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    Association of social isolation and loneliness with risk of incident hospital-treated infections: an analysis of data from the UK Biobank and Finnish Health and Social Support studies

    Study design and population

    We assessed the association of loneliness and social isolation with hospital-treated infectious diseases using data from the prospective UK Biobank cohort study,

    • Sudlow C
    • Gallacher J
    • Allen N
    • et al.
    UK Biobank: an open access resource for identifying the causes of a wide range of complex diseases of middle and old age.