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  • Delirium key sign of Covid-19 in frail, older people: Study

    Delirium key sign of Covid-19 in frail, older people: Study

    Oct 01, 2020, 03:36 PM IST

    The findings, published in the journal Age and Ageing, highlight that doctors and carers should be aware of delirium as a possible early warning sign of Covid-19 in the elderly, even in the absence of more typical symptoms such as cough or fever.

  • Why older people are better at resisting daily temptations

    Why older people are better at resisting daily temptations

    Lifestyle | Mar 26, 2020, 11:17 AM IST

    The researchers said their findings are a better reflection of real-world conditions because they surveyed participants in their own time and space, rather than having them respond to cues in a laboratory setting.  

  • Why COVID-19 is more severe in older people than young decoded

    Why COVID-19 is more severe in older people than young decoded

    World | Mar 24, 2020, 12:27 PM IST

    Scientists in the US have found a possible explanation for the severe lung complications seen in some people diagnosed with COVID-19, pointing out the role of medications recommended for patients with heart attacks, high blood pressure, diabetes and chronic kidney disease.

  • Does the new coronavirus affect older people, or is the youth also susceptible? WHO answers

    Does the new coronavirus affect older people, or is the youth also susceptible? WHO answers

    Feb 03, 2020, 11:45 AM IST

    One of the common doubt amongst people reading about coronavirus these days is whether the virus only affects older people or are the young ones also in danger of contracting the new mysterious strain of coronavirus. World Health Organisation (WHO) answered the question for all such people.