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Clinical briefs for Thursday, June 3

Nursing homes’ smaller but continued COVID outbreaks blamed on unvaccinated staff, report finds … U.S. to test mixed COVID vaccine booster dose schedules in vaccinated adults … WHO plans to simplify coronavirus variant names using Greek alphabet … COVID more severe, dangerous than flu in hospitalized U.S. adults … NIH launches clinical trial of universal influenza vaccine candidate … Implantable device doubles afib detection, may prevent 2nd stroke

Clinical briefs for Friday, Oct. 9

Catheter ablation in afib linked to reduced dementia risk … Arm-squeezing therapy after stroke may improve brain recovery … Coronavirus antibodies last at least three months after infection, study suggests … Lilly’s rheumatoid arthritis drug cuts COVID-19 deaths in trial, data shows

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, March 10

Adding smoking cessation to lung cancer screening reduces mortality by 14% … Lifestyle counseling improves Afib management, says expert … Adults who report signs of memory decline at risk for depression, finds study … Feds send warning to companies selling fraudulent COVID-19 treatments

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