Author | Kevin Kunzmann

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Why Older Patients Are More At Risk for COVID-19 : A Decline In ACE2 Expression

April 03, 2020

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A new perspective from a team of Maryland-based cardiovascular clinicians sheds insight on an often forgotten facet of the inherent COVID-19 risk carried by patients with cardiovascular history: the decline in angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) expression associated with aging, and the response of care most common in such patients.

US Adult E-Cigarette Use Climbing, Despite Cardiology Health Concerns

March 27, 2020

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Electronic cigarette use has grown to approximately 1 in every 20 US adults, according to new findings presented virtually at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) 2020 Scientific Sessions this week.