Anindo Majumdar

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Acute respiratory infections (ARIs) are the leading cause of death among children less than 5 years in India. Emergence of newer pathogenic organisms, reemergence of disease previously controlled, wide spread antibiotic resistance, and suboptimal immunization coverage even after many innovative efforts are major factors responsible for high incidence of(More)
BACKGROUND Though nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is increasingly becoming prevalent in the Indian population, knowledge regarding the burden and risk factors of NAFLD is limited, more so from rural areas. This study was thus conducted to estimate the prevalence of NAFLD among adults in a rural community of Haryana, India and to measure the(More)
In the recent years, outbreaks of blood-borne infections have been reported from assisted living facilities, which were traced back to improper blood glucose monitoring practices. Needle-stick injuries have been implicated in many such cases. This directly raises concerns over sharp disposal practices of diabetic patients self-managing their condition in(More)
INTRODUCTION The incidence of Acute respiratory infections (ARI) is high among under-five children, especially in developing countries. However, the data on ARI from rural and urban areas in India are scarce. OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of ARI and selected associated factors among under-five children. MATERIALS AND METHODS A community-based(More)
BACKGROUND India is currently suffering from an epidemic of noncommunicable diseases; it is thus imperative to screen for cardiovascular risk factors in people visiting Primary Health Centers (PHCs). The objective of the study was to measure the amount of undiagnosed hypertension and selected cardiovascular risk factors present among the adult population(More)
BACKGROUND Quality of Life (QOL) among elderly is a neglected issue especially in developing countries including India. AIM To assess the QOL and its associated factors among elderly population. MATERIALS AND METHODS A community based cross-sectional study was conducted among 300 elderly subjects in urban Puducherry, India. Data on QOL was assessed by(More)