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Clinical Briefs for Friday, November 15

Earlier onset, cognitive impairment raise mortality odds in Parkinson’s disease … Mortality risk competes with benefits of oral anticoagulants for A-Fib … Pacemakers improve heart function in chemotherapy-induced heart disease … Antibiotic-resistant infections causing nearly twice the deaths originally estimated: CDC

Clinical Briefs for Friday, November 8

Loss of food enjoyment can isolate cancer patients … No hospital disinfectants can kill off C. difficile bacterium … Study helps explain why exercise guards against heart disease … ‘First-of-its-kind’ Medicaid project to increase access to behavioral health treatments

Clinical Briefs for Friday, November 1

Thinking and memory test predictor of skills over a lifespan … 2011 to 2017 saw increase in U.S. heart disease deaths … Retina changes offer glimpse into body’s heart health … Significant racial bias found in software program that affects healthcare access for millions

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