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New study reveals how to rejuvenate the immune system of elderly people and reduce their risk of infectious disease

Medical Xpress, April 12, 2022

April 12, 2022

New study reveals how to rejuvenate the immune system of elderly people and reduce their risk of infectious disease

A new study, led by researchers from the University of California, Irvine, identifies a reason for why older adults are significantly more susceptible to infectious diseases than younger people, a critical societal issue most recently exemplified by the COVID-19 pandemic.