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Clinical briefs for Friday, Oct. 2

Pfizer watched closely as Trump pushes for October COVID vaccine rollout … New cases of COVID-19 rise in 27 states, led by Wisconsin … Sleep apnea treatment reduces heart problems in patients with prediabetes … From San Diego to Italy, study suggests wisdom can protect older adults against loneliness … BARDA to fund studies of…

Clinical briefs for Friday, Sept. 11

Urinary culture intervention leads to fewer antibiotic prescriptions … Sleep apnea tied to higher spine fracture risk in women … Scientists: Quiet zones in indoor spaces like dining rooms may limit spread of coronavirus particles … Logistical challenges begin to emerge as COVID-19 vaccine developers describe need for cold storage, massive transport effort … Annovis Bio starts Phase 2 Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s trial to test approach attacking multiple neurotoxic proteins simultaneously

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 9

Unusual pledge by 9 major drug companies seeks to reassure public on COVID-19 vaccine safety … Dizziness upon standing may predict later dementia … Study: Excess weight increases dementia risk by 30% … Ghrelin hormone — or a drug that mimics it — could restore muscle mass and strength in elderly … Acetazolamide may improve sleep in apnea patients

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