News Releases


July 1, 2020

Yale study: Breast cancer found earlier in states with expanded Medicaid

A higher percentage of women with breast cancer had their disease diagnosed at an early stage in states with expanded Medicaid coverage through the ACA.

June 30, 2020

Yale IDs test to detect blood vessel injury, predict survival in COVID-19

Researchers at Yale have found that injury to endothelial cells — the cells lining blood vessels — may be a key driver of COVID-19 severity and death.

June 30, 2020

Fat check: Researchers find explanation for stress’ damage in brown fat

An immune system cell secreted by brown fat in the body may be responsible for the negative side-effects of stress, Yale researchers report.

June 25, 2020

Yale Labor Survey tracks U.S. labor markets in real time

A team of social scientists led by Nobel Prize-winning economist William Nordhaus has pioneered a new approach to appraising the state of the U.S. labor market.

June 24, 2020

Blocking a ‘jamming signal’ can unleash immune system to fight tumors

Yale researchers have discovered a way to help a powerful immune system stimulant called interleukin-18 reach tumors and fight off difficult cancers.

June 23, 2020

Existing drugs may limit damage caused by HIV

After screening 1,430 drugs, Yale researchers have identified four that may help minimize the long-term health effects of HIV infection.

June 22, 2020

New gold nanoparticle purifies water of difficult pollutants

Researchers have found a promising technology for clearing water of pollutants like pesticides and pharmaceuticals: a nanoparticle that converts light to heat.

June 22, 2020

Climate change and the rise of the Roman Empire

How did an eruption of Alaska’s Okmok volcano in 43 B.C.E. affect the Mediterranean region of antiquity? Yale’s Joe Manning is the person to ask.

June 22, 2020

Yale and NBA partner to study efficacy of new COVID-19 test

The efficacy of a saliva-based method that quickly determines if someone is infected with the novel coronavirus will be tested through a Yale/NBA partnership.

June 18, 2020

Repurposed drug shows promise for treating COVID-19 inflammation

Yale clinicians report promising results after treating COVID-19 with the drug tocilizumab, which is known to reduce inflammation in chemotherapy patients.