Health & Medicine

Mentoring tomorrow’s leaders at Women’s Health Research

September 13, 2017

Women’s Health Research fellowships offer students an opportunity to work with faculty focused on sex and gender as a component of biomedical research.

Brain science: finding secrets in century-old brains

September 13, 2017

The father of neurosurgery, Yale's Dr. Harvey Cushing, left a priceless gift to science. Now his collection of brains is being used for active research.

Study identifies blood vessel as a therapeutic target for diabetes

September 13, 2017

In a new Yale-led study, researchers have identified a role of a secreted protein, apelin, in regulating the transfer of fatty acids across blood vessels.

Mother’s psychiatric diagnosis no threat to baby’s health

September 13, 2017

Depression, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder represent no threat to the health of pregnant women or their babies, according to a new Yale study.

Hospice care is short and may start later than needed

September 12, 2017

Older adults are admitted to hospice for short duration despite experiencing symptoms months prior to the end of life, according to a Yale-led study.

Storming the cellular barricades to fight fungi

September 12, 2017

Yale scientists have developed a new class of molecules that attack fungal infections, offering a possible therapeutic approach to treating fungal illnesses.

Yale School of Medicine and AstraZeneca to collaborate on cancer research

September 11, 2017

Yale School of Medicine and AstraZeneca will collaborate on efforts to develop lifesaving, next-generation therapies for lung and other cancers.

Could modifying gut microbes prevent or delay type 1 diabetes?

September 11, 2017

A new study provides evidence that environmental factors, such as microbes that inhabit our intestines, may influence the incidence of autoimmune diseases.

See an ‘onco-dermatologist’ for cancer-related skin, hair and nail problems

September 8, 2017

“Onco-dermatology” focuses on the prevention and treatment of the skin, hair, and nail problems that often arise as side effects from cancer treatments.

In memoriam: health equity advocate Katrina Clark

September 7, 2017

Alumna and faculty member Katrina Clark M.P.H. ’71, a long-time champion of health care for residents in Fair Haven, died on Aug. 25.