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Low exercise may amplify link between poor sleep, mortality risk

(HealthDay News) — Poor sleep is associated with increased risks of all-cause and cause-specific mortality, with risk exacerbated among those with insufficient physical activity (PA), according to a study published online June 29 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Bo-Huei Huang, from the University of Sydney, and colleagues examined the joint association of PA…

ADA: Efpeglenatide lowers risk for adverse CV events in T2DM

(HealthDay News) — For patients with type 2 diabetes and a history of cardiovascular disease or current kidney disease, the risk for adverse cardiovascular events is lower with efpeglenatide, an exendin-based glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor agonist, than placebo, according to a study published online June 28 in the New England Journal of Medicine to coincide…

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, April 28

No link found between heart inflammation and COVID shots … NIH to test antibiotic that could allow noninvasive treatment of high-risk Staph infections … Pfizer CEO expects oral COVID vaccine to be available this year … Shift work linked to positive COVID status … Greener neighborhoods tied to 20% lower risk of Alzheimer’s … Nursing home investors push for post-pandemic health and safety changes

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

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