Protein may explain why men with heart disease have higher coronavirus risk than women

Protein may explain why men with heart disease have higher coronavirus risk than women

Men with heart failure appear to have higher concentrations of a protein in their blood that enables coronavirus to infect healthy cells, scientists have said. Researchers looked at patients in their 60s and 70s from 11 European countries and measured the concentrations of the protein, known as ACE2, in their plasma, which is the liquid […]