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Also in the News for Tuesday, July 20

Providers will end 2021 better than they started: report … Early-onset dementia prevalence higher than previously estimated, with Alzheimer’s diagnoses leading the surge … Rare COVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs hit seniors disproportionately … Federal oversight, healthcare fraud prosecutions netted $3.1 billion last fiscal year

Clinical briefs for Friday, June 18

‘Gold standard’ for dementia care focuses on person-centered practices: panel … Delta, now a ‘variant of concern,’ accounts for 10% of new U.S. COVID cases, CDC says … Vaccine effort turns into slog as infectious variant spreads … AMA adopts policies to tackle prior authorization burdens

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

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