Coronaviruses and the cardiovascular system: acute and long-term implications

The study “Coronaviruses and the Cardiovascular System: Acute and Long-term Implications” by Tian-Yuan Xiong, Simon Redwood, Bernard Prendergast, and Mao Chen, published in the European Heart Journal in 2020, provides an in-depth analysis of the implications of coronavirus infections, including COVID-19, on cardiovascular health. Here’s a detailed summary: Background and Context Cardiovascular Complications of Viral Infections Viral Pathology and Cardiovascular Links Long-term Cardiovascular Risks Conclusions and Implications This study is a critical resource in understanding the complex interactions between viral infections like COVID-19 and cardiovascular health, highlighting both immediate and long-term concerns. It underscores the importance of considering cardiovascular implications…

Neuroinvasion by Human Respiratory Coronaviruses

The study titled “Neuroinvasion by Human Respiratory Coronaviruses” explores the potential connection between human coronaviruses (HCoVs) and neurological diseases, particularly multiple sclerosis (MS). Here’s a detailed summary: Study Context and Objective Key Findings Conclusions Significance This study contributes to the growing understanding of the complex interactions between respiratory viruses like HCoVs and the central nervous system. It opens up new avenues for exploring the role of these viruses in the etiology of neurological diseases and underscores the need for continued research in this area. Read More: https://journals.asm.org/doi/epub/10.1128/jvi.74.19.8913-8921.2000