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Age at initiation & prevalence of tobacco use among school children in Noida, India: A cross-sectional questionnaire based survey
Background & objectives: Tobacco use among school children is becoming a serious problem in developing countries. The early age of initiation underscores the urgent need to intervene and protect thisExpand
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Urine HPV-DNA detection for cervical cancer screening: Prospects and prejudices
Summary Oncogenic types of human papilloma viruses (HPVs) have been established to be the causative agents for cervical cancers and high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions (HSILs). The clinicalExpand
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Outcome of “Atypical squamous cells” in a cervical cytology screening program: Implications for follow up in resource limited settings
(1) To study the incidence and outcome of “Atypical squamous cells (ASC)” diagnosis in a hospital based cytology screening programme. (2) To work out a feasible strategy for follow up of AtypicalExpand
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Genetic polymorphisms of GSTM1 and GSTT1 genes in Delhi and comparison with other Indian and global populations.
The glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) are involved in the metabolism of many xenobiotics, including an array of environmental carcinogens, pollutants, and drugs. Genetic polymorphisms in these genesExpand
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Prevalence of high‐risk human papillomavirus type 16/18 infection among women with normal cytology: risk factor analysis and implications for screening and prophylaxis
Objective:  To determine the prevalence of high‐risk human papillomavirus (HR‐HPV) 16/18 infection of uterine cervix among women in the reproductive age group, with cytologically normal cervicalExpand
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New insights into hepatitis C virus infection in the tribal-dominant part of Northeast India
Northeast India is known for the demographic heterogeneity of its tribal population, but there is no information about hepatitis C virus infection and associated risk factors. Anti-HCV was measured,Expand
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Screening for cervical cancer by direct inspection
OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of visual screening for cervical cancer in the maternal and child health setting. DESIGN Clinical and cytological screening. SETTING Maternal and child healthExpand
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Cancer projection by the turn of century-Indian science.
This is an attempt to understand the magnitude of cancer problem in India. The incidence data generated by the three population based cancer registries at Bangalore, Bombay and Madras and theExpand
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Factors Associated with Awareness and Knowledge of Cervical Cancer in a Community: Implication for Health Education Programmes in Developing Countries
An attempt has been made to study the correlates of knowledge of cervical cancer in a community. The survey undertaken is a part of Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) study prior to initiation ofExpand
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Genetic polymorphism of glutathione S-transferase P1 (GSTP1) in Delhi population and comparison with other global populations☆
Glutathione S-transferases (GSTs) belong to a super family of phase II detoxification enzymes, which play an important role in protecting cells from damage caused by endogenous and exogenousExpand
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