Yale researchers have agreed to develop, deploy, and test a new portable MRI scanner, a device its developer hopes will cost a fraction of that of traditional MRIs and make the new imaging technology available in clinics in the U.S. and around the world.
- October 08, 2019
Last week politics and medicine intersected with news that Bernie Sanders had a heart attack. For the campaign there are questions of what it means for his candidacy.
- October 08, 2019
Many patient deaths may go uncounted by taking the FDA's Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience (MAUDE) database at face value, researchers found.
- October 07, 2019
In his Department of Internal Medicine Grand Rounds lecture, “Contemporary Advances in the Management of Atrial Fibrillation,” James Freeman, MD, shared that modern treatments have markedly improved our ability to prevent AF-related morbidity and mortality.
- September 24, 2019
The American Heart Association estimates that by 2030 more than 8 million Americans will be diagnosed with chronic heart failure (HF). This condition may lead to kidney failure, liver damage, and other complications. The 2019 American College of Cardiology report provides clinical tools to improve the management of HF patients.
- September 17, 2019
Once again, the antidiabetic drug dapagliflozin (Farxiga, AstraZeneca) showed that the term "antidiabetic drug" doesn't really capture all that it might offer.
- September 16, 2019
The American Heart Association (AHA) selected three Yale physicians as finalists for the Early Career Investigator Awards.
- September 10, 2019
In health care today, there's a great emphasis on amassing large databases of patient medical records, but for many patients the process of accessing their own records can be challenging—and it's completely "at odds with your federal rights," Harlan Krumholz, a cardiologist and professor at Yale School of Medicine, writes for NPR's "Shots."
- September 08, 2019
The death rate from heart disease plummeted nationally over several decades for all racial and ethnic groups, but the rate of decline has slowed slightly and African Americans and low-income individuals are still at a higher risk of developing the disease and dying from it, according to a report from the National Center of Health Statistics.
- September 06, 2019
While most older adults say they are confident they’re ready to handle emergencies like natural disasters or power outages, many are not as prepared as they could be for these events, a new U.S. poll suggests.