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Dealing with diabetes in college

August 19, 2019

Yale Medicine experts provide a road map to help teenagers manage their condition.

How do humans survive infections? Study pinpoints the role of a key hormone

August 19, 2019

New Yale-led research shows how a hormone called GDF15 helps the body to tolerate inflammation while fighting off infections like sepsis.

School of Medicine’s Class of 2023 welcomed in annual White Coat Ceremony

August 19, 2019

Excited conversation filled Harkness Courtyard on Aug. 12, when families and friends of 104 future physicians gathered to honor their commitment.

Findings shed light on why Zika causes birth defects in some pregnancies

August 16, 2019

Severe birth defects caused by the Zika virus may be related to the antibodies infected mothers produce to fight the disease, a study by YSPH researchers shows.

Study predicts modest impact from additional dose of rotavirus vaccine

August 15, 2019

YSPH researchers have shed insight on the vaccine’s effectiveness in low-income countries concerned about protecting against the highly contagious disease.

What parents need to know about concussions in kids’ sports

August 15, 2019

Yale Medicine experts agree that with greater awareness, parents, coaches, and athletic trainers can help potentially concussed athletes take precautions.

Researchers describe building blocks of HIV’s protective shell

August 14, 2019

New research into capsids — protective proteins that help HIV thrive — may lead to new ways to boost the immune system’s defenses against the virus.

Study: Husbands benefit from mutual caregiving, wives feel more distressed

August 13, 2019

Men and women respond differently when their spouse becomes their primary caregiver in old age, a Yale School of Public Health study has found.

Study shows surprising trends for a serious lung condition

August 13, 2019

A new study has found that for Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older, pulmonary embolisms are becoming less deadly thanks in part to improved technology.

Walter Gilliam named the Mears/Jameson Professor

August 13, 2019

Gilliam focuses his research on early childhood education and intervention policy analysis