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Research shows long COVID sufferers show impaired brain function

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Published 22 June 2022 at 12:31pm
By Abbie O'Brien, Tina Quinn, Phillippa Carisbrooke
Presented by Annalyn Violata
Source: SBS

New research into the impact of long COVID on the brain shows sufferers experience memory loss and difficulty concentrating similar to people with traumatic brain injuries and stroke.


Published 22 June 2022 at 12:31pm
By Abbie O'Brien, Tina Quinn, Phillippa Carisbrooke
Presented by Annalyn Violata
Source: SBS


Highlights
  • A new research was carried out at the long COVID clinic at St Vincent's Hospital in Sydney to look at the effect of having long COVID.
  • It found that around 20 per cent of patients suffer memory loss and brain fog, with no improvement 12-months on.
  • The Australian study has also identified a marker of brain impairment that could help accelerate treatments.
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Pagkawala ng memorya at kahirapan na mag-concentrate na katulad ng nararanasan ng mga tao na may malubhang brain injury at stroke - iyan ang ilan sa maaaring epekto sa utak ng mahabang pagkakasakit ng COVID-19, ayon sa isang bagong pananaliksik.

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22/06/202205:22



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