Bharathwaj Nandakumar

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The disability adjusted life year (DALY) has been employed to quantify the burden of diseases. This measure allows for combining in a single indicator "years of life lived with disabilities (YLD)" and "years of life lost from premature death (YLL)" . The present communication attempts to estimate the burden of cancers in-terms of YLL, YLD and DALY for "all(More)
Incidence as a measure of risk for development of cancer is a well accepted epidemiological concept which can be precisely defined. The present communication documents an estimate of the current probability of development of cancer for specific age groups as well as for entire life time risk at the India country level for several cancers and 'all sites(More)
Purpose Lifestyle interventions have been known to reduce coronary risk in subjects with high risk for coronary heart disease (CHD). In this study we evaluated the effects of a residential yoga and naturopathy based lifestyle intervention on coronary risk reduction in subjects with high risk for CHD. Methods In this randomized waitlisted controlled clinical(More)
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