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Clinical briefs for Monday, Aug. 24

Dozens of surveyors sent to nursing homes without being tested for COVID-19 … Mail-order pharmacy use rises due to pandemic … Uber Health launches prescription delivery service … Aging heart cells a clue to elders’ susceptibility to severe COVID-19 … In ‘jaw-dropping’ move, FDA no longer requires premarket review for lab-developed tests

Clinical briefs for Friday, August 21

Healthy diet linked to fewer early Parkinson’s symptoms, Harvard study finds … COVID may remain asymptomatic longer than two weeks … New Illinois rapid COVID saliva test can operate under FDA emergency use … Osteoarthritis program may delay need for joint replacement … Feds approves new rapid coronavirus antigen test

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, August 4

Emergency treatment with RLF-100 may help critically ill COVID-19 patients … Baby boomers scoring lower on cognitive tests than previous generation … COVID-19 vaccine is on the way; U.S. cases more widespread, officials say … Canes and walkers get a stylish look as senior population grows … One million POC tests delivered to nursing homes

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