Health & Medicine

In China, doctors are overestimating the severity of coronary stenosis

January 19, 2018

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

Fracking’s Fallout: An interview with YSPH’s Nicole Deziel

January 18, 2018

Deziel discusses how chemicals used in fracking and released into the air or water may adversely affect the health of nearby communities — especially children.

Home visitation program could help curb childhood obesity

January 18, 2018

According to a new Yale study, children from families who received home visiting intervention were significantly less likely to be obese at age 2.

Ngaruiya brings focus on health disparities from Kenya to Nebraska to Yale

January 17, 2018

Dr. Christine Ngaruiya of the Yale School of Medicine advocates in her practice and her writing for greater access to health care for marginalized populations.

Secrets of longevity protein revealed in new study

January 17, 2018

New Yale-led research into so-called Klotho proteins could have implications for the treatment of diabetes, obesity, and certain cancers.

START program gives first-year med students an early feel for research

January 16, 2018

YSM’s Summer Advance Research Training program pairs students with faculty mentors to offer a head start on learning the culture of academic medicine.

When do girls need a gynecologist?

January 16, 2018

Alla Vash-Margita, MD, chief of the Yale Medicine Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology program, explains why age 13 to 15 is ideal for the first visit.

Yale professor’s ‘superhuman’ drug treatment attracts investors

January 16, 2018

Demetrios Braddock’s research, which uses enzymes to treat a rare disease impacting infants, is going to market with the help of Inozyme Pharmaceuticals.

Implementation science program opens to applications, receives more funding

January 12, 2018

The Yale Scholars in Implementation Science career program has received an additional $1 million in NIH grant funding. Applications are open through Feb. 14.

Yale Healthcare Hackathon to encourage new uses for artificial intelligence

January 11, 2018

Sponsored this year by the Guilford-based accelerator 4Catalyzer, the annual hackathon will take place Jan. 19-21 at Yale School of Medicine.