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Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, June 2

First federal count: more than 25,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes … AstraZeneca’s heart drug for high-risk patients receives FDA approval … Senior living operator balances safety, quality of life in the COVID-19 era … U.S. hospitals slash hydroxychloroquine use after studies reveal risks, suggest ineffectiveness … CDC: U.S. COVID-19 transmission likely began in January

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

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