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Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, January 14

Biogen to acquire early-stage Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s treatment from Pfizer … Flu activity is high, but related deaths and hospitalizations remain low: CDC … Most people with osteoporosis get knee replacement timing all wrong, study finds … Protein tied to ovarian cancer aggravates neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s

Clinical Briefs for Friday, January 10

Metabolic syndrome associated with blood clot recurrence … Rural patients more likely to remain longer in post-acute care … Nurses — again — ranked as the most ethical, honest … Discovery: Drug-like compounds that may protect brain cells in Alzheimer’s

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, January 9

Teva to pay $54 million to settle False Claims Act lawsuit involving Parkinson’s drug … Non-antibiotic wound gel treats and prevents infections … Company licenses voice biomarkers for Alzheimer’s … Are we cooler than our great grandparents? Human body temperature decreases in U.S.

Clinical Briefs for Friday, December 20

Alzheimer’s initiative aims to enhance clinical care … FDA proposes rule allowing drugs to be imported from Canada … New Parkinson’s drug meets safety criteria in mid-stage trial … Medicinal cannabis substitute may treat side effects of Parkinson’s drugs

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