Long COVID can destroy your ability to exercise or do simple tasks — now we may know why

By Social Links for Adriana Diaz Published Feb. 16, 2024, Extreme fatigue and difficulty exercising are common symptoms of long COVID — now scientists may finally have discovered why. While most people who test positive for the coronavirus are over their symptoms within a week or two, more research is showing that some people continue to report symptoms — […]

Potential molecular mechanisms of chronic fatigue in long haul COVID and other viral diseases

Carl Gunnar Gottschalk, Daniel Peterson, Jan Armstrong, Konstance Knox & Avik Roy  Infectious Agents and Cancer volume 18, Article number: 7 (2023) Cite this article, A Correction to this article was published on 24 April 2023 Abstract Historically, COVID-19 emerges as one of the most devastating diseases of humankind, which creates an unmanageable health crisis worldwide. Until now, this disease costs millions of lives and continues to paralyze […]

An overview of human proteins and genes involved in SARS-CoV-2 infection

Zohreh Jahanafrooz,a,⁎ Zhishan Chen,b Jiandong Bao,c Hongzhi Li,d Loren Lipworth,b and Xingyi Guob,e,⁎Gene. 2022 Jan 15; 808: 145963. Published online 2021 Sep 14. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2021.145963 PMCID: PMC8437745PMID: 34530086 Graphical abstract A summarized view of recent findings of host proteins interacting with SARS-CoV-2 and genes containing associated variants with COVID-19 susceptibility and severity. The left side of the figure (A) shows host protein interactors (blue wrote) for […]

How Covid-19 damages lungs explained

Authors: mINT oCTOBER 31, 2022 sYNOPSIS SARS-CoV-2 is the third novel coronavirus to cause human outbreaks in the 21st century, following SARS-CoV in 2003 and MERS-CoV in 2012. Covid-19: The virus attacks mitochondria, continuing an ancient battle that began in the primordial soup Kingston (Canada), (The Conversation): Viruses and bacteria have a very long history. […]

A New Study Pinpoints a Cause of Long-Haul COVID Symptoms

An Attack on Mitochondria? Authors:  MAGGIE RYAN February 2, 2022 As the pandemic continues, long COVID-19 remains very prevalent (affecting between 31 and 69 percent of COVID-19 patients) and somewhat bewildering because there’s no clear connection between the severity of a patient’s initial symptoms and how long they might linger. That was one thing that Irina Petrache, MD, chief of the […]