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Risk Factors Predisposing to Acute Stroke in India: A Prospe...
J. Hypertens.

The foremost risk factors for stroke in India, hypertension and diabetes, need to be controlled and treated like...

13 Oct 2021

Vaccine Efficacy Against Persistent Human Papillomavirus (HP...
Lancet Oncol.

A single dose of HPV vaccine provides similar protection against persistent infection from HPV 16 and 18, the...

11 Oct 2021

Demographic Correlates of Short-Term Mortality Among Youth a...
Diabetes Care

Excess mortality was observed among YYAs for each type of diabetes with differences in risk associated with...

06 Oct 2021

Variations in Glycated Haemoglobin with Age among Individual...
Acta Diabetol.

HbA1c levels increase steadily with age. This suggests that age-specific cutoffs be used while utilizing HbA1c to...

05 Oct 2021

Key Trials

Prevalence and Determinants of Vitamin D Deficiency among under-5 Children Dwelling Slums of Mumbai, India

The study demonstrated that vitamin D deficiency (VDD) was prevalent in under-5 children, dwelling in slums in Mumbai, India. Sun-exposure, male...

Hypertonic Saline Improves Nasal Symptoms and Ciliary Movement Compared to Isotonic Saline in Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Hypertonic saline nasal irrigation is associated with mild side effects and a superior clinical efficacy as compared to isotonic saline nasal...

Metabolically Healthy Obesity and its Association with Obesity-related Outcomes

Individuals with metabolically healthy obesity are at a substantially higher risk of obesity-related outcomes as compared with individuals with...

Understanding of Asthma Treatment Strategies from Physicians’ and Patients’ Perspectives

Most physicians focused on the prevention of asthma symptoms over exacerbations. ICS/formoterol was the preferred symptom reliever as per the GINA...

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Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 2021 Update – Focus on Pediatric Asthma

Get to know recent updates in the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) 2021 guidelines for pediatric asthma, which has now recommended the use of...

 
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Effect of Zinc on Innate Immunity in Children with Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)-Induced Diarrhea

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is the major bacterial pathogen causing acute watery diarrhea in children from countries of the developing...

 
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Diagnosis of Cough at A Primary Care Setting

Diagnosis of cough poses a common dilemma during consultations at primary care settings in India. A diagnostic strategy which involve step-by-step...

 
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Allergic Rhinitis – Myths and Facts

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a very common disease with a steadily increasing prevalence. It has a significant impact on the quality of life with a...

 
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Our Publications

Emzumab (Omalizumab) Monograph

Emzumab is omalizumab 150mg powder for subcutaneous injection. This Emzumab monograph captures efficacy studies, safety data, how to reconstitute...

Favipiravir: Frequently Asked Questions

Favipiravir is a novel antiviral approved in 2014 by Japan for the treatment of novel or re-emerging pandemic influenza virus infections. In the...

Ciplenza (Favipiravir) Monograph

Favipiravir is a novel antiviral approved in 2014 by Japan for the treatment of novel or re-emerging pandemic influenza virus infections. In the...

Ciclohale (Ciclesonide) Product Monograph

Ciclesonide is a nonhalogenated synthetic ICS available in an extra fine formulation that has been approved for the treatment of persistent asthma....

Patient Education

Do’s and Don’ts While Taking Iron Supplements

Many common factors increase or decrease absorption of iron. Knowing these factors may help avoid mistakes one makes while taking iron supplements, a...

GNP - Mouthpiece versus Facemask

With the evolving science of nebulization with respect to current pandemic, using the preferred patient-device interface like mouthpiece would decrea...

GNP - Maintenance of Nebulizer

With the evolving science of nebulization with respect to current pandemic, cleaning and disinfection of nebulizer accessories after each use is the...

GNP - Precaution during Nebulization

With the evolving science of nebulization with respect to current pandemic, adherence to nebulization is most important aspect for optimal therapy th...

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