Researchers at Northwestern have found that being hospitalized with COVID-19 is associated with memory loss, trouble focusing and other neurological problems that can last for months. In a study published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology, scientists examined over 500 patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and discovered over 80 percent had neurologic manifestations at some point during their illness. They believe the negative effects of the virus could last for a long time, possibly creating a large number of cases of dementia and cognitive decline years down the road.
That’s Gotta Hurt
The Injuries That Changed Sports Forever
Through the stories of a dozen athletes whose injuries and recovery advanced the field (including Joan Benoit, Michael Jordan, Brandi Chastain, and Tommy John), Dr. Geier explains how sports medicine makes sports safer for the pros, amateurs, student-athletes, and weekend warriors alike.Get the Book