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Clinical Briefs for Wednesday, June 3

Study shows toxic tau protein spreads in brain of older Alzheimer’s patients … Uneven handgrip strength plus weakness may predict rapid cognitive decline … Eli Lilly begins first human tests of a COVID-19 antibody drug … CDC updates infection control guidance for assisted living

Clinical Daily Briefs for Thursday, May 28

One-time COVID-19 testing for assisted living would cost $232 million, AHCA / NCAL estimates … Tau inhibitor promising in rapidly progressing dementia type … CMS webinar: Establishing a nursing facility infection prevention program … Researchers studying similarities between COVID-19 and rheumatoid disease

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, April 14

Gene variant staves off Alzheimer’s in some people, scientists find … Virtual training keeps assisted living med-techs certified during pandemic … Tips for contact lens and glasses-wearers during pandemic … Only 6% of at-home blood pressure monitors validated for accuracy: study

McKnight’s Senior Living and Daily Briefing debut

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