New research provides insight into Long COVID and ME

Authors: University of Otago July 12, 2022: Science Daily Summary: Researchers have uncovered how post-viral fatigue syndromes, including Long COVID, become life-changing diseases and why patients suffer frequent relapses. Arising commonly from a viral infection, Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS), is known to cause brain-centred symptoms of neuroinflammation, loss of homeostasis, brain fog, lack of […]

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis in a patient vaccinated against SARS-CoV-2

Authors: Karolina Kania,Wojciech Ambrosius,Elzbieta Tokarz Kupczyk,Wojciech Kozubski 04 September 2021 Annals of Clinical and Translational NeurologyVolume 8, Issue 10 p. 2000-2003 Abstract Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a demyelinating disease, and there are some data that link this event with various vaccinations. We report a young female admitted to the hospital with headache, fever, back pain, […]

Long-Haul COVID

 Authors: Avindra Nath Modern medicine has faced its biggest challenge from the smallest of organisms. It is becoming increasingly apparent that many patients who recovered from the acute phase of the SARS-CoV-2 infection have persistent symptoms. This includes clouding of mentation, sleep disturbances, exercise intolerance and autonomic symptoms (table 1). Some also complain of persistent […]