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Dementia Risk

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 9

Unusual pledge by 9 major drug companies seeks to reassure public on COVID-19 vaccine safety … Dizziness upon standing may predict later dementia … Study: Excess weight increases dementia risk by 30% … Ghrelin hormone — or a drug that mimics it — could restore muscle mass and strength in elderly … Acetazolamide may improve sleep in apnea patients

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Sept. 8

Eight diseases tied to later dementia diagnosis … COVID-19 infection and mortality rates will trigger provider payouts of $2B in relief funding … Drug slows functional loss in ALS, new study finds … Musculoskeletal pain management guidelines published

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