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Physical Activity

Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, June 10

Tai chi may help lift depression in older adults with heart disease …  Heart scan plus physical activity predicts mortality risk in seniors, study finds … Alzheimer research: Noise-inducing neurons shut down memories … American Cancer Society updates diet and physical activity guidelines

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, June 9

Seniors with severe depression benefit from neuroplasticity program … Stroke bleeds increasing in elders, say researchers … Nearly 600 U.S. healthcare workers have died of the coronavirus … People who have recovered from COVID-19 are unlikely to remain infectious, experts say … Leisure-time physical activities may help older adults prevent cancer

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, February 18

Vitamin C may shorten ventilation in critically ill patients … Physical activity reduces a host of health risks, finds review of studies … Older adults in LTC discontinuing aspirin during the end of life … Study suggests taller young men may have lower dementia risk

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