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Clinical briefs for Monday, Oct. 19

WHO: Remdesivir doesn’t prevent COVID deaths … Brain stimulation eases Alzheimer’s apathy in study … Major players in vaccine supply chain warn that distribution will be difficult … NIH to test therapy targeting deadly COVID inflammation … Poor diet is top contributor to heart disease deaths globally

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Sept 29

U.S. COVID-19 cases rise in 27 states for two straight weeks … New evidence ties weakened bones to poor cardiovascular health … Rates of heart disease fall in higher income groups from 2010 to 2016 … Weighted blankets help decrease insomnia severity, study finds … Fructose in the brain may drive Alzheimer’s

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, August 6

Proposed 9% cuts to therapy ‘potentially devastating’ … Medicare Part D favors generic drugs, say investigators … Novavax finds promising results in coronavirus vaccine trials … Bisphosphonates may reduce knee osteoarthritis … Heart disease meds underused among Hispanic/Latino populations with peripheral artery disease

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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