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Clinical briefs for Thursday, June 17

Chatbots for dementia still in their infancy, tech researchers find … What to know about new Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm, from scientist who led the trials … Advocacy group urges OIG to investigate FDA’s approval of new Alzheimer’s drug … First patient receives controversial Biogen Alzheimer’s drug at hospital … LTC care needs will double by 2065 … FDA approves Novartis’ drug for aggressive prostate cancer following positive trial results

Clinical briefs for Wednesday, June 16

NIH spotlights promising nasal spray antibody treatment for COVID … Anticoagulation therapy linked to lower COVID death rates: study … Spurned LTC pharmacies push again to receive Provider Relief Funds … Nearly all U.S. doctors fully vaccinated: AMA … Common cold combats COVID, Yale researchers find … Feds find evidence of five more states with COVID cases in December 2019

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