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  • May 14, 2021

Unmasking normocalcaemic hyperparathyroidism (nPHPT) resulting in severe hypercalcaemia from lack of monitoring during in the COVID pandemic

Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is a common endocrine disorder in the older person although the incidence of normocalcaemic primary hyperparathyroidism (nPHPT) remains largely unknown. Whilst the majority of patients with PHPT asymptomatic, we describe a case of severe symptomatic hypercalcaemia from undiagnosed nPHPT whilst on calcium …..

Regulation of ACE-2 enzyme by hyperoxia in lung epithelial cells by post-translational modification

April 27, 2021 Advances in Health Care & Medical Education No Comments

Background: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) occurs in premature neonates with respiratory distress who require supplemental oxygen in the first days after birth. BPD involves uniform arrest of alveolar development and variable interstitial cellularity and/ or fibroproliferation. Previous studies by our lab showed that the enzyme, angiotensin …..

Targeting macrophage polarization for therapy of diabesity–the feasibility of early improvement of insulin sensitivity and insulin resistance-a comprehensive systematic review

February 15, 2021 Advances in Health Care & Medical Education No Comments

The incidence of obesity is increasing in mammoth proportions so much so that associated comorbidity T2DM incidence is increasing markedly that we had to coin a term “Diabesity” to target both together. Earlier trying to review etiopathogenesis of both obesity and type 2 DM we …..