Sowmya Karunakaran

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Self-referred subjects (N = 227) thought to be at increased risk of developing diabetes who had fasting plasma glucose (FPG) values in the range of 5.5 to 7.7 mmol.L-1 on two consecutive occasions 2 weeks apart were randomized to sulfonylurea therapy (gliclazide, < or = 160 mg.d-1) or to a control group allocated either to double-blind placebo or to no(More)
OBJECTIVE Microprolactinomas have been reported to resolve spontaneously after pregnancy and there have been suggestions that oestrogen therapy increases the size of microprolactinomas. Little is known, however, about the effect of the menopause in patients previously known to be hyperprolactinaemic. The aim of this study was to find out if pregnancy or the(More)
In recent times, spot pricing - a dynamic pricing scheme - is becoming increasingly popular for cloud services. This new pricing format, though efficient in terms of cost and resource use, has added to the complexity of decision making for typical cloud computing users. To recommend bidding strategies in spot markets, we use a simulation study to understand(More)
Leprosy survey conducted in eight prisons in seven districts of Bihar State revealed a prevalence of 13.3 per 1000 which was 12 times more than the recorded prevalence of leprosy in the State. Thus this finding supports the view that prisons could form a hyperendemic pocket for leprosy. Regular NLEP services need to be extended to the inmates of the prisons.
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