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Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Nov. 24

AHCA: Nursing home deaths rise nearly 70% since September … Antibody COVID cocktail from Regeneron receives FDA emergency go-ahead … Resident ethnicity, type of healthcare professional may influence feeding tube placement decisions … CMS changes physician self-referral regulations, retains patient protections … CDC: Mask mandate appears to reduce transmission on county level … High blood…

Clinical briefs for Thursday, Sept. 24

COVID death counts don’t capture impact of over 1 million ‘life years’ lost … J&J’s one-dose COVID vaccine candidate heads to late-stage trial … Lawmakers angle to investigate political interference in health agencies’ pandemic response … Drug ‘significantly’ improves Alzheimer’s biomarkers in early trial … Common heart defect — even once repaired — may limit…

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, June 2

First federal count: more than 25,000 coronavirus deaths in nursing homes … AstraZeneca’s heart drug for high-risk patients receives FDA approval … Senior living operator balances safety, quality of life in the COVID-19 era … U.S. hospitals slash hydroxychloroquine use after studies reveal risks, suggest ineffectiveness … CDC: U.S. COVID-19 transmission likely began in January

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