Strategies to accelerate diagnosis and treatment of rare cardiovascular diseases
The current landscape for patients with rare cardiovascular disease has shifted. Using genome sequencing Yale physician-scientists have begun to elucidate the pathophysiology of genetic disorders and develop treatment guidelines and recommendations.
Dozens got coronavirus from high-intensity workouts in gyms. The CDC warns that masks, better ventilation are a must.
In September, a Chicago resident called their gym with alarming news: They’d recently come to an indoor workout class despite feeling sick and then later tested positive for the coronavirus.Source: The Washington Post
New Covid-19 Strains: What We Know
As expected, the first full winter of the Covid-19 pandemic in the United States has been brutal, bringing the total death toll approaching the half-million mark. There are also reasons to be hopeful: The daily average of new Covid cases is now declining in 43 states, and, while off to a shaky start, the rollout of Covid vaccines is underway. But this is SARS-CoV-2 we’re talking about, and the virus doesn’t care about fitting into any tidy little narrative where spring comes and everyone gets vaccinated, ultimately leading to the end of the pandemic and everyone frolicking maskless in a field.Source: Rolling Stone
Yale IMPACT team compiles biorepository of COVID-19 patient samples for study
As the coronavirus first started to spread across the globe last March, Yale experts came together to build a biorepository — or library — of COVID-19 patient samples. Their goal was to provide researchers across the University with access to the human material needed to unveil the mysteries of what, at the time, was an unfamiliar virus.Source: Yale Daily News
The New CDC-Approved Face Mask Hacks Are Surprisingly Easy
"The best alternative is to just use a single, quality mask which fits you well," Richard A. Martinello, MD, associate professor of medicine and pediatrics specializing in infectious diseases at the Yale School of Medicine in Connecticut, tells Verywell.Source: VeryWell Health