Asians are predisposed to a lean heart failure (HF) phenotype. Data on the ‘obesity paradox’, reported in Western populations, are scarce in Asia and have only utilised the traditional classification of body mass index (BMI). We aimed to investigate the association between obesity (defined by BMI and abdominal measures) and HF outcomes in Asia.

Regular health checks are key: Apollo Hospitals chairman

More than 94,000 people die of non communicable diseases (NCDs) in Ghana every year, a study by the Ghana Non-Communicable Disease Alliance (GhNCDA) has revealed.

Evidence on where in the hypertension care process individuals are lost to care, and how this varies among states and population groups in a country as large as India, is essential for the design of targeted interventions and to monitor progress.

Motorcycle-borne trained paramedic and nurse would be the first responders

A single blood pressure reading may result in faulty diagnosis of high blood pressure and unnecessary prescription of medication.

PGI Director launches multi-city campaign for Punjab, Haryana

Air pollution could be causing double the number of excess deaths a year in Europe than has been estimated previously, according to a study published in the European Heart Journal [1] today (Tuesda

JAIPUR: To boost free medicine scheme in the state, the health department has approved contractual recruitment of around more than 3,700 employees for the financial year 2019-20.

The increasing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) on health facilities demands greater multi-sectoral actions for the implementation of NCD prevention activities.

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