Health & Medicine


Yale responds to COVID-19

March 20, 2020

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

The secret of Connecticut’s success in battling COVID-19

July 1, 2020

Yale SOM’s Edward Kaplan, an operations and modeling expert, discusses what Connecticut has gotten right in tackling the pandemic — and what risks still remain.

Quarantine 15? What to do about weight gain during the pandemic

July 1, 2020

COVID-19 has created a perfect storm for people who struggle with weight, but it's still possible to maintain or even lose weight, say Yale Medicine...

Yale-made program tracks city's protective equipment during pandemic

July 1, 2020

PPETrackr, designed by a team of Yale students and faculty, helped New Haven track critical PPE when it was needed most at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Yale professor receives NIH award for breakthrough cancer research

July 1, 2020

Yale pathologist Dr. Kurt Schalper has received an R37 Merit Award from the National Institutes of Health, ensuring research funding for the next seven years.

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

July 1, 2020

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.

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

June 30, 2020

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.

A race to solve the COVID protein puzzle

June 30, 2020

Yale engineering Professor Corey O’Hern is working to advance our understanding of the novel coronavirus’ structure, in order to aid drug design and more.

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

June 30, 2020

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

Yale to launch center focused on health and mass incarceration

June 29, 2020

The School of Medicine and the Law School collaborate on a new center to improve the health of individuals and communities impacted by mass incarceration.