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Clinical briefs for Thursday, Feb. 18

No need for high-intensity strength training in knee osteoarthritis, study finds … Seniors see long-term sleep improvement with exercise intervention … Feds say J&J low on coronavirus vaccine doses as likely U.S. launch nears … Britain first to okay exposing volunteers to coronavirus for study … Coronavirus variant found in California may signal ‘new phase’ of pandemic

Clinical briefs for Friday, Jan. 22

Arthritis drug trial for COVID-19 stopped for lack of efficacy … CDC changes guidance for point-of-care antigen testing in long-term care facilities … AARP snapshot: COVID-19 cases, deaths increase fourfold in nursing homes … Starting daily aspirin in late life not effective in cutting colon cancer

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, January 23

Use of opioids a balancing act when treating pain in residents with Alzheimer’s … GSK halts  nationwide production of 2 Excedrin drugs … Drug combo reverses arthritis in rats … Discovery may lead to simplified treatment for blinding macular degeneration

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