Circulating plasma concentrations of angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 in men and women with heart failure and effects of renin–angiotensin–aldosterone inhibitors
TICR authors in European Heart Journal showed gender differences in ACE2 levels & won the Desmond Julian Prize recognising the work’s impact explaining why men are more vulnerable to Covid 19, as higher serum ACE2 helps Covid19 to infect cells.
The current pandemic coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infects a wide age group but predominantly elderly individuals, especially men and those with cardiovascular disease. Recent reports suggest an association with use of…. Read More