Radhika K. Nagaraj

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BACKGROUND Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs at an earlier age in South Asians compared with other ethnic groups. Infection and inflammation show a positive association with the disease. OBJECTIVE To investigate the association of infection and inflammatory markers with premature CAD in the Indian Atherosclerosis Research Study population. METHODS(More)
Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a primary risk factor for cardiovascular disease and is associated with a proinflammatory state. Here, we assessed the contribution of inflammatory and oxidative stress markers towards prediction of MetS. A total of 2316 individuals were recruited in Phase I of the Indian Atherosclerosis Research Study (IARS). Modified ATPIII(More)
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