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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.

Stephanie O’Malley appointed the Mears/Jameson Professor of Psychiatry

August 13, 2019

O’Malley focuses her research on the development of more effective treatments for substance use disorders.

Walter Gilliam named the Mears/Jameson Professor

August 13, 2019

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

Three faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

August 13, 2019

Bradford S. Gentry, Walter S. Gilliam, and Stephanie Samples O’Malley were appointed to endowed professorships.

Midsummer course sharpens skills in informatics and data science

August 9, 2019

“Introduction to Informatics and Data Science in the Clinical Health and Biomedical Context” was five concentrated days on the Yale West Campus.

Yale scientists zero in on atomic driver of tumor formation

August 9, 2019

New research out of the Yale Chemical Biology Institute sheds light on the link between the human microbiome and the development of colorectal cancers.