Category Archives: Ob/Gyn

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Risk Factors for Hyperglycaemia in Pregnancy in Tamil Nadu, India

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is one of the most common medical conditions associated with pregnancy and is known to increase the risk of various adverse pregnancy outcomes. GDM also increases the risk of…

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Barriers and Facilitators to Scaling Up the Non-Pneumatic Anti-Shock Garment for Treating Obstetric Hemorrhage

About 290,000 women die each year from complications of pregnancy and childbirth. The most common cause of death is post-partum hemorrhage (PPH). In low-resource settings, death from PPH is often the…

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Quercetin Suppresses Twist to Induce Apoptosis in MCF-7 Breast Cancer Cells

It is estimated that there are nearly 1.5–2 million cancer cases in India. The mortality rate in India is huge (1 in 2 newly diagnosed cases), irrespective of the…

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Facility Delivery, Postnatal Care and Neonatal Deaths in India

India’s under—five child mortality rate has fallen by more than half since 1990 (from 115 to 49 per 1,000 live births in 2013). An increasing proportion of under—five deaths occur during the neonatal period, accounting for nearly…

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Trials of Improved Practices (TIPs) to Enhance the Dietary and Iron-Folate Intake during Pregnancy

Anemia continues to be a major public health problem in developing countries with its enduring ill effects on health, social and economic development. Although occurring at all stages of the life cycle, but…

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Cholera in Pregnancy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Fetal, Neonatal, and Maternal Mortality

Cholera is an acute diarrheal disease caused by the bacterium Vibrio cholerae and transmitted through fecally-contaminated water or food, which affects children and adults. Around 20% of the infected individuals develop…

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Maternal Infection Is a Risk Factor for Early Childhood Infection in Filariasis

Lymphatic filariasis is the second leading cause of chronic disability worldwide. According to recent estimate around 120 million people have been infected with LF in 73 countries and more than 1.1 billion (20% of the world’s population) are at risk of…

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