Health & Medicine


As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

August 17, 2018

Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women.

Yale School of Nursing responds to the overdose crisis in New Haven

August 17, 2018

YSN is committed to supporting its community during this time of crisis and to continuing to address public health issues.

New HIV therapy reduces virus, boosts immunity in drug-resistant patients

August 15, 2018

Alongside existing HIV medications, treatment with the drug ibalizumab is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options.

Four YSM faculty members appointed to endowed professorships

August 13, 2018

Sabrina Diano, Valentina Greco, Dr. Eric Velazquez, and Dianqing Wu have been named as endowed professors in the Yale School of Medicine.

Dr. Eric Velazquez named the Berliner Professor of Cardiology

August 13, 2018

Velazquez is globally recognized as an authority in heart failure, cardiovascular clinical trials, and cardiac imaging.

Dianqing Wu appointed the Gladys Phillips Crofoot Professor

August 13, 2018

Wu conducts research aimed at understanding the molecular basis and function of signal transduction pathways.

Valentina Greco appointed Carolyn Walch Slayman Professor of Genetics

August 13, 2018

Greco focuses her research on understanding fundamental principles that sustain tissue regeneration.

Sabrina Diano named Sackler Family Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

August 13, 2018

Diano studies the endocrine and nervous systems, with a focus on central nervous system mechanisms relating to the regulation of glucose and metabolism.

Grant links Yale to prestigious stroke clinical trial network

August 13, 2018

Yale has received a grant to support the Southern New England Partnership in Stroke Research, Innovation, and Treatment Coordinating Center in StrokeNet.

Lab ‘failure’ leads to potential treatment for obesity

August 9, 2018

Yale scientists’ failure to create a morbidly obese mouse in the lab may have led to a promising discovery for the treatment of obesity in humans.