Hyperbaric oxygen may improve heart function in long COVID
“We should open our minds to thinking about this treatment for another indication. That is the basis of precision medicine. We have this treatment...
Clinical trials: Top priority for long COVID
Behavioral treatments including exercise, graded exercise therapy, and cognitive-behavioral therapy should not be trialed, let alone prioritized,...
Long COVID mobile monitoring study hunts for answers
Researchers plan to use mobile monitoring devices in the federally-funded RECOVER Initiative to provide doctors and patients with a wealth of...
Long COVID hitting some states, minorities, women harder
The survey found that women, smokers, and those who had severe COVID-19 infections are most likely to have the disorder.
‘Breakthrough’ study: Diabetes drug helps prevent long COVID
Metformin led to a 42% drop in long COVID among people who had a mild to moderate COVID-19 infection.
From the Journals
Is cellular senescence related to post–COVID-19 syndrome?
Patients with a diagnosis of clinical aspects associated with PASC at 6 months were characterized by certain predisposing factors.
Inflammation and immunity troubles top long-COVID suspect list
“I think that it’s a much more complex picture than just inflammation, or just autoimmunity, or just immune dysregulation,” says expert.
Major life stressors ‘strongly predictive’ of long COVID symptoms
Therapies that lessen the trauma of the most stress-inducing life events need to be a central part of treatment for long COVID, with more research...
‘A huge deal’: Millions have long COVID, and more are expected
More than a quarter say their condition is severe enough to significantly limit their day-to-day activities.
From the Journals
Repeat COVID infection doubles mortality risk
“Reinfection with COVID-19 increases the risk of both acute outcomes and long COVID.”
I’m a physician battling long COVID. I can assure you it’s real
“I’ve also seen, firsthand, the frustration of navigating diagnosis and treatment. It’s given me a taste of what millions of other patients are...