Health & Medicine


Yale responds to COVID-19

May 24, 2023

YaleNews highlights its coverage of how campus is responding to the coronavirus pandemic, and how Yale experts are taking action against the crisis.

Protein that drives liver damage could be a target for treatment

September 27, 2023

Yale researchers have identified a protein that drives symptoms of severe liver disease and may be a target for treatment in the future.

Compression of cancer cells a double-edged sword, study finds

September 27, 2023

A Yale-led study shows that the compression of cells can both help and hinder the progression of cancer. The findings could help in developing new treatments.

New mammogram screening guidelines: what to know

September 26, 2023

Yale Cancer Center director discusses changes in U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations for breast cancer screening.

Kellie Nalbandian ’24 M.S.N. on playing ‘Survivor’

September 26, 2023

In a Q&A, Yale Nursing student Nalbandian shares what led her to the show — and how working as a nurse during the pandemic prepared her for the challenge.

Diet, exercise improve chemotherapy outcomes for breast cancer patients

September 25, 2023

A new Yale Cancer Center study finds that a targeted diet and exercise intervention could improve outcomes for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy.

Distinct immune, hormone responses shed light on mysteries of long COVID

September 25, 2023

People who have experienced symptoms for months or longer after being infected exhibit different immune and hormonal responses to the virus, a new study finds.

Wendy Berry Mendes named the Dilley Professor of Psychology

September 22, 2023

Berry Mendes’ research has transformed our understanding of the relationship between mind and body. She joined Yale’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences on July 1.

Insights & Outcomes: Darting eyes, faculty honors, and overgeneralization

September 21, 2023

Yale researchers study the science behind eyes that dart, investigate the connection between generalization and substance abuse, and garner a trio of awards.

Forms of wisdom: Lessons from public health entrepreneurs

September 20, 2023

In an interview, Teresa Chahine reflects on female entrepreneurs’ stories about what they’ve learned while connecting with community to improve public health.