Health & Medicine


A champion of health care fairness: Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith

July 11, 2018

Nunez-Smith has been dedicated to investigating the health system’s inequalities and using data-driven insights to correct them.

Stem cell mutations linked to hydrocephalus

July 11, 2018

The mutations result in reduced brain volume that secondarily becomes filled with cerebrospinal fluid.

New gift will spur stem cell research

July 10, 2018

Luye Life Sciences Group, a Chinese medical conglomerate, has given the Yale Stem Cell Center $1 million in support of basic stem cell research

Standard type 2 diabetes treatments may not improve the condition in youth

July 10, 2018

Taking insulin or the most commonly used drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin, failed to either delay or effectively treat the condition in youth.

Yale scientists flip molecular switches on building blocks of life

July 9, 2018

The researchers are expanding our understanding of how bacteria continue to evolve and adapt at the molecular level.

Healing children’s (and the nation’s) wounds

July 9, 2018

We must call upon our expertise in the physical and mental health of children and families, and tend to their harm through the care and support of professionals

At Yale’s first HIV/AIDS symposium, memories of a mysterious epidemic

July 9, 2018

At the symposium, clinicians, basic science researchers, and public health workers came together to track their progress fighting the HIV/AIDS pandemic.

Opioid epidemic responses overlook gender

July 5, 2018

Yale health experts warn that current efforts to confront the opioid crisis must better incorporate an understanding of how women fit into this epidemic.

Animal Viruses and Humans: A Narrow Divide

July 5, 2018

Dr. Warren Andiman, professor emeritus of pediatrics (infectious disease) (Paul Dry Books)

How obesity drives colon cancer in mice

July 3, 2018

A team including Yale researchers found that a high level of insulin was the link between obesity and colon cancer in mice.