Nina Mansukhani

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The present unlinked anonymous study was done among sexually active rural women to assess the extent of spread of HIV and its awareness. Peripheral blood samples were collected on filter paper strips from 1251 pregnant women residing in villages in three Primary Health Centres in Pune district of Maharashtra. Elutes were tested for HIV antibodies in two(More)
AIM To determine the efficacy of levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG IUS) in treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) in women over 35 years and to determine satisfaction of users of LNG IUS in case of AUB. MATERIALS AND METHODS This was a multicentric, retrospective, and observational study. Case records of patients with AUB from the hospitals in(More)
OBJECTIVES During lactation, traditional food supplements (TFS) are commonly consumed in India to increase lactation performance and health of mothers. TFS are rich in fats, nuts, dry fruits, and sugars and indulging in such supplements for 3 to 6 mo postpartum may put the mother at risk for obesity. The aim of this study was to assess the nutrient quality(More)
BACKGROUND Bone turnover is high during lactation. However, studies on bone status of Indian urban mothers are scarce. Hence, the objective was to conduct a cross-sectional study on the lactation-related changes in bone health status of Indian mothers postpartum using Dual X-ray Absorptiometry (DXA) at 3 time points: within a week of delivery, at 1- and(More)
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