News Releases

September 12, 2017

Hospice care is short and may start later than needed

Older adults are admitted to hospice for short duration despite experiencing symptoms months prior to the end of life, according to a Yale-led study.

September 12, 2017

Storming the cellular barricades to fight fungi

Yale scientists have developed a new class of molecules that attack fungal infections, offering a possible therapeutic approach to treating fungal illnesses.

September 11, 2017

Yale launches carbon charge for campus buildings and departments

Yale has implemented a carbon charge that affects more than 250 buildings and nearly 70% of campus carbon dioxide emissions.

September 11, 2017

Scientists track the brain-skull transition from dinosaurs to birds

The dinosaur-to-bird transition that occurred in reptiles millions of years ago was accompanied by profound changes in the skull roof of those animals.

August 25, 2017

Study identifies genes linked to better immune response to flu vaccine

Yale experts and their research partners have identified several genes and gene clusters associated with the immune response to influenza vaccination.

August 21, 2017

Behavior theory may offer key to ensuring infants are put to sleep safely

A new study examined what influences a mother's decision to put her infant in the recommended sleeping position.

August 16, 2017

Starting opioid addiction treatment in the ED is cost-effective, says study

People with opioid addiction who receive buprenorphine in the emergency department are more likely to still be in a drug treatment program 30 days later.

August 14, 2017

From thousands of suspects, Yale scientists ferret out cancer-causing genes

Using new technology, Yale-led team of researchers has identified specific gene combinations that can cause the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma.

August 10, 2017

‘Yellow fever mosquito’ came to California via two invasions

The mosquitoes found in northern California came from a different region than those now in the southern part of the state.

August 10, 2017

Researchers explore what happens when people hear voices that others don’t

People who hear voices, with and without a psychotic illness, are more sensitive than others to a 125-year-old experiment designed to induce hallucinations.