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Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality for 282 causes of death in 195 countries and territories, 1980–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
Summary Background Global development goals increasingly rely on country-specific estimates for benchmarking a nation's progress. To meet this need, the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and RiskExpand
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The impact of air pollution on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
  • Kalpana Sagnik Tarun R S Michael Aaron J Jeffrey D Gufran Balakrishnan Dey Gupta Dhaliwal Brauer Cohen Stana, K. Balakrishnan, +74 authors L. Dandona
  • Geography, Medicine
  • The Lancet. Planetary health
  • 1 January 2019
Summary Background Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we estimated theExpand
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MicroRNA-326 regulates profibrotic functions of transforming growth factor-β in pulmonary fibrosis.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a fatal disorder resulting from the progressive remodeling of lungs, with no known effective treatment. Although transforming growth factor (TGF)-β has aExpand
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The burden of chronic respiratory diseases and their heterogeneity across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 1990–2016
Summary Background India has 18% of the global population and an increasing burden of chronic respiratory diseases. However, a systematic understanding of the distribution of chronic respiratoryExpand
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Global, regional, and national age-sex-specific mortality and life expectancy, 1950–2017: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
Summary Background Assessments of age-specific mortality and life expectancy have been done by the UN Population Division, Department of Economics and Social Affairs (UNPOP), the United States CensusExpand
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Effect of Piper longum Linn, Zingiber officianalis Linn and Ferula species on gastric ulceration and secretion in rats.
Use of Dipaniya Mahakasaya, a group consisting of 10 herbal drugs, has been suggested in Charaka Samhita to improve digestion. Out of these 10 plants, three, viz. P. longum (water decoction), Z.Expand
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India needs a national COPD prevention and control programme.
  • S. Salvi, A. Agrawal
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the Association of Physicians of…
  • 1 February 2012
C Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) kills more than 3 million people every year, making it the 4th largest cause of death in the world.1 It has been estimated that by the year 2030, COPD willExpand
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Changes of the human gut microbiome induced by a fermented milk product
The gut microbiota (GM) consists of resident commensals and transient microbes conveyed by the diet but little is known about the role of the latter on GM homeostasis. Here we show, by a conjunctionExpand
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Altered asymmetric dimethyl arginine metabolism in allergically inflamed mouse lungs.
Asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA), an endogenous inhibitor of nitric oxide synthase (NOS), causes uncoupling of NOS leading to generation of reactive nitrogen species, such as peroxynitrite. TheExpand
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Impulse oscillometry: The state-of-art for lung function testing
Impulse oscillometry (IOS) is a variant of forced oscillation technique, described by Dubois over 50 years ago, which permits passive measurement of lung mechanics. In this method, sound waves areExpand
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