Post-COVID Interstitial Lung Disease and Other Lung Sequelae

Mark Barash, DOa,∗ and Vijaya Ramalingam, MD, FCCPa,b Clin Chest Med. 2023 Jun; 44(2): 263–277. Published online 2023 Mar 3. doi: 10.1016/j.ccm.2022.11.019 PMCID: PMC9983785 PMID: 37085219 Author information Copyright and License information PMC Disclaimer As the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians and researchers across the world are trying to understand the sequelae in patients recovered from COVID-19 infection. In this article, the […]

Long Covid linked to multiple organ changes, research suggests

23/09/2023 The authors of the new study, which was published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine journal, said it marks a “step forward” in helping long Covid sufferers. The study is the first to look at magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans of multiple organs — the brain, heart, liver, kidneys and lungs — after being hospitalised […]

COVID-19 took a toll on heart health and doctors are still grappling with how to help

BY LAURAN NEERGAARD  August 10, 2023  The Associated Press Health and Science Department ST. LOUIS (AP) — Firefighter and paramedic Mike Camilleri once had no trouble hauling heavy gear up ladders. Now battling long COVID, he gingerly steps onto a treadmill to learn how his heart handles a simple walk. “This is, like, not a […]

Long COVID still worrisome 2 years after infection

Virus continues to pose risk of diabetes, lung problems, blood clots, GI issues, other conditions by Kristina Sauerwein•August 21, 2023  Nature For people who have contracted the COVID-19 virus, pain and suffering may continue two years after infection, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans […]

Biomarkers in long COVID-19: A systematic review

Front. Med., 20 January 2023 Sec. Infectious Diseases: Pathogenesis and TherapyVolume 10 – 2023 | Yun-Ju Lai1*† Shou-Hou Liu2† Sumatchara Manachevakul1† Te-An Lee2,3 Chun-Tse Kuo2 Dhimiter Bello4  Purpose: Long COVID, also known as post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, refers to the constellation of long-term symptoms experienced by people suffering persistent symptoms for one or more months after SARS-CoV-2 infection. Blood biomarkers can […]

Long COVID Impacts an Estimated 19 Million Americans

The COVID-19 Long haul Foundation September 19, 2023 As of September 18, 2023, the latest data from the CDC shows that 7.5% of all adults in the United States have “long COVID” symptoms, defined as symptoms lasting three or more months after first contracting the virus, and that they didn’t have prior to their COVID-19 […]

Autonomic dysfunction in ‘long COVID’: rationale, physiology and management strategies

Melanie Dani, consultant geriatrician,A Andreas Dirksen, specialist nurse in syncope,B Patricia Taraborrelli, specialist nurse in syncope,B Miriam Torocastro, syncope research nurse,C Dimitrios Panagopoulos, clinical research fellow in cardiology,D Richard Sutton, professor of clinical cardiology,E and Phang Boon Lim, consultant cardiologistF Clin Med (Lond). 2021 Jan; 21(1): e63–e67.  doi: 10.7861/clinmed.2020-0896 PMCID: PMC7850225 PMID: 33243837 ABSTRACT The SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic has caused unprecedented morbidity, mortality and global disruption. Following the initial surge of infections, focus shifted […]

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  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 went […]

‘Alarming’ study finds Covid can trigger high blood pressure

Katherine Fidler  21 Aug 2023 3:02 pm Covid-19 may cause high blood pressure in those previously unaffected by the disorder, a new study suggests. The ‘alarming’ research found that of more than 45,000 patients attending hospital due Covid with no history of hypertension, a significant number went on to develop high blood pressure within six […]

Many long-COVID symptoms linger even after two years, new study shows

By Newsday staff and wire reports  August 21, 2023 More than three years after a mild case of COVID-19, Elizabeth Medina of Levittown still can’t taste or smell food, still has frequent pain and numbness, and continues to have other symptoms that won’t go away. Medina feels validation from a study released Monday in the […]