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Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, August 5

At-a-glance PPE shortages by state and COVID-19 positivity graphic released: AHCA … Uncontrolled hypertension found in a third of stroke survivors … Older LGBTQ adults have high rates of multimorbidity, mental illness, U.S. study finds … Record low global influenza rate likely due to social distancing

Clinical Briefs for Monday, February 3

Drug class provides cardiovascular protection for all with type 2 diabetes … Timing of first flu virus exposure sets immunity for life … Resetting our internal clocks might help control diabetes … ‘Weak’ evidence used to market medical marijuana: researcher

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, January 14

Biogen to acquire early-stage Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s treatment from Pfizer … Flu activity is high, but related deaths and hospitalizations remain low: CDC … Most people with osteoporosis get knee replacement timing all wrong, study finds … Protein tied to ovarian cancer aggravates neurodegeneration in Alzheimer’s

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, October 29

New antiviral drug effectively treats influenza infection … Biogen’s drug news could ‘open the floodgates’ for Alzheimer’s drugs: STAT … Oscillating vest keeps COPD sufferers out of hospital … Thiazolidinedione use in diabetes linked to lower Parkinson’s risk

Clinical Briefs for Friday, October 25

Vitamin D deficiency linked to poor muscle function in seniors … Immune response to influenza is culprit in poor flu outcomes … ‘Whole concept of senior living will change’ if Alzheimer’s drug is approved … Antidepressants show little clinical benefit for major depressive disorders

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