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Clinical briefs for Monday, July 26

U.S. purchase of 200M more Pfizer vaccine doses may foreshadow booster shot needs: report … Pandemic prostate cancer surgery disparities are a surprise to investigators … Scientists reverse age-related memory loss in mice, identify potential drug for humans … Book explores how women with vascular disease don’t present in a ‘classic’ way … Common fallout from acute COVID-19: kidney, respiratory complications

Clinical briefs for Friday, July 23

Without fingerprinting, senior living workers barred from providing direct care … Fauci: Vaccinated people ‘might want to consider’ wearing masks indoors as COVID-19 cases surge … Continuing pimavanserin reduces relapse risk in dementia-related psychosis … Older people have fewer antibodies to the novel coronavirus, study suggests … COVID-19 cases nearly triple over two weeks: Low vaccination rates, delta variant to blame: report … Nurses, J&J release research on path forward for nursing profession

Clinical briefs for Thursday, July 22

JEA Senior Living to mandate COVID-19 vaccines for employees in its 40 communities … CDC: U.S. life expectancy declines to its lowest level in nearly 20 years … High-risk VA population responds well to COVID-19 vaccines: study … Small increase in physical activity after heart defibrillator implant reduces mortality … Number of Black, Hispanic men in healthcare professions remains stalled … Seniors slower to learn self help, but equal to younger people when learning to help others

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, July 21

Providers face legal backlash from vaccine mandates for employees … Large number of U.S. Latinx immigrants have COVID-19-related immigration concerns about testing, treatment … Michigan State developing new wound dressing that doesn’t require changing … HHS offers providers access to $103 million for employee mental health programming … Better ventilation, air quality needed to keep COVID-19 in check, experts say … HHS renews pandemic public health emergency

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, July 20

COVID-19 breakthrough cases more often affect seniors, survey of health officials finds … COVID-19 antibodies still around nine months after infection … High blood pressure variability is associated with greater risk of cognitive decline: report … Mutations in six genes may increase Alzheimer’s risk … New treatment involving injection may prevent clots for those at…
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