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Cardiovascular Risk of NSAIDs: Time to Translate Knowledge into Practice

K. Srinath Reddy and Ambuj Roy discuss the Research Article by Patricia McGettigan and David Henry about the continued use of NSAIDs associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease

Equity Must Accompany Economic Growth for Good Health

K. Srinath Reddy discusses a new research study by S. V. Subramanian and colleagues that found no strong evidence of recent economic growth in India being associated with a reduction in child

Association of Common Genetic Variants with Lipid Traits in the Indian Population

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been instrumental in identifying novel genetic variants associated with altered plasma lipid levels. However, these quantitative trait loci have not been tested in the Indian population, where there is a poorly understood and growing burden of cardiometabolic disorders. We present the association of six single nucleotide polymorphisms in ...

Informing the 2011 UN Session on Noncommunicable Diseases: Applying Lessons from the AIDS Response

In advance of the September 2011 UN Summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Rebecca Dirks and colleagues identify lessons from the AIDS epidemic that can inform the response to the growing epidemic of NCDs.

Association between Gender, Process of Care Measures, and Outcomes in ACS in India: Results from the Detection and Management of Coronary Heart Disease (DEMAT) Registry

Background Studies from high-income countries have shown that women receive less aggressive diagnostics and treatment than men in acute coronary syndromes (ACS), though their short-term mortality does not appear to differ from men. Data on gender differences in ACS presentation, management, and outcomes are sparse in India. Methods and Results The Detection and Management of ...

Dietary Intake and Rural-Urban Migration in India: A Cross-Sectional Study

Background Migration from rural areas of India contributes to urbanisation and lifestyle change, and dietary changes may increase the risk of obesity and chronic diseases. We tested the hypothesis that rural-to-urban migrants have different macronutrient and food group intake to rural non-migrants, and that migrants have a diet more similar to urban non-migrants. Methods and ...

The Effect of Rural-to-Urban Migration on Obesity and Diabetes in India: A Cross-Sectional Study

the migration study and to the participants. The Indian Migration Study group comprises: New Delhi: K. Srinath Reddy, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Tulsi Patel, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Ruby Gupta, Tanica Lyngdoh

A Cross-Sectional Study of the Microeconomic Impact of Cardiovascular Disease Hospitalization in Four Low- and Middle-Income Countries

. Moran Thomas A. Gaziano Marc Suhrcke K. Srinath Reddy Stephen Leeder Dorairaj German Malaga, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru Objective: To estimate individual and household economic impact of ... capacity to pay or without more active policies to prevent or at least postpone the onset of CVD in LMIC. Steering Committee. Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Stephen Leeder, K. Srinath Reddy, Krishna D. Rao, Andres