JIMSA
Official Publication of
INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL SCIENCES ACADEMY
July-September 2008
VOL.21     No.3
PRESIDENTS WRITES 123
FROM EDITOR'S DESK 125
OUR GUEST EDITOR 127
Editorial 127
Obesity Epidemic in India
- Richa Dewan, Praveen Gupta
129
Aetiopathogenesis of Obesity
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Sanjay Zachariah, Shailesh, R.Dewan
133
Adipocyte- an Endocrine Organ
- R. Dewan, S. Anuradha, Nirmal kumar, R. Kochhar, N. Nischal
137
Obesity: Impact on Morbidity and Mortality
- Dinesh Dhanwal
141
Obesity and cardiovascular Risk: Metabolic Syndrome
-Divey Manocha, Kuldeep Kumar, S.Anuradha, R. Dewan
147
Obesity and Respiratory Complications
- Sangeeta Debbarma, Sandeep Garg, Kuldeep kumar, S.Anuradha, R. Dewan
151
Obesity and Renal Dysfunction
-Soumita Bagchi, Sanjay K. Agarwal
155
Current Perspective of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome(PCOS)
- M. Ashraf Ganie, Sobia Nisar
161
Approach to a case of Childhood Obesity
- Anju Virmani
167
Obesity in Elderly – Is it Harmful?
- R.S Ahlwat
171
Medical Management of Obesity
- Surender Kumar
173
Rimonabant: A Novel but Controversial
-Agent Kuldeep Kumar,Divey Manocha, Sandeep Garg, S. Anuradha, Richa Dewan
177
Bariatric Surgery: Cure for Morbid Obesity
- Yogesh Agarwal, Sudhir Sharma, Manish K. Gupta
179
JIMSA BEST PUBLISHED ARTICLE AWRDS 125
MANUSCRIPT SUBMITION FOR JIMSA 139
DRUG PROFILE 145
LITERATURE REVIEW 160,165
ETHICAL GUIDELINES FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 170
FUTURE SPECIAL ISSUES/SYMPOSIA 182
NEXT ISSUE HIGHLIGHTS 182
IMSA NEWS 124
NOBEL PRIZE IN MEDICINE 178
ISSN 0971 - 071 X
Editor : Dr. P.D. Gulati