnancy is associated with detrimental effects on the health of the affected mothers and their infants. Yet, there are still many gaps in the understanding of the…

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