Health & Medicine


First U.S. trial of drug for e-cigarette cessation shows positive results

May 22, 2024

The first U.S. trial using an over-the-counter smoking cessation drug for quitting e-cigarettes found that it helped as many as 45% of subjects stop vaping.

YSPH graduates urged to adopt a ‘healthy disregard for the impossible’

May 22, 2024

Change — and having the skills, drive, and courage to lead change — quickly emerged as the central theme of the Class of 2024’s Commencement.

Indigenous Brazilian activists challenge academia to act

May 21, 2024

A May 10 conference at Yale brought together academics and activists working on indigenous rights and environmental justice in the Amazon.

Celebrating the Yale MD Class of 2024

May 21, 2024

The 103 M.D. graduates of the Yale School of Medicine Class of 2024 gathered with family and friends on Monday to celebrate Commencement.

Building artificial cells to measure energy flow in living systems

May 20, 2024

Yale scientists have made an artificial cell to enable precise measurement of energy consumption and force generation in our cells.

In Farr Lecture, Yale’s Peter Aronson reflects on serendipity

May 17, 2024

A YSM’s Student Research Day on May 7, Aronson spoke on the importance of chance events in determining the course of his academic development and career.

H5N1 bird flu: What you need to know

May 17, 2024

Avian influenza A (H5N1), or bird flu, is spreading among cows in the United States. A Yale Medicine expert tells you what you need to know to stay safe.

Words for Change: Yale students join global call to launch a new humanism

May 17, 2024

Yale faculty and students respond to a call for ideas by a renowned Italian songwriter for a global book project on the power of youth to drive positive change.

Yale PA Online Class of 2024 gathers for graduation

May 16, 2024

On May 10, the Yale Physician Assistant Online Class of 2024 gathered with family and friends for a commencement ceremony in Woolsey Hall.

Investigating the link between metabolism and cancer

May 16, 2024

In a Q&A, Yale endocrinologist Rachel Perry discusses the link between insulin and cancer and the future of precision medicine for metabolism-related...