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Investigator Q&A: Expanding Treatment Options for JIA

September 23, 2019

In new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine, investigators led by William Tamborlane, M.D., a Yale University pediatric endocrinologist, reported the efficacy of the GLP1 agonist liraglutide for children with type 2 diabetes. In this Q&A, Dr. Tamborlane discusses the importance of expanding treatment options.

Stroke Treatment Without Thrombolytic Therapy, New Research

August 14, 2019

Stimulating the sphenopalatine ganglion-a collection of nerve cells closely associated with the trigeminal nerve most responsible for headaches-could be a safe intervention for patients with acute ischemic stroke who aren’t eligible for thrombolytic therapy, researchers report in The Lancet.

U.S. Ranks High in Hypertension Awareness, Treatment and Control

August 14, 2019

Awareness of the prevalence of hypertension has increased substantially over the past 40 years in high-income countries, as has treatment and control of the condition. But, the level of control falls short of rates seen in dedicated hypertension programs, and it’s stagnating, according to research published last month in The Lancet.