News Releases

October 4, 2017

Mystery of breast cancer risk gene solved, 20 years after its discovery

Yale scientists have pinpointed the molecular mechanism that allows mutations in the gene that predisposes women to breast cancer.

October 2, 2017

Study: Humanitarian program benefits mental health of Syrian refugee youth

A new study demonstrates that an eight-week humanitarian intervention can improve the mental health of individuals affected by Syria's war.

September 27, 2017

Battling belly fat: Specialized immune cells impair metabolism in aging

New Yale research furthers scientists’ understanding of why older adults fail to burn stored belly fat, which raises the risk of chronic disease.

September 25, 2017

Hospital mortality rates after heart attack differ by age

Researchers show that hospital mortality rates for older patients with heart attack are not necessarily representative of mortality rates for younger adults.

September 22, 2017

Message regarding the Sept. 22 Department of Education announcement

The U.S. Department of Education has issued interim guidance about schools' responsibilities to address sexual misconduct in accordance with Title IX.

September 21, 2017

Quantum data takes a ride on sound waves

Yale scientists have created a device that uses sound waves to store quantum information and convert it from one form to another, inside a single chip.

September 20, 2017

Individualized diets for irritable bowel syndrome better than placebo

Patients with irritable bowel syndrome who follow individualized diets based on food sensitivity testing experience fewer symptoms, say Yale researchers.

September 20, 2017

Genetic risk profile predicts survival for people with severe lung disease

An international Yale-led research team has shown that a risk profile based on 52 genes accurately predicts survival for patients with a severe lung disease.

September 20, 2017

Is the Milky Way an ‘outlier’ galaxy? Studying its ‘siblings’ for clues

New research indicates that the Milky Way’s satellite galaxies are much more tranquil than other systems of comparable luminosity and environment.

September 20, 2017

In male ducks, social competition spurs changes in genitalia

A Yale study of ducks illustrates how social forces can shape individual anatomy and suggests how sexual conflict and sexual autonomy shapes social behavior.