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Mobile Phone Usage and its Health Effects Among Adults in a Semi-Urban Area of Southern India.
INTRODUCTION Worldwide, mobile phone usage has been increased dramatically which could affect the health of the people. India has the second largest number of mobile phone users. However there areExpand
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Performance of Children with Mental Retardation with and without Down's Syndrome on Standardized Walking Obstacle Course
Objective: To compare the performance of children with mental retardation with and without Down’s syndrome on Standardised Walking Obstacle Course. Method: A prospective comparative study consistedExpand
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Effectiveness of Mind Mapping Technique in Information Retrieval Among Medical College Students in Puducherry-A Pilot Study
Background: The traditional teaching learning methods involve a one way process of transmission of knowledge leaving the students lacking behind in creative abilities. Medical schools need to changeExpand
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Aging and well-being in Goa, India: a qualitative study
ABSTRACT Objectives: The population of India is aging rapidly. This demographic shift brings with it a host of challenges to the health and well-being of older adults, including the increasedExpand
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A community study of alcohol consumption in a rural area of South India
Background: Alcohol is reaping a socio-psychological cost from the lesser educated and poor of Kerala. Its prevalence varies from 33-50%, with the age of initiation decreasing recently. The type ofExpand
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Patient and health system delay among new pulmonary tuberculosis patients diagnosed at medical college hospitals in Puducherry, India -
Background: Early diagnosis of the disease and prompt initiation of treatment are essential for an effective tuberculosis (TB) control program. The delay in the diagnosis and treatment may worsen theExpand
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Preventing Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmission Rates
Preventing Acute Myocardial Infarction Readmission Rates by Sherin Abraham MS, Molloy College, 2008 BS, Christian Medical College, 1995 Project Submitted in Partial Fulfillment of the RequirementsExpand
Prevalence of Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease in a Coastal Area of Tamil Nadu, South India.
Communicable Diseases which were the leading causs of mortality in the beginning of the twentieth century have now been replaced by Non-Communicable Diseases which account for almost two-thirds ofExpand
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Study on prevalence and factors influencing patient’s adherence to anti-diabetic medications in Urban Pondicherry
South-east Asia has one fifth of the world diabetic cases, with India alone contributing 61.3 million cases. Oral hypoglycemic agents substantially delay complications. Non adherence to medicationsExpand
Nutritional status and various morbidities among school children of a coastal area in South India
Background: Malnutrition and poor health among school children is the common cause of low school enrolment, high absenteeism, early dropout and poor classroom performance. This study was conducted toExpand
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