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Clinical Briefs for Monday, November 11

Opioids offer only minor pain relief and function benefits for osteoarthritis … Biologic drugs safe for elderly patients with rheumatoid arthritis … Tailor-made for older adults, geriatric assessment tools improve doctor-patient relations … New insights into Parkinson’s disease-related mortality

Clinical Briefs for Friday, August 9

Lonely seniors may soon have emotionally intelligent AI companion … Low vitamin D tied to non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms … Study illuminates quality of life for seniors with knee osteoarthritis … 24-hour blood pressure measure best predicts cardiovascular disease

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, August 8

NSAIDs linked to cardiovascular risk in osteoarthritis … New report documents cancer stats for ‘oldest old’ … Report sounds alarm on emergency room crush due to seniors’ medication overload … Physiotherapist explains why we grunt when bending over

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