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Clinical Briefs for Thursday, May 21

Monitoring, maintaining heart health may protect against cognitive decline … Most critically ill New York COVID-19 patients older men with comorbidities: study … Higher dietary fiber improves life expectancy in diabetes … COVID-19 vaccines offer immunity in animal study

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, May 14

Mental health problems may be new normal for healthcare workers during pandemic … Adults with cancer appear more vulnerable to COVID-19 … Study confirms diabetes 3c diagnosis tied to pancreatic cancer … Doctors struggle to decide which COVID-19 patients should get remdesivir

Clinical Briefs for Monday, April 27

Globally, risk of death from COVID-19 is 50% higher in elderly with diabetes … COVID-19 has disproportionate effect on long-term care: study … Ensuring safety, education key in mitigating stress during pandemic, expert says … Insulin sensitivity determines body weight and weight-loss potential

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, April 15

AAN, American Red Cross release disaster preparedness tips for frontline care providers … No-cost virtual wound care model open to skilled nursing facilities … Combo drug therapy ‘strongly recommended’ for COPD patients with exercise intolerance … Newer treatments may benefit people with type 2 diabetes and heart disease

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