Biju Soman

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of gestational diabetes is on the rise. Understanding the various outcomes of it is necessary to face this challenge. OBJECTIVES To study the frequency of occurrence of various maternal and fetal outcomes among gestational diabetes patients. METHODS This is a retrospective cohort study conducted in rural Kerala, a southern(More)
Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It primarily affects the lungs, but it can also affect other parts of the body. TB remains one of the leading causes of death in developing countries, and its recent resurgences in both developed and developing countries warrant global attention. The number of(More)
BACKGROUND Hypertension is one of the most important determinants of death due to vascular damage and is fast emerging as a high burden disease in India. However, its documentation is poor in the country. This study aims to estimate the rate and the causal pattern of mortality in a cohort of people with high blood pressure as compared to normotensives. (More)
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