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Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, June 10

Tai chi may help lift depression in older adults with heart disease …  Heart scan plus physical activity predicts mortality risk in seniors, study finds … Alzheimer research: Noise-inducing neurons shut down memories … American Cancer Society updates diet and physical activity guidelines

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, May 20

Report shows “staggering” mortality among patients with COVID-19 symptoms … Fruit and vegetable-rich diet tied to lowered cardiac damage markers in healthy adults … Direct oral anticoagulants tied to lower fracture risk than warfarin in afib … Simple question identifies common cause of treatable vertigo in older adults

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, April 7

Surgical masks appropriate for most COVID-19 treatment, finds study … Coronavirus is aerosolized through talking, exhalation … Fiber consumption linked to lower breast cancer risk … African Americans more likely to die from coronavirus illness, early data shows

Clinical Briefs for Monday, March 2

Nursing home is site of first US coronavirus outbreak: 1 dead, 4 hospitalized … Coronavirus has reached long-term care. Prepare, don’t panic … Vegetarian diet linked to lower ischemic stroke risk … Nutrition and body fat tied to anxiety disorders in older adults

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