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  • Silva, N.; Peiris-John, R.; Wickremasinghe, R.; Senanayake, H.; Sathiakumar, N. (Wiley, 2012)
    Metalloestrogens are inorganic metal ions that bind to and activate oestrogen receptors. They are implicated in the aetiology of oestrogen-dependent diseases such as cancers of the breast and endometrium as well as ...
  • Padumadasa, G. S.; Silva, K. C. D. P.; Rodrigo, M. D. A.; Wickramanayake, J. (Sri Lanka College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, 2018)
    Caesarean section on maternal request (CSMR), defined as the first caesarean section performed before the start of labour and in the absence of any maternal or fetal indications, has emerged as an entity due to the increasing ...
  • Gunasekera, P.C.; Wijesinghe, P.S.; Goonewardene, I.M.R. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2001)
    No Abstract Available.
  • Edirisinghe, P.A.S. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, 2010)
    Café Coronary syndrome which was first reported as sudden collapse at restaurants while dining was found to be due to fatal occlusion of upper airway by large pieces of food. Many of those individuals had consumed large ...
  • Gunatilake, S.B. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 1994)
    No Abstract Available
  • Ediriweera, E.P.D.S.; Samita, S. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2012)
    INTRODUCTION: Ischaemic heart diseases (IHD) are the leading cause of death worldwide and it accounts for 12.2% of the total deaths globally. Although the individual risk factors of IHD are well understood, the possibility ...
  • Bundy, D.A.P.; de Silva, N.R. (Oxford University Press, 1998)
    While programmes such as the Rockefeller campaign were specifically targeted at a particular parasite species, the current trend is towards the simultaneous control of all the major geohelminth species. New, broad-spectrum, ...
  • de Silva, N.R.; Jayawickrama, H. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2012)
    No Abstract Available
  • de Silva, N.R.; Salgado, L.S.S.; Fernando, G.M.O.; Liyanage, P.L.C.K.; Hewage, S.N.; Pathmeswaran, A. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2010)
    OBJECTIVE: To examine the validity of selected entry level characteristics in relation to the GCE Advanced Levei (AL) examination as predictors of performance of medical students. METHODS: Data on two consecutive batches ...
  • Akalanka, H.M.K.; Ekanayake, S.; Samarasinghe, K. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Cancer antigen 15-3 (CA15-3) is a breast tumor marker of clinical utility. However, the utility of measuring CA15-3 in patients with breast cancer (BC) remains controversial. OBJECTIVES: To assess CA15-3 ...
  • Ubeyratne, J. K. H.; Srikitjakarn, L.; Pfeiffer, D. U.; Kohnle, L.; Sunil-Chandra, N. P.; Chaisowwong, W.; Hemwan, P. (Veterinary Research Institute, 2018)
    Rabies is an endemic viral zoonotic disease in Sri Lanka. Dogs are the main reservoir and transmitter, making surveillance of canine rabies crucial for disease elimination. Sri Lanka is one of the Asian countries where ...
  • Wickremasinghe, A.R.; Peiris-John, R.; Nandasena, S.; Delzell, E.; Tipre, M.; Sathiakumar, N. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013)
    BACKGROUND: Although environmental and occupational health (EOH) research and services in Sri Lanka have a long history, policies related to EOH are outdated. METHODS: We review the International Training and Research in ...
  • Manamperi, A.; Huzair, F. (Bentham Science, 2012)
    In this paper, we advance the extant health technology innovation frames on global personalized medicine by highlighting the need to rethink genomics medicine in real-life settings – including situations where populations ...
  • Senevirathne, M.P.; Rathnasena, B.G.N.; Jayathileke, M.M.; Pathmeswaran, A. (College of Surgeons of Sri Lanka, 2006)
    No Abstract Available
  • Premawardhena, A.P.; Wanninayake, S.; Dolapihilla, S.N.; Kapuruge, L.; Katugaha, N.; Olivieri, N.F.; Weatherall, D.J. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2007)
    INTRODUCTION: Cardiac disease accounts for most deaths in patients with thalassaemia. Little is known about cardiac functions in ageing patients with thalassaemia OBJECTIVE: To study cardiac functions in older patients ...
  • Ranawaka, U.K.; Wijekoon, C.N.; Pathmeswaran, A.; de Silva, L.D.R.; Gunasekera, D.; Chackrewarthy, S.; Mizoue, T.; Kato, N. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2008)
    OBJECTIVE: Identifying the cardiovascular disease (CVD) [coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke] risk in a community is important in planning preventive strategies, but such data are lacking from Sri Lanka. We sought ...
  • Pinidiyapathirage, M.J.; Chackrewarthy, S.; Perera, P.S.; Wijayasinghe, Y.S.; Williams, S.; Williams, S.S.; Kato, N.; Wickremasinghe, A.R. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2010)
    OBJECTIVES: To estimate the prevalence of biochemical and anthropometric risk markers of cardiovascular diseases in the estate population of Sri Lanka. METHODS: Using a cross sectional design, consenting adults aged 35-64 ...
  • de Silva, G.; de Silva, H. (Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, 2014)
    Majority of children with Cerebral Palsy (CP) have feeding difficulties that affects not only their quality of life but also their caregivers and family. As caregivers carry out most feeding interventions, it is important ...
  • Kuruppuarachchi, K.A.L.A.; Lawrence, T.S. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2006)
    Comment on: Efficacy of rivastigmine on activities of daily living in Sri Lankan patients with Alzheimer disease and on improving caregiver burden: a prospective study.(Ceylon Med J. 2005; 50(3):106-9)
  • Palihawadana, T.S.; Morris, E.P. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2015)

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