In The News: YOGA Benefits Increasingly Endorsed by Biomedical Research

June 21 is the International Day of Yoga and the whole world is now geared up for celebrating the 3rd International Day of Yoga. The day is very special for India as Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual practice having its origin over 6,000 years ago in India and… 

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Hand Surgery – Instructional Course

After successful hand surgery instructional courses over last several years, we are ready to welcome you again this year. Several new topics have been added for your benefit. Trauma is common in our country. Delayed presentation of trauma is probably more common. Both require equal attention… An experienced panel will… 

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Diabetes and Depression – a Deadly Mix, Needs a Fix!

Depression is different from usual mood fluctuations and short-lived emotional responses to challenges in everyday life. Especially when long-lasting and with moderate or…

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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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Glaucoma associated with iridocorneal endothelial syndrome in 203 Indian subjects

The iridocorneal endothelial syndrome is a disease spectrum which includes Chandler syndrome, Progressive iris atrophy and Cogan-Reese syndrome. The clinical variants are distinguished primarily on the basis of the changes in the iris. Progressive or…

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Characterizing Antibody Responses to Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum Antigens in India Using Genome-Scale Protein Microarrays

The burden of malaria in India has halved over the last 15 years, yet India continues to account for over 70% of malaria cases in South East Asia. The ‘National Framework for Malaria Elimination in India 2016–2030’ has two aims: eliminating malaria throughout the country by…

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Asymptomatic leishmaniasis in kala-azar endemic areas of Malda district, West Bengal, India

Visceral leishmaniasis is a vector-borne protozoal disease caused by the Leishmania donovani species complex. Estimated 200,000–400,000 new cases are recorded per year worldwide of which 67% of the total cases are contributed by three Asian countries…

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