Beena Mathur

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OBJECTIVE Despite public health campaigns based on Fe and folic acid supplements, Fe-deficiency anaemia remains highly prevalent among women in India. We investigated leaf concentrate as an alternative to Fe and folic acid supplements for treating anaemia in adolescent girls. DESIGN Randomised controlled two-arm trial over 3 months: one group received(More)
  • Rajeev Gupta, Rajiv Gupta, +12 authors Vinita Sharma
  • Journal of epidemiology and community health
  • 2012
OBJECTIVE The authors studied the influence of migration of husband on cardiovascular risk factors in Asian Indian women. METHODS Population-based studies in women aged 35-70 years were performed in four urban and five rural locations. 4608 (rural 2604 and urban 2004) of the targeted 8000 (57%) were enrolled. Demographic details, lifestyle factors,(More)
Ready-to-eat (RTE) snacks are routinely distributed to pregnant women in India. These provide protein and calories but are low in micronutrients. We investigated whether RTE snacks fortified with leaf concentrate (LC) could improve pregnancy outcomes, including maternal haemoglobin (Hb) concentrations and infants' birthweight. This randomized controlled(More)
Children swallow coins more than any other object. Many methods for removal of impacted coins at the upper end of the oesophagus are enumerated in literature, each having it's own merits and demerits. This retrospective study in 100 consecutive paediatric patients presents a magill forcep technique for removal of coins under inhalational anaesthesia using(More)
This paper deals with the study of assessment of hospital services and patient reactions carried out amongst 473 respondents, both in-door (3 wards) and out-door patients in M.L.B. Medical College Hospital, Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh). The patients were from three wards medical, surgical and gynaecological wards and consisted of 373 discharged and 100 out-door(More)
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