News Releases

February 7, 2018

Positive attitudes about aging reduce risk of dementia in older adults

Even in older adults with a high genetic risk for developing dementia, a positive attitude toward aging can reduce the risk of developing it by nearly 50%.

February 1, 2018

Noted activist and artist Faith Ringgold to be honored as Chubb Fellow

Educator, artist, and activist Faith Ringgold will visit Yale on Thursday, Feb. 15 as a Chubb Fellow to give a lecture titled, “Anyone Can Fly.”

February 1, 2018

Bad news? No worries for those we like, says new study

Optimism about the future of others is widespread even in the face of bad news — at least if the person is someone we care about (or think we might like).

January 31, 2018

Yale announces inaugural executive director of the Schwarzman Center

Renowned producer and director Garth Ross, currently of the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., will join Yale in April.

January 31, 2018

Yale dermatologists successfully restore skin color in vitiligo patients

A Yale team has successfully applied a novel combination therapy — an arthritis medication and light therapy — to restore skin color in vitiligo patients.

January 30, 2018

Taking multiple Rx drugs raises risks for aging adults with and without HIV

New Yale-led research suggests that using five or more prescription drugs increases the risk of hospitalization in adults over 50 — regardless of HIV status.

January 25, 2018

Low-cost, data-driven tool identifies sickest hospital patients

Developed by a team of Yale researchers, the automated tool notifies physicians when key vitals such as heart rate and temperature take a turn for the worse.

January 25, 2018

Yale researchers propose new ways to select patients for clinical trials

In a new study, Yale Cancer Center investigators find that improving models to assess patient risk for breast cancer can result in better trials and results.

January 23, 2018

2018 Environmental Performance Index: Air quality top public health threat

Now in its 20th year, the biennial report is produced by researchers at Yale and Columbia in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.

January 19, 2018

In China, doctors are overestimating the severity of coronary stenosis

A computer-aided technique may be more accurate than coronary angiography, the current standard to determine the severity of stenosis, says a Yale study.