Long COVID Now Looks like a Neurological Disease, Helping Doctors to Focus Treatments


The causes of long COVID, which disables millions, may come together in the brain and nervous system BY STEPHANI SUTHERLAND Scientific American, 2023 Issue Neuroscience Tara Ghormley has always been an overachiever. She finished at the top of her class in high school, graduated summa cum laude from college and earned top honors in veterinary school. […]

What Happens When You Still Have Long COVID Symptoms?


BY KATHY KATELLA OCTOBER 27, 2023, Yale Medicine Yale’s Long COVID program aims to treat patients with lingering COVID-19 symptoms, such as fatigue, brain fog, and shortness of breath. Note: Information in this article was accurate at the time of original publication. Because information about COVID-19 changes rapidly, we encourage you to visit the websites of the […]

COVID-19 Long-haul Fatigue Might be Similar to Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Treated in a Similar Manner


There is no cure or approved treatment for myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). However, some symptoms can be treated or managed. Treating these symptoms might provide relief for some patients with ME/CFS but not others. Other strategies, like learning new ways to manage activity, can also be helpful. Patients, their families, and healthcare providers need […]

UK scientists find link between proteins related to blood clots and long Covid


Biomarker discovery indicates that sufferers from brain fog and fatigue post-virus could be treated with anticoagulants Oksana Pyzik 31 Aug 2023 The Guardian Scientists have identified molecular signatures in the blood that are linked to brain fog, other cognitive problems and fatigue in patients who are diagnosed with long Covid after catching the virus. Raised levels of […]

Brain Injuries After COVID Vaccination


HEALTH VIEWPOINTS Colleen Huber    April 12, 2023 There are back door routes to the brain. COVID vaccine developers have traversed a path through those doors. And they knew they had entered the brain by November 2020, before the vaccine rollout. We have 86 billion neurons in the human brain, and each of those connects with […]

Anyone who’s had Covid might encounter side effect which could impact you every day


Authors: Terri-Ann Williams Published: 11:08 ET, Nov 22 2022 The Sun IF you’ve had Covid-19 then you could be plagued by memory issues, researchers have warned. Experts at Hull York Medical School said memory function can improve over time, but that those with ongoing Covid symptoms could continue to experience issues. This is also known as long Covid, with […]

COVCOG 1: Factors Predicting Physical, Neurological and Cognitive Symptoms in Long COVID in a Community Sample. A First Publication From the COVID and Cognition Study


Authors: Panyuan Guo1, Alvaro Benito Ballesteros1, Sabine P. Yeung1, Ruby Liu1, Arka Saha1, Lyn Curtis2, Muzaffer Kaser3,4, Mark P. Haggard1 and Lucy G. Cheke1* Since its first emergence in December 2019, coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), has evolved into a global pandemic. Whilst often considered a respiratory disease, a large proportion of COVID-19 patients report neurological […]

7 in 10 long COVID patients are dealing with memory and concentration problems


Authors: Study Finds MARCH 17, 2022 The vast majority of people dealing with “long COVID” are experiencing memory and concentration problems — months after their actual coronavirus infection, a new study warns. Researchers at the University of Cambridge say seven in 10 people experiencing the lingering effects of COVID are now struggling mentally. The study […]

Studies: COVID tied to persistent cognitive deficits in seniors


Authors: Mary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP News  | Jul 30, 2021 New studies show an association between COVID-19 and cognitive impairment in older patients, with one reporting memory problems and worse physical health 8 months after diagnosis and others finding cognitive decline and accelerated Alzheimer’s disease symptoms as long as 6 months after infection. […]

COVID and the brain: researchers zero in on how damage occurs


Authors: Michael Marshall Growing evidence suggests that the coronavirus causes ‘brain fog’ and other neurological symptoms through multiple mechanisms. How COVID-19 damages the brain is becoming clearer. New evidence suggests that the coronavirus’s assault on the brain could be multipronged: it might attack certain brain cells directly, reduce blood flow to brain tissue or trigger […]