Vandana Upadhyay

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A number of recent proposals and proposed standards have addressed adding differential services to the Internet. Although their details and tentative implementations differ, most are recommending what essentially amounts to multiple levels of best-effort service. In this paper, we survey recent differential services and pricing proposals and introduce a(More)
BACKGROUND Rural population in developing countries face water, sanitation, and hygiene-related health issues. To objectively highlight these issues, we studied the knowledge, attitude, and practices-related to drinking water and sanitation facilities among the rural population of Chennai, India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross-sectional study was designed(More)
INTRODUCTION Depression during perinatal period leads to adverse pregnancy outcome and of child growth. Our study aimed to examine the burden of antenatal depression and associated risk factors among pregnant women living in rural settings of Chennai, a southern state of India. MATERIALS AND METHODS A pilot cross-sectional study was conducted in the rural(More)
Diabetes is a growing public health concern in Indian subcontinent. More and more people are searching internet for health information, however, the quality of internet-based medical information is extremely variable. This study aims to evaluate quality of health information about type-II diabetes mellitus in an Indian context. We used key words 'diabetes',(More)
BACKGROUND Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a multifaceted disorder characterized by varying clinical presentations. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine urban and rural differences in the burden of polycystic ovarian syndrome among Indian adolescent females aged 12 to 19 years. METHODS A pilot cross-sectional study was conducted for a(More)
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