Is COVID-19 Linked To Alzheimer's Disease?

PUBLISHED ON: September 28, 2021 | Duration: 20 min, 30 sec

  
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COVID-19 may be associated with cognitive decline and acceleration of Alzheimer's-like symptoms, researchers have claimed. Researchers with an international consortium looking to understand the long-term consequences of COVID-19 on the central nervous system are finding memory issues and biological markers similar to those seen in Alzheimer's disease patients. Both diseases have been marked by inflammation of the brain. At a recent Alzheimer's Association International Conference researchers said those who had a persistent loss of smell were more likely to experience cognitive issues.
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