Department of Community Medicine, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore

  • India

Research Output 1985 2020

Review article
21 Citations (Scopus)
Antihypertensive Agents
Blood Pressure
Hypertension
Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
Primary Health Care
20 Citations (Scopus)

Artesunate plus pyronaridine for treating uncomplicated Plasmodium falciparum malaria.

Bukirwa, H., Unnikrishnan, B., Kramer, C. V., Sinclair, D., Nair, S. & Tharyan, P., 2014, In : The Cochrane database of systematic reviews. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Falciparum Malaria
Treatment Failure
Mefloquine
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Odds Ratio
5 Citations (Scopus)

A systematic review of community-based health insurance programs in South Asia

Bhageerathy, R., Nair, S. & Bhaskaran, U., 01-04-2017, In : International Journal of Health Planning and Management. 32, 2, p. e218-e231

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Health Insurance
Healthcare Financing
Fee-for-Service Plans
Fees and Charges
Health Services Needs and Demand

A systematic review on effect of electronic media among children and adolescents on substance abuse

Khatib, M., Sinha, A., Gaidhane, A., Simkhada, P., Behere, P., Saxena, D., Unnikrishnan, B., Khatib, A., Ahmed, M. & Syed, Z., 01-01-2018, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 43, 5, p. S66-S72

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Substance-Related Disorders
Cell Phones
Television
Radio
Internet

A systematic review on effect of electronic media on diet, exercise, and sexual activity among adolescents

Gaidhane, A., Sinha, A., Khatib, M., Simkhada, P., Behere, P., Saxena, D., Unnikrishnan, B., Khatib, M., Ahmed, M. & Syed, Z., 01-01-2018, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 43, 5, p. S56-S65

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sexual Behavior
Exercise
Diet
Odds Ratio
MEDLINE
2 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical Profile of Uterine Prolapse Cases in South India

Joseph, N., Krishnan, C., Reddy, B. A., Adnan, N. A., Han, L. M. & Min, Y. J., 01-10-2016, In : Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology of India. 66, p. 428-434 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Uterine Prolapse
India
Prolapse
Cystocele
Pessaries
Open Access
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Tobacco
Cotinine
Health Education
Smoke

Effect of multidimensional educational interventions among dialysis patients

D’souza, B., Prabhu, R., Unnikrishnan, B. & Kamath, R., 01-01-2018, In : Open Urology and Nephrology Journal. 11, 1, p. 72-78 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dialysis
Education
Maintenance
Kidney Diseases
Renal Dialysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Fortification of rice with vitamins and minerals for addressing micronutrient malnutrition

Peña-Rosas, J. P., Mithra, P., Unnikrishnan, B., Kumar, N., De-Regil, L. M., Sreekumaran Nair, N., Garcia-Casal, M. N. & Solon, J. A., 25-10-2019, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2019, 10, CD009902.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Micronutrients
Vitamins
Malnutrition
Minerals
Iron
22 Citations (Scopus)

Health and environmental sanitation in India: Issues for prioritizing control strategies

Kumar, G. S., Kar, S. S. & Jain, A., 01-09-2011, In : Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 15, 3, p. 93-96 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sanitation
Environmental Health
India
Public Health
Costs and Cost Analysis
18 Citations (Scopus)

Malnutrition among under-five children in India and strategies for control

Sahu, S. K., Kumar, S. G., Bhat, B. V., Premarajan, K. C., Sarkar, S., Roy, G. & Joseph, N., 01-01-2015, In : Journal of Natural Science, Biology and Medicine. 6, 1, p. 18-23 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Nutrition
Malnutrition
India
Nutritional Status
Growth Disorders

Measles/MMR vaccine for infants born to HIV-positive mothers

Unnikrishnan, B., Fahad, S. & Joy, S., 2007, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 1, CD006416.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Citations (Scopus)

Moringa oleifera leaf extract: Beneficial effects on cadmium induced toxicities - A review

Mallya, R., Chatterjee, P. K., Vinodini, N. A., Chatterjee, P. & Mithra, P., 01-04-2017, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 11, 4, p. CE01-CE04

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Moringa oleifera
Cadmium
Toxicity
Insurance Benefits
Heavy Metals
13 Citations (Scopus)

Possible non-sexual modes of transmission of human papilloma virus

Sabeena, S., Bhat, P., Kamath, V. & Arunkumar, G., 01-03-2017, In : Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research. 43, 3, p. 429-435 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Papillomaviridae
Fomites
Colposcopes
Parturition
Disinfection
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pyronaridine for treating uncomplicated malaria

Unnikrishnan, B., Nair, S. & Rajeev, A., 2007, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 1, CD006404.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Citations (Scopus)

Somatotropic and cardio-protective effects of ghrelin in experimental models of heart failure: A systematic review

Khatib, M. N., Gode, D., Simkhada, P., Agho, K., Gaidhane, S., Saxena, D., Unnikrishnan, B., Raut, Y., Kawalkar, U., Gaidhane, A. & Zahiruddin, Q. S., 01-01-2014, In : Annals of Tropical Medicine and Public Health. 7, 1, p. 30-42 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Ghrelin
Theoretical Models
Heart Failure
Ghrelin Receptor
Appetite Regulation
Letter

Abrus precatorius poisoning [1]

Menezes, R. G., Rao, P. P. J., Baliga, B. S., Arya, A. D., Jain, A. & Manipady, S., 01-06-2007, In : Journal of Association of Physicians of India. 55, JUNE, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Acute shortage of medical teachers: What's the solution?

Jain, A., Jain, R., Menezes, R. G. & Shetty, M., 01-07-2007, In : National Medical Journal of India. 20, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Authors' reply

Adithya Malolan, P., Acharya, V. & Unnikrishnan, B., 10-2010, In : Lung India. 27, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Awareness of health insurance among Inpatients at a tertiary care hospital in coastal Karnataka

Reshmi, B., Raghunath, R. & Unnikrishnan, B., 01-07-2010, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 35, 3, p. 445-446 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Cadaveric fungi: Not yet an established forensic tool

Menezes, R. G., Kanchan, T., Lobo, S. W., Jain, A., Bhat, N. B. & Rao, N. G., 01-02-2008, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 15, 2, p. 124-125 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Cadaveric fungi: Not yet an established forensic tool - Authors' response

Menezes, R. G., Kanchan, T., Bhat, N. B., Lobo, S. W., Jain, A. & Rao, N. G., 01-08-2009, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 16, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Correspondence: Fixed-dose combination drugs for the treatment of tuberculosis under India's RNTCP

Balajee, K. L., Rizwan, S. A., Kulkarni, V. & Silan, V., 01-07-2015, In : International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 19, 7, p. 870-871 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Disaster preparedness of hospitals in a coastal city of South India

Badiger, S., Rashmi, Jain, A., Rekha, T., Prasanna Mithra, M., Ganesh Kumar, S., Bhaskaran, U. & Subramanya, J., 2011, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 4, 5, p. 247-248 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Does vancomycin inhibit biofilm production by coagulase-negative staphylococci?

Suman, E., Jose, S., D'Souza, J. & Kotian, S., 01-09-2009, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 73, 1, p. 86-87 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Drainage and sewerage system in urban India: Need for action

Kumar, G. S. & Joseph, N., 01-09-2012, In : Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 16, 3, p. 150-151 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Emotional intelligence and stress in medical students performing surgical tasks

Joseph, N., 01-04-2016, In : Indian journal of public health. 60, 2, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
7 Citations (Scopus)

Forensic anthropology population data: Stature estimation from foot measurements-Comparison of error in sex dependent and independent models

Kanchan, T., Menezes, R. G., Lobo, S. W. & Kotian, M. S., 30-01-2010, In : Forensic Science International. 194, 1-3

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

7 Citations (Scopus)

Forensic mycology

Menezes, R. G., Jain, A., Kanchan, T., Monteiro, F. N. P., Manipady, S. & Rao, P. P. J., 01-01-2007, In : Legal Medicine. 9, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

HIV- Tuberculosis Co-infection in Southern India-a record based study

Pattanshetty, S. M., Kumar, A., Pandit, V., Sneha, K. & Darshan, B. B., 12-10-2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 3, 10, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Invasive candidiasis/candidaemia in aquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) - A pilot study

Shetty, A. J., Adhikari, P., Rao, S., Ramapuram, J., Kotian, S. & Kamath, A., 02-2010, In : Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research. 4, 1, p. 2149-2150 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Is research important in medical curriculum?

Jain, A., 15-08-2012, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 5, 7, p. 350-351 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Migration and caste-based reservations in India [11]

Jain, A., Menezes, R. G., Kanchan, T. & Jain, R., 01-01-2008, In : Health Affairs. 27, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of asthma in school children in rural India

Narayana, P. P., Prasanna, M. P., Narahari, S. R. & Guruprasad, A. M., 01-04-2010, In : Annals of Thoracic Medicine. 5, 2, p. 118-119 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Problem of breast cancer in south India-a record based study

Sabu, K. M., Pattanshetty, S. M., Darshan, B. B. & Kamath, S., 01-01-2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 3, 13, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms in hospital water systems and the effect of sub-inhibitory concentration of chlorine

Suman, E., Singh, S. & Kotian, S., 01-10-2008, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 70, 2, p. 199-201 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

6 Citations (Scopus)

Psoriasis and metabolic syndrome: A case control study

Ali, N. M., Kuruvila, M. & Unnikrishnan, B., 2014, In : Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology. 80, 3, p. 255-257 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Rapid response: future alternative to letter to the editor?

Jain, A. & Jain, R., 01-01-2008, In : Rural and Remote Health. 8, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

RE: Choice of specialization among Indian medical students

Subba, S. H., V S, B., Kotian, M. S., Joseph, N., Mahamood, A. B., Dixit, N., George, A., Kumar, P., Acharya, S. & Reddy, P., 01-12-2012, In : National Medical Journal of India. 25, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Role of bacterial biofilms in chronic non-healing ulcers and effect of subinhibitory concentrations of Betadine and hydrogen peroxide on biofilms

Suman, E., Madhavi, R. & Shashidhar Kotian, M., 01-09-2009, In : Journal of Hospital Infection. 73, 1, p. 87-89 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Self-reported chronic diseases and occupational health risks among bank employees of southern Karnataka city, India

Kumar, S. G., Unnikrishnan, B. & Nagaraj, K., 01-2013, In : Indian Journal of Community Medicine. 38, 1, p. 61-62 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Shortage of teaching faculty in medical colleges: Some suggestions to overcome the problem

Jain, A., Kanchan, T. & Menezes, R. G., 01-07-2008, In : National Medical Journal of India. 21, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Snake bites

Joseph, N., Subba, S. H. & Shashidhar Kotian, M., 10-06-2010, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 1, 5, p. 305-306 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

11 Citations (Scopus)

Stature estimation: Valuable precautions

Kanchan, T., Menezes, R. G. & Kotian, M. S., 01-08-2008, In : Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 15, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

12 Citations (Scopus)

Study of biofilm production in Escherichia coli causing urinary tract infection [6]

Suman, E., Jose, J., Varghese, S. & Kotian, M., 01-07-2007, In : Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology. 25, 3, p. 305-306 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Conference contribution
2 Citations (Scopus)

Using Image Processing on MRI Scans

Patil, C., Mathura, M. G., Madhumitha, S., David, S. S., Fernandes, M., Venugopal, A. & Unnikrishnan, B., 21-04-2015, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Signal Processing, Informatics, Communication and Energy Systems, SPICES 2015. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 7091517

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Image processing
Brain
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Watersheds
Magnetic resonance imaging
Comment/debate

A simple case of drowning?

Naha, K., Naha, S., Vivek, G. & Hande, M., 03-10-2013, In : BMJ Case Reports. 201591.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Authors' reply.

Subba, S. H., Binu, V. S., Kotian, M. S., Joseph, N., Mahamood, A. B., Dixit, N., George, A., Kumar, P., Acharya, S. & Reddy, P., 01-11-2012, In : The National medical journal of India. 25, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Effect of 3-month yoga on oxidative stress in type 2 diabetes with or without complications: A controlled clinical trial (Diabetes Care (2011) 34 (2208-2210))

Hegde, S. V., Adhikari, P., Kotian, S., Pinto, V. J., D'Souza, S. & D'Souza, V., 01-04-2012, In : Diabetes Care. 35, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate