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Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, October 2

Brain protein could put the brakes on Alzheimer’s … FDA approves canagliflozin (Invokana) to treat diabetic kidney disease, heart failure … More than 80% of seniors have at least one concern about telehealth … Two of this season’s four flu vaccines may be off the mark

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, September 3

Similar odds of dementia-type brain lesions found in heart failure, stroke patients … It’s never too late to start statins for clogged leg arteries … New brain cells play an underappreciated role in Alzheimer’s disease … Risk of breast cancer persists after hormone therapy treatment

Clinical Briefs for Monday, July 29

Experts call for large-scale macular degeneration research … Genetic risk not a factor in dietary interventions for type 2 diabetes … Older adults are not meeting HHS activity guidelines … Clues in brain’s waste system may help explain Alzheimer’s

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