the immune system is involved in brain damage linked to the virus, according to a US study

According to the researchers, antibodies produced in response to Covid-19 mistakenly target the cells that make up the blood-brain barrier. Article written by Posted on 06/07/2022 07:21 Update on 06/07/2022 07:59 Reading time : 1 min. It damages the blood vessels of the brain. The immune response to Covid-19 could be responsible for the symptoms … Read more

The immune system involved in brain damage linked to Covid-19 (study)

AFP, published on Tuesday, July 05, 2022 at 11:10 p.m. The immune response to Covid-19, which damages the blood vessels of the brain, could be responsible for the symptoms of “Covid long”, according to a study based on a low number of cases and published Tuesday by American researchers. The brains of nine people who … Read more

Ticks invade forests in France: what recommendations if you are bitten?

The safest method remains the tick remover, sold in pharmacies. To use it, simply slip the hook under the tick without crushing it and perform, once close to the skin, a rotating movement to take the entire insect. Then disinfect the wound with an antiseptic and wash your hands. If you don’t have these special … Read more

are all self-tests reliable?

They are bought, without a prescription, in pharmacies for 5, 10, 30 and up to 40 euros in order to detect a disease yourself. We now know those for Covid screening (more than 46 million boxes sold in one year). But there are, in fact, self-tests of all kinds. The details of Sylvie Metzelard, editor-in-chief … Read more

Covid long: pockets of the virus hidden in the intestine would explain the persistence of symptoms

A study demonstrates the presence of an active viral reservoir in the bodies of patients who present symptoms months after their contamination. A great hope for people with long Covid. And for a more reliable future diagnosis…. Researchers from Harvard Medical School have demonstrated the presence of coronavirus proteins in the blood of patients who … Read more