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Metabolic syndrome in South Asians
South Asia is home to one of the largest population of people with metabolic syndrome (MetS). The prevalence of MetS in South Asians varies according to region, extent of urbanization, lifestyleExpand
Cognitive Dysfunction in Diabetic Patients with Special Reference to Age of Onset, Duration and Control of Diabetes
Aims of this study was to determine the relationship between diabetes and cognitive impairment is respect of the age of onset and duration of diabetes, other complication of diabetes mellitus andExpand
Type 2 diabetes and influence of diabetes-specific distress on depression.
AIMS Common psycho-social emotional reactions of patients with diabetes may be termed as diabetes-specific distress which is conceptually distinctive from depression. In patients with type 2Expand
Precocious puberty: A blessing in disguise!
Germ cell tumors may lead to incomplete isosexual male precocity and are commonly located in the pineal gland. Germinomas of the basal ganglia are almost always unilateral and precocious puberty is aExpand
Melatonin as a possible antidote to UV radiation induced cutaneous damages and immune-suppression: An overview.
  • S. Goswami, C. Haldar
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B…
  • 1 December 2015
The sun rays brings along the ultraviolet radiations (UVRs) which prove deleterious for living organisms. The UVR is a known mutagen and is the prime cause of skin carcinomas. UVR causes acuteExpand
Effects of thyroid status on glycated hemoglobin
Introduction: Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) can be altered in different conditions. We hypothesize that HbA1c levels may change due to altered thyroid status, possibly due to changes in red blood cellExpand
The oxidative damages caused by ultraviolet radiation type C (UVC) to a tropical rodent Funambulus pennanti: role of melatonin.
Data suggests that UV radiation causes oxidative damage of the cells due to the release of inflammatory cytokines which in turn generates reactive oxygen species (ROS) that damages lipids, proteinsExpand
Glucokinase gene mutations (MODY 2) in Asian Indians.
BACKGROUND AND AIM Heterozygous inactivating mutations in the glucokinase (GCK) gene cause a hyperglycemic condition termed maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) 2 or GCK-MODY. This isExpand
Hyperparathyroidism: Cancer and Mortality
Hyperparathyroidism is a commoner endocrinopathy today with a large number of asymptomatic patients in contrast to the scenario five decades ago. Surgery is indicated for patients fulfilling the NIHExpand
Melatonin improves ultraviolet B‐induced oxidative damage and inflammatory conditions in cutaneous tissue of a diurnal Indian palm squirrel Funambulus pennanti
Skin is exposed to various abiotic and biotic factors. Solar radiation, of which ultraviolet (UV) rays are a principle component, increases the free radical load, and the accumulation of reactiveExpand