A UK survey found most long COVID sufferers have experienced discrimination, prejudice or shame related to the condition.
Pushing yourself too hard and too early can set your COVID recovery back.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Health Minister Sylvia Jones in conversation at Queen’s Park, the day after Ontario’s chief medical officer of health ‘strongly recommended’ mask wearing.
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In 2020, with adult ICUs at risk of being overwhelmed, we wore masks and accepted restrictions. Now pediatric intensive care is at risk. Will leaders follow the evidence and tell us to mask up?
Our guest on this episode has insights into long COVID both as a researcher and a patient.
Long COVID impacts one in every five people who’ve had the virus. In the U.S., early research shows people of colour are most likely to develop long COVID. It has been called a mass-disabling event.
Long COVID can rob young people of an active life and cast future plans into doubt. But social support can help.
New Zealand’s proportion of reinfections is now at 17% of new cases. As new variants continue to proliferate, vaccine boosters would protect those most vulnerable and reduce the risk of long COVID.
Exercise doesn’t have to be something very difficult to start off with.
COVID can cause long-lasting cognitive symptoms. But why?
Many people face persistent cognitive symptoms after COVID-19. A new study, which grew and examined 3D models of the human brain, offers a possible explanation as to why this might be.
Start by creating a safe space by showing you beleive them.
We’ve become used to the term ‘brain fog’ in connection to long COVID. But what is it and how do you know if you have it?
How does stress impact the body’s ability to fight infection?
A new paper looks at referrals to a long COVID clinic in England over the past two years. The results are good news.
The increased risks of heart attack and stroke after COVID shown in a recent study, could drive a new pandemic of heart disease over coming years.
Since immunity from COVID vaccination begins to wane over time, it’s important that everyone, irrespective of age, receives their boosters as soon as they are eligible to do so.
We know very little about how long COVID affects the body, and why some people develop ongoing symptoms and others don’t. But emerging evidence offers clues.
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As New Zealand emerges from its Omicron wave, increasing hybrid immunity and access to antivirals mean it’s time to shift the focus of COVID management.
Approximately 30% of people who get COVID-19 develop long-term symptoms, or long COVID-19.
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A new study finds that misdirected immune responses can persist for months in those who are suffering from long COVID-19.
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A recent study suggests one in eight people who get COVID will go on to develop long COVID.
A good doctor can help you work out when tiredness has crossed over into true fatigue.
Mainstream medicine hasn’t yet found enough evidence-based treatments for long COVID. No wonder sufferers are turning to unproven therapies.