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Vitamin D deficiency aggravates COVID-19

Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, DOI: 10.1080/10408398.2020.1841090 Vitamin D deficiency aggravates COVID-19: systematic review and meta-analysis Marcos Pereira ,Alialdo Dantas Damascena,Laylla Mirella Galvão Azevedo,Tarcio de Almeida Oliveira &Jerusa da Mota Santana Abstract There is still limited evidence regarding the influence of vitamin D in people with COVID-19. In this

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The Emerging Threat of (Micro)Thrombosis in COVID-19 and Its Therapeutic Implications

The Emerging Threat of (Micro)Thrombosis in COVID-19 and Its Therapeutic Implications James D McFadyen # 1 2 3, Hannah Stevens # 1 2 3, Karlheinz Peter 4 3 Affiliations 1 From the Atherothrombosis and Vascular Biology Program, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (J.D.M., H.S., K.P.). 2 Clinical Hematology Department (J.D.M., H.S.), Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Does eNOS derived nitric oxide protect the young from severe COVID-19 complications?

Ageing Res Rev 2020 Nov 4;64:101201. Does eNOS derived nitric oxide protect the young from severe COVID-19 complications? Shou Ping Guan 1, Raymond Chee Seong Seet 2, Brian K Kennedy 3 Affiliations 1Healthy Longevity Translational Research Program, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore. 2Division of Neurology, Department of

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Covid-19 Quarantine: Impact of Lifestyle Behaviors Changes on Endothelial Function and Possible Protective Effect of Beetroot Juice

Front Nutr 2020 Oct 21;7:582210. Covid-19 Quarantine: Impact of Lifestyle Behaviors Changes on Endothelial Function and Possible Protective Effect of Beetroot Juice Mônica Volino-Souza 1 2, Gustavo Vieira de Oliveira 1 3, Carlos Adam Conte-Junior 1 2 3, Thiago Silveira Alvares 1 2 4   Affiliations ·     1Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism Research Group, Nutrition Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,

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Endothelial dysfunction in COVID-19: Current findings and therapeutic implications

Atherosclerosis 2020 Oct 14;314:58-62. Endothelial dysfunction in COVID-19: Current findings and therapeutic implications Matthias P Nägele 1, Bernhard Haubner 1, Felix C Tanner 1, Frank Ruschitzka 1, Andreas J Flammer 2   Affiliations ·     1 Department of Cardiology, University Heart Center Zurich, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. ·     2 Department of Cardiology, University Heart Center Zurich,

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The Effect of Lower Limb Revascularization on Flow, Perfusion, and Systemic Endothelial Function: A Systematic Review

Angiology2020 Nov 4;3319720969543. The Effect of Lower Limb Revascularization on Flow, Perfusion, and Systemic Endothelial Function: A Systematic Review Pasha Normahani 1, Sodabeh Khosravi 1, Viknesh Sounderajah 1, Mohamed Aslam 1, Nigel J Standfield 1, Usman Jaffer 1 Affiliation ·     1Imperial Vascular Unit, 4615Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust, Paddington, London, UK.     Abstract Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

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Does vascular endothelial dysfunction play a role in physical frailty and sarcopenia?

Does vascular endothelial dysfunction play a role in physical frailty and sarcopenia? A systematic review Anjalee Thanuja Amarasekera 1 2, Dennis Chang 3, Peter Schwarz 4, Timothy C Tan 2 5 6 Affiliations ·     1 Blacktown Clinical and Research School, Western Sydney University, Sydney, Australia. ·     2 Department of Cardiology, Blacktown Hospital, Western Sydney Local Health District,

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Prothrombotic autoantibodies in serum from patients hospitalized with COVID-19

Prothrombotic autoantibodies in serum from patients hospitalized with COVID-19   Yu Zuo1, Shanea K. Estes1, Ramadan A. Ali1, Alex A. Gandhi1, Srilakshmi Yalavarthi1, Hui Shi1,2, Gautam Sule1, Kelsey Gockman1, Jacqueline A. Madison1, Melanie Zuo3, Vinita Yadav4, Jintao Wang5, Wrenn Woodard6, Sean P. Lezak6, Njira L. Lugogo7, Stephanie

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“War to the knife” against thromboinflammation to protect endothelial function of COVID-19 patients

“War to the knife” against thromboinflammation to protect endothelial function of COVID-19 patients Gabriele Guglielmetti 1, Marco Quaglia 2, Pier Paolo Sainaghi 2, Luigi Mario Castello 2, Rosanna Vaschetto 2, Mario Pirisi 2, Francesco Della Corte 2, Gian Carlo Avanzi 2, Piero Stratta 2, Vincenzo Cantaluppi 2   Affiliations ·     1 Department of Translational Medicine, School of Medicine of the University of Piemonte Orientale (UPO), Novara,

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“COVID-19 – A vascular disease” Hasan K Siddiqi , Peter Libby , Paul M Ridker

COVID-19 – A vascular disease Hasan K Siddiqi 1, Peter Libby 2, Paul M Ridker 1   Affiliations ·     1 Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States; Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School,

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