Vincent T DeVita Jr

Bio

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Yale University Medical School

Location:

  • New Haven, CT

Activity

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Spinal Cord Injury Medicine:

    FRIDAY, July 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A noninvasive procedure might help people with paralysis move their legs without the need for surgery or implanted devices, new research suggests.

    The treatment approach is called transcutaneous stimulation, where a device delivers an electrical c...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older smokers who experience migraines appear to be at increased risk of stroke, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 1,300 people, average age 68, who suffered migraine headaches with and without aura. Migraine with aura is a migrain...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older smokers who experience migraines appear to be at increased risk of stroke, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 1,300 people, average age 68, who suffered migraine headaches with and without aura. Migraine with aura is a migrain...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

    Triglycerides are a type of blood fat created by the food you eat. At very high levels, they can cause heart problems and pancreatiti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pharmacy:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

    Triglycerides are a type of blood fat created by the food you eat. At very high levels, they can cause heart problems and pancreatiti...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists may some day predict lung cancer risk by examining the telomeres that protect your DNA.

    People with long telomeres are at increased risk for lung cancer but not other types of cancer, the researchers found.

    Telomeres are prot...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary Disease:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Scientists may some day predict lung cancer risk by examining the telomeres that protect your DNA.

    People with long telomeres are at increased risk for lung cancer but not other types of cancer, the researchers found.

    Telomeres are prot...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About one-third of breast cancer survivors in the Appalachian region of the United States do not take potentially lifesaving drugs, even though their drugs are covered by insurance, a new study finds.

    The study included 428 breast cancer survivors...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- About one-third of breast cancer survivors in the Appalachian region of the United States do not take potentially lifesaving drugs, even though their drugs are covered by insurance, a new study finds.

    The study included 428 breast cancer survivors...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Addiction Medicine:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Teenagers who use electronic cigarettes may be more likely to smoke the real thing, new research suggests.

    The study, which included almost 2,100 California high school students, found that one-quarter had ever "vaped" (tried e-cigarettes). Ten pe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology Nursing:

    MONDAY, July 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many young cancer patients -- especially females -- have limited awareness about options to preserve their fertility, a new study shows.

    Cancer and cancer treatments may leave some people infertile, making it important f...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than a third of colon cancers diagnosed in younger patients are caused by inherited gene mutations, a new study finds.

    These patients should undergo genetic counseling to determine if their families may be at increased risk, the researchers s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Oncology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- More than a third of colon cancers diagnosed in younger patients are caused by inherited gene mutations, a new study finds.

    These patients should undergo genetic counseling to determine if their families may be at increased risk, the researchers s...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Odomo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat basal cell carcinoma skin cancer that has returned despite surgery or radiation.

    The treatment is sanctioned for people who are not candidates for additional sur...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Dermatology:

    FRIDAY, July 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Odomo (sonidegib) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat basal cell carcinoma skin cancer that has returned despite surgery or radiation.

    The treatment is sanctioned for people who are not candidates for additional sur...Full Article