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Prevalence, awareness, treatment, control and risk factors for hypertension in a rural population in South India
ObjectivesHypertension is a major public health problem with prevalence ranging 22–30% in urban India. There are few data on hypertension epidemiology in rural India. We conducted a survey toExpand
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High prevalence of tobacco use, alcohol use and overweight in a rural population in Tamil Nadu, India.
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular diseases are one of the leading causes of death in India. There is high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in urban Tamil Nadu. There are limited data on theExpand
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A comparison of anthropometric indices for predicting hypertension and type 2 diabetes in a male industrial population of Chennai, South India.
OBJECTIVES To assess the association of four obesity-related indices--body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), and waist-to-stature ratio (WSR)--with hypertensionExpand
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The metabolic syndrome and associated risk factors in an urban industrial male population in South India.
BACKGROUND The metabolic syndrome is characterized by clustering of risk factors, which predisposes subjects to increased risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Objectives of this study were toExpand
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Status of research on crustacean resources
Fisheries research in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s centered around locating new resources in the coastal waters, devising new craft and gears for increasing production and investigating theExpand
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Growth of the spiny lobster Panulirus polyphagus (Herbst) reared in the laboratory
Growth of Panulius polyphagus from the puerulus stage was studied in the laboratory for twenty eight months on a diet of Meretrix casta and Perna viridis. The lobsters were kept either in isolationExpand
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Handbook of marine prawns of India.
Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute realized the importance of crustaceans as an exportable resource and started concentrating on prawn fisheries research and development since 1960s. CMFRIExpand
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Status and management of lobster fishery resources in India
In India, though lobsters form only 0.12 ± 0.06% of total marine landings, they form an important export product comprising 1.07 ± 0.44% in quantity and 2.59 ± 1.15% in value. Total annualExpand
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Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in rural South India: cohort study
Background and objectives Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) accounted for one-third of the deaths in India. We conducted a cohort study to estimate the incidence of CVD and the association of establishedExpand
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Biology and Fishery of the Slipper Lobster; Thenus Orientalis, in India
Commercially exploited, edible lobsters in India belong to the families Palinuridae and Scyllaridae, the latter representing only one species, Thenus orientalis (Lund 1793). The introduction ofExpand
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