Bilal Haider Shamsi

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OBJECTIVE Obesity is a metabolic disorder that can lead to high blood pressure, increased blood cholesterol and triglycerides, insulin resistance, and diabetes mellitus. The aim was to study the effects of pioglitazone mediated sensitization of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPAR-γ) on the relationship of Cell death-inducing DFFA-like(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate retrospectively the relationship between meteorological factors in Shenmu County, Yulin City, Shaanxi Province, China and the incidence of lower respiratory tract infections in children. METHODS Meteorological data (air temperature, atmospheric pressure, rainfall, hours of sunlight, wind speed and relative humidity) for Shenmu County(More)
OBJECTIVE To study the mutation of PMP22 gene of an early-onset family with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) and the genetic features of the disease. METHODS Two patients with CMT, fifteen unaffected members in the family and 20 healthy controls were enrolled. STR-PCR and gene scanning were used to detect PMP22 duplication mutation. RESULTS The(More)
Introduction: Respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) is the most common respiratory complication occurring in preterm newborns due to deficiency of endogenous pulmonary surfactant. Ambroxol, is a promoter of fetal lung maturity and indicated as secretolytic therapy in bronchopulmonary diseases. Klebsiella ozaenae, whose antibiotic susceptibility data is(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between risk factors for cardiac disease and erectile dysfunction (ED) in men from Xi'an, China. METHODS Participants were patients with cardiovascular disease who visited the Cardiovascular Medicine Department of Xi'an Jiaotong University First Affiliated Hospital between September 2011 and March 2012. Two hundred(More)
Objective: To clinically evaluate the characteristics, treatment methods and outcome of HenochSchonlein purpura (HSP). Methods: The clinical data, of 182 HSP children treated at Shaanxi Provincial People's Hospital in Xi’an, from January 2010 to October 2012, was collected and analyzed accordingly. Results: (1) Majority of HSP sufferers were 7-14 years old(More)
AIM To study the relationship between erectile dysfunction and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)/metabolic syndrome (MetS). METHODS This prospective study invited male patients with T2DM attending for a routine outpatient check-up to complete two questionnaires. A general questionnaire was used to collect demographic and clinical characteristics, while(More)
Objective This study aimed to investigate the epidemiology and changes in antibacterial susceptibility of children in Shenmu City, northern Shaanxi, and provide a basis for rational drug use. Methods The distribution and drug resistance pattern of pathogenic bacteria isolated from children were retrospectively analysed. Results A total of 573 strains of(More)
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