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Fighting for hope: breast cancer research at Yale

October 14, 2019

Researchers at Yale and around the globe are working tirelessly to save lives by advancing the science and practice of breast cancer treatment and prevention.

Yale scientists help immune system find hidden cancer cells

October 14, 2019

A new Yale-developed immunotherapy system has been shown to reduce or eliminate melanoma and triple-negative breast and pancreatic tumors in mice.

A Yale-developed drug shows promise as immune therapy for cancer

October 14, 2019

A therapy involving a synthetic RNA molecule called Stem Loop RNA 14, developed by Yale researchers, stimulates immune cells to shrink or kill tumors in mice.

Yale faculty pioneer development and testing of portable MRI device

October 14, 2019

Yale researchers have agreed to develop, deploy, and test a new device they hope will cut MRI costs and make the technology more widely available globally.

Simple test predicts older heart attack patients’ independence, function

October 10, 2019

A simple walking test can evaluate the likelihood of functional decline in older adults following a heart attack, according to research led by Alexandra Hajduk.

YSPH partners with University of Puerto Rico to address HIV

October 10, 2019

The collaboration will aim to improve access to HIV testing, treatment, and care as part of the federal government’s Ending the HIV Epidemic initiative.

Why a heart attack should not disqualify someone from being president

October 9, 2019

Yale cardiologist Dr. Harlan Krumholz discusses presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ recent heart attack and advances in cardiac treatment and prognosis.

Brain hemorrhage surgery boosts survival, but disability risk still high

October 9, 2019

A new meta-analysis offers insight into which among the 35,000 annual intracerebral hemorrhage patients in Europe and America would most benefit from surgery.

With YSPH professor, Rep. DeLauro calls for ban of PFAS in food containers

October 9, 2019

Alongside Yale epidemiologist called for a ban of the controversial chemicals at a press conference in North Haven.

How to talk to teens about vaping risks

October 8, 2019

Honest, open communication can help your teen handle peer pressure, argue Yale Medicine experts.