COVID-19 and Bone Loss: A Review of Risk Factors, Mechanisms, and Future Directions

Published: 15 January 2024, Volume 22, pages 122–134, (2024), Amy Creecy, Olatundun D. Awosanya, Alexander Harris, et. al. Springer Link Abstract Purpose of Review SARS-CoV-2 drove the catastrophic global phenomenon of the COVID-19 pandemic resulting in a multitude of systemic health issues, including bone loss. The purpose of this review is to summarize recent findings related to bone loss and potential […]

Consistency of inconsistency in long-COVID-19 pain symptoms persistency: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Oleg Kerzhner MD, Einat Berla MD, Meirav Har-Even MSc RD, Motti Ratmansky MD, Itay Goor-Aryeh MD, July 2023, Introduction Individuals recovering from acute COVID-19 episodes may continue to suffer from various ongoing symptoms, collectively referred to as Long-COVID. Long-term pain symptoms are amongst the most common and clinically significant symptoms to be reported for this post-COVID-19 syndrome. Objectives […]

Skeletal muscle injury in COVID infection: Frequency and patterns

Saurabh Singh Rajput MBBS, MD, DM, Rajeswari Aghoram MBBS, MD, DM, Vaibhav Wadwekar MBBS, MD, DM PDF, Nivedita Nanda MBBS, MD, October 2023, Muscle & NerveVolume 68, Issue 6 p. 873-878 Abstract Introduction/Aims Little is known about skeletal muscle injury with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We estimate the frequency and explore the patterns of skeletal muscle injury in acute […]

Study Reveals Most Common Chronic Symptoms After COVID-19 Vaccination

NOV 20, 2023, Authored by Zachary Stieber, The Epoch Times  A new study shows some of the most common chronic symptoms among people who began experiencing the problems after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine. The most common symptoms were exercise intolerance, excessive fatigue, numbness, brain fog, and neuropathy, researchers reported in the paper. Insomnia, palpitations, myalgia, tinnitus, […]

What is the long-term cognitive impact of COVID-19, and what are its predictors?

Dr. Sanchari Sinha Dutta, Ph.D. Jan 9 2023 Reviewed by Danielle Ellis, B.Sc. Medical Life Sciences Neuropsychology Background Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative pathogen of COVID-19, has caused massive damage to the healthcare and economic sectors worldwide. Although the virus causes asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic infection in most affected individuals, long-term clinical […]

In Long COVID, Doctors Offer Comprehensive Treatment

SEP 16, 2023 Authored by Marina Zhang, The Epoch Times  COVID-19 and long COVID may be linked to impaired sensory neurons, a recent study Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) study finds. Sensory neurons are responsible for smell, taste, touch, pain, and changes in temperature. Damage to them may lead to impaired senses. Surprisingly, the study found that […]

Long COVID study looks at why some can’t shake dizziness, fatigue and more

Authors: Helena Oliviero, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Georgia residents among thousands needed for a massive study to discover how the virus causes lingering symptoms. Back in the summer of 2020, when the pandemic was still new and hospitals were overflowing, Emory Healthcare opened a facility to treat a perplexing group of COVID-19 survivors. The patients had withstood […]

Scientists propose cause of symptoms, treatment for long COVID-19

Authors: Gary Van Beusekom | News Writer | CIDRAP News   Posted June 10, 2022 Two studies to be presented at upcoming professional society meetings suggest that some long COVID-19 symptoms may be related to the effect of SARS-CoV-2 on the vagus nerve and that the use of enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP)—which increases blood flow—can improve […]

Risk of blood clots in lung doubled for Covid survivors

Authors: FMT May 25, 2022 Coronavirus survivors have twice the risk of developing dangerous blood clots that travel to their lungs compared to people who weren’t infected, as well double the chance of respiratory symptoms, a large new study said Tuesday. The research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that as many […]

Long COVID’s daunting toll seen in study of pandemic’s earliest patients

Authors: Melissa Healy   6 hrs ago COVID-19 patients in Wuhan were among the pandemic’s first victims, and a comprehensive new study finds that a year after shaking the coronavirus, survivors were more likely than their uninfected peers to suffer from mobility problems, pain or discomfort, anxiety and depression. A detailed accounting of 1,276 people hospitalized for COVID-19 […]