Elderly patients

Diminished response by 'killer' T cells found in elderly COVID-19 patients

Older patients with the disease have lower frequencies of the immune cells needed to expel the virus from the body, the researchers found. The study was published this week in mBio, an open-access journal of the American Society for Microbiology.

Sep 23, 2020, 02:18 AM IST

Indian-origin woman's sex assault jail term increased in UK

A 25-year-old Indian-origin care home worker who sexually assaulted elderly patients, including a 101-year-old woman, has had her jail term increased to 15 years from the previous 10 years.

Oct 28, 2015, 10:52 AM IST

Indian-origin woman in UK jailed for sex assaults on elderly

A 25-year-old Indian-origin care home worker has been jailed for 10 years by a British court for sexually assaulting elderly patients, including a 101-year-old woman.

Aug 14, 2015, 10:29 AM IST

Fire at hospital for elderly kills 21 in latest major South Korea accident

A fire at a rural South Korean hospital for chronically ill elderly patients on Wednesday killed 21 people and injured eight in the second major fire this week as the country still mourns victims of a ferry disaster last month.

May 28, 2014, 05:02 AM IST

Stem cell hope for elderly patients?

Scientists hope stem cells could one day be used to replace diseased organs with healthy, lab-grown replacements.

Nov 01, 2011, 15:47 PM IST

Walking good for elderly patients

A few steps could lead to big gains for hospitalized elderly patients.

Dec 11, 2010, 17:49 PM IST

Walking good for elderly patients

A few steps could lead to big gains for hospitalized elderly patients.

Dec 11, 2010, 00:00 AM IST