SARS-CoV-2 is associated with changes in brain structure in UK Biobank

The study “SARS-CoV-2 is associated with changes in brain structure in UK Biobank” provides significant insights into the neurological impacts of COVID-19. Here’s a summary: Study Design and Participants: The study involved 785 participants from the UK Biobank, aged between 51–81 years, who underwent brain MRI scans twice, with an average of 38 months between scans. Among these, 401 tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 between their two scans. The availability of pre-infection imaging data helped in assessing changes attributable to the infection​​. Key Findings: Conclusions and Implications: The study’s findings suggest that SARS-CoV-2 infection, even in non-hospitalized cases, is associated with…