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Clinical Briefs for Friday, Oct 4

Risk calculator helps predict mortality in older women … High genetic insulin levels put men at risk of heart attack, angina … High fiber diet cuts heart disease odds in hypertension and diabetes … Key to learning, forgetting found in the sleeping brain

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, September 19

Older and wider: Study pinpoints reason why people gain weight with age … Blood sugar readings that vary greatly raise mortality risk in diabetes … Three common screening tools together predict 7-year dementia risk … Meatballs might cancel out the anti-cancer perks of tomato sauce

Also in the news for May 9, 2014 . . .

Potential HHS chief gets friendly reception from senators … Handshake strength helps predict dementia, mortality, researchers say … ‘Picky eater’ cells could be new Alzheimer’s therapy targets

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