Doctors Worry That Memory Problems After COVID-19 May Set Stage For Alzheimer’s

Posted by on July 26, 2021 5:00 am
Categories: US National Stories

Medical staff members checked on a patient in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit at United Memorial Medical Center in Houston last November. Doctors are now investigating if people with lingering cognitive symptoms may be at risk for dementia.

Some patient’s who’ve had COVID-19 develop symptoms resembling early Alzheimer’s. Researchers are trying to figure out whether these people are more likely to develop the disease itself.

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