At a recent medical gathering, researchers presented their latest hypotheses about what causes – and what could treat – the lingering disease.
Myasthenia gravis is a rare autoimmune disorder that causes muscle weakness. Until now, no pharmacological treatment was available for the less common form of the disease, observed in about 15% of patients.
The singer repeatedly postponed performances in the past year because of severe muscle spasms. In a tearful Instagram post, she revealed she has been diagnosed with a rare neurological disorder.
The actor said he suffered from hearing, vision and balance issues and that it took him an entire year to recover from the autoimmune condition that causes the swelling of blood vessels.
Writer Meghan O'Rourke says long COVID-19 and other chronic illnesses put a heavy burden on patients, who have to "testify to the reality of their own illness." Her new book is The Invisible Kingdom.
Scientists have begun to find abnormalities in the immune systems of some long-COVID patients that might help explain the syndrome, at least in some people. But there is still much more to learn.
People with weakened immune systems who already got two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines can now get a third shot. But exactly who is eligible? Here's what we know so far.
A league of unfortunate writers had their books come out in the height of the coronavirus crisis — there are even several online support groups for authors who published mid-pandemic.
Jennifer Minhas is among those who suffer lingering problems after COVID-19. A diagnosis of POTS, a little-known circulation disorder that mostly affects women, offers a way forward.
Reports are on the rise of symptoms such as headaches, stomach problems and flare-ups of autoimmune disorders. Here's why chronic stress can make our bodies hurt, and what to do about it.