- Four Phases Help COVID Patients Ease Back Into Exercise – Thoroughly researched document and Comprehensive Step-wise approach to recovery. Collaborative efforts of patients and clinicians. Complete with diagrams and several links to helpful resources for patients and clinicians - BMJ 8Jan2021
- Persistent neurologic symptoms and cognitive dysfunction in non‐hospitalized Covid‐19 “long haulers” – Published 23Mar2021 in Annals of Clinical & Translation Neurology - Non‐hospitalized Covid‐19 “long haulers” experience prominent and persistent “brain fog” and fatigue that affect their cognition and quality of life
- Persistent COVID-19-associated neurocognitive symptoms in non-hospitalized patients – Published 2Feb2021 in Journal of NeuroVirology – Cites case studies of COVID-19-associated neurocognitive symptoms in young and middle aged adults who were not hospitalized
- 'It's Kind of a Catch-22': Immunosuppression and COVID-19 Vaccines - Marty Makary, MD, speaks with Dorry Segev, MD, PhD, on implications of his real-world study – 23March2021
- Incentivizing Vaccination Uptake - The “Green Pass” Proposal - As opposed to traditional incentives, the green pass allows access to social, cultural, and sports events, as well as to gyms, hotels, and restaurants for individuals who have been vaccinated (or with proven immunity) while penalizing those who have not. They will be required to show this permit to purchase tickets for events or on entry to certain venues. Published in JAMA 15Mar2021
- Dramatic Drop in COVID-19 Cases Seen Among Vaccinated Healthcare Workers - In North Texas, 2.61% of unvaccinated employees developed the infection versus 1.82% of partially-vaccinated workers and 0.05% of fully-vaccinated employees.
Vitamin D & COVID-19: How Vitamin D Works and Why Is It So Important? Can You Get More Vitamin D from Sun? – High level content, Very well-explained, Complete with scientific references
- Update: Warning issued re use of Vit D in COVID - Very high doses of vitamin D [10,000 IU daily] caused kidney damage in a person who wasn't deficient in the vitamin. More recently, a news report on the US-based WHIO-TV website said Charles Opperman, MD, who runs a private medical practice in Washington Township, Ohio, had a COVID-19 patient who was hospitalized for excess vitamin D consumption. "He attempted to treat it himself and that did not go very well," Opperman said. "High calcium levels can lead to confusion, kidney stones, and ultimately hospitalization in this situation."
- Prevalence of Asymptomatic SARS-CoV-2 Infection – Peer-reviewed article from the Annals of Internal Medicine shows 40-45% of SARS CoV2 infections come from asymptomatic spread of disease (Sept 2020)