There is no universal definition of long COVID, but clues about causes and potential treatments are beginning to emerge.
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Neurological experts who were not involved in the research said it was valuable and unique, but they cautioned that the implications of the changes were unclear.
A new study has found that people who had COVID-19 were 39% more likely to be diagnosed with depression and 35% more likely to be diagnosed with anxiety.
The researchers, who followed more than 200 patients for two to three months after their COVID-19 diagnoses, said the findings might suggest ways to prevent or treat some cases.
Scientists are still studying omicron's relationship to the constellation of physical, neurological and cognitive symptoms that can last for months.
The decision comes as the U.S. Supreme Court considers rolling back abortion rights or even overturning Roe v. Wade.
There is an urgent need to address long-term symptoms of the coronavirus, leading U.S. public health officials said this week, warning that hundreds of thousands of Americans and millions of people worldwide might experience lingering problems that could impede their ability to work and ...
Some who have had the virus have found themselves unable to manage daily activities like cooking or paying bills.