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Can Inflammation Lead To Cognitive Issues? Past Research Says ‘Yes’, With Implications For Covid-19

One of the most worrying consequences of Covid-19 is persistent cognitive impairment, including “brain fog”, difficulty concentrating, and poor short-term memory. These symptoms can be ... read more


Flying Under The Radar: How SARS-CoV-2 ORF7a Contributes To Immune Evasion And Inflammation

This article is an extension of our series on immune suppression by SARS-CoV-2. The series has since been published as a book, Natural Immunity and Covid-19: What ... read more


SARS-CoV-2 Infection Causes Cell Fusion In The Lungs, Triggering Inflammation

This is part of a series of stories on inflammation triggered by SARS-CoV-2 infection. Other articles in the series include: lectins, Covid-19 and brain injury, ... read more


SARS-CoV-2 Infection Of Monocytes Triggers Inflammation

This is part of a series of stories on inflammation triggered by SARS-CoV-2 infection. Other articles in the series include: lectins, Covid-19 and brain injury, ... read more


Even Mild Covid-19 May Cause Lasting Brain Fog (Part 3)

This is the fourth article in a series focusing on cognitive dysfunction and inflammation. The first part can be read here, the second can be read here, ... read more


Even Mild Covid-19 May Cause Lasting Brain Fog (Part 1)

This is part two of a series focusing on cognitive dysfunction and inflammation. The first article can be read here. For additional writings on inflammation and ... read more


Covid-19, Gender And Immune Response: What’s The Relationship?

This is the first installment in a two part series which analyzes biological sex differences in immune responses to SARS-CoV-2 infection. This article focuses primarily ... read more


Mild Covid Inflicts Paradoxical Brain Damage: Detected By Imaging But Not By Neuropsychological Assessment

Brain fog—or difficulty thinking or concentrating—plagues many who recover from Covid-19. Along with fatigue, lightheadedness when standing, and trouble sleeping, Covid-caused neurological symptoms may linger ... read more


Key Player In Acute And Chronic Disease: The Inflammasome

Inflammation plays a critical role in both acute and long term SARS-CoV-2 infection, as well as many of the most serious chronic diseases, such as ... read more


Biggest Risk Factor for Severe Covid-19 Other than Age? Autoantibodies

The vast majority of people suffer only moderate to mild symptoms during SARS-CoV-2 infection — sore throat, fever, fatigue, and so on. But a portion ... read more

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