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Antibiotics

Clinical Briefs for Monday, February 24

This season’s flu vaccines are 45% effective: CDC … ER patients may care less about a clinician’s race and gender than previously thought … New group of antibiotics hold promise in fight against resistant staph bugs … Eating olive oil is a life-extender – when added to other lifestyle habits, say scientists

Clinical Briefs for Monday, January 13

Watch the kidneys: Heart disease linked to a higher risk of renal failure … Combining antibiotics may promote resistance, study finds … Could synthetic neuron cells replace those lost to Parkinson’s? … Advocacy group decries stalled prostate cancer death rate, ‘mixed messaging’ on screening

Clinical Briefs for Friday, November 15

Earlier onset, cognitive impairment raise mortality odds in Parkinson’s disease … Mortality risk competes with benefits of oral anticoagulants for A-Fib … Pacemakers improve heart function in chemotherapy-induced heart disease … Antibiotic-resistant infections causing nearly twice the deaths originally estimated: CDC

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