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Clinical briefs for Thursday, June 10

Operator changes plans, will wait for full FDA approval to enforce COVID vaccination deadline among staff … Colorado drops mask mandate for assisted living communities … FDA panel member resigns over Alzheimer’s drug approval … Trouble falling asleep may predict cognitive decline 14 years later … Comprehensive interventions may help psychotropic meds reduction in nursing homes, review shows … U.S. purchases Merck’s investigational COVID antiviral medicine

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, June 9

Twist in the FDA’s Alzheimer’s decision: no limits on which patients can get the drug … Biden administration advises changes to policies linked to N95 shortages … Frailty tied to increased mortality in COVID: A living review and meta-analysis … In type 1 diabetes, blood sugar extremes are tied to sixfold risk of dementia … Exercise likely to be best treatment for depression in coronary heart disease … “Immunological memory” protects against COVID re-infection for at least 11 months, analysis shows

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