A Lower Body Mass Index is Associated with Cardiomyopathy in People with HIV Infection: Evidence from a Case Comparison Study (Report)

A Lower Body Mass Index is Associated with Cardiomyopathy in People with HIV Infection: Evidence from a Case Comparison Study (Report)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is, with advancing immunosuppression, a risk factor for the development of heart failure due to dilated cardiomyopathy. (1) In Africa, cross-sectional echocardiographic studies of HIV-infected individuals suggest a prevalence of cardiomyopathy varying from 9% in ambulant persons to 57% in hospitalised patients. (2) Patients with HIV infection and dilated cardiomyopathy […]

Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

Correlation of Blood Pressure with Body Mass Index (BMI) and Waist to Hip Ratio (WHR) in Middle Aged Men (Original Work) (Clinical Report)

INTRODUCTION. Blood pressure more than or equal to 140/90 mm of Hg is defined as hypertension. (1) More than a quarter of the world’s adult population is already hypertensive and this number is projected to increase to 29% (about 1.56 billion) by 2025. Almost three-quarters of this hypertensive population is going to be in developing […]