Clinical Briefs

Kuritzky, Louis
February 2010
Internal Medicine Alert;2/28/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p32
The article offers information on several studies related to internal medicine in the U.S. including the benefits of aspirin as primary prevention for diabetes, the benefits of cognitive therapy (COG) as secondary prevention for depression and the effects of Ginkgo biloba on the cognitive functions of patients with dementia.


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