Health & Medicine


Study reveals distinct brain activity triggered by memories of trauma

November 30, 2023

Recollections of traumatic events among people with PTSD trigger markedly different brain activity than when remembering sad or “neutral” experiences.

Implicit bias from providers inhibits hepatitis C treatment

November 29, 2023

A new study reveals significant insights into the challenges that can occur in hepatitis C virus elimination efforts in people with HIV.

YSPH Dean Ranney testifies before Congress during hearing on gun violence

November 29, 2023

Ranney testified on Tuesday before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, urging Congress to support a public health approach to the nation’s gun violence crisis.

How does HIV bind to our T cells? New study reveals the steps

November 27, 2023

A new Yale-led study reveals for the first time the steps through which human immunodeficiency virus binds to the receptors on the membranes of T cells.

Discrimination during pregnancy can affect infants’ brain circuitry

November 27, 2023

Yale and Columbia University researchers find that a parent’s experience of discrimination during pregnancy can affect their infant’s brain.

Yale scientists reveal how RNA gets spliced correctly

November 22, 2023

Mature mRNA is generated by removing introns through a process called splicing, errors however that occur during splicing can potentially cause disease.

Semaglutide could benefit millions of Americans with obesity, heart disease

November 21, 2023

The anti-obesity drug has the potential to reduce the risk of heart attacks and other heart-related conditions among 6.6 million Americans, a Yale study finds.

A geriatrician’s experience caring for his mother from 460 miles away

November 21, 2023

In this conversation with Barry J. Wu, he shares his experience as a caregiver to his mother and how that informs the advice he gives to other caregivers.

Genomic study links cannabis abuse to multiple health problems

November 20, 2023

A Yale-led analysis of the genomes of more than 1 million people has shed light on the underlying biology of cannabis use disorder and associated risks.

Myasthenia Gravis: new drugs and a road to individualized treatment

November 20, 2023

What you need to know about the complex autoimmune disease that interferes with the communication between nerves and muscles.