A growing body of evidence has shown an intimate crosstalk between the heart and the brain. Read the newly published review by Alexia Rossi and colleagues summarizing contemporary evidence about this topic.
«Heart–brain interactions in cardiac and brain diseases: why sex matters»
If you are between 50 and 75 years old, this study might be of interest to you.
Sex differences in myocardial perfusion seem to be primarily driven by testosterone. Read the newly published experimental study by Ahmed Haider and colleagues.
«Role of sex hormones in modulating myocardial perfusion and coronary flow reserve»
Our magnetic resonance study on age and sex-specific reference values for cardiac morphology and function is now online. «Normal sex and age-specific parameters in a multi-ethnic population: a cardiovascular magnetic resonance study of the Canadian Alliance for Healthy Hearts and Minds cohort»
Impact of sex hormones on SARS-CoV-2 entry proteins. Read our latest study «Immunoreactivity of the SARS-CoV-2 entry proteins ACE-2 and TMPRSS-2 in murine models of hormonal manipulation, ageing, and cardiac injury» published by Susan Bengs and other team members in Scientific Reports.
WELCOME ISABELLE GLARNER TO OUR TEAM!
ISABELLE STARTS HER MEDICAL DOCTORAL THESIS IN OUR GROUP. THE TITLE OF THE PROJECT is: «Exploring the correlation between neuronal stress response and coronary inflammation». WE ARE VERY HAPPY TO HAVE HER ON BOARD.
Cathérine Gebhard and colleagues studied why post-COVID syndrome occurs more often in women than in men and identified for the first time «Sex-and gender-specific risk factors of post-COVID-19 syndrome: a population based-cohort study in Switzerland».
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