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Men are more vulnerable to COVID-19 than women: How and Why?

Initially there was a hypothesis that men might be more vulnerable to COVID-19 virus than women. However, the hypothesis has now been proved by a research published in the European Heart Journal. Highlights The ACE2 enzyme in the human body is the key factor that enables the COVID-19 to infect human cells. The study has ..

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Cause of Death in Cardiac Arrest

Scientists have identified a protein, integrin β1D, the loss of which is found to have a link to sudden death by cardiac arrest.  Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy or ARVC is a genetic disease that causes arrhythmias (a condition in which the heart beat is irregular). It is a rare condition that causes ..

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State of Global Air 2019

The US-based organisation Health Effects Institute (HEI) has released the State of Global Air 2019. The findings of the Study are: Overall long-term exposure to outdoor and indoor air pollution contributed to nearly five million deaths from stroke, diabetes, heart attack, lung cancer, and chronic lung disease in 2017. Out of these, three million deaths ..

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