Subhadra Menon

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BACKGROUND Scaling up of evidence-based management and prevention of childhood diarrhea is a public health priority in India, and necessitates robust literature review, for advocacy and action. OBJECTIVE To identify, synthesize and summarize current evidence to guide scaling up of management of diarrhea among under-five children in India, and identify(More)
The cow and its milk have been held sacred in the world since the dawn of human civilization. Indian ancient Vedic texts describe the virtues of milk and dairy products, as is authenticated by modern scientific principles and proofs. Therefore, milk has been considered as one of the most natural and highly nutritive part of a daily balanced diet. Currently,(More)
Microarray studies have been performed on lung tissue, freshly isolated circulating cells and cells cultured from patients with idiopathic, hereditary and secondary forms of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). These studies have provided a wealth of information on the characteristics of end-stage disease, but information about the origin of disease is(More)
BACKGROUND Scaling up of evidence based management of childhood acute respiratory infection/pneumonia, is a public health priority in India, and necessitates robust literature review, for advocacy and action. OBJECTIVE To identify, synthesize and summarize current evidence to guide scaling up of management of childhood acute respiratory(More)
India is committed to reducing childhood mortality and morbidity. This requires evidence-based policy and practice in the realm of public health. This in turn necessitates advocacy and action (among all stakeholders), focused on locally relevant issues. A collaboration to work towards this goal was forged between the Public Health Foundation of India(More)
A total of 56 urinary isolates of Esch. coli were characterised according to serotype, haemagglutination (HA) type, production of beta haemolysin and antibiotic resistance pattern. Forty five strains were serotyped with prevalence of 057 followed by other serotypes. Eleven different Esch. coli serotypes were found to have mannose resistant haemagglutinating(More)
Of the 77 Vibrio cholerae isolated during July to September, 1988, 76 were El Tor vibrios serotype Ogawa, 68 belonging to T2 phage (eight strains untypable). Peak incidence was noted in the month of August, 1988. Haemolytic and non-haemolytic colony variants of El Tor V. cholerae were encountered. All strains showed resistance to one or more antibiotics. No(More)
Infektiöse Entzündungen des Zentralnervensystems (ZNS) durch Viren sind teils mit spezifischer und zum größeren Teil mit symptomatischer Therapie behandelbare Erkrankungen; Mortalität und Morbidität können dadurch gesenkt werden. Hierzu bedarf es einer frühzeitig differenzialdiagnostischen Überlegung hinsichtlich Meningoenzephalitiden und einer entsprechend(More)
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