Publications by authors named "Karuthan Chinna"

99Publications

How students in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are coping with COVID-19 pandemic.

J Public Health Res 2020 Nov 29;9(Suppl 1):1898. Epub 2020 Dec 29.

College of Business Administration, IUBAT-International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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November 2020

Prevalence and Associated Factors of the Severity of Depression, Anxiety and Stress Among Low-Income Community-Dwelling Adults in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Community Ment Health J 2021 Jan 8. Epub 2021 Jan 8.

School of Medicine, Taylor's University Malaysia, No. 1 Jalan Taylor's, 47500, Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

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January 2021

Anxiety Level of University Students During COVID-19 in Saudi Arabia.

Front Psychiatry 2020 11;11:579750. Epub 2020 Dec 11.

College of Business Administration, IUBAT - International University of Business Agriculture and Technology, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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December 2020

Toxicity of Carbon Nanotubes: Molecular Mechanisms, Signaling Cascades, and Remedies in Biomedical Applications.

Chem Res Toxicol 2021 Jan 15;34(1):24-46. Epub 2020 Dec 15.

School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University Lakeside Campus, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.

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January 2021

Utility of Equivalence and Cognition Models in Enhancing Validity of Translated Questionnaires: A Methodological Example Using the Heart Quality-of-Life Questionnaire.

J Nurs Res 2020 Dec 7;29(1):e136. Epub 2020 Dec 7.

MMed, MBBS, Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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December 2020

Prevalence of limited health literacy and its associated factors in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in Perak, Malaysia: a cross-sectional study.

BMJ Open 2020 11 14;10(11):e039864. Epub 2020 Nov 14.

School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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November 2020

Coping with COVID-19 and movement control order (MCO): experiences of university students in Malaysia.

Heliyon 2020 Nov 23;6(11):e05339. Epub 2020 Oct 23.

College of Business Administration, International University of Business Agriculture and Technology (IUBAT), 4 Embankment Drive Road, Sector-10, Uttara Model Town, Dhaka 1230, Bangladesh.

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November 2020

Attitudes Toward Patient Safety among Medical Students in Malaysia.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 10 22;17(21). Epub 2020 Oct 22.

School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylors's University, Subang Jaya 47500, Malaysia.

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October 2020

Understanding How Nutrition Literacy Links to Dietary Adherence in Patients Undergoing Maintenance Hemodialysis: A Theoretical Exploration Using Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2020 10 14;17(20). Epub 2020 Oct 14.

Department of Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, UPM Serdang 43400, Malaysia.

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October 2020

Gender differences in factors influencing intention to undergo cardiovascular disease health checks: A cross-sectional survey.

PLoS One 2020 24;15(9):e0239679. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Department of Primary Care Medicine, University of Malaya Primary Care Research Group (UMPCRG), Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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November 2020

Lifestyle and reproductive health: the aetiology of ovarian cancer in Pakistan.

F1000Res 2020 4;9:901. Epub 2020 Aug 4.

School Of Medicine,Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, Kualalampur, Selangor, 47500, Malaysia.

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August 2020

Associations of Eating Mode Defined by Dietary Patterns with Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in the Malaysia Lipid Study Population.

Nutrients 2020 Jul 14;12(7). Epub 2020 Jul 14.

School of BioSciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, Subang Jaya, Selangor 47500, Malaysia.

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July 2020

Progressive and accelerated weight and body fat loss in Parkinson's disease: A three-year prospective longitudinal study.

Parkinsonism Relat Disord 2020 08 20;77:28-35. Epub 2020 Jun 20.

Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, and the Mah Pooi Soo & Tan Chin Nam Centre for Parkinson's & Related Disorders, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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August 2020

Possible Factors Influencing the Seroprevalence of Dengue among Residents of the Forest Fringe Areas of Peninsular Malaysia.

J Trop Med 2020 25;2020:1019238. Epub 2020 May 25.

Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Centre (TIDREC), University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia.

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May 2020

Income and obesity in an urban poor community: a cross-sectional study.

F1000Res 2020 3;9:160. Epub 2020 Mar 3.

School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, Subang Jaya, Selangor, 47500, Malaysia.

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March 2020

Determinants of unsuccessful treatment outcomes and mortality among tuberculosis patients in Malaysia: A registry-based cohort study.

PLoS One 2020 22;15(4):e0231986. Epub 2020 Apr 22.

Sector of TB/Leprosy, Disease Control Division, Ministry of Health Malaysia, Federal Government Administration Centre, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

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July 2020

Understanding patients' and caregivers' perspectives and educational needs in Parkinson's disease: a multi-ethnic Asian study.

Neurol Sci 2020 Oct 20;41(10):2831-2842. Epub 2020 Apr 20.

Division of Neurology and the Mah Pooi Soo & Tan Chin Nam Centre for Parkinson's & Related Disorders, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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October 2020

Benchmarking the transparency, comprehensiveness and specificity of population nutrition commitments of major food companies in Malaysia.

Global Health 2020 04 17;16(1):35. Epub 2020 Apr 17.

Dietetics Programme, School of Healthcare Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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April 2020

Clustering and Tracking the Stability of Biological CVD Risk Factors in Adolescents: The Malaysian Health and Adolescents Longitudinal Research Team Study (MyHeARTs).

Front Public Health 2020 17;8:69. Epub 2020 Mar 17.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Centre for Population Health (CePH), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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March 2020

Psychometrics assessment of HeartQoL questionnaire: A Rasch analysis.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2020 Feb 3:2047487320902322. Epub 2020 Feb 3.

Faculty of Education, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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February 2020

Habitual Dietary Patterns of Patients on Hemodialysis Indicate Nutritional Risk.

J Ren Nutr 2020 Jul 22;30(4):322-332. Epub 2019 Nov 22.

School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Science, Taylor's University Lakeside Campus, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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July 2020

Factors associated with healthcare workers willingness to participate in disasters: a cross-sectional study in Sana'a, Yemen.

BMJ Open 2019 10 17;9(10):e030547. Epub 2019 Oct 17.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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October 2019

A Cross-Sectional Study on the Dietary Pattern Impact on Cardiovascular Disease Biomarkers in Malaysia.

Sci Rep 2019 09 20;9(1):13666. Epub 2019 Sep 20.

Malaysian Palm Oil Council, Wisma Sawit, Jalan Perbandaran, Kelana Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

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September 2019

Lipid Fraction Derived From MRI In- and Opposed-Phase Sequence as a Novel Biomarker for Predicting Survival Outcome of Glioma.

Acad Radiol 2020 02 31;27(2):180-187. Epub 2019 May 31.

Department of Biomedical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Jalan Universiti, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia; Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya Research Imaging Centre, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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February 2020

Prevalence of limited health literacy among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A systematic review.

PLoS One 2019 7;14(5):e0216402. Epub 2019 May 7.

School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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January 2020

Dietary fatty acid intake in hemodialysis patients and associations with circulating fatty acid profiles: A cross-sectional study.

Nutrition 2019 Jul - Aug;63-64:14-21. Epub 2019 Jan 15.

Dietetics Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; School of BioSciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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September 2020

The forward-backward and dual-panel translation methods are comparable in producing semantic equivalent versions of a heart quality of life questionnaire.

Int J Nurs Pract 2019 Feb 4;25(1):e12715. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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February 2019

The state of nutrition care in outpatient hemodialysis settings in Malaysia: a nationwide survey.

BMC Health Serv Res 2018 Dec 4;18(1):939. Epub 2018 Dec 4.

Dietetics Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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December 2018

Eating Behaviour Predicts Weight Loss Six Months after Bariatric Surgery: A Longitudinal Study.

Nutrients 2018 Nov 2;10(11). Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Minimally Invasive, Upper Gastrointestinal and Bariatric Surgery unit, Department of surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur 56000, Malaysia.

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November 2018

Blood Fatty Acid Status and Clinical Outcomes in Dialysis Patients: A Systematic Review.

Nutrients 2018 Sep 21;10(10). Epub 2018 Sep 21.

Dietetics Program, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur 50300, Malaysia.

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September 2018

Predictive risk factors for complicated pneumonia in Malaysian children.

J Paediatr Child Health 2019 Apr 9;55(4):406-410. Epub 2018 Sep 9.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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April 2019

What are the determinants for individuals to undergo cardiovascular disease health checks? A cross sectional survey.

PLoS One 2018 9;13(8):e0201931. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

School of Medicine, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor's University Malaysia, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.

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February 2019

Clinical efficacy and feasibility of whey protein isolates supplementation in malnourished peritoneal dialysis patients: A multicenter, parallel, open-label randomized controlled trial.

Clin Nutr ESPEN 2018 06;25:68-77

Dietetics Program, School of Healthcare Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; School of BioSciences, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, Taylor's University, Lakeside Campus, Jalan Taylor's, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Pre-operative parameters do not reliably identify post-operative respiratory risk in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy.

J Paediatr Child Health 2018 May 23;54(5):530-534. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

Department of Paediatrics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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May 2018

Determinants for cardiovascular disease health check questionnaire: A validation study.

PLoS One 2017 16;12(11):e0188259. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Department of Primary Care Medicine, University of Malaya Primary Care Research Group (UMPCRG), Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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December 2017

Depression, distress and self-efficacy: The impact on diabetes self-care practices.

PLoS One 2017 31;12(3):e0175096. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Jalan Universiti, Wilayah Persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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August 2017

A new paradigm for Aedes spp. surveillance using gravid ovipositing sticky trap and NS1 antigen test kit.

Parasit Vectors 2017 Mar 21;10(1):151. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Lembah Pantai, 50603, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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March 2017

The Effectiveness of a Wireless Modular Bed Absence Sensor Device for Fall Prevention among Older Inpatients.

Front Public Health 2016 9;4:292. Epub 2017 Jan 9.

Ageing and Age-Associated Disorders Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Division of Geriatric Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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January 2017

The development and validation of the advance care planning questionnaire in Malaysia.

BMC Med Ethics 2016 10 18;17(1):61. Epub 2016 Oct 18.

Department of Primary Care Medicine, University of Malaya Primary Care Research Group, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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October 2016

Faster onset time of supraclavicular brachial plexus block using local anesthetic diluted with dextrose.

Braz J Anesthesiol 2016 Jul-Aug;66(4):341-5. Epub 2015 Oct 27.

Julius Centre University Malaya, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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July 2017

Dengue in Malaysia: Factors Associated with Dengue Mortality from a National Registry.

PLoS One 2016 23;11(6):e0157631. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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July 2017

[Faster onset time of supraclavicular brachial plexus block using local anesthetic diluted with dextrose].

Rev Bras Anestesiol 2016 Jul-Aug;66(4):341-5. Epub 2016 May 5.

Julius Centre University Malaya, Departamento de Medicina Preventiva e Social, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malásia.

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June 2016

Effectiveness of progressive muscle relaxation therapy as a worksite health promotion program in the automobile assembly line.

Ind Health 2016 Jun 26;54(3):204-14. Epub 2015 Dec 26.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Building, University of Malaya, Malaysia.

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June 2016

HIV/AIDS Related Stigma and Discrimination against PLWHA in Nigerian Population.

PLoS One 2015 10;10(12):e0143749. Epub 2015 Dec 10.

Julius Centre University of Malaya, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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July 2016

Reading the mind of children in response to food advertising: a cross-sectional study of Malaysian schoolchildren's attitudes towards food and beverages advertising on television.

BMC Public Health 2015 Oct 12;15:1047. Epub 2015 Oct 12.

Dietetics Programme, School of Healthcare Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, National University of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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October 2015

Cross-Cultural Adaptation and Psychometric Properties of the Malay Version of the Short Sensory Profile.

Phys Occup Ther Pediatr 2016 1;36(2):117-30. Epub 2015 Sep 1.

d Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine , University of Malaya , Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia.

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December 2016

Test-retest reliability of HeartQoL and its comparability to the MacNew heart disease health-related quality of life questionnaire.

Qual Life Res 2016 Feb 9;25(2):351-357. Epub 2015 Aug 9.

Department of Medical Psychology, Innsbruck Medical University, Schöpfstr. 23a, 6020, Innsbruck, Austria.

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February 2016

Assessing protein energy wasting in a Malaysian haemodialysis population using self-reported appetite rating: a cross-sectional study.

BMC Nephrol 2015 Jul 7;16:99. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Dietetics Program, School of Healthcare Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, National University of Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, 50300, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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July 2015

Surveillance of adult Aedes mosquitoes in Selangor, Malaysia.

Trop Med Int Health 2015 Oct 14;20(10):1271-80. Epub 2015 Jul 14.

State Vector Borne Disease Control Unit, Selangor State Health Department, Selangor, Malaysia.

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October 2015

Validation of the Framingham general cardiovascular risk score in a multiethnic Asian population: a retrospective cohort study.

BMJ Open 2015 May 19;5(5):e007324. Epub 2015 May 19.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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May 2015

Assessing Quality of Working Life Among Malaysian Workers.

Asia Pac J Public Health 2015 Nov 28;27(8 Suppl):94S-100S. Epub 2015 Apr 28.

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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November 2015

Frail Elders in an Urban District Setting in Malaysia: Multidimensional Frailty and Its Correlates.

Asia Pac J Public Health 2015 Nov 21;27(8 Suppl):52S-61S. Epub 2015 Apr 21.

University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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November 2015

Validity and reliability of the hausa version of multidimensional scale of perceived social support index.

Iran Red Crescent Med J 2015 Feb 21;17(2):e18776. Epub 2015 Feb 21.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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February 2015

Child maltreatment experience among primary school children: a large scale survey in Selangor state, Malaysia.

PLoS One 2015 18;10(3):e0119449. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Julius Centre University of Malaya (Centre for Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence Based Medicine), University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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February 2016

Validation of the Malay version of the Quality of Life Questionnaire of the European Foundation for Osteoporosis (QUALEFFO-41) in Malaysia.

Qual Life Res 2015 Aug 4;24(8):2031-7. Epub 2015 Feb 4.

Department of Primary Care Medicine, University of Malaya Primary Care Research Group (UMPCRG), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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August 2015

Insight into elder abuse among urban poor of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia-a middle-income developing country.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2015 Jan;63(1):180-2

Julius Centre University of Malaya, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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January 2015

High producing tumor necrosis factor alpha gene alleles in protection against severe manifestations of dengue.

Int J Med Sci 2015 12;12(2):177-86. Epub 2015 Jan 12.

1. Tropical Infectious Diseases Research and Education Center (TIDREC), Department of Medical Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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October 2015

Pain experience and satisfaction with postoperative pain control among surgical patients.

Int J Nurs Pract 2016 Jun 30;22(3):232-8. Epub 2014 Oct 30.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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June 2016

Reliability and validity of the Nigerian (Hausa) version of the Stroke Impact Scale (SIS) 3.0 index.

Biomed Res Int 2014 7;2014:302097. Epub 2014 Sep 7.

Julius Center, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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June 2015