Nilima Jeebun

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BACKGROUND Around half a million new cases of cervical cancer are diagnosed worldwide each year, accounting for almost 300,000 deaths. Development of cervical cancer can be multi-factorial, but high-risk human papillomaviruses (HPV) have been associated with the aetiology of cervical cancer. It is believed that HPV DNA integrates into the host DNA causing(More)
The aim of this study was to develop a relationship between foot length and stature using linear and curvilinear regression models. Measurements of foot length and stature were taken from 250 medical students (125 males and 125 females) aged 18-30 years. General multiple linear regression model was highly significant (P<0.001) and validated with highest(More)
Domestic violence is a pattern of assault and coercive behaviour including physical, sexual and psychological attacks, by a person against his/her own intimate partner. Women are more frequently the victims. After a global overview of the prevalence and nature of domestic violence against women especially in Mauritius, this articles provides a discussion(More)
In this study, an attempt was made to find out possible correlations between hand dimensions and stature using linear and curvilinear regression models for both genders. The study was conducted amongst 250 medical students (125 male and 125 female) aged 18-30 years. Each student has been studied for measurements of stature, hand length and hand breadth. To(More)
Torture in custody is a global problem. Many declarations and conventions by different agencies throughout the world have sought to address this issue. Health professionals are required to detect, treat, and rehabilitate victims of torture. In the last few years, medical personnel have emphasised their stand against the practice of torture. We surveyed 155(More)
Multicystic nephroma is a rare renal pathology, which is characterized usually by a unilateral renal mass with multiple thin-walled cysts divided by septa. We report the case of a boy aged 2 years, who was diagnosed in utero with an abdominal cystic lesion during routine antenatal ultrasonography examination. The patient underwent a nephrectomy, and(More)
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