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Clinical briefs for Friday, Nov. 13

New Medicare coverage for COVID antibody treatment a boon for nursing homes … Anxiety drug may prevent serious COVID complications … Brain stimulation found to improve language in stroke survivors … Better dementia care in emergency departments the focus of new study … As COVID hospitalizations soar, states struggle to find enough beds and staff…

Clinical briefs for Tuesday, Nov. 3

CMS unveils new one-stop online info source for nursing home providers … CMS wants feedback on using COVID vaccination rates as a plan performance measure … High blood pressure while sleeping raises stroke risk, study finds … COVID mortality risk doubles for every 8 years in age … Cognitive decline tied to hospitalization — depending…

Clinical briefs for Monday, Sept. 21

Increased stroke severity found in COVID patients … FDA continues to find faulty hand sanitizer products … COVID-19 antigen tests for assisted living communities are ‘in the mail’ … Consistent definition of sarcopenia needed for diagnosis to be useful, Canadian experts say … Eli Lilly antibody drug helps COVID patients avoid hospital in early tests…

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