Vaishali Madkaikar

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BACKGROUND The prevalence of overweight and obesity among children is increasing in India. However, knowledge of, attitude towards and practice of health and nutrition in mothers and children have not been researched. OBJECTIVE To assess knowledge of, attitude towards and practice of nutrition, physical activity and other lifestyle practices in a(More)
DESIGN Non-randomised non-blinded school-based intervention study. SETTING Two schools in the cities of Pune and Nasik, India. PARTICIPANTS The intervention group comprised children attending a Pune school from 7-10 years until 12-15 years of age. Two control groups comprised children of the same age attending a similar school in Nasik, and children in(More)
Prolactin-regulating factor (PRF) of molecular size of 25 kD has been isolated from human seminal plasma. This 25 kD factor inhibits circulating PRL levels in intact adult male rats to the extent of about 48% at dose level of 10 micrograms. Furthermore, in vitro incubation of pituitary demonstrated that PRF inhibits the release of PRL in the medium. PRF(More)
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