Health & Medicine

Making Sense of Emotion: Innovating Emotional Intelligence

September 21, 2017

Dr. Frank John Ninivaggi, assistant clinical professor of child psychiatry (Rowman & Littlefield)

Deep brain stimulation helps Parkinson’s patients regain independence

September 21, 2017

New technology called deep brain stimulation may offer an alternative to conventional treatment of patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Individualized diets for irritable bowel syndrome better than placebo

September 20, 2017

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

Genetic risk profile predicts survival for people with severe lung disease

September 20, 2017

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.

Better clinical care may contribute to fewer carotid artery surgeries

September 20, 2017

A nationwide study that reviewed 16 years of Medicare beneficiary data showed a steady reduction in carotid endarterectomy.

Scientist Joann Sweasy awarded Postdoctoral Mentoring Prize

September 19, 2017

Sweasy, the Ensign Professor of Therapeutic Radiology and professor of genetics, is honored for her strong advocacy for those working in her lab.

Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale enters its second year

September 19, 2017

Faculty can receive funding and support to turn their research into commercial opportunity as the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale enters its second year.

GHJP closes two-year FOIA case against drug manufacturer

September 19, 2017

On Sept. 11, Yale's Treatment Action Group and the Global Health Justice Partnership won an important legal victory for clinical research transparency.

Study uncovers markers for severe form of multiple sclerosis

September 18, 2017

Scientists have uncovered two molecules involved in cell communication and movement that may explain why some people develop progressive multiple sclerosis.

Yale experts explain what parents should know about pediatric obesity

September 18, 2017

There are multiple factors that contribute to childhood obesity, including a clear genetic component, say two Yale experts.