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Newborn Screening Guidelines for Congenital Hypothyroidism in India: Recommendations of the Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE) – Part I: Screening and Confirmation of
TLDR
Screening should be done for every newborn using cord blood, or postnatal blood, ideally at 48 to 72 h of age, and babies with the possibility of transient congenital hypothyroidism should be re- evaluated at age 3 y, to assess the need for lifelong therapy. Expand
Zinc levels in maternal and cord blood and in amniotic fluid--a possible marker for foetal malformation.
Zinc levels were estimated from the maternal and cord blood drawn at delivery and in the amniotic fluid drawn before delivery in 9 pregnancies resulting in congenitally abnormal foetuses and 21Expand
Newborn Screening Guidelines for Congenital Hypothyroidism in India: Recommendations of the Indian Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Endocrinology (ISPAE) – Part II: Imaging, Treatment and
TLDR
Screening should be done for every newborn using cord blood, or postnatal blood ideally at 48 to 72 h of age, and babies with the possibility of transient CH should be re-evaluated at age 3 y, to assess the need for lifelong therapy. Expand
Serum zinc levels in non pregnant & pregnant women
TLDR
The levels of serum Zn were higher in the third as compared to first and second trimester and were comparable with those obtained in non pregnant subjects and the levels of zinc during labour were significantly high (p<0.0l) during labour. Expand
Comparison of scholastic performances of left handed and right handed students.
TLDR
Overall handedness affected both the academic and extra-curricular activities except behavior and discipline area and left handed students were extreme performers as far as sports and games area was concerned. Expand
Pseudo-homozygous type IIa hypercholesterolemia.