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Clinical briefs for Friday, Sept. 25

Music program guidelines for dementia caregivers published … CDC chief: 90% of Americans not yet immune to COVID … Statins appear to reduce COVID-19 severity, likely by removing cholesterol … COVID incidence skewing younger, feds find

Clinical briefs for Thursday, Sept. 24

COVID death counts don’t capture impact of over 1 million ‘life years’ lost … J&J’s one-dose COVID vaccine candidate heads to late-stage trial … Lawmakers angle to investigate political interference in health agencies’ pandemic response … Drug ‘significantly’ improves Alzheimer’s biomarkers in early trial … Common heart defect — even once repaired — may limit…

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, Sept. 23

CDC advisory panel did not vote on initial COVID-19 vaccine roll-out on Tuesday … Middle-aged Americans report more pain than the elderly … Arthritis drug appears to cut need for COVID ventilator care in study of Hispanic, Black patients … COVID-19 mortality rates higher among men than women … CDC: Adult obesity increasing, levels at…

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Sept. 22

Repeat heart attacks decline, but risk remains high … Medicare reimbursement for joint replacement, other orthopedic surgeries has fallen steadily since 2000 … Benzodiazepine use declines more in older veterans than in Medicare patients … State treasurers urge drugmaker to lower remdesivir pricing, threaten lawsuit

Clinical briefs for Monday, Sept. 21

Increased stroke severity found in COVID patients … FDA continues to find faulty hand sanitizer products … COVID-19 antigen tests for assisted living communities are ‘in the mail’ … Consistent definition of sarcopenia needed for diagnosis to be useful, Canadian experts say … Eli Lilly antibody drug helps COVID patients avoid hospital in early tests…
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