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02 March, 2023

Three Years Into Pandemic, Research Is Starting to Piece Together Long COVID

While many unknowns remain, here's what scientists know about symptoms, causes and potential treatments for the lingering condition affecting millions.

02 March, 2023

People With Long Covid Are More Likely To Be Unemployed

In a recent study published in the journal JAMA that included 15,308 individuals who had Covid-19 in the past, researchers found that those who are living with post-Covid-19 condition or long Covid are less likely to be working full time than those who do not have long Covid.

02 March, 2023

Chronic Fatigue: Volunteering Helps Teenager With Syndrome

Just two hours a week volunteering at a charity shop has helped turn Maddie Davies's life around. A diagnosis of chronic fatigue syndrome seven years ago affected all areas of the 19-year-old's life.

01 March, 2023

Being Flexible Is Key To Protecting Mental Wellbeing In People With Chronic Pain

Research has found the biggest threat to the mental health of people living with chronic pain isn't necessarily how intense their pain is, but the extent to which it interferes with their daily life.

01 March, 2023

Chicago Blackhawks Captain Jonathan Toews Steps Away From Team Due To Long COVID Symptoms

Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews has decided to temporarily step away from the ice. Toews released a statement that he is dealing with symptoms of long COVID and chronic immune response syndrome.

01 March, 2023

New Hypothesis On Long COVID Cause

Colorado Associate Professor of Immunology, Brent Palmer, has hypothesised that viral “reservoirs” cause the immune system to be overactive in long COVID patients.

01 March, 2023

Social Care Costs In The UK See Thousands Chased For Debt

More than 60,000 adults with disabilities and long-term illnesses in England were chased for debts by councils last year after failing to pay for their social care support at home.

28 February, 2023

The Advice Layne Beachley Would Give To Her 21-Year-Old Self

Just before Layne Beachley’s 21st birthday, she won her first world tour surfing event. It was the 1993 Diet Coke Women’s Classic at Narrabeen Beach on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. It was a major milestone in Beachley’s career and helped chart her path to become a 7-time world champion. Two weeks later, Beachley was diagnosed with her first bout of chronic fatigue syndrome.

28 February, 2023

A Chinese Hospital Sets Up ‘Brain Fog’ Clinic To Treat Sequela Of COVID-19 Infection

A hospital in East China's Jiangsu Province has set up a "brain fog" clinic, becoming the latest hospital across China to set up such clinics to treat sequela of COVID-19 infection.

27 February, 2023

Researchers Have Uncovered Another Complication That Affects 60% Of People With Long COVID

Nearly 60% of patients with long COVID had organ impairment a year after catching the sometimes deadly disease, according to a new study released by the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine.

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