JIMSA
Official Publication of
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY
October-December 2007
VOL.20      No.4
PRESIDENT WRITES 251
FROM EDITORíS DESK 253
Editorial :
Lifestyle and Coronary Artery Disease
- S. C. Manchanda
255
Original
The Role of Lifestyle Intervention on Blood Pressure Reduction : Its Impact on Coronary Heart Disease
- J. Shahamfar, V. K. Gupta, M. K. Daga, S. Dastgiri, S.H. Hakim, Khaki. P
257
Depression in Elderly : A Cross - sectional Study in Rural South India
- Ankur Barua, Das Acharya, K Nagaraj, H Vinod Bhat, NS Nair
259
Role of Cardiac MRI in Acquired Discases of the Heart
- Wg. Cdr. A Alam, Col. M. N. Sree Ram
263
A Study on Impact Assessment of Health Education Intervention on Road Safety and Accident Prevention among Primary School Children of Tadong Government School, East Sikkim
-Shuva Das Gupta, Ankur Barua, Bani Mitra, Hishey Lamu Bhutia, Sonam Zangmu Sherpa
267
Role of Ultrasonography in Predicting Technical Difficulties during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
- Lalit Singh, Mohit Singh, SAA Rizvi
271
Pattern of Congenital Heart Diseases in Children at Rural Hospital of Central India
- Amar Taksande, Pushpa Chaturvedi, Krishna Vilhekar
273
Case Report
Bilateral Accessory Biceps : a Case Report

- L. Bidyarani, S. Kakar
275
Kikuchi - fujimoto Disease in Young Male : a Case Report
- Bharti Taksande, U. Jajoo
277
Update
Oxygen Therapy : State of Art
- N. S. Neki
279
Brief Communication
Heparin in the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis, Does it have any role ?
- Bikash Medhi
286
Update in Drug Therapy
Combating Drug Abuse : Role of Community and Medico - legal Personnel
- A. K. Kapoor, U.S. Sinha, Pragati Kapoor, Sanju Singh
288
Pictorial CME
Unusual Presentation of Abnormal Thyroid State
- N. S. Neki
290
Symposium
Prevention of Chronic Kidney Diseases CKD in India
- Sanjay K. Agarwal
291
Magnitude and Epidemiology of CKD in India
- Sanjay K. Agarwal
293
Hypertensive Nephrosclerosis and its Prevention
- Manish Rathi, Vivekanand Jha
296
Diabetic Nephropathy and its Prevention in India
- Ranjit Unnikrishnan I., Mohan V.
301
Contrast Induced Nephropathy and its prevention
- Narayan Prasad And Amit Gupta
306
Chronic Kidney Disease Prevention in India : Where are we now and Where do we go from here ?
- Vivekanand Jha
312
JIMSA BEST PUBLISHED ARTICLE AWARDS 253
MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION FOR JIMSA 258
DRUG PROFILE 295
LITERATURE REVIEW 311
PEER REVIEWERS OF JIMSA 316
CONFERENCE NEWS 305
ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 255
FUTURE SPECIAL ISSUES / SYMPOSIA 284
NEXT ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS 265
CORRIGENDUM 265,272
SUBJECT INDEX 317
AUTHOR INDEX 318
IMSA NEWS 252
ABSTRATS OF PAPERS : IMSACON 2008 - MANIPAL 317,324
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Editor : Dr. P.D. Gulati