In this article for Stat, E. Wesley Ely, Professor of Medicine and Critical Care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, looks at the impact Covid-19 and Long Covid can have on people's brains. He speaks to people with Long Covid who have experienced a sharp decline in brain function, leading to them losing their jobs, struggling to hold a conversation and in some cases developing early-onset dementia. He also highlights biomedical research that has shown changes to the brain in people with confirmed Covid-19 infections, including a reduction in grey matter, problems in the cells lining the blood vessels and impaired cellular metabolism in the frontal lobe six months following acute Covid.
The haunting brain science of Long Covid (Stat,16 February 2023) https://www.statnews.com/2023/02/16/the-haunting-brain-science-of-long-covid/
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