#Cognitive #leisure activity and all-cause mortality in older adults: a 4-year community-based cohort

Cognitive leisure activity, such as reading, playing mahjong or cards and computer use, is common among older adults in China. Previous studies suggest a negative correlation between cognitive leisure activity and cognitive impairment. However, the relationship between cognitive leisure activity and all-cause mortality has rarely been reported. ObjectivesThis study aims to explore the relationships between …

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Trends in Patient Characteristics and #COVID-19 In-Hospital #Mortality in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In-hospital mortality rates from COVID-19 are high but appear to be decreasing for selected locations in the United States. It is not known whether this is because of changes in the characteristics of patients being admitted. Objective To describe changing in-hospital mortality rates over time after accounting for individual patient characteristics. Design, Setting, and Participants …

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