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Alzheimer’s Disease

Clinical briefs for Monday, March 29

Thirty-day COVID mortality declines in nationwide elder veterans study … Women accumulate Alzheimer’s tau protein in the brain faster than men, research shows … Nearly all healthcare workers have a strong immune response to one Pfizer vaccine dose in new study … GSK seeks emergency use approval for its antibody drug after trial success

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, March 10

AHCA / NCAL’s website is up and running … ‘Fear visuals’ may be keeping needle-phobic from getting vaccinated … Psychiatric diagnoses tied to lower age of Alzheimer’s onset … New lung cancer screening guidelines expand access; critics say it’s not enough

Clinical briefs for Thursday, Feb. 25

Dementia care report should be ‘catalyst for change,’ committee says … Pain perception may be early disease marker in Alzheimer’s gene carriers … Nursing home first-dose vaccination data released for federal Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program … HHS to stop allocating antibody drugs as supplies increase … New U.S. COVID-19 vaccine index contains county-level insight

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