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 […]

An Exploratory Clinical Study of Adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from India (Report)

An Exploratory Clinical Study of Adult Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder from India (Report)

Background & objectives: Although adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is well recognized in western countries, there are no reports of adult ADHD from India. Therefore, this study was planned to identify ADHD in adults in an Indian psychiatry outpatient setting and elicit its phenomenology and co-morbidities. Methods: A total of 283 adults were screened using Adult […]

Comparison of Tolterodine with Estazolam Versus Tolterodine Alone for the Treatment of Women with Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Nocturia: A Non-Randomized Prospective Comparative Study (Report)

Comparison of Tolterodine with Estazolam Versus Tolterodine Alone for the Treatment of Women with Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Nocturia: A Non-Randomized Prospective Comparative Study (Report)

Byline: ZhengYong Yuan, ChangXiao He, HanHui Wang, YingChuan Huang, Dong Li, ShouYang Ren, XueFei Li and Hong Shen Abstract

A Study of Eosinophil Count in Nasal and Blood Smear in Allergic Respiratory Diseases in a Rural Setup (Original Work) (Report)

A Study of Eosinophil Count in Nasal and Blood Smear in Allergic Respiratory Diseases in a Rural Setup (Original Work) (Report)

INTRODUCTION Hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and asthma are two very common allergic diseases of the respiratory tract (1). The two have much in common as to age at onset, seasonal manifestations, and causation. Hay fever involves the mucosa, or lining of the upper respiratory tract only, whereas asthma is confined to the bronchial tubes of […]