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Clinical Briefs for Monday, September 23

Older patients don’t see diabetes recommendations the way doctors do … Bowel cancer screening reduces deaths by up to 45% … No bones about it, protein slows down fracture-healing … Wearable brain-machine interface could control a wheelchair, vehicle or computer

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, September 19

Older and wider: Study pinpoints reason why people gain weight with age … Blood sugar readings that vary greatly raise mortality risk in diabetes … Three common screening tools together predict 7-year dementia risk … Meatballs might cancel out the anti-cancer perks of tomato sauce

Ma: Long-term night shift workers need regular screenings.

Female nurses on night shift develop higher cancer risks

Working the night shift isn’t just bad for sleep — it could be seriously bad for your health. A study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention found that working during the wee hours over the long term was associated with a 19% greater risk of cancer among women. Researchers also took a close look…

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