Latest News from Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Hsieh Named Co-Chair of ACR Global Strategy Task Force
- February 06, 2020
A new study published by The BMJ adds to evidence that rosiglitazone – a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes – is associated with increased risk of heart problems, especially heart failure.
- February 04, 2020
Dr. Charles Fuchs visited Good Morning Connecticut to talk about World Cancer Day, February 4, 2020.
- January 27, 2020
While heart-disease risk increases as we age, even those who spent their younger years sedentary, smoking and overeating can reverse course by adopting heart-healthy practices.
- January 27, 2020
SILVER AMI Study Creates Risk Models, Informs Healthcare Decisions in Older Patients Post-AMI
- January 25, 2020
Yale Cancer Center has announced the launch of the Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE). Building on the commitment of the Yale Cancer Center to patient-centered cancer care, screening, and prevention across the state of Connecticut, the new center is dedicated to ensuring cancer health equity and improving outcomes, with an emphasis on traditionally underserved neighborhoods.
- January 13, 2020
Breast density notification laws are mostly missing the mark
- January 10, 2020
Tara Sanft, M.D., associate professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology) and Director of the Smilow Cancer Hospital (SCH) Survivorship Clinic, has been appointed the inaugural Chief Patient Experience Officer at Yale Cancer Center (YCC) and SCH at Yale New Haven Hospital.
- January 09, 2020
A new study suggests that state-mandated notifications on mammogram reports intended to inform women of the health risks related to breast density are not worded effectively.
- January 05, 2020
Yale researchers found that older men received the no-longer-routinely-advised prostate-specific antigen tests for prostate cancer screening at a national cost of almost $450 million per year.