Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How COVID-19 causes neurological damage

Although the coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 does not infect nerve cells, it can cause damage to the nervous system. Researchers from the University of Basel and University Hospital Basel have studied the mechanisms responsible ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

How the brain's housekeeper malfunctions during bacterial meningitis

Bacterial meningitis is a life-threatening infectious disease of the brain that leaves many survivors with long-lasting neurological impairments. Now, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden show in a study on rats ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Scientists show how coronavirus triggers immune response in brain

Huddersfield researchers were among the first to demonstrate how the induction of brain inflammation accounts for neurological damage in COVID19 patients and now, their findings have been published in a peer-reviewed medical ...

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