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Long COVID “brain fog” shares features with “chemo brain”


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bioRxiv
Reuters - 12/01/2022  - The "brain fog" reported by some people after COVID-19 shows striking similarities to the condition known as "chemo brain" - the mental cloudiness some people experience during and after cancer treatment, according to new research.  People who had COVID-19 "frequently experience lingering neurological symptoms, including impairment in attention, concentration, speed of information processing and memory," similar to patients with cancer therapy-related cognitive impairment that is known to involve inflammation of the brain, the researchers explained in a report posted on bioRxiv ahead of peer review.  In the brains of patients who died of...


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