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Parkinson’s Disease

Clinical Briefs for Friday, April 3

Phone-based therapy beneficial for depression in Parkinson’s disease … Sending COVID-19-positive residents to hospital may be wrong ‘knee-jerk’ reaction … CDC releases COVID-19 infection prevention and control recommendations for healthcare settings … Lifestyle changes could delay memory decline – depending on our genes

Clinical Briefs for Monday, March 16

At-risk staff offered a place to stay at Affinity facilities during COVID-19 outbreak … Study details the first known US person-to-person coronavirus transmission … Senators to introduce bill addressing medical supply vulnerability due to coronavirus … ‘Natural killer’ cells could halt Parkinson’s progression … Streaming senior-fitness video vendor publicizing free trial during COVID-19 outbreak

Clinical Briefs for Friday, March 13

Surgery with anesthesia not linked to Alzheimer’s, study finds … Guidance released for dialysis facilities during COVID-19 outbreak … New book details roadmap to prevent and treat Parkinson’s … Cancer death rates continue to decline: CDC

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, January 15

‘Ageotypes’ study ties healthy behaviors to decrease in aging markers … Access to Medicare increases cancer detection, reduces cancer mortality rate … Psychiatric conditions linked to cognitive performance in Parkinson’s … Eli Lilly to launch half-priced versions of two more insulin products

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