Sonal Singh

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Revitalizing the HIV response in Pakistan: a systematic review and policy implications
    Sonal Singh
    Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 25:26-33. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Glucagonlike peptide 1-based therapies and risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based matched case-control study
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:534-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pro-arrhythmic and pro-ischaemic effects of inhaled anticholinergic medications
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Thorax 68:114-6. 2013
  4. pmc HIV in Nepal: is the violent conflict fuelling the epidemic?
    Sonal Singh
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e216. 2005
  5. pmc Human rights violations among sexual and gender minorities in Kathmandu, Nepal: a qualitative investigation
    Sonal Singh
    Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:7. 2012
  6. pmc Religion, health, and questions of meaning
    Sonal Singh
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    MedGenMed 7:74. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Pharmacologic and mechanical strategies for preventing venous thromboembolism after bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel J Brotman
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:675-86. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Inhaled anticholinergics and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, One Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 300:1439-50. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The safety of rosiglitazone in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
    Sonal Singh
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27103, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 7:579-85. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Conflict induced internal displacement in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    MPH Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Med Confl Surviv 23:103-10. 2007

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. doi request reprint Revitalizing the HIV response in Pakistan: a systematic review and policy implications
    Sonal Singh
    Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 25:26-33. 2014
    ..We sought to describe the epidemiology of HIV in Pakistan and prioritize interventions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the response to HIV...
  2. doi request reprint Glucagonlike peptide 1-based therapies and risk of hospitalization for acute pancreatitis in type 2 diabetes mellitus: a population-based matched case-control study
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:534-9. 2013
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Pro-arrhythmic and pro-ischaemic effects of inhaled anticholinergic medications
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 1901, USA
    Thorax 68:114-6. 2013
    ..The authors urge caution in prescribing inhaled anticholinergics for patients with pre-existing arrhythmias or cardiac disorders...
  4. pmc HIV in Nepal: is the violent conflict fuelling the epidemic?
    Sonal Singh
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e216. 2005
  5. pmc Human rights violations among sexual and gender minorities in Kathmandu, Nepal: a qualitative investigation
    Sonal Singh
    Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 12:7. 2012
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  6. pmc Religion, health, and questions of meaning
    Sonal Singh
    Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    MedGenMed 7:74. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Pharmacologic and mechanical strategies for preventing venous thromboembolism after bariatric surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel J Brotman
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:675-86. 2013
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  8. doi request reprint Inhaled anticholinergics and risk of major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, One Medical Center Blvd, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 300:1439-50. 2008
    ..Inhaled anticholinergics (ipratropium bromide or tiotropium bromide) are widely used in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) but their effect on the risk of cardiovascular outcomes is unknown...
  9. ncbi request reprint The safety of rosiglitazone in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
    Sonal Singh
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27103, USA
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 7:579-85. 2008
    ..The thiazolidinediones including rosiglitazone are approved for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes on the basis of their ability to lower blood sugar and surrogate markers of cardiovascular disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Conflict induced internal displacement in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    MPH Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Med Confl Surviv 23:103-10. 2007
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  11. doi request reprint The Effectiveness of Prophylactic Inferior Vena Cava Filters in Trauma Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland2Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland3Depar
    JAMA Surg 149:194-202. 2014
    ..Which patients experience benefit enough to outweigh the harms associated with IVC filter placement remains unclear. Additional well-designed observational or prospective cohort studies may be informative. ..
  12. pmc Risk of pneumonia associated with long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a critical review and update
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 16:118-22. 2010
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  13. doi request reprint Long-term use of thiazolidinediones and the associated risk of pneumonia or lower respiratory tract infection: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument St, Suite 8063, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Thorax 66:383-8. 2011
    ..The authors aimed to systematically determine the risk of pneumonia or lower respiratory tract infections associated with thiazolidinediones...
  14. doi request reprint Long-term use of inhaled corticosteroids and the risk of pneumonia in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, One Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:219-29. 2009
    ..We aimed to ascertain the risk of pneumonia with long-term inhaled corticosteroid use among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  15. pmc An overview of the benefits and drawbacks of inhaled corticosteroids in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 5:189-95. 2010
    ..The benefit harm profile of inhaled corticosteroids, and their effect on patient oriented outcomes and comorbid pneumonia, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease remain uncertain...
  16. pmc Risk of serious adverse cardiovascular events associated with varenicline: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    CMAJ 183:1359-66. 2011
    ..We conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to ascertain the serious adverse cardiovascular effects of varenicline compared with placebo among tobacco users...
  17. doi request reprint Republished: Pro-arrhythmic and pro-ischaemic effects of inhaled anticholinergic medications
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Postgrad Med J 90:205-7. 2014
    ..The authors urge caution in prescribing inhaled anticholinergics for patients with pre-existing arrhythmias or cardiac disorders. ..
  18. ncbi request reprint Neglected diseases, civil conflicts, and the right to health
    Chris Beyrer
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 370:619-27. 2007
    ..We also discuss the role of researchers in advocating for and researching within oppressed populations...
  19. pmc A framework for organizing and selecting quantitative approaches for benefit-harm assessment
    Milo A Puhan
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, Room E6153, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:173. 2012
    ..Our aim was to review existing quantitative approaches for benefit-harm assessment and to develop an organizing framework that clarifies differences and aids selection of quantitative approaches for a particular benefit-harm assessment...
  20. pmc Drug safety assessment in clinical trials: methodological challenges and opportunities
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Trials 13:138. 2012
    ..Regulatory and academic partnerships should be fostered to provide an independent and transparent evaluation of drug safety...
  21. pmc Comparative effectiveness and safety of medications for type 2 diabetes: an update including new drugs and 2-drug combinations
    Wendy L Bennett
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 East Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ann Intern Med 154:602-13. 2011
    ..Given the increase in medications for type 2 diabetes mellitus, clinicians and patients need information about their effectiveness and safety to make informed choices...
  22. pmc The state of child health and human rights in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    Public Health Program, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    PLoS Med 3:e203. 2006
  23. pmc Mortality associated with tiotropium mist inhaler in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    BMJ 342:d3215. 2011
    ..To systematically review the risk of mortality associated with long term use of tiotropium delivered using a mist inhaler for symptomatic improvement in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  24. doi request reprint A systematic review of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis strategies in patients with renal insufficiency, obesity, or on antiplatelet agents
    Sosena Kebede
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Hosp Med 8:394-401. 2013
    ..Their physiologies make prophylaxis particularly challenging...
  25. doi request reprint Meditation Programs for Psychological Stress and Well-being: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
    Madhav Goyal
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Intern Med 174:357-68. 2014
    ..Stronger study designs are needed to determine the effects of meditation programs in improving the positive dimensions of mental health and stress-related behavior. ..
  26. pmc Impact of long-term political conflict on population health in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, Rochester, New York, USA
    CMAJ 171:1499-501. 2004
  27. pmc Network meta-analysis-highly attractive but more methodological research is needed
    Tianjing Li
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21212, USA
    BMC Med 9:79. 2011
    ..Since this commentary reflects the discussion at that meeting, it is not intended to provide an overview of the field...
  28. ncbi request reprint Long-term risk of cardiovascular events with rosiglitazone: a meta-analysis
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA 298:1189-95. 2007
    ..Recent reports of serious adverse events with rosiglitazone use have raised questions about whether the evidence of harm justifies its use for treatment of type 2 diabetes...
  29. doi request reprint Thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients with central venous catheters. A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Pooja Chaukiyal
    Department of Medicine, Unity Health System, 1555 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14626, USA
    Thromb Haemost 99:38-43. 2008
    ..The use of primary thromboprophylaxis in cancer patients with central venous catheters while not causing any harm provides no benefit...
  30. pmc Chapter 7: grading a body of evidence on diagnostic tests
    Sonal Singh
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 624 N Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:S47-55. 2012
    ..This chapter identifies challenges and outlines principles for grading the body of evidence related to diagnostic test performance...
  31. doi request reprint Prevalence of mental disorders and torture among Bhutanese refugees in Nepal: a systemic review and its policy implications
    Edward Mills
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Med Confl Surviv 24:5-15. 2008
    ..The international community must resolve this protracted crisis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Violations of human rights: health practitioners as witnesses
    James Orbinski
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Lancet 370:698-704. 2007
    ....
  33. pmc Adherence to HAART: a systematic review of developed and developing nation patient-reported barriers and facilitators
    Edward J Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 3:e438. 2006
    ..We systematically reviewed the literature to determine patient-reported barriers and facilitators to adhering to antiretroviral therapy...
  34. pmc Special issue on South Asia: focus will be an eye opener
    Sonal Singh
    BMJ 328:288. 2004
  35. pmc Designing research in vulnerable populations: lessons from HIV prevention trials that stopped early
    Edward J Mills
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, HSC 2C12, 1200 Main Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8N 3Z5
    BMJ 331:1403-6. 2005
  36. ncbi request reprint The HIV/AIDS epidemic in Cambodia
    Edward Mills
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:596-7. 2005
  37. pmc Nepal's war and conflict-sensitive development
    Sonal Singh
    PLoS Med 2:e29. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Tears from the land of snow: health and human rights in Tibet
    Sonal Singh
    Lancet 364:1009. 2004
  39. pmc Letter from the Himalayas
    Sonal Singh
    CMAJ 171:309-10; author reply 310. 2004
  40. pmc Sharing evidence on humanitarian relief
    Edward J Mills
    BMJ 331:1485-6. 2005
  41. pmc Enrolling women into HIV preventive vaccine trials: an ethical imperative but a logistical challenge
    Edward Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    PLoS Med 3:e94. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Randomized trials stopped early for harm in HIV/AIDS: a systematic survey
    Edward Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, North York, Ontario, Canada
    HIV Clin Trials 7:24-33. 2006
    ..We assessed the prevalence of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) stopped early for harm in HIV/AIDS and determined the quality of reporting of methods to inform the decision to stop the trial...
  43. ncbi request reprint Free doctors and medical students detained in Nepal
    Sonal Singh
    Lancet 367:1730. 2006
  44. ncbi request reprint Adherence to antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa and North America: a meta-analysis
    Edward J Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    JAMA 296:679-90. 2006
    ..Concerns about incomplete adherence among patients living in poverty have been an important consideration in expanding the access to antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa...
  45. pmc Dangerous journey: documenting the experience of Tibetan refugees
    Sonam Dolma
    Department of Political Science, York University, Toronto, Ontario
    Am J Public Health 96:2061-4. 2006
    ..Since the 1950 invasion of Tibet by China, Tibetan refugees have attempted to flee into Nepal over the Himalayan mountains. We documented the experiences of a group of refugees making this journey...
  46. ncbi request reprint The impact of conflict on HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa
    Edward J Mills
    Centre for International Health and Human Rights Studies, Toronto, Canada
    Int J STD AIDS 17:713-7. 2006
    ..We examine the complexity of monitoring HIV/AIDS in conflict settings. We argue that increased efforts are needed to protect vulnerable populations and design health-delivery systems that are sustainable in settings of conflict...
  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical Research in Emerging Countries--Third Annual Marcus Evans Conference
    Sonal Singh
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Section on General Internal Medicine, One Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    IDrugs 11:724-7. 2008
  48. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress in former Ugandan child soldiers
    Sonal Singh
    Lancet 363:1648. 2004