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Treatment of motor fluctuations in advanced Parkinson’s disease.

"Berry" Good News for Blood Pressure

For postmenopausal women with pre- and stage 1-hypertension, daily blueberry consumption may reduce blood pressure and arterial stiffness.

Sugary Drink Consumption and Earlier Menarche

Girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks may begin menstruating earlier than girls who don't, independent of BMI.

Antivirals, Long-Term Effects on HBV-Related Cirrhosis

A new prospective, multicenter, longitudinal study sought to assess the long-term effects of antiviral therapy in patients with HBV-related decompensated cirrhosis.

Greater Anticholinergic Use Tied to Dementia

Higher cumulative use of anticholinergics may increase the risk of dementia.

Pneumococcal Vaccination During Pregnancy

Pneumococcal vaccinations during pregnancy are believed to prevent pneumococcal disease in newborns prior to vaccine administration, although a new review found no evidence.

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Evidence-Based Care for Atrial Fibrillation

The Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association is pleased to provide Evidence-Based Care of the Patient with Atrial Fibrillation: A Call to Action for Nurses and Advanced Practice Nurses. This series of articles is designed to guide and support the clinical practice of those managing patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the United States.

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