Epidemiology of Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome in India (Report)

Epidemiology of Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome in India (Report)

In India, the obesity epidemic will propel obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome (OSAS) to an increasingly important public health issue over the next few years. The future areas of sleep research in our country will have to focus on the cause and effect relationship of OSAS with obesity related co-morbid diseases like type 2 diabetes mellitus, […]

Diabetes, Obesity and Non-Optimum Blood Pressure Levels in a Group of Employees of the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, 2003 (EPIDEMIOLOGY)

Diabetes, Obesity and Non-Optimum Blood Pressure Levels in a Group of Employees of the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, 2003 (EPIDEMIOLOGY)

Resumen Con el fin de estimar la proporcion de diabetes, obesidad y presion sanguinea no-optima un total de 113 empleados del Recinto de Ciencias Medicas de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, que participaron en una feria de salud y diabetes, fueron entrevistados y examinados. Las caracteristicas demograficas y la frecuencia auto-informada de diabetes fue obtenida […]

USMLE Step 2 CK Lecture Notes 2019: Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Ethics, Patient

USMLE Step 2 CK Lecture Notes 2019: Psychiatry, Epidemiology, Ethics, Patient

The only official Kaplan Lecture Notes for USMLE Step 2 CK cover the comprehensive information you need to ace the USMLE Step 2 and match into the residency of your choice. • Up-to-date. Updated annually by Kaplan’s all-star faculty.• Highly illustrated. Includes color images and tables.• Integrated. Packed with bridges between specialities and basic science.• […]

Epidemiology of Conventional Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Hypertensive Subjects with Normal and Impaired Fasting Glucose (Original Articles) (Report)

Epidemiology of Conventional Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Hypertensive Subjects with Normal and Impaired Fasting Glucose (Original Articles) (Report)

The prevalence of cardiovascular disease is continuously rising throughout Africa. (1-5) The epidemiological transition impelling the developing world towards more non-communicable diseases, and especially cardiovascular disease, has been attributed to westernisation, reduced physical activity, obesity and the growing prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors. (1) Although the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases is at present less than […]

Changing Epidemiology of Hepatitis A Infection (Commentary) (Clinical Report)

Changing Epidemiology of Hepatitis A Infection (Commentary) (Clinical Report)

Viral hepatitis continues to be a major public health problem in India. Since the first officially reported epidemic of viral hepatitis in 1955 at Delhi (1), many outbreaks of hepatitis have occurred in different parts of the country (1-3). In India, hepatitis A virus (HAV) is still a major cause of sporadic acute hepatitis (4,5) […]