The Vitamin E Factor

The Vitamin E Factor

It is too early to conclude that vitamin E has all the beneficial effects attributed to it, but even if only 25% of current expectations were to be fulfilled, vitamin E would become an important weapon against a range of chronic diseases. The book is not simply scientific and education but also a please to […]

Chill Factor

Chill Factor

Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin has protected the human race from monster storms, been killed, reborn as a Djinn, and then restored to her original form. Now she’s throwing the dice to stop an infinitely powerful, deeply disturbed kid-who is holed up in a Vegas hotel-from bringing on a new ice age.

The Scarpetta Factor

The Scarpetta Factor

In the extraordinary new novel by Patricia Cornwell-the world’s #1 bestselling crime writer-forensic expert Kay Scarpetta is surrounded by familiar faces, yet traveling down the unfamiliar road of fame. A CNN producer wants her to launch a TV show called The Scarpetta Factor. But the glare of the spotlight could make Kay a target for […]

Risk Factor Profile for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases: Results of a Community-Based Study in Kerala, India (Report)

Risk Factor Profile for Chronic Non-Communicable Diseases: Results of a Community-Based Study in Kerala, India (Report)

Heart disease, stroke, cancer and other chronic non communicable diseases (NCDs) contributed to 35 of the 58 million deaths (60.3%) in the world in 2005 (1). Eighty per cent of these deaths occurred in low and middle income countries. In India, NCDs were responsible for 53 per cent of deaths and 44 per cent of […]

A Prospective Study of Risk Factor Profile & Incidence of Deep Venous Thrombosis Among Medically-Ill Hospitalized Patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Northern India (Report)

A Prospective Study of Risk Factor Profile & Incidence of Deep Venous Thrombosis Among Medically-Ill Hospitalized Patients at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Northern India (Report)

Venous thrombosis represents a spectrum of diseases that includes both deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (1). Often, DVT is not suspected clinically leading to significant diagnostic delays. Venous thrombosis results in considerable, but potentially preventable, morbidity and mortality among hospitalized patients. Most of the hospitalized patients have a high risk of DVT, and […]

Role of Acute Viral Hepatitis As a Confounding Factor in Antituberculosis Treatment Induced Hepatotoxicity (Report)

Role of Acute Viral Hepatitis As a Confounding Factor in Antituberculosis Treatment Induced Hepatotoxicity (Report)

Isoniazid, rifampicin and pyrazinamide are essential first-line anituberculosis (anti-TB) drugs (1) which have hepatotoxic potential. Drug induced hepatotoxicity (DIH) is a commonly encountered adverse effect with anti-TB treatment that frequently results in interruption of treatment (2-4). The incidence of acute hepatitis in patients receiving short-course anti-TB treatment has varied widely and may depend on grade […]