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
Anti-Inflammatory Medicine Reduced Positive Symptom Severity in Chronic Schizophrenia Patients with Elevated Inflammatory Markers
In recent years, a steadily growing body of evidence has indicated an association between elevated levels of inflammation and psychiatric illness. Read More
A Close Look at How COVID-19 Infection Can Damage the Brain
In a much-discussed report appearing online March 26 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), three researchers have attempted to explain the potential causes of a wide range of… Read More
Study Reveals Adults With Mental Disorders Are At Significantly Higher Risk of COVID-19 and Have Poorer Outcomes
A systematic study based on the health histories of over 61 million American adults has found that people with a recent diagnosis of a mental disorder have a significantly increased risk for COVID-19… Read More
Team Discovers Mechanism in Blood-Vessel Cells in the Brain That Promotes Resilience Against Stress
Thirty-five years after the first clue appeared, researchers now report they have assembled a detailed picture of one way in which inflammation can cause or create conditions favorable for the… Read More