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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…

Clinical Briefs for Thursday, June 11

Fully 20% of people with hearing aids do not use them, a new study finds … NIH: Smoking more than doubles stroke risk in African Americans … A senior living exec with COVID-19 has a message for providers: Stay vigilant … Good vitamin D status can protect against cancer, say researchers

Clinical Briefs for Tuesday, June 9

Seniors with severe depression benefit from neuroplasticity program … Stroke bleeds increasing in elders, say researchers … Nearly 600 U.S. healthcare workers have died of the coronavirus … People who have recovered from COVID-19 are unlikely to remain infectious, experts say … Leisure-time physical activities may help older adults prevent cancer

Clinical Briefs for Friday, May 15

McKnight’s Women of Distinction Awards and Forum virtual event set for July 28, 29 … Late-life depression tied to chronic disease, study finds … Type 2 diabetes linked to worse cognitive performance after stroke … Common antidepressant doesn’t work as stroke treatment

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