Indian J Med Res 134, October 2011, pp 407-578

Contents

 

Editorial 

The great push for mental health: why it matters for India
Vikram Patel & John Copeland 

Commentary

Vitamin B12 deficiency & cognitive impairment in elderly population
Rachna Agarwal

Review Articles

Endpoints in advanced breast cancer: methodological aspects & clinical implications
Everardo D. Saad 

An insight into the drug resistance profile & mechanism of drug resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Achchhe Lal Patel, Uma Chaudhry, Divya Sachdev, Poonam Nagpal Sachdeva, Manju Bala
& Daman Saluja 

Original Articles

Vitamin B12 deficiency & levels of metabolites in an apparently normal urban south Indian elderly population
Vineeta Shobha, Subhash D. Tarey, Ramya G. Singh, Priya Shetty, Uma S. Unni, Krishnamachari Srinivasan & Anura V. Kurpad 

Prevalence & correlates of primary infertility among young women in Mysore, India
Paul C. Adamson, Karl Krupp, Alexandra H. Freeman, Jeffrey D. Klausner, Arthur L. Reingold & Purnima Madhivanan 

Identifying potential pitfalls in interpreting mitochondrial DNA mutations of male infertility cases
Malliya Gounder Palanichamy
& Ya-Ping Zhang  

Cytogenetic profile of Indian patients with de novo myelodysplastic syndromes
Rekha Chaubey, Sudha Sazawal, Rima Dada, Manoranjan Mahapatra & Renu Saxena 

A pilot study on the use of serum glyoxalase as a supplemental biomarker to predict malignant cases of the prostate in the PSA range of 4-20 ng/ml
Sushant V. Chavan, Niraj R. Chavan, Anusha Balaji, Vatsala D. Trivedi & Padma R. Chavan
 

Cardiovascular autonomic functions & cerebral autoregulation in patients with orthostatic hypotension
Ekta Khandelwal, Ashok Kumar Jaryal & K.K. Deepak 

Prevalence of & knowledge, attitude & practices towards HIV & sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among female sex workers (FSWs) in Andhra Pradesh
R. Hemalatha, R. Hari Kumar, K. Venkaiah, K. Srinivasan & G.N.V. Brahmam 

Enhanced production of mosquitocidal cyclic lipopeptide from Bacillus subtilis subsp. subtilis
A.M. Manonmani, I. Geetha & S. Bhuvaneswari 

ATR-X syndrome in two siblings with a novel mutation (c.6718C>T mutation in exon 31)
Seema Thakur, Mala Ishrie, Renu Saxena, Sumita Danda, Rose Linda, Auro Viswabandya
& I.C. Verma 

Correspondence

CTX-M15 type ESBL producing Salmonella from a paediatric patient in Chennai, India
Karthikeyan K, M. Thirunarayan & Padma Krishnan 

 

Special Section
Haemoglobinopathies
Guest Editor: Dr Dipika Mohanty

Review Articles

The inherited disorders of haemoglobin: an increasingly neglected global health burden
David Weatherall 

Haemoglobinopathies in Southeast Asia
Suthat Fucharoen & Pranee Winichagoon 

Past, present & future scenario of thalassaemic care & control in India
Ishwar C. Verma, Renu Saxena & Sudha Kohli 

Hb E/beta-thalassaemia: a common & clinically diverse disorder
Nancy F. Olivieri, Zahra Pakbaz & Elliott Vichinsky
 

Pathophysiological insights in sickle cell disease
Marie-Hélène Odièvre, Emmanuelle Verger, Ana Cristina Silva-Pinto & Jacques Elion 

Abnormal haemoglobins: detection & characterization
Henri Wajcman & Kamran Moradkhani
 

Ethical issues in genetic counselling with special reference to haemoglobinopathies
Vasantha Muthuswamy 

Invasive & non-invasive approaches for prenatal diagnosis of haemoglobinopathies: experiences from India
R.B. Colah, A.C. Gorakshakar & A.H. Nadkarni 

Genetic counselling in tribals in India
Dipika Mohanty & Kishalaya Das 

Haemoglobinopathies in Greece: prevention programme over the past 35 years
Dimitris Loukopoulos 

Some Forthcoming Scientific Events 

Erratum 

Announcements 

Guidelines for Contributors