Bharti Mehta

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BACKGROUND Hypertensive disorders during pregnancy occur in women with preexisting primary or secondary chronic hypertension, and in women who develop new-onset hypertension in the second half of pregnancy. The present study was undertaken to study the prevalence and correlates of hypertension in pregnancy in a rural block of Haryana. MATERIALS AND(More)
Hepatitis C is a transmissible liver disease that results from infection with hepatitis C virus (HCV). It can range in severity from asymptomatic stage to mild episode lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. There are an estimated 130‐170 million people with chronic HCV infection world‐wide with approximately 350,000 deaths occurring annually(More)
Malaria has long been recognized as a public health problem. At the community level, vector control, and antimalarial medicines are the main means for reducing incidence, morbidity, and mortality of malaria. A vaccine not only would bring streamlining in the prevention of morbidity and mortality from malaria but also would be more accessible if integrated(More)
INTRODUCTION For centuries, the microbial world has been the biggest threat to public health. Infectious diseases were the main causes of death world‐wide. Life expectancy was short and epidemics raged. The gradual improvements in standards of living, hygiene and the vaccines, the miracle cures, helped eliminate the diseases of filth. However then came the(More)
-Web mining is basically knowledge discovery from the World Wide Web (WWW).This practical application of data mining helps to integrate the data gathered by the traditional data mining methodologies or data mining techniques as well as data gathered by the WWW. The term Web mining has been used in three distinct ways which are web content mining, web usage(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It is spread through the air from people suffering from TB. A single patient can infect ten or more people in one year. TB remains a major public health problem in India, with the country accounting for 26% of all TB cases reported globally. In 2011, out of the(More)
Getting to zero: zero new HIV infections, zero deaths from AIDS-related illness, zero discrimination is the theme of World AIDS Day 2012. Given the spread of the epidemic today, getting to zero may sound difficult, but significant progress is underway. The total annual loss for the entire country due to HIV is 7% of GDP, which exceeds India's annual health(More)
Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection is a major cause of chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis, and hepatocellular carcinoma. Following acute infection, 20% of people eliminate the virus over weeks or months and are often asymptomatic. The remaining 80% of people will develop chronic disease, of which approximately 20% will eventually develop liver cirrhosis and 1-5%(More)