New long COVID study uncovers high inflammation in patients as Senate calls for more research on ‘crisis’


The study followed 113 patients at four different hospitals in Switzerland. By Ashley Riegle, ABC News, January 24, 2024, 8:10 PM , The life of COVID-19 long-haulers For these people, surviving the coronavirus was the just beginning of fighting long-term symptoms. A new study in Science is shining a light on the continuing impact of long COVID, […]

COVID-19 Can Remain Undetected In Lungs For 18 Months: Study


DEC 14, 2023 – Authored by Amie Dahnke via The Epoch Times  The COVID-19 virus can remain in the lungs for months after an individual has been infected—even though it may be undetected by over-the-counter (OTC) tests, a new study finds. The findings, established by a research team from the Institut Pasteur in France and […]

Dermatology and COVID-19


Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD1,2; Anna L. Bruckner, MD, MSCS3,JAMA. 2020;324(12):1133-1134. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.15276 Even early in the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, it was clear that dermatologists had an important role in the management of patients. Although initial case series rarely documented skin changes, possibly due to the inability to perform a complete skin examination, subsequent research has suggested significantly higher rates of […]

Alteration of the blood-brain barrier by COVID-19 and its implication in the permeation of drugs into the brain


Héctor Hernández-Parra1,2 Octavio Daniel Reyes-Hernández3 Gabriela Figueroa-González4 Manuel González-Del Carmen5 Maykel González-Torres6 Sheila I. Peña-Corona2 Benjamín Florán7 Hernán Cortés8* Gerardo Leyva-Gómez2* https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/36998270/ Diverse neurological symptoms have been reported in patients with SARS-CoV-2 disease (COVID-19), including stroke, ataxia, meningitis, encephalitis, and cognitive impairment. These alterations can cause serious sequelae or death and are associated with the entry of SARS-CoV-2 into the Central Nervous System […]

COVID Tongue: How a Swollen Tongue Could Indicate COVID-19


Should you be examining your tongue? Here’s how to tell if it’s COVID tongue and how to treat it. By  Korin Miller September 22, 2023; Medically reviewed by  Michael Menna, DO HEALTH You may have heard of COVID-19 causing loss of taste and smell, COVID toes, and unusual skin rashes, but did you know COVID can affect […]

Large COVID autopsy study finds SARS-CoV-2 all over the human body


By Rich Haridy January 04, 2023 Source: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases A study found traces of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in over 80 different sites in the body In the most comprehensive autopsy tissue study conducted to date, researchers have found traces of the SARS-CoV-2 virus throughout the entire body, from the brain and the […]

Coronavirus and the Nervous System


What is SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19? National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Coronaviruses are common causes of usually mild to moderate upper respiratory tract illnesses like the common cold, with symptoms that may include runny nose, fever, sore throat, cough, or a general feeling of being ill. However, a new coronavirus called Severe Acute Respiratory […]

Long Covid linked to multiple organ changes, research suggests


23/09/2023 The authors of the new study, which was published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal, said it marks a “step forward” in helping long Covid sufferers. The study is the first to look at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of multiple organs — the brain, heart, liver, kidneys and lungs — after being hospitalised […]

Biomarkers in long COVID-19: A systematic review


Front. Med., 20 January 2023 Sec. Infectious Diseases: Pathogenesis and TherapyVolume 10 – 2023 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2023.1085988 Yun-Ju Lai1*† Shou-Hou Liu2† Sumatchara Manachevakul1† Te-An Lee2,3 Chun-Tse Kuo2 Dhimiter Bello4  Purpose: Long COVID, also known as post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, refers to the constellation of long-term symptoms experienced by people suffering persistent symptoms for one or more months after SARS-CoV-2 infection. Blood biomarkers can […]

Understanding the burden of interstitial lung disease post-COVID-19: the UK Interstitial Lung Disease-Long COVID Study (UKILD-Long COVID)


Jim M Wild1, Joanna C Porter2,3,4, Philip L Molyneaux5,6, Peter M George5,6, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1340-2688Iain Stewart5, Richard James Allen7, Raminder Aul8, http://orcid.org/0000-0001-5258-793XJohn Kenneth Baillie9, Shaney L Barratt10, Paul Beirne11, Stephen M Bianchi12, John F Blaikley13,14, Jonathan Brooke15,16,17, http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3325-6996Nazia Chaudhuri14,18, Guilhem Collier1, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-7695-325XEmma K Denneny2,3,4, Annemarie Docherty19, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8250-6464Laura Fabbri5, Michael A Gibbons20,21, Fergus V Gleeson22, Bibek Gooptu23,24, Ian P Hall16,17, Neil A Hanley14,25, Melissa Heightman3, Toby E Hillman3, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9837-2763Simon R Johnson16,17, Mark G Jones26,27, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0796-5724Fasihul Khan16,17, Rod Lawson12, Puja Mehta2,28, Jane A Mitchell5, http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9957-0681Manuela Platé2,29, Krisnah Poinasamy30, Jennifer K Quint5, Pilar […]