Anemia in patients with Covid-19: pathogenesis and clinical significance


Gaetano Bergamaschi 1, Federica Borrelli de Andreis 2 3, et.al. Observational Study Clin Exp Med2021 May;21(2):239-246. doi: 10.1007/s10238-020-00679-4. Epub 2021 Jan 8. Abstract COVID-19 patients typically present with lower airway disease, although involvement of other organ systems is usually the rule. Hematological manifestations such as thrombocytopenia and reduced lymphocyte and eosinophil numbers are highly prevalent in COVID-19 and have prognostic significance. Few data, […]

People with Long COVID May Still Have Spike Proteins in Their Blood


A possible biomarker for long COVID suggests some people with the condition never fully cleared the virus BY SASHA WARREN, Epidemiology; Scientific American The now infamous condition long COVID presents as a wide range of symptoms—everything from persistent chest pains to rashes, pins and needles, and brain fog. Doctors can diagnose long COVID by speaking to […]

Acute blood biomarker profiles predict cognitive deficits 6 and 12 months after COVID-19 hospitalization


Maxime Taquet, Zuzanna Skorniewska, Adam Hampshire, James D. Chalmers, Ling-Pei Ho, Alex Horsley, Michael Marks, Krisnah Poinasamy, Betty Raman, Olivia C. Leavy, Matthew Richardson, Omer Elneima, Hamish J. C. McAuley, Aarti Shikotra, Amisha Singapuri, Marco Sereno, Ruth M. Saunders, Victoria C. Harris, Linzy Houchen-Wolloff, Neil J. Greening, Parisa Mansoori, Ewen M. Harrison, Annemarie B. Docherty, Nazir I. Lone, PHOSP-COVID Study Collaborative Group,  Nature Medicine (August 2023)  Abstract Post-COVID cognitive deficits, including ‘brain fog’, are clinically complex, with both objective and […]

Treatment of Long COVID symptoms with triple anticoagulant therapy


Gert J Laubscher, M Asad Khan, Chantelle Venter, Jan H Pretorius, and 2 more, This is a preprint; it has not been peer reviewed by a journal. https://doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-2697680/v1 Research Square Abstract Background: Fibrin(ogen) amyloid microclots and platelet hyperactivation are key pathological findings in patients with acute COVID-19 infection and also in those with Long COVID/Post-Acute Sequelae […]

Blood Clotting Proteins Might Help Predict Long COVID Brain Fog


New research suggests that blood clotting from COVID infections could contribute to long-term brain fog and other cognitive issues By Sara Reardon on September 1, 2023 Scientific American Many people who have long COVID—a condition in which health issues persist months after infection—report struggling with “brain fog,” recurring memory and concentration lapses that make it difficult­­ to function […]