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  • Gunathilaka, N.; Chandrasena, N.; Udayanga, L. (Nasr City : Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2019)
    Skin disorders are one of the commonest conditions among school children in developing countries. There are only a few published studies available from Sri Lanka on the prevalence of skin disorders. A community-based ...
  • Bentley, A. R.; Chasman, D. I.; Schwander, K.; Ntalla, I.; Kraja, A. T.; Winkler, T. W.; Brown, M. R.; Sung, Y. J.; Lim, E.; Huffman, J. E.; Vojinovic, D.; Sim, X.; Cheng, C. Y.; Lu, Y.; Liu, J.; Guo, X.; Deng, X.; Musani, S. K.; Li, C.; Feitosa, M. F.; Richard, M. A.; Noordam, R.; Baker, J.; Chen, G.; Aschard, H.; Bartz, T. M.; Ding, J.; Dorajoo, R.; Manning, A. K.; Rankinen, T.; Smith, A. V.; Tajuddin, S. M.; Zhao, W.; Graff, M.; Alver, M.; Boissel, M.; Chai, J. F.; Chen, X.; Divers, J.; Evangelou, E.; Gao, C.; Goel, A.; Hagemeijer, Y.; Harris, S. E.; Hartwig, F. P.; He, M.; Horimoto, A. R. V. R.; Hsu, F. C.; Hung, Y. J.; Jackson, A. U.; Kasturiratne, A.; Komulainen, P.; Kühnel, B.; Leander, K.; Lin, K. H.; Luan, J.; Lyytikäinen, L. P.; Matoba, N.; Nolte, I. M.; Pietzner, M.; Prins, B.; Riaz, M.; Robino, A.; Said, M. A.; Schupf, N.; Scott, R. A.; Sofer, T.; Stancáková, A.; Takeuchi, F.; Tayo, B. O.; van der Most, P. J.; Varga, T. V.; Wang, T. D.; Wang, Y.; Ware, E. B.; Wen, W.; Xiang, Y. B.; Yanek, L. R.; Zhang, W.; Zhao, J. H.; Adeyemo, A.; Afaq, S.; Amin, N.; Amini, M.; Arking, D. E.; Arzumanyan, Z.; Aung, T.; Ballantyne, C.; Barr, R. G.; Bielak, L. F.; Boerwinkle, E.; Bottinger, E. P.; Broeckel, U.; Chen, Y. I.; Charumathi, S.; Canouil, M.; Campbell, A.; Cade, B. E.; Brown, M.; Christensen, K.; de Las Fuentes, L.; Connell, J. M.; Concas, M. P.; COGENT-Kidney Consortium; de Silva, H. J.; de Vries, P. S.; Doumatey, A.; Duan, Q.; Eaton, C. B.; Eppinga, R. N.; Faul, J. D.; Floyd, J. S.; Gigante, B.; Gharib, S. A.; Forouhi, N.G.; Ghanbari, M.; Gao, H.; Gandin, I.; Friedlander, Y.; Forrester, T.; Hixson, J. E.; Hirata, M.; Justice, A. E.; Jonas, J. B.; Johnson, C.; Joehanes, R.; Jia, Y.; EPIC-InterAct Consortium; Ikram, M. A.; Katsuya, T.; Khor, C. C.; Kilpeläinen, T. O.; Koh, W. P.; Kolcic, I.; Kooperberg, C.; Krieger, J. E.; Kritchevsky, S. B.; Kubo, M.; Kuusisto, J.; Lakka, T. A.; Langefeld, C. D.; Langenberg, C.; Launer, L. J.; Lehne, B.; Lewis, C. E.; Li, Y.; Liang, J.; Lin, S.; Liu, C.T.; Liu, J.; Liu, K.; Loh, M.; Lohman, K. K.; Louie, T.; Luzzi, A.; Mägi, R.; Mahajan, A.; Manichaikul, A. W.; McKenzie, C. A.; Meitinger, T.; Metspalu, A.; Milaneschi, Y.; Milani, L.; Mohlke, K. L.; Momozawa, Y.; Morris, A. P.; Murray, A. D.; Nalls, M. A.; Nauck, M.; Nelson, C. P.; North, K. E.; O'Connell, J. R.; Palmer, N. D.; Papanicolau, G. J.; Pedersen, N. L.; Peters, A.; Peyser, P. A.; Polasek, O.; Poulter, N.; Raitakari, O. T.; Reiner, A. P.; Renström, F.; Rice, T. K.; Rich, S. S.; Robinson, J. G.; Rose, L. M.; Rosendaal, F. R.; Rudan, I.; Schmidt, C. O.; Schreiner, P. J.; Scott, W. R.; Sever, P.; Shi, Y.; Sidney, S.; Sims, M.; Smith, J. A.; Snieder, H.; Starr, J. M.; Strauch, K.; Stringham, H. M.; Tan, N. Y. Q.; Tang, H.; Taylor, K. D.; Teo, Y. Y.; Tham, Y. C.; Tiemeier, H.; Turner, S. T.; Uitterlinden, A. G.; Understanding Society Scientific Group; van Heemst, D.; Waldenberger, M.; Wang, H.; Wang, L.; Wang, L.; Wei, W. B.; Williams, C. A.; Wilson, G. Sr.; Wojczynski, M. K.; Yao, J.; Young, K.; Yu, C.; Yuan, J. M.; Zhou, J.; Zonderman, A. B.; Becker, D. M.; Boehnke, M.; Bowden, D. W.; Chambers, J. C.; Cooper, R. S.; de Faire, U.; Deary, I. J.; Elliott, P.; Esko, T.; Farrall, M.; Franks, P. W.; Freedman, B. I.; Froguel, P.; Gasparini, P.; Gieger, C.; Horta, B. L.; Juang, J. J.; Kamatani, Y.; Kammerer, C. M.; Kato, N.; Kooner, J. S.; Laakso, M.; Laurie, C. C.; Lee, I. T.; Lehtimäki, T.; Lifelines Cohort; Magnusson, P. K. E.; Oldehinkel, A. J.; Penninx, B. W. J. H.; Pereira, A. C.; Rauramaa, R.; Redline, S.; Samani, N. J.; Scott, J.; Shu, X. O.; van der Harst, P.; Wagenknecht, L. E.; Wang, J. S.; Wang, Y. X.; Wareham, N. J.; Watkins, H.; Weir, D. R.; Wickremasinghe, A. R.; Wu, T.; Zeggini, E.; Zheng, W.; Bouchard, C.; Evans, M. K.; Gudnason, V.; Kardia, S. L. R.; Liu, Y.; Psaty, B. M.; Ridker, P. M.; van Dam, R. M.; Mook-Kanamori, D. O.; Fornage, M.; Province, M. A.; Kelly, T. N.; Fox, E. R.; Hayward, C.; van Duijn, C. M.; Tai, E. S.; Wong, T. Y.; Loos, R. J. F.; Franceschini, N.; Rotter, J. I.; Zhu, X.; Bierut, L. J.; Gauderman, W. J.; Rice, K.; Munroe, P. B.; Morrison, A. C.; Rao, D. C.; Cupples, L. A.; Rotimi, C. N. (Nature Publishing Group, 2019)
    The concentrations of high- and low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and triglycerides are influenced by smoking, but it is unknown whether genetic associations with lipids may be modified by smoking. We conducted a ...
  • Chandrasena, T. G. A. N.; Premaratna, R.; Mallawaarachchi, C. H.; Gunawardena, N. K.; Gunathilaka, P. A. D. H. N.; Abeyewickrama, W. Y.; de Silva, N. R. (New York, NY : Hindawi Pub. Co, 2019)
    BACKGROUND:Human dirofilariasis is an emerging zoonosis in many countries. Dirofilariasis caused by Dirofilaria repens may present with diverse clinical manifestations in humans due to aberrant localization of worm lesions ...
  • Gunathilaka, N.; Ranathunge, T.; Udayanga, L.; Wijegunawardena, A.; Gilles, J. R. L.; Abeyewickreme, W. (London : BioMed Central, 2019)
    BACKGROUND:Sex separation of mosquitoes at different stages is currently being attempted to ensure the successful release of male mosquitoes in novel vector control approaches. Mechanical and behavioral techniques have ...
  • Chandradasa, M.; Rathnayake, L. C. (Baltimore Md : Williams And Wilkins, 2019)
    No abstract available
  • Nishad, N.; Hewage, S. A.; Arulmoly, K.; Amaratunge, M. S.; de Silva, J.; Kasturiratne, K. T. A. A.; Abeysundara, P. K.; Wickramasinghe, A. R. (Hindawi Publication Corporation, 2019)
    Cataract is still the leading cause of blindness. Many government institutes and voluntary organizations in Sri Lanka are providing free treatment services to patients with cataract. Still people are not patronizing the ...
  • Nadeshkumar, A.; Sathiadas, G.; Pathmeswaran, A.; Ranganathan, S. S. (Mumbai : Wolters Kluwer Health, Medknow, 2019)
    BACKGROUND:Owing to lack of indicators, researchers are compelled to use non-specific indicators to assess rational use of medicines in children. Thus, paediatric-specific issues are poorly described. This study aims to ...
  • Manamperi, M.; Jayamanne, B. D. W.; Somaratne, T.; Perera, N.; Fernando, L. (London : Biomed Central, 2019)
    OBJECTIVE:Dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF) is a major public health concern responsible for significant morbidity in both adult and paediatric populations in Sri Lanka. This study examined if persistent non structural protein ...
  • Herath, R. P.; Siriwardana, S. R.; Ekanayake, C. D.; Abeysekara, V.; Kodithuwakku, S. U. A.; Herath, H. P. (San Francisco, CA : Public Library of Science, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the commonest cause of liver disease worldwide and is the hepatic manifestation of metabolic syndrome. Effects of NAFLD on pregnancy is still unclear with few studies ...
  • Gunathilaka, N.; Hapugoda, M.; Wickremasinghe, R.; Abeyewickreme, W. (Cairo : Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2019)
    BACKGROUND:A detailed knowledge of the distribution of the malaria vectors in Mannar district of Sri Lanka has not been studied after 1927. Past records indicated the presence of only seven species of anophelines, namely, ...
  • Siriwardhana, D. D.; Pathmeswaran, A.; Wickremasinghe, A. R. (San Francisco, CA : Public Library of Science, 2019)
    INTRODUCTION:The impact of socioeconomic inequalities on health outcomes and service delivery is increasingly researched globally. This study assessed the overall and sector-wise socioeconomic inequality in postnatal home ...
  • Premawardhena, A.; Fernando, R.; Kumarage, S.; Mettananda, S.; Silva, I.; Goonatilleke, D.; Nishad, N. (BioMed Central,London, 2019)
    OBJECTIVE:At present, cholecystectomy is carried out for thalassaemia patients with gall stone disease only if they develop symptoms of cholecystitis, except in the rare instance where an un-inflammed gall bladder is removed ...
  • Tarnauskaitė, Z.; Bicknell, L. S.; Marsh, J. A.; Murray, J. E.; Parry, D. A.; Logan, C. V.; Bober, M. B.; de Silva, D. C.; Duker, A. L.; Sillence, D.; Wise, C.; Jackson, A. P.; Murina, O.; Reijns, M. A. M. (New York : Wiley-Liss, 2019)
    Microcephalic primordial dwarfism (MPD) is a group of rare single-gene disorders characterised by extreme reduction in brain and body size from early development onwards. Proteins encoded by MPD-associated genes play ...
  • Wijesinghe, P. A.; Jayaratne, K.; Peiris, D. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2019)
    No abstract available
  • Athauda, L. K.; Pathiraja, C. K.; Pathirana, A. C.; Pathiraja, S. K.; Nonis, W. M.; Nimrod, D. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2019)
    No abstract available
  • Datta, R.; Mendis, K.; Wikremasinghe, R.; Premaratne, R.; Fernando, D.; Parry, J.; Rolfe, B. (New Delhi : National Institute of Malaria Research, 2019)
    No Abstract Available
  • Olupeliyawa, A. M.; Venkateswaran, S.; Wai, N.; Mendis, K.; Flynn, E.; Hu, W. (Blackwell Publications, 2019)
    BACKGROUND: Adapting existing training resources for clinical teachers is more efficient than creating resources de novo. There is limited evidence on how to effectively use and ensure the relevance of training materials ...
  • Ariyarathna, N.; Abeysena, C. (BioMed Central,London, 2019)
    BACKGROUND:Hepatitis A Virus (HAV) is one of the most common food and water borne infectious disease prevailing globally. The objective of the study was to determine sero-prevalence of HAV infection in a district of Sri ...
  • Ramanayake, R. P. J. C.; Perera, D. P.; Basnayake, B. M. T. K.; Dilanka, G. V. A.; Premasiri, L. W. S. S. (College of general practitioners of Sri Lanka, 2018)
    No abstract available
  • Arulanandem, K.; Jayawickramaraja, P. T.; Hettige, S.; Ramanayake, R. P. J. C.; Kisokanth, G. (College of general practitioners of Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The global and national ageing population led to much health, social and economic concerns. Thus, present study aimed at addressing the health care needs of Elders and assessing the availability of health, social ...

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