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Preclinical study suggests new approach to reduce COVID-19 death among the elderly

New research from the University of Minnesota Medical School and colleagues at the Mayo Clinic reveals a possible new approach to preventing death and severe disease in elderly people infected with SARS-CoV-2. The researchers demonstrated in a preclinical study that senolytic drugs significantly reduced mortality upon infection from a beta-coronavirus closely related to SARS-CoV-2 in… Read More »

Berry liquid diet elderly patients

Mayo Clin Proc. Refeeding syndrome is underdiagnosed and undertreated, but treatable. The best option for treating malnutrition is to enhance normal eating and drinking. Z Gerontol Geriat. A Cuisinart or blender is the most essential tool for a liquid or soft diet. The onset of nutritional problems is often gradual and therefore hard to detect.… Read More »