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COVID-19 linked to increase in new type 1 diabetes diagnoses in young people, up to 72% – Neuroscience News

Summary: Children who have contracted COVID-19 are at an increased risk of being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Researchers found a 72% increase in new cases of type 1 diabetes among those under 18 who contracted the disease. COVID-19. Source: Western Case Reserve Children infected with COVID-19 are at significantly higher risk of developing type …

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New Alzheimer's diagnoses more common in older people who have had Covid-19, study finds

New Alzheimer’s diagnoses more common in older people who have had Covid-19, study finds

The study does not show that Covid-19 causes Alzheimer’s disease, but it adds to the growing body of research linking coronavirus infection to cognitive function. “In the Alzheimer’s disease brain, pathology begins to accumulate about 20 years before the onset of symptoms,” said Dr. David Holtzman, a neurologist who leads a research lab focused on …

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