Vendhan Gajalakshmi

Summary

Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking and mortality from tuberculosis and other diseases in India: retrospective study of 43000 adult male deaths and 35000 controls
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, New No 37 Outer Circular Road, KG Colony, Chennai 600 010, India
    Lancet 362:507-15. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Tobacco survey among youth in South India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:273-8. 2004
  3. pmc Verbal autopsy of 80,000 adult deaths in Tamilnadu, South India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, India
    BMC Public Health 4:47. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Social inequalities, tobacco chewing, and cancer mortality in south India: a case-control analysis of 2,580 cancer deaths among non-smoking non-drinkers
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center ERC, New No 27, Canal Road, Kilpauk Garden Colony, Chennai, 600010, Tamil Nadu, India
    Cancer Causes Control 23:91-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Smoking, drinking and incident tuberculosis in rural India: population-based case-control study
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1018-25. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and breast cancer risk in India: a multicenter case-control study
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Int J Cancer 125:662-5. 2009
  7. pmc Verbal autopsy of 48 000 adult deaths attributable to medical causes in Chennai (formerly Madras), India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Division of Epidemiology, Cancer Institute WIA, Chennai, India
    BMC Public Health 2:7. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: the Chennai prospective study of mortality among 500,000 adults in Tamil Nadu, South India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1190-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide rates in rural Tamil Nadu, South India: verbal autopsy of 39 000 deaths in 1997-98
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, New no 27 Canal Road, Kilpauk Garden Colony, Chennai 600 010, Tamil Nadu, India
    Int J Epidemiol 36:203-7. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking and chewing, alcohol drinking and lung cancer risk among men in southern India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, India
    Int J Cancer 107:441-7. 2003

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Smoking and mortality from tuberculosis and other diseases in India: retrospective study of 43000 adult male deaths and 35000 controls
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, New No 37 Outer Circular Road, KG Colony, Chennai 600 010, India
    Lancet 362:507-15. 2003
    ..The study objective was to assess age-specific mortality from smoking among men (since few women smoke) in urban and in rural India...
  2. ncbi request reprint Tobacco survey among youth in South India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 5:273-8. 2004
    ..Hence a Global Youth Tobacco Survey was conducted in schools in Tamil Nadu as part of on-going Global Youth Tobacco survey in over 150 countries in the world...
  3. pmc Verbal autopsy of 80,000 adult deaths in Tamilnadu, South India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, India
    BMC Public Health 4:47. 2004
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Social inequalities, tobacco chewing, and cancer mortality in south India: a case-control analysis of 2,580 cancer deaths among non-smoking non-drinkers
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center ERC, New No 27, Canal Road, Kilpauk Garden Colony, Chennai, 600010, Tamil Nadu, India
    Cancer Causes Control 23:91-8. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Smoking, drinking and incident tuberculosis in rural India: population-based case-control study
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1018-25. 2009
    ..To investigate the extent to which smoking and/or drinking can increase the incidence of pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), a population-based case-control study was conducted in rural south India...
  6. doi request reprint Breastfeeding and breast cancer risk in India: a multicenter case-control study
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Int J Cancer 125:662-5. 2009
    ..A reduction of breast cancer risk with prolonged breastfeeding was shown among premenopausal women. Health campaign focusing on breastfeeding behavior by appropriately educating women would contribute to reduce breast cancer burden...
  7. pmc Verbal autopsy of 48 000 adult deaths attributable to medical causes in Chennai (formerly Madras), India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Division of Epidemiology, Cancer Institute WIA, Chennai, India
    BMC Public Health 2:7. 2002
    ..A special verbal autopsy (VA) study of 48 000 adult deaths in Chennai during 1995-97 was conducted to arrive at the probable underlying cause of death and to measure cause specific mortality rates for Chennai...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cohort Profile: the Chennai prospective study of mortality among 500,000 adults in Tamil Nadu, South India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
    Int J Epidemiol 36:1190-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Suicide rates in rural Tamil Nadu, South India: verbal autopsy of 39 000 deaths in 1997-98
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, New no 27 Canal Road, Kilpauk Garden Colony, Chennai 600 010, Tamil Nadu, India
    Int J Epidemiol 36:203-7. 2007
    ..Chiefly for other purposes special efforts were made to identify all deaths that occurred during 1997-98 in rural areas of one of the districts in Tamil Nadu, South India, and the verbal autopsy was done...
  10. ncbi request reprint Tobacco smoking and chewing, alcohol drinking and lung cancer risk among men in southern India
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, India
    Int J Cancer 107:441-7. 2003
    ..67, 95%CI=1.02-7.02). Bidi smoking seems to have a stronger carcinogenic effect than cigarette smoking: this difference holds no matter which aspect of smoking was considered...
  11. ncbi request reprint Commentary: verbal autopsy procedure for adult deaths
    Vendhan Gajalakshmi
    Epidemiological Research Center, Chennai, India
    Int J Epidemiol 35:748-50. 2006