Journal/Magazine Articles: Recent submissions

  • Sung, Y.J.; Winkler, T.W.; de Las Fuentes, L.; Bentley, A.R.; Brown, M.R.; Kraja, A.T.; Schwander, K.; Ntalla, I.; Guo, X.; Franceschini, N.; Lu, Y.; Cheng, C.Y.; Sim, X.; Vojinovic, D.; Marten, J.; Musani, S.K.; Li, C.; Feitosa, M.F.; Kilpelainen, T.O.; Richard, M.A.; Noordam, R.; Aslibekyan, S.; Aschard, H.; Bartz, T.M.; Dorajoo, R.; Liu, Y.; Manning, A.K.; Rankinen, T.; Smith, A.V.; Tajuddin, S.M.; Tayo, B.O.; Warren, H.R.; Zhao, W.; Zhou, Y.; Matoba, N.; Sofer, T.; Alver, M.; Amini, M.; Boissel, M.; Chai, J.F.; Chen, X.; Divers, J.; Gandin, I.; Gao, C.; Giulianini, F.; Goel, A.; Harris, S.E.; Hatwig, F.P.; Horimoto, A.R.V.R.; Hsu, F.C.; Jackson, A.U.; Kahonen, M.; Kasturiratne, A.; Kuhnel, B.; Leander, K.; Lee, W.J.; Lin, K.H.; an Luan, J.; McKenzie, C.A.; Meian, H.; Nelson, C.P.; Rauramaa, R.; Schupf, N.; Scott, R.A.; Sheu, W.H.H.; Stancakova, A.; Takeuchi, F.; van der Most, P.J.; Varga, T.V.; Wang, H.; Wang, Y.; Ware, E.B.; Weiss, S.; Wen, W.; Yanek, L.R.; Zhang, W.; Zhao, J.H.; Afag, S.; Alfred, T.; Amin, N.; Arking, D.; Aung, T.; Barr, R.G.; Bielak, L.F.; Boerwincle, E.; Bottinger, E.P.; Braund, P.S.; Brody, J.A.; Broeckel, U.; Cabrera, C.P.; Cade, B.; Caizheng, Y.; Campbell, A.; Canouil, M.; Chakravarti, A.; CHARGE Neurology Working Group; Chauhan, G.; Christensen, K.; Cocca, M.; COGENT-Kidney Consortium; Collins, F.S.; Connel, J.M.; de Mutsert, R.; de Silva, H.J.; Debette, S.; Dorr, M.; Duan, Q.; Eaton, C.B.; Ehret, G.; Evangelou, E.; FAul, J.D.; Fisher, V.A.; Forouhi, N.G.; Franco, O.H.; Friedlander, Y.; Gao, H.; GIANT Consortium; Gigante, B.; Graff, M.; Gu, C.C.; Gu, D.; Gupta, P.; Hagenaars, S.P.; Harris, T.B.; He, J.; Heikkinen, S.; Heng, C.K.; Hirata, M.; Hofman., A.; Howard, B.V.; Hunt, S.; Irvin, M.R.; Jia, Y.; Joehanes, R.; Justice, A.E.; Katsuya, T.; Kaufman, J,; Kerrison, N.D.; Khor, C.C.; Koh, W.P.; Koistinen, H.A.; Komulainen, P.; Kooperberg, C.; Krieger, J.E.; Kubo, M.; Kuusisto, J.; Lanefeld, C.D.; Langenberg, C.; Launer, L.J.; Lehne, B.; Lewis, C.E.; Li, Y.; Lifelines Cohort Study; Lim, S.H.; Lin, S.; Liu, C.T.; Liu, J.; Liu, J.; Liu, K.; Liu, Y.; Loh, M.; Lohmann, K.K.; Long, J.; Louie, T.; Magi, R.; Mahajan, A.; Meitinger, T.; Metspalu, A.; Milani, L.; Momozawa, Y.; Morris, A.P.; Mosley, T.H.Jr.; Munson, P.; Murray, A.D.; Nalls, M.A.; Nasri, U.; Norris, J.M.; North, K.; Ogunniyi, A.; Padmanabhan, S.; Palmas, W.R.; Palmer, N.D.; Pankow, J.S.; Pedersen, N.L.; Peters, A.; Peyser, P.A.; Polasek, O.; Raitakari, O.T.; Renstrom, F.; Rice, T.K.; Ridker, P.M.; Robino, A.; Robinson, J.G.; Rose, L.M.; Rudan, I.; Salako, B.L.; Sandow, K.; Schmidt, C.O.; Schreiner, P.J.; Scott, W.R.; Seshadri, S.; Sever, P.; Sitlani, C.M.; Smith, J.A.; Snieder, H.; Starr, J.M.; Strauch, K.; Tang, H.; Taylor, K.D.; Teo, Y.Y.; Tham, Y.C.; Uitterlineden, A.G.; Waldenberger, M.; Wang, L.; Wang, Y.X.; Wei, W.B.; Williams, C.; Wilson, G.; Wojczynski, M.K.; Yao, J.; Yuan, J.M.; Zonderman, A.B.; Becker, D.M.; Boehnke, M.; Bowden, D.W.; Chambers, J.C.; Chen, Y.I.; de Faire, U.; Deary, I.J.; Esco, T.; Farrall, M.; Forrester, T.; Franks, P.W.; Freedman, B.I.; Froguel, P.; Gasparini, P.; Gieger, C.; Horta, B.L.; Hung, Y.J.; Jonas, J.B.; Kato, N.; Kooner, J.S.; Laakso, M.; Lehtimaki, T.; Liang, K.W.; Magnusson, P.K.E.; Newman, A.B.; Oldehinkel, A.J.; Pereira, A.C.; Redline, S.; Rettig, R.; Samani, N.J.; Scott, J.; Shu, X.O.; van der Harst, P.; Wagenknecht, L.E.; Wareham, N.J.; Watkins, H.; Weir, D.R.; Wickremasinghe, A.R.; Wu, T.; Zheng, W.; Kamatani, Y.; Laurie, C.C.; Bouchard, C.; Cooper, R.S.; Evans, M.K.; Gudnason, V.; Kardia, S.L.R.; Kritchevsky, S.B.; Levy, D.; O'Connell, J.R.; Psaty, B.M.; van Dam, R.M.; Sims, M.; Arnett, D.K.; Mook-Kanamori, D.O.; Kelly, T.N.; Fox, E.R.; Hayward, C.; Fornage, M.; Rotimi, C.N.; Province, M.A.; van Dujin, C.M.; Tai, E.S.; Wong, T.Y.; Loos, R.J.F.; Reiner, A.P.; Rotter, J.I.; Zhu, X.; Bierut, L.J.; Gauderman, W.J.; Caulfield, M.J.; Elliott, P.; Rice, K.; Munroe, P.B.; Morrison, A.C.; Cupples, L.A.; Rao., D.C.; Chasman, D.I. (University of Chicago Press, 2018)
    Genome-wide association analysis advanced understanding of blood pressure (BP), a major risk factor for vascular conditions such as coronary heart disease and stroke. Accounting for smoking behavior may help identify BP ...
  • Ranasinghe, N.; Devanarayana, N.M.; Rajindrajith, S.; Perera, M.S.; Nishanthinie, S.; Warnakulasuriya, T.; de Zoysa, P.T. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Chronic abdominal pain is a common worldwide problem and known to be associated with psychological problems. This study evaluated the association between abdominal pain-predominant functional gastrointestinal ...
  • Siriwardhana, D.D.; Hardoon, S.; Rait, G.; Weerasinghe, M.C.; Walters, K.R. (BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, 2018)
    OBJECTIVE: To systematically review the research conducted on prevalence of frailty and prefrailty among community-dwelling older adults in low-income and middle-income countries (LMICs) and to estimate the pooled prevalence ...
  • Karuppiah, D.; Cooray, M.S.A.; Somasundaram, N.; Ediriweera, D.S. (2018)
    INTRODUCTION: Cushing’s syndrome (CS) may be unrecognized in patients with diabetes. There is no consensus on routine screening for CS in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2DM). Aim of the study was to evaluate the prevalence ...
  • Carter, P.; Alifrangis, C.; Cereser, B.; Chandrasinghe, P.; Belluz, L.D.B.; Herzog, T.; Levitan, J.; Moderau, N.; Schwartzberg, L.; Tabassum, N.; Wen, J.; Krell, J.; Stebbing, J. (Impact Journals, 2018)
    We evaluated the effect of tailoring treatments based on predictions informed by tumor molecular profiles across a range of cancers, using data from Caris Life Sciences. These included breast carcinoma, colorectal ...
  • Rajindrajith, S.; Zeevenhooven, J.; Devanarayana, N.M.; Perera, B.J.C.; Benninga, M.A. (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
    Chronic abdominal pain is a common problem in pediatric practice. The majority of cases fulfill the Rome IV criteria for functional abdominal pain disorders (FAPDs). At times, these disorders may lead to rather serious ...
  • Rodrigo, R.; Allen, A.; Manamperi, A.; Perera, L.; Fisher, C.A.; Allen, S.; Weatherall, D.J.; Premawardhena, A. (Academic Press, 2018)
    Iron deficiency complicates the use of red cell indices to screen for carriers of haemoglobin variants in many populations. In a cross sectional survey of 7526 secondary school students from 25 districts of Sri Lanka, 1963 ...
  • Jayamanne, C.; Fernando, L.; Mettananda, S. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Foot drop is a disabling clinical condition with multiplicity of causes, which requires detailed evaluation to identify the exact aetiology. Here, we report an extremely rare cause of foot drop in a child, which ...
  • Morales-Roselló, J.; Dias, T.; Khalil, A.; Fornes-Ferrer, V.; Ciammella, R.; Gimenez Roca, L.; Perales-Marín, A.; Thilaganathan, B. (John Wiley & Sons, 2018)
    OBJECTIVE: The main aim of this study was to investigate the influence of ethnicity, fetal gender and placental dysfunction on birth weight (BW) in term fetuses of South Asian and Caucasian origin. METHODS: This was a ...
  • Somarathne, M.B.C.L.; Gunawardena, Y.I.N.S.; Chandrasekharan, N.V.; Dassanayake, R.S. (Academic Press, 2018)
    Despite the differences of the host, parasitic nematodes may share commonalities in their parasitizing genes. Setaria digitata novel protein (SDNP) is such an entity which is parasitic nematode-specific and having sequence ...
  • Ediriweera, D.S.; Dilina, N.; Saparamadu, V.; Fernando, I.; Kurukulasuriya, B.; Fernando, D.; Kurera, J. (Biomed Central, 2018)
    OBJECTIVE: Aspirin is a commonly used medicine for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases. It is an acidic medicine associated with gastric irritation and acid reflux, which in turn can lead to low ...
  • Mettananda, S.; Higgs, D.R. (Elsevier Health Science, 2018)
    Thalassemia is a disorder of hemoglobin characterized by reduced or absent production of one of the globin chains in human red blood cells with relative excess of the other. Impaired synthesis of β-globin results in ...
  • Weerasinghe, M.; Konradsen, F.; Eddleston, M.; Pearson, M.; Jayamanne, S.; Gunnell, D.; Hawton, K.; Agampodi, S. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: In South Asia, up to 20% of people ingesting pesticides for self-poisoning purchase the pesticide from a shop with the sole intention of self-harm. Individuals who are intoxicated with alcohol and/or non-farmers ...
  • Carter, P.; Alifrangis, C.; Cereser, B.; Chandrasinghe, P.; Del Bel Belluz, L.; Fotopoulou, C.; Frilling, A.; Herzog, T.; Moderau, N.; Tabassum, N.; Krell, J.; Stebbing, J. (Impact Journals, 2017)
    Tumor molecular profiling has enabled selection of targeted therapies in a host of solid tumors. Here we used a retrospective clinical cohort, to evaluate the benefit of tailoring treatments for female genital tract ...
  • Udayanga, L.; Gunathilaka, N.; Iqubal, M.C.M.; Pahalagedara, K.; Amarasinghe, U.S.; Abeyewickreme, W. (BioMed Central, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: Socio-economic, demographic factors and Knowledge Attitude Practices (KAPs) have been recognized as critical factors that influence the incidence and transmission of dengue epidemics. However, studies that ...
  • Fernando, M.P.; Perera, P.J.; Muthukumarana, O.J.; Uyangoda, K. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2017)
    No Abstract Available
  • Mettananda, S.; de Silva, D.G. (Sri Lanka Medical Association, 2017)
    No Abstract Available
  • Chandrasinghe, P.; Stebbing, J.; Warusavitarne, J. (Nature Publishing Group, 2017)
    In this issue of the Journal, Schmid et al identify Spondin 2 (SPON2) as a prominent downstream signaling target of metastasis-associated in colon cancer 1 (MACC1) in colorectal cancer (CRC). It is shown that SPON2 mediates ...
  • Perera, A.D.; Perera, C.; Karunanayake, A.L. (Tirupati: IJPHY publishers, 2017)
    BACKGROUND; This study evaluated the effects of an early stretching exercises programme on the range of motion of the shoulder joint and functional recovery in patients with burns. METHODS; A randomized controlled study ...
  • Silva, A.; Maduwage, K.; Buckley, N.A. (John Wiley and Sons, 2017)

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