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Higher LDL-C Levels Linked to Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is associated with the probability of developing early-onset Alzheimer disease (EOAD), according to a study published online May 28 in JAMA Neurology

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Many Immunosuppressed Persons Join in Hurricane Cleanup

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- About half of immunosuppressed persons reported participating in cleanup activities following Hurricane Harvey, and less than half of those who performed heavy cleanup reported wearing a respirator, according to research published in the May 31 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report

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How Much Coffee Is Too Much?

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- From cappuccinos to cold brew, coffee is a morning must for many Americans, but is it healthy and how much is too much

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Excess Cause-Specific Mortality Tied to Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- Taking proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) is associated with an excess of cause-specific mortality, according to a study published online May 30 in The BMJ

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FDA Approves First Test for Zika in Human Blood

FRIDAY, May 31, 2019 (Pharmacist's Briefing) -- The first test to detect the Zika virus in human blood has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

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