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Cardiology Management

Study: waist‐to‐hip ratio increases mortality in female heart failure patients

2018 11 Jul

A higher waist‐to‐hip ratio (WHR) was associated with a higher risk of death in female but not in male patients with heart failure (HF), according to new research published in the European Journal of Heart Failure. These findings challenge the obesity paradox, and suggest that fat deposition is pathophysiologically harmful and may be a target for... Read more