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Anti-obesity Medication Semaglutide (Wegovy®) Could Benefit Millions of Americans With Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease
The medication has the potential to markedly reduce the risk of heart attacks and other heart-related conditions among millions of Americans with obesity who have also been diagnosed with cardiovascular disease, a Yale study shows.
- November 15, 2023Source: The New England Journal of Medicine
In late January 2023, the new Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), which requires researchers to share data that were generated with NIH support, went into effect. The potential effects of this shift in the clinical research enterprise toward data sharing are profound.
- November 14, 2023
In a Q&A, Ilana Richman, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (general medicine), discusses why overdiagnosis is a concern, the challenges of assessing the benefit of new screening technologies, and the risks and benefits people should weigh when considering preventative screening.
- November 06, 2023Source: Healthline
Ilana Richman, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (general internal medicine), offers possible explanations for why there is a link between false-positive mammography and breast cancer.
- October 31, 2023
The term post-acute infection syndrome refers to chronic diseases that occur after an acute viral, bacterial, or parasitic infection, including chronic Lyme and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). Yale School of Medicine is investigating the many questions surrounding post-acute infection syndromes in its new Center for Infection & Immunity.
- October 31, 2023Source: Kxan Austin
Ilana Richman, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (general internal medicine), discusses breast cancer screening for women over the age of 75.
- October 12, 2023Source: Yale Insights
On Health & Veritas with Howard P. Forman and Harlan M. Krumholz, Howie and Harlan are joined by Marc Auerbach, a professor of pediatric emergency medicine at Yale, to discuss his work using standards and simulation to improve the treatment of children in emergency departments throughout the United States. Harlan reflects on the importance of simple, well-designed clinical trials to make rapid improvements to care; Howie reports on a congressional study asking whether the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation Center has succeeded in lowering costs and increasing quality.
- October 09, 2023
Introducing ScholarTrends, an R Shiny application that produces seven interpretable graphics summarizing a scientist’s entire publication history. This tool adds transparency to a researcher’s trajectory and makes it more accessible to quickly understand a person’s publication trends.
- October 09, 2023Source: HuffPost
Ilana Richman, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (general internal medicine), discusses the lack of data involving the benefit of routine full-body MRIs.
- October 05, 2023
An FDA advisory committee found that an OTC decongestant, phenylephrine, works no better than a placebo at relieving congestion. Yale researchers discuss how drugs with insufficient evidence make it to market.