Cognitive deficits related to COVID-19: The challenge of measuring association

2560 1707 Akshar Patel

There has been increasing worry about possible cognitive consequences related to COVID-19 and recent case studies have revealed neurological problems in severely affected patients.1 Growing evidence shows that certain individuals…

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What are the implications for the third COVID-19 vaccine on CD-20-depleted people with MS – Oliver Findling reports

1500 1001 Shawn Haigh

In a guest post on “The MS Blog,” Dr Oliver Findling summarised a recent study on which he was the principal investigator: Humoral Immune Response after the Third SARS-CoV-2 mRNA…

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Journal watch: The long-term effects of COVID-19

1248 832 Shawn Haigh

The Background The acute clinical manifestations of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have been well established. Looking beyond this acute setting, reports have suggested that some people with COVID-19 may experience…

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Vaccines and MS – are they still effective?

1000 662 Shawn Haigh

During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, vaccines have been at the forefront of the public consciousness. This is especially true for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), as some may…

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No negative effects of COVID-19 lockdown on migraine patients treated with CGRP inhibitors

2560 1440 Anna Stelling, PhD

It has been shown that everyday habits, lifestyle and stress can have a substantial influence on migraine frequency.1,2 The COVID-19 pandemic significantly disrupted the everyday life of people around the…

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Across specialties – a study on brain complications in COVID-19 patients

5508 3672 Anna Stelling, PhD

Since December 2019, when clinicians first reported infections with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19), researchers have been trying to decipher the effects of the virus on…

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Does COVID-19 affect the brain?

1920 1080 Anne Carter, MA (Cantab)

With EAN going virtual this year, the global SARS-CoV2 pandemic was never far from the attendees’ minds. After a brief overview of the putative mechanisms for SARS-CoV2 accessing the brain,…

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