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Yale Center Beijing hosts talk about threat of emerging infectious diseases

September 23, 2019

The ways our physical and social environment shape the emergence of infectious diseases was the focus of a talk by Yale epidemiologist Dr. Albert Icksang Ko.

Undergrads spend summer learning about environmental health sciences

September 20, 2019

The international group of students participated in two special programs offered by YSPH that are designed to inspire a new generation of leaders and scholars.

Study: Musculoskeletal urgent care centers restrict Medicaid patients

September 18, 2019

Some urgent care centers in Connecticut deny patients on Medicaid access to musculoskeletal care, a new Yale study finds.

YSM researcher explores the genetic origins of sex differences in disease

September 18, 2019

Statistical geneticist Dr. Hongyu Zhao has collected preliminary data to suggest that genetic pathways may relate to some diseases differently in women and men.

Research on mental health following environmental disasters soaring

September 17, 2019

New research led by YSPH finds that the number of studies on how environmental disasters affect mental health has increased dramatically, with similar findings.

Yale Law School to host conference on the Affordable Care Act

September 17, 2019

The event, to be held Sept. 26-27, will bring together lawmakers and scholars to discuss the landmark bill’s passage and its legacy after 10 years.

Science writer’s talk explores link between environment, race, cognition

September 17, 2019

Author Harriet A. Washington spoke on “The Brain Thieves: Heavy Metals, Pathogens and Other Enemies of Cognition,” at the Yale Child Study Center on Sept. 5.

Once-common hysterectomy technique linked to worse uterine cancer outcomes

September 16, 2019

Uncontained uterine power morcellation, a laparoscopic hysterectomy technique, may worsen outcomes for women who have undiagnosed uterine cancer.

YSM resident launches podcast to highlight women in orthopaedics

September 16, 2019

Dr. Alana Munger, a second-year resident in the Yale Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, has launched the “She Can Fix It” podcast.

Study probes interplay of proteins in type 2 diabetes

September 13, 2019

Yale pathologist study reveals interactions of proteins in type 2 diabetes can be dramatically reduced when small amounts of neighboring proteins are present.