Loophole Enables FDA Approval of Unsafe Medical Devices, Yale Study Finds
New Yale research finds that many medical devices subject to recall had received FDA approval based, in part, on the products’ similarities to earlier devices which had also been subject to recalls, including an intra-aortic balloon pump used in patients hospitalized for heart failure.Source: YaleNews
Will Long COVID Research Provide Answers for Poorly Understood Diseases Like ME/CFS?
ME/CFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome) is a highly disabling, severe condition that has been largely overlooked and even questioned as an illness by physicians and biomedical researchers for decades. But now, scientists including Yale's Akiko Iwasaki and Harlan Krumholz are finding parallels between post-infection long COVID and ME/CFS.
Perceived discrimination increased the risk of worse health outcomes after a heart attack
An analysis of more than 2,600 heart attack survivors, ages 55 years and younger, found that nearly 35% of them reported perceived discrimination in their everyday lives.Source: American Heart Association News