Long-Term Sequelae of COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of One-Year Follow-Up Studies on Post-COVID Symptoms


Authors: Qing Han 1,Bang Zheng 2,3,4,*,Luke Daines 2 and Aziz Sheikh  Pathogens 2022, 11(2), 269; https://doi.org/10.3390/pathogens11020269, Published: 19 February 2022 Emerging and/or Zoonotic Viral Infections) Abstract Emerging evidence has shown that COVID-19 survivors could suffer from persistent symptoms. However, it remains unclear whether these symptoms persist over the longer term. This study aimed to systematically synthesise evidence on post-COVID symptoms persisting for at least […]

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 […]

Treatment Options ME/CFS


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 […]

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 […]

6-month neurological and psychiatric outcomes in 236,379 survivors of COVID-19: a retrospective cohort study using electronic health records


Authors: Maxime Taquet, John R Geddes, Masud Husain, Sierra Luciano, Paul J Harrison Summary Background Neurological and psychiatric sequelae of COVID-19 have been reported, but more data are needed to adequately assess the effects of COVID-19 on brain health. We aimed to provide robust estimates of incidence rates and relative risks of neurological and psychiatric […]

COVID virus linked with headaches, altered mental status in hospitalized kids


Authors: UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH Peer-Reviewed Publication PITTSBURGH, Jan. 21, 2022 – Of hospitalized children who tested or were presumed positive for SARS-CoV-2, 44% developed neurological symptoms, and these kids were more likely to require intensive care than their peers who didn’t experience such symptoms, according to a new study led by a pediatrician-scientist at UPMC and the University […]

Cognitive Impairment After COVID-19—A Review on Objective Test Data


Authors: Rania Daroische1*, Mathilde S. Hemminghyth1,2, Thomas H. Eilertsen1, Monica H. Breitve1,2,3 and Luiza J. Chwiszczuk2,3 Objective: The aim was to conduct a review on the literature on objective cognitive impairment in patients after COVID-19. Methods: We performed a literature review and searched Ovid Medline in February 2021 based on a PECO scheme. Results: Twelve articles met all inclusion criteria. Total patient sample […]

The Problem of ‘Long Haul’ COVID


More and more patients are dealing with major symptoms that linger for months Authors: By Carolyn Barber on December 29, 2020 It was just a couple of months into the pandemic when patients in online support groups began describing the phenomenon. In some emergency departments, they said, their complaints were largely being dismissed—or at the very least diminished—by […]