Peter Hotez: Opposing the Anti-Science Movement
In a special episode of the Health & Veriutas podcast, Dr. Howard P. Forman and Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz are joined by the virologist and advocate Peter Hotez to discuss his new book, The Deadly Rise of Anti-Science: A Scientist’s Warning.Source: Yale Insights
Electronic Health Record Strategies Can Improve Care of Patients with Heart Failure
Doctors frequently rely on the electronic health record (EHR) when caring for patients. Oftentimes, EHR systems will include clinical decision support tools that offer recommendations and reminders for physicians determining how to manage diagnosis or treatment plans.
Health Headlines: Research Shows Obesity-related Deaths From Heart Disease Have Tripled
Joyce Oen-Hsiao, MD, FACC, associate professor of clinical medicine (cardiovascular medicine), joins News 8 to discuss the increase in deaths of people who are obese and have heart disease, the effects of COVID-19 on the heart, and other topics.Source: WTNH
Yale Open Data Access Project Reaches Milestone in Helping to Maximize the Use of Clinical Trial Data for Research
The Yale Open Data Access (YODA) Project, a pioneering initiative to promote open science and facilitate sharing of clinical trial research data, has reached the milestone of supporting more than 100 publications.
Peripheral Artery Disease Is Poorly Understood—And Yale Researchers Are Striving for Answers
PAD deserves attention for various reasons, including the fact that people who have the condition are more likely to experience a heart attack or stroke. Risk factors for PAD are wide-ranging. People who have diabetes, high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, or atherosclerosis are among those at increased risk for the condition. Current smoking is linked to a two- to three-fold increase in risk.
Yale Older Adult Research Center Receives Renewed Funding
For the sixth consecutive time, the Yale Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center (OAIC) has been renewed for funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA). The center is one of only two such programs nationwide that have received continuous NIA support since it was first funded in 1992.