1. Shewade, H.D.; Nagaraja, S.B.; Murthy, H.J.D.; Vanitha, B.; Bhargava, M.; Singarajipura, A. et al. Screening People with Tuberculosis for High Risk of Severe Illness at Notification: Programmatic Experience from Karnataka, India. Trop.Med. Infect. Dis. 2021, 6, 102.
  2. Bhargava A, Bhargava M, Velayutham B, Thiruvengadam K, Watson B, Kulkarni B, Singh M, Dayal R, Pathak RR, Mitra A, Rade K, Sachdeva KS. The RATIONS (Reducing Activation of Tuberculosis by Improvement of Nutritional Status) study: a cluster randomised trial of nutritional support (food rations) to reduce TB incidence in household contacts of patients with microbiologically confirmed pulmonary tuberculosis in communities with a high prevalence of undernutrition, Jharkhand, India. BMJ Open. 2021 May 20;11(5):e047210.
  1. Sinha P, Lönnroth K, Bhargava A, Heysell SK, Sarkar S, Salgame P, Rudgard W, Boccia D, Van Aartsen D, Hochberg NS. Food for thought: addressing undernutrition to end tuberculosis. Lancet Infect Dis. 2021 Mar 23:S1473-3099(20)30792-1.
  2. Kumara BN, Shambhu R, Prasad KS. Why chitosan could be apt candidate for glaucoma drug delivery – An overview. Int J Biol Macromol. 2021 Apr 15;176:47-65. doi: 10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2021.02.057. Epub 2021 Feb 10.
  3. Raj U, Akshaya KM, Bhargava M. Are primary health centers prepared for non communicable disease management? A facility-based mapping of gaps in coastal Karnataka, India. Indian J Com Med 2021;46:130-3.


  1. Bhargava M, Shewade HDS, Bhargava A. Tuberculosis in Indian adolescents (2015-16): results from a nationally representative survey. Int Jour of Tub and Lung Disease. 2020 Dec; 24(12).
  2. Sinha P, Carwile M, Bhargava A, Cintron C, Acuna-Villaorduna C, Lakshminarayan S, et al. How much do Indians pay for tuberculosis treatment? A cost analysis. Public health action. 2020;10(3):110-7.
  3. Bhargava A, Bhargava M, Meher A. Universal Health Coverage and TB care in India in times of COVID-19: Aligning Ayushman Bharat (National Health Assurance Scheme) to improve case detection, reduce deaths and catastrophic health expenditure. Nat Med J of India. 2020 Dec; 33(5).
  4. Kini G, Karkal R, Bhargava M. All’s not well with the “worried well”: Understanding health anxiety due to COVID-19. Accepted in Jour of Prev Med and Hygiene
  5. Bhargava M, Bhargava A, Ghate SD, Rao RSP. Nutritional status of Indian adolescents (15-19 years) from National Family Health Surveys 3 and 4: Revised estimates using WHO 2007 Growth reference. PLoS One. 2020 Jun 22;15(6): e0234570. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234570.
  6. Bhargava A, Bhargava M. Obesity and COVID-19 outcomes: a risk factor that needs attention. Curr Sci (00113891). 2020 May;118(9).
  7. Bhargava A, Bhargava M, Juneja A. Social determinants of tuberculosis: context, framework, and the way forward to ending TB in India. Expert Rev Respir Med. 2020 Oct 20:1-17.
  8. Bhargava A, Bhargava M. Tuberculosis deaths are predictable and preventable: Comprehensive assessment and clinical care is the key. J Clin Tuberc Other Mycobact Dis. 2020 Feb 26;19:100155.
  9. Shaikh N, Harshitha R and Bhargava M. Prevalence of sarcopenia in an elderly population in rural South India: a cross-sectional study. F1000 Research 2020,9:175.
  10. Bhargava A, Shewade HD. The potential impact of the COVID-19 response related lockdown on TB incidence and mortality in India. Indian J Tuberc. 2020 Dec;67(4S):S139-S146.
  11. Sapna K, Tarique M, Asiamma A, Kumar TN, Shashidhar V, Arun AB, Prasad KS. Early detection of leptospirosis using Anti-LipL32 carbon nanotube immunofluorescence probe. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 2020 Jul 13.
  12. Dsouza Priya Swetha, P. and Sudhakara Prasad, K. A Non‐Enzymatic Disposable Electrochemical Sensor for Pyruvic Acid. Electroanalysis. 2020. doi:10.1002/elan.202060206.
  13. Sonia J, Zanhal GM, Prasad KS. Low cost paper electrodes and the role of oxygen functionalities and edge-plane sites towards trolox sensing. Microchemical Journal. 2020 Jun 13:105164.
  14. Sapna K, Sonia J, Kumara BN, Nikhitha A, Shenoy MM, Arun AB, Prasad KS. Potential Environmental Effects of Engineered Antimicrobial Surfaces. InEngineered Antimicrobial Surfaces 2020 (pp. 135-163). Springer Nature, Singapore.


  1. Bhargava M, Bhargava A. Development of simplified body mass index based field charts to assess nutritional status and weight gain in adult patients with tuberculosis. Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care. 2019;8(1):115-9.
  2. Bhargava M, Bhargava A, Akshay KM, Shastri S, Bairy GR, Parmar M, Sharath BN. Nutritional assessment and counselling of tuberculosis patients at primary care in India: Do we measure up?. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. 2019 Jan 8.
  3. Bhargava M, Vaswani V, Vaswani R. Ethics related guidelines for authors and article retraction: How do Indian biomedical journals measure up? Indian J Med Ethics. 2019 Nov 25;1-9.
  4. Haleema M, Bhargava M, Nirgude AS, Irfan. An occupational health survey of sewage treatment plant workers of Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka. Int J Community Med Public Health 2019;6:1467-71.
  5. Report: ICMR-NIN, Center for Nutrition Studies. Nourishing Womb – Nourishing Life. Maternal Nutrition Algorithm: Implementation Experience (Findings from Telangana and Karnataka). UNICEF (Hyderabad). 2019


  1. Rathi P, Raghuveer P, Narendra V, Bhargava M. Prevalence of Non Communicable Diseases and Its Risk Factors among the Non-Teaching Staff of Medical College using WHO STEPS. Natl J Com Med 2018; 9(2):71-77
  2. Bhargava M, Bhargava A. Pyridoxine for patients suffering from drug-susceptible tuberculosis in India. Public Health Action. 2018; 8 (2):97.
  3. Bhargava A, Bhargava M, Pande T, Rao R, Parmar M. N-TB: A mobile-based application to simplify nutritional assessment, counseling and care of patients with tuberculosis in India. Indian J Tuberc. 2018 Nov 7.
  4. Fathima K A, Bhargava M. Salt reduction and low-sodium salt substitutes: Awareness among health-care providers in Mangalore, Karnataka. Indian J Community Med 2018;43:266-9
  5. Bhargava A, Ralph R, Chatterjee B, Bottieau E. Assessment and initial management of acute undifferentiated fever in tropical and subtropical regions. BMJ 2018;363:k4766.
  6. Bhargava A. A new language in the Intensive Care Unit. Research & Humanities in Medical Education,2018; 5: 69-71.


  1. Bhargava A, Bhargava M (2017). Nutritional care and support of patients with Tuberculosis in India. In: Let’s Talk TB, Madhukar Pai (ed), 3rd GP Clinics India: 16-23.