People with schizophrenia may be at an increased risk of dying from COVID-19

A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, found that people diagnosed with schizophrenia disorder, and those on the spectrum are at a greater risk of dying from Covid-19. New York-based researchers collected data from electronic medical records on chronic conditions for a period of three months between March and May […]

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How Covid-19 Enters The Brain

To our knowledge, there are seven types of coronaviruses that naturally infect humans; the current, most prominent one being of course, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) which emerged in December 2019–dubbed Covid-19. The respiratory manifestations of Covid-19 have been well investigated; although, with little research to suggest its impact on the neurology […]

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COVID-19 and the Brain

30-80% of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms, such as headaches, dizziness, loss of concentration and nausea, which may last beyond the disease recovery period. As the long-term complications of COVID-19 are not clear yet, research into the development of these neurological symptoms is essential. Two recent studies have highlighted crucial findings on the link between […]

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UK COVID-19 Lockdown and Mental Health

The first UK lockdown implemented on the 23rd March 2020 restricted social activity by only allowing individuals to leave the house when absolutely necessary, and to exercise. It disallowed individuals from going to school, work, or University; thereby only making room for essential travel and movement. Given that, numerous studies have been done to investigate […]

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A link between testosterone levels and COVID-19

Since the start of the pandemic, COVID-19 has infected around 33.4 million people worldwide, with around 1 million deaths. It is characterized commonly with a fever, dry cough, and tiredness. However, symptoms can also be quite serious with individuals reporting shortness of breath, chest pain, and even loss of speech and movement. Scientists have suggested […]

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