#COVID-19 #Symptoms: Longitudinal Evolution and Persistence in Outpatient Settings

..Discussion: Coronavirus disease 2019 can persist and result in prolonged illness. Our study shows persistence of symptoms in a third of ambulatory patients 30 to 45 days after diagnosis even if we assume that those lost to follow-up were all asymptomatic. Fatigue, dyspnea, and loss of taste or smell were the main persistent symptoms. These results are in line with a recent study of 274 … Continue reading #COVID-19 #Symptoms: Longitudinal Evolution and Persistence in Outpatient Settings

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Changes in Body #Mass Index Are Related to Faster #Cognitive Decline Among African American Older Adults

The purpose of this study was to: (1) examine relationships between body mass index (BMI) stability and cognitive decline in older African Americans; and (2) investigate differences in the relationships between women and men.. ..Participants (n = 671; mean age = 73.5 years; standard deviation = 6.2 years) were included in the present analysis if they were dementia free at baseline and completed at least two clinical … Continue reading Changes in Body #Mass Index Are Related to Faster #Cognitive Decline Among African American Older Adults

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