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Clinical briefs for Tuesday, April 13

CMS ends COVID blanket waivers for resident transfers and discharges, roommate changes … Imbalance in gum bacteria linked to Alzheimer’s biomarker … Risk of blood clots high following COVID hospitalization; anticoagulants cut risk 46% … More women than men getting COVID shots … CDC: Proportion of patients hospitalized with COVID heavily Latino, Hispanic … Diabetes drug Farxiga fails in coronavirus treatment trial

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, March 31

Antibiotics course for pneumonia could be 5 days shorter, trial suggests … Medicare survey: Men make more plan decisions, fewer elderly have Advantage plans, Midwest prefers supplement … Direct oral anticoagulants tied to better afib outcomes than warfarin … Gout treatment needs a makeover to protect against possible heart complications, researchers say … Trial drug reduces need for ventilator in COVID patients … More Americans willing to take COVID vaccine: new survey

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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