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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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Comprehensive Maturity Onset Diabetes of the Young (MODY) Gene Screening in Pregnant Women with Diabetes in India

Diabetes mellitus has evolved into a global epidemic and as Asian countries have undergone an economic, social and nutritional transition, type 2 diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes mellitus have…

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Patterns and Determinants of Care-Seeking for Antepartum and Intrapartum Complications in Rural Bangladesh

Despite substantial improvements in global maternal mortality, complications during antepartum and intrapartum periods remain high, particularly in low middle income countries…

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Correlates of Unwanted Births in Bangladesh: A Study through Path Analysis

Unwanted birth is recognized as a birth when a woman doesn’t have any intention of becoming pregnant and deliver a birth. Also, unwanted births occurred when the women did not…

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Multilevel Analysis of the Predictors of HIV Prevalence among Pregnant Women Enrolled in Annual HIV Sentinel Surveillance in Four States in Southern India

India is the second most populous country in the world and there is an estimated 2.3 million people living with HIV/AIDS in India.The HIV epidemic in India is…

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Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes among Women Practicing Poor Sanitation in Rural India

The burden of adverse pregnancy outcomes (APOs), which includes both preterm births and low birth weights, is substantial in both developed and developing countries. More than…

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