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Infection in dementia and delirium in frailty

In this issue of Nature Aging, Janbek et al. report results of a registry-based cohort study in Denmark where older people with incident dementia had higher risk of infections, especially in the nervous system. They call for interventions for better health and quality of life for people living with dementia.

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Fig. 1: A conceptual triquetra.

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Romero-Ortuno, R. Infection in dementia and delirium in frailty. Nat Aging 1, 157–158 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s43587-021-00031-9

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