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One in 5 COVID-19 patients develop mental illness within 90 days -study

[ad_1] LONDON, Nov 9 (Reuters) – Many COVID-19 survivors are likely to be at greater risk of developing mental illness, psychiatrists said on Monday, after a large study found 20% of those infected with the coronavirus are diagnosed with a psychiatric disorder within 90 days. Anxiety, depression and insomnia were …

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Coronavirus Pandemic Led to Surge in Alzheimer’s Deaths

[ad_1] At least 15,000 more Americans have died in recent months from Alzheimer’s disease and dementia than otherwise would have, health officials believe, pointing to how the coronavirus pandemic has exacted a higher fatality toll than official numbers have shown. As Covid-19 devastated older Americans this spring, often by racing …

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Research reveals gene role in both dementia and severe Covid-19 | World news

[ad_1] People with a genetic mutation that increases the risk of dementia also have a greater chance of having severe Covid-19, researchers have revealed. The study is the latest to suggest genetics may play a role in why some people are more vulnerable to the coronavirus than others, and could …

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Quarter of Covid-19 deaths in English hospitals were of diabetics | World news

[ad_1] One in four people who have died in hospital with Covid-19 also had diabetes, the NHS’s first breakdown of underlying health conditions among the fatalities shows. Of the 22,332 people who died in hospital in England between 31 March and 12 May, 5,873 (26%) suffered from either type 1 …

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The Ins and Outs of Caring for Dementia at Home

Caring for Dementia at Home

Caring for Dementia at Home We take a look at the ins and outs of caring for dementia at home – for more information you can check is out on our website. As our parents grow older, occasional memory lapses are natural, but dementia is a very serious medical condition that …

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