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Strict adherence to the DSM-5 criteria results in fewer delirium diagnoses than when DSM-IV are used, whereas applying ‘relaxed’ DSM-5 criteria identifies a comparable number of cases, supporting a more relaxed approach for delirium diagnosis.
The mechanisms of aging increase susceptibility of the distal lung epithelium to influenza infection and delay the lung repair process contributing to the severity of the infection in the elderly.
Hans-Christoph Diener and colleagues discuss screening methods for atrial fibrillation (AF) and call for immediate research into self-administered AF screening techniques using mobile technology which may aid the detection of pulse irregularities.
The genome of an Antarctic fish reveals that hemoglobin and mitochondrial proteins may have driven its adaption to the cold
By studying age-related gene expression and telomere length, smoking has been shown to accelerate aging of the small airway epithelium at the molecular level prior to the clinical manifestation of lung disease.
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