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New evidence supports autoimmunity as underlying driver of long COVID

July 22, 2024

A new Yale-led study is among the first to offer evidence that autoimmunity — in which the body’s immune system targets its own tissues — is a driver.

What parents should know about nicotine pouches

July 22, 2024

In a Q&A, Yale tobacco researcher Meghan Morean discusses the latest nicotine product popular among youth.

Food as medicine: A Q&A with Nate Wood

July 22, 2024

Yale instructor Nate Wood uses hands-on cooking to educate patients, medical trainees, and health care professionals about foods that promote wellness.

Energy efficiency may keep rodents at bay

July 18, 2024

A computer model developed by Yale School of the Environment researchers shows how home renovations that reduce energy use could prevent wildlife infestations.

Inaugural Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residents begin training

July 18, 2024

This new residency program at Yale School of Medicine is the second of its kind in the State of Connecticut.

Cancer Center director to host Connecticut Public Radio show

July 18, 2024

Eric P. Winer, head of Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital, will be the new voice of the popular Connecticut Public Radio show Yale Cancer Answers.

Making clinical guidelines work for large language models

July 18, 2024

Promising tools that generate responses to clinical questions can be hindered by transcription errors in data input. Researchers hope to improve the process.

Hyaluronic acid lip fillers safe for patients with systemic sclerosis

July 17, 2024

Thin lips are not just a cosmetic concern for patients with the rare autoimmune condition. A new Yale study finds that fillers can safely provide benefits.

Novel protein detects and responds to changes in blood flow

July 15, 2024

A team at Yale has identified a protein that helps your body sense and respond to changes in “fluid shear stress” created by blood’s movement through vessels.

Yale-led immunology research reveals potential target for immune diseases

July 15, 2024

A gene mutation that causes immune defects reveals new biology of antibody responses and may open the door to new autoimmune disease treatments.