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Habitual Cannabis Use is Associated with Altered Cardiac Mechanics and Arterial Stiffness, but not Endothelial Function in Young Healthy Smokers

J Appl Physiol 2021 Jan 14. Habitual Cannabis Use is Associated with Altered Cardiac Mechanics and Arterial Stiffness, but not Endothelial Function in Young Healthy Smokers Christian P Cheung 1, Alexandra Michelle Coates 2, Philip J Millar 1, Jamie F Burr 3 Affiliations 1 Human Health and Nutritional Sciences, University of Guelph, Canada. 2Read more

Statins and PCSK9 inhibitors: What is their role in coronavirus disease 2019?

Med Hypotheses146:110452. Statins and PCSK9 inhibitors: What is their role in coronavirus disease 2019? Fotios Barkas 1, Haralampos Milionis 1, Georgia Anastasiou 1, Evangelos Liberopoulos 2 Abstract Statins and proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors interfere with several pathophysiological pathways of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Statins may have a direct antiviral effect on

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Case Report: Central Retinal Artery Occlusion in a COVID-19 Patient

Front Pharmacol 11:588384. Case Report: Central Retinal Artery Occlusion in a COVID-19 Patient Andrea Montesel 1, Claudio Bucolo 2, Victoria Mouvet 1, Emmanuelle Moret 1, Chiara M Eandi 1 Affiliations 1Department of Ophthalmology, Fondation Asile des Aveugles, Jules Gonin Eye Hospital, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland. 2Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, Section of Pharmacology, University

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Biological Context Linking Hypertension and Higher Risk for COVID-19 Severity

Front Physiol 11:599729. Biological Context Linking Hypertension and Higher Risk for COVID-19 Severity Caio A M Tavares 1, Matthew A Bailey 2, Adriana C C Girardi 3 Affiliations collapse Affiliations 1 Geriatric Cardiology Unit, Heart Institute (InCor), University of São Paulo Medical School, São Paulo, Brazil. 2 Centre for Cardiovascular Science, The Queen’s

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Looking beyond pulmonary disease in COVID-19: A lesson from patients with cystic fibrosis

Editorial Med Hypotheses 2021 Jan 4;147:110481. Looking beyond pulmonary disease in COVID-19: A lesson from patients with cystic fibrosis Sara Manti 1, Giuseppe Fabio Parisi 2, Maria Papale 2, Enza Mulè 2, Donatella Aloisio 2, Novella Rotolo 2, Salvatore Leonardi 2 Affiliations 1 Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Pediatric Respiratory Unit, San Marco Hospital, University of Catania, Via Santa Sofia

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Effects of low-level tragus stimulation on endothelial function in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction

J Card Fail 2020 Dec 30;S1071-9164(20)31589 Effects of low-level tragus stimulation on endothelial function in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction Tarun W Dasari 1, Tamas Csipo 2, Faris Amil 3, Agnes Lipecz 2, Gabor A Fulop 2, Yunqiu Jiang 4, Rajesh Samannan 3, Sarah Johnston 5, Yan D Zhao 5, Federico Silva-Palacios 3, Stavros Stavrakis 6, Andriy Yabluchanskiy 2, Sunny S Po 6 Cardiovascular Section, Department of Internal Medicine, University ofRead more

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Scientific Updates 2020 Rearview Mirror Peter Libby & Thomas Luscher Declared COVID as “an Endothelial Disease”. New insights into “reversible” vs. “irreversible” endothelial dysfunction in COVID-19 Stroke in a young adult with mild COVID-19 suggesting endotheliitis A Vessel for Change: Endothelial Dysfunction in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease

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Role of hydrogen sulfide in endothelial dysfunction: Pathophysiology and therapeutic approaches

J Adv Res eCollection 2021 Jan. Role of hydrogen sulfide in endothelial dysfunction: Pathophysiology and therapeutic approaches Valentina Citi 1, Alma Martelli 1, Era Gorica 1, Simone Brogi 1, Lara Testai 1, Vincenzo Calderone 1 Affiliation 1 Department of Pharmacy, University of Pisa, via Bonanno n.6, 56125 Pisa, Italy. Abstract Background: The vascular endothelium represents a fundamental mechanical and

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A Vessel for Change: Endothelial Dysfunction in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease

A Vessel for Change: Endothelial Dysfunction in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease Sophie Quick 1, Jonathan Moss 1, Rikesh M Rajani 2, Anna Williams 3 1 Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Institute for Regeneration and Repair, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH16 4UU, UK. 2 UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL, University College London, London, UK. 3 Centre for

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P472 – Ischaemic Pre-conditioning: A Non-invasive Intervention That Improves Maternal Endothelial Function in Women With Preeclampsia And at Risk of Preeclampsia

P472 – Ischaemic Pre-conditioning: A Non-invasive Intervention That Improves Maternal Endothelial Function in Women With Preeclampsia And at Risk of Preeclampsia Author Block: Tamara Kubba, Univ Coll London Inst for Women’s Health, London, United Kingdom; Sean Michael Davidson, Hatter Cardiovascular Inst, UCL, London, United Kingdom; David Williams, Univ

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