Gliosis, an Immune Response to Brain Injury, Is Found in Brains of Recovered COVID Patients With Lasting Depression and Cognitive Symptoms
In the weeks, months, and even years following a COVID infection, it is not uncommon for those who have recovered from the virus’s acute symptoms to be dogged by persistent depressive symptoms. Often… Read More
Pandemic Appears to Have Accelerated Brain Aging and Perturbed Neurodevelopment in Adolescents, Study Finds
A research team has reported important but preliminary new findings on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on brain development in American adolescents, 13-17 years of age. Read More
Evidence Grows of COVID-19's Complex, Two-Way Relation to Mental Health Disorders
Scientific evidence continues to accumulate, helping to clarify the nature of the relationship between COVID-19 infection and mental health disorders. Read More
Surprising Results in Study of Pandemic's Neurodevelopmental Impact on Newborns
A new study of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic upon pregnant women, focusing on developmental outcomes in their offspring 6 months after birth, has reached some surprising, if provisional,… Read More
Children of Mothers Infected by COVID in Pregnancy Had Increased Risk of a Developmental Disorder Diagnosis at 1 Year
A preliminary study of thousands of children born during the pandemic has found that those whose mothers tested positive for COVID-19 during pregnancy had increased risk of a developmental disorder… Read More