People who experience “brain fog” and other neurological problems following COVID-19 infection may be suffering from PTSD, researchers report.
SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19 suppresses pain. Findings suggest the pain suppression caused by the infection may be responsible for viral spread, as people do not feel as ill as they actually are.
People with Parkinson’s disease have a 30% higher risk of dying from coronavirus infection than those without the neurodegenerative disorder. A new study suggests Parkinson’s is an independent risk factor for COVID-19 mortality.
A new study suggests COVID-19 may deplete testosterone levels in males. Findings reveal as testosterone decreased, the severity of coronavirus increased. Men who died from coronavirus infection had significantly lower mean testosterone than those who r…
New studies reveal COVID-19 is having a negative impact on sleep, spurring dreams that cause anxiety and emotional upset. Women appear to experience more disturbing dreams than men.
Belief in conspiracy theories surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic predicts personal resistance to coronavirus vaccination and preventative behaviors, such as mask-wearing.
Researchers link the rise in acute stress and depression rates in the U.S to multiple stressors, such as unemployment and coronavirus-related media consumption.
People with a history of substance use disorder are more susceptible to COVID-19 infection and have an increased risk of experiencing worse outcomes, a new study reports.
Lessons from other historic pandemics show social tension accumulated throughout epidemics lead to significant episodes of rebellion.
Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children, a Kawasaki-like disease that appears to result from COVID-19 infections, damages the heart to such an extent that children will need lifelong monitoring and interventions.