SARS-COV-2 a trigger of myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated disorder

Authors: Magnus Johnsson,Fredrik Asztely, et. al. June 2022 Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology Abstract SARS-COV-2 frequently cause neurological disorders and is sometimes associated with onset of autoimmune diseases affecting the nervous system. Over recent years, a rare but distinct diagnosis designated myelin oligodendrocyte glycoprotein-associated disorder (MOGAD) has been recognized in patients with attacks of […]


January 2024, By Tracy Beanz & Michelle Edwards, The Highwire–OPINION needs further study In the early days of the pandemic, the CDC boldly declared that, compared with women of childbearing age who weren’t pregnant, pregnant women with COVID-19 were at increased risk of severe illness and death. The agency went further, insisting that not only could […]

Long COVID Comes Into the Light

We’re finally starting to see the truth about the vexing condition. It’s not what we thought. BY JEFF WISE; 2023 Slate Even before 2020’s first horrific wave of COVID-19 deaths subsided, reports surfaced warning of a brutal second punch: Instead of recovering quickly after a mild infection, some people were suffering from symptoms that lingered or […]

How did our dreams change when COVID-19 lockdowns ended?

By Yasemin Nicola Sakay Updated 2023 Medical News Today All data and statistics are based on publicly available data at the time of publication. Some information may be out of date. Visit our coronavirus hub for the most recent information on COVID-19. Whether it’s a feeling of being trapped, overall frustration, anxiety, or living in an alternate reality, the coronavirus […]

Pain, fatigue, fuzzy thinking: How long COVID disrupts the brain

NOVEMBER 2023, Jon Hamilton, NPR Scientists are learning more about how long COVID affects the brain. Michelle Wilson got COVID three years ago. She’s still waiting for her brain and nervous system to recover. Wilson’s memory is spotty, she’s frequently in pain, and even a short walk leaves her exhausted. “I actually bought a cane […]

Cerebral blood flow in patients recovered from mild COVID-19

Souvik Sen, Roger Newman-Norlund, Nicholas Riccardi, Christopher Rorden, Sarah Newman-Norlund, Sara Sayers, Julius Fridriksson, Makenzie Logue, June 2023 Journal of Neuroimaging Volume 33, Issue 5 p. 764-772 Abstract Background and Purpose Cerebral hypoperfusion has been described in both severe and mild forms of symptomatic Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. The purpose of this study was to investigate global and regional cerebral blood flow […]

Long COVID: Know the cardiac, pulmonary, musculoskeletal symptoms

By: Jennifer Lubell, Contributing News Writer AMA News APR 2023 A multitude of cardiopulmonary and musculoskeletal symptoms can appear in patients with long COVID, often within a three-month window. Dealing with this complicated issue requires a team-based approach, according to Carlo Milani, MD, a physiatrist with the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Advancing […]

Study Identifies Four Major Subtypes of Long COVID

DECEMBER 21, 2022, Nature Medicine SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, the virus which causes COVID-19, scientifically accurate 3D illustration showing surface spikes of the virus. Credit: Shutterstock The post-COVID syndrome known as long COVID has four major subtypes defined by different clusters of symptoms, according to a study led by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine. The study, published Dec. […]

Novel MRI reveals brain changes in long COVID patients

by Radiological Society of North America, NOVEMBER 22, 2023 People with long COVID exhibit patterns of changes in the brain that are different from fully recovered COVID-19 patients, according to research being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). “To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study […]

Evaluation of Post–COVID-19 Cognitive Dysfunction: Recommendations for Researchers

Jaqueline H. Becker, PhD1; Tracy D. Vannorsdall, PhD2; Sara L. Weisenbach, PhD3, JAMA Psychiatry. 2023;80(11):1085-1086. doi:10.1001/jamapsychiatry.2023.2820 SARS-CoV-2 infection is associated with increased rates of postillness cognitive dysfunction, colloquially referred to as “brain fog,”1 that may portend significant consequences for patient functioning and quality of life. Post–COVID-19 cognitive dysfunction is 1 of approximately 200 symptoms of post–COVID-19 condition (PCC), defined by the World Health Organization as […]