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Personal Protective Equipment

Clinical briefs for Monday, Jan. 25

Study confirms that gastrointestinal surgery can reverse type 2 diabetes … COVID-19 virus triggers antibodies from previous coronavirus infections … British prime minister: ‘Some evidence’ UK virus strain may cause higher mortality … Long-term PPE use affects healthcare workers’ well-being, performance, study finds … Full-dose blood thinners a boon for hospitalized COVID-19 patients

Clinical briefs for Monday, Nov. 2

State stockpiling orders hurting nursing homes on PPE quest … Aspirin use best for those with high coronary calcium, low risk of bleeding … Myocarditis linked to COVID-19 not as common as believed: study … Very high Vitamin D doses may delay frailty in old age … Munchies with disguised ingredients boost fruit and veggie intake among dementia patients.

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, Aug. 18

‘Flurry’ of new evidence found for lasting immunity to COVID-19 … Switching off ‘master regulator’ may shield brain from Parkinson’s-related damage … Authorities approve saliva-based coronavirus test validated in NBA players … A third of Americans say they won’t get COVID-19 vaccine, poll finds … PPE shortages will continue without a strategic plan, providers say

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