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Household air pollution from use of solid fuels is a major contributor to the national burden of disease in India. Currently available models of advanced combustion biomass cook-stoves (ACS) report significantly higher efficiencies and lower emissions in the laboratory when compared to traditional cook-stoves, but relatively little is known about household(More)
AIMS We evaluated the relationship between iPTH levels and glycemic control in patients with diabetes and end stage renal disease (ESRD) on maintenance hemodialysis (MHD). METHODS The study included 98 subjects with ESRD and type 2 diabetes aged 30-75 years who were on MHD. These were divided into two groups--patients with HbA1c >7.0 (53 mmol/mol) (poor(More)
There is a growing discussion about the possibility of arsenic mitigation measures in Bengal and similar areas leading to undesirable substitution of water-borne-pathogen attributable risks pathogens for risks attributable to arsenic, in part because of uncertainties in relative pathogen concentrations in supplied and end-use water. We try to resolve this(More)
INTRODUCTION The role of serum Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 (MCP-1) as a biomarker of periodontitis is well documented; however, its role in diabetic patients with periodontitis is unknown. AIM This study was conducted to determine the presence and concentration of serum MCP-1 in diabetic patients with and without periodontitis and correlate it(More)
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