SARS-CoV-2 is associated with changes in brain structure in UK Biobank

Gwenaëlle Douaud, Soojin Lee, Fidel Alfaro-Almagro, Christoph Arthofer, Chaoyue Wang, et. al. Nature volume 604, pages697–707 (2022)Cite this article Abstract There is strong evidence of brain-related abnormalities in COVID-191,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13. However, it remains unknown whether the impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection can be detected in milder cases, and whether this can reveal possible mechanisms contributing to brain pathology. Here we investigated brain changes in 785 […]

SARS-CoV-2 infection and persistence in the human body and brain at autopsy

Sydney R. Stein, Sabrina C. Ramelli, Alison Grazioli, Joon-Yong Chung, Manmeet Singh, Claude Kwe Yinda, Clayton W. Winkler, Junfeng Sun, James M. Dickey, Kris Ylaya, Sung Hee Ko, et. al. Nature volume 612, pages758–763 (2022)Cite this article Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is known to cause multi-organ dysfunction1,2,3 during acute infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), with some patients experiencing prolonged symptoms, termed post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 […]

Autopsies show COVID-19 virus in brain, elsewhere in body

Jim Wappes, December 15, 2022 University of Minnesota An analysis of tissue samples from the autopsies of 44 people who died with COVID-19 shows that SAR-CoV-2 virus spread throughout the body—including into the brain—and that it lingered for almost 8 months. The study was published yesterday in Nature. Scientists from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) tested samples […]

Long COVID: Antibodies in cerebrospinal fluid linked with brain fog

Deep Shukla, 2022 Medical News Today Coronavirus data Brain fog, or cognitive dysfunction, is one of the most common symptoms that health professionals observe in individuals with long COVID, or post-acute COVID-19. A recent study by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) suggests a link between the presence of persistent cognitive symptoms several months after a SARS-CoV-2 […]

COVID: The Science™ Concedes the Shots Cause Strokes

NOV 06, 2023 – Originally published  Armageddon Prose: COVID Shots Cause Strokes, The Science™ Concedes “Older adults who received last year’s COVID booster and a high-dose version of the flu vaccine in a recent study may have a potential increased risk of stroke, according to a new FDA-funded research project. Experts urged that the results […]

Pathophysiology, diagnosis, and management of neuroinflammation in covid-19

BMJ 2023; 382 doi: (Published 18 August 2023)Cite this as: BMJ 2023;382:e073923, Rachel L Brown123,  Laura Benjamin24,  Michael P Lunn12,  Tehmina Bharucha25,  Michael S Zandi12,  Chandrashekar Hoskote6,  Patricia McNamara2,  Hadi Manji1 Abstract Although neurological complications of SARS-CoV-2 infection are relatively rare, their potential long term morbidity and mortality have a significant impact, given the large numbers of infected patients. Covid-19 is […]

Molecular mechanisms of COVID-19-induced pulmonary fibrosis and epithelial-mesenchymal transition

Authors: Peng Pi1† Zhipeng Zeng1† Liqing Zeng1 Bing Han1 Xizhe Bai2 Shousheng Xu3*Front. Pharmacol., 03 August 2023, Sec. Respiratory Pharmacology, Volume 14 – 2023 | As the outbreak of COVID-19 caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) first broke out in Hubei Province, China, at the end of 2019. It has brought great challenges and harms to global […]

COVID Vaccine Could Increase Stroke Risk in Some When Taken With Certain Flu Shots

Doctors still recommend Americans receive both shots Published 10/26/23 12:45 PM Mansur Shaheen The Messenger People over the age of 85 that receive the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as certain types of flu shots are at an increased risk of stroke, according to a new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) study. The findings, published in pre-print this […]

Long COVID Now Looks like a Neurological Disease, Helping Doctors to Focus Treatments

The causes of long COVID, which disables millions, may come together in the brain and nervous system  Author: Stephani Sutherland   March 1, 2023 Tara Ghormley has always been an overachiever. She finished at the top of her class in high school, graduated summa cum laude from college and earned top honors in veterinary school. She […]

Brain Injuries After COVID Vaccination

Colleen Huber    April 12, 2023 HEALTH VIEWPOINTS, There are back door routes to the brain. COVID vaccine developers have traversed a path through those doors. And they knew they had entered the brain by November 2020, before the vaccine rollout. We have 86 billion neurons in the human brain, and each of those connects with […]