Long-term complications of COVID-19

Authors: Amar D. Desai,*Michael Lavelle,*Brian C. Boursiquot, and Elaine Y. Wan Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2022 Jan 1; 322(1): C1–C11.Published online 2021 Nov 24. doi:  10.1152/ajpcell.00375.2021PMCID: PMC8721906PMID: 34817268 Abstract SARS-CoV-2 has rapidly spread across the globe and infected hundreds of millions of people worldwide. As our experience with this virus continues to grow, our understanding of both short-term and […]

Associations between body-mass index and COVID-19 severity in 6·9 million people in England: a prospective, community-based, cohort study

Authors: Min Gao, MSc *, Carmen Piernas, PhD  , Nerys M Astbury, PhD, Prof Julia Hippisley-Cox, FRCPProf Stephen O’Rahilly, FRS, Prof Paul Aveyard, FRCGP † Summary Background Obesity is a major risk factor for adverse outcomes after infection with SARS-CoV-2. We aimed to examine this association, including interactions with demographic and behavioural characteristics, type 2 diabetes, and other […]

Histopathological observations in COVID-19: a systematic review

Authors: Vishwajit Deshmukh1, Rohini Motwani, Ashutosh Kumar3, Chiman Kumari4, Khursheed Raza5 Correspondence to Dr Rohini Motwani, Department of Anatomy, ESIC Medical College and Hospital, Sanathnagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India; rohinimotwani@gmail.com Abstract Background Coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) has caused a great global threat to public health. The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared COVID-19 disease as a pandemic, affecting the human respiratory and other […]

Underlying Medical Conditions and Severe Illness Among 540,667 Adults Hospitalized With COVID-19, March 2020–March 2021

Authors: Lyudmyla Kompaniyets, PhD1; Audrey F. Pennington, PhD1; Alyson B. Goodman, MD1,2; Hannah G. Rosenblum, MD1,3; Brook Belay, MD1; Jean Y. Ko, PhD1,2; Jennifer R. Chevinsky, MD1,3; Lyna Z. Schieber, DPhil, MD1; April D. Summers, MPH1; Amy M. Lavery, PhD1; Leigh Ellyn Preston, DrPH1; Melissa L. Danielson, MSPH1; Zhaohui Cui, PhD1; Gonza Namulanda, DrPH1; Hussain […]

Comorbidity and its Impact on Patients with COVID-19

Authors: Adekunle Sanyaolu 1, Chuku Okorie 2, Aleksandra Marinkovic 3, Risha Patidar 3, Kokab Younis 4, Priyank Desai 5, Zaheeda Hosein 6, Inderbir Padda 7, Jasmine Mangat 6, Mohsin Altaf 8 Abstract A novel human coronavirus, severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified in Wuhan, China, in December 2019. Since then, the virus has made its way across the globe to affect over 180 countries. SARS-CoV-2 has infected humans in all age […]