Pathophysiological mechanisms of COVID-19-related endothelial dysfunction and potential therapies

In a recent review in lifethe researchers discussed the pathophysiological mechanisms of endothelial dysfunction associated with severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). They commented on the potential therapeutic strategies to treat endothelial damage and coagulopathies associated with COVID-19. Study: Endothelial Dysfunction in COVID-19: Possible Mechanisms and Potential Therapeutic Options. Credit: MIA Studio/Shutterstock background Recent research shows … Read more

Age worsens the neuroimmunological symptoms of COVID

In a recently published study bioRxiv* Pre-print servers, researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago examined whether aging worsens severe acute respiratory syndromes caused by infection with the coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) neuropsychiatric disorders. Study: Age aggravates SARS-CoV-2-induced blood-brain barrier leakage and neuropsychiatric dysfunction. Photo Credit: Donkeyworx/Shutterstock background The term “NeuroCOVID” encompasses the neuropathological, cognitive, … Read more