Health & Medicine


Neural fingerprints ID those likely to abstain from cocaine

January 4, 2019

A machine-learning technique developed at Yale has identified a brain network that predicts future abstinence and may help customize treatments in the future.

Yale scientists open up new world for biologics — inside the cell

January 4, 2019

Yale researchers now report on a molecular key that can allow potentially life-saving protein drugs to work at the cellular level.

Researchers warn of problems using mobile technologies in public health

January 3, 2019

Two new studies from the Yale School of Public Health identified problems in integrating technologies like texting and fingerprinting into public health care.

New compound shows promise in treatment of Alzheimer’s

January 2, 2019

Researchers have found a drinkable cocktail of designer molecules that interferes with a crucial first step of Alzheimer’s and even restores memory in mice.

Child deaths from opioids nearly tripled in recent years, says Yale study

December 28, 2018

Close to 9,000 children and teens in the United States died from opioid poisonings over the last two decades, a nearly three-fold increase in mortality rates.

How do hair follicles grow? A Yale-led study untangles the science

December 27, 2018

New findings by Yale researchers may lead to strategies for regenerating lost hair follicles in adults.

Innovative way to block HIV runs into a roadblock

December 27, 2018

Combating the spread of retroviruses that can cause blood cancer and AIDS may also leave the host vulnerable to infections by other viral pathogens.

Yale experts treat severe, disfiguring sarcoidosis with novel therapy

December 26, 2018

A team of Yale researchers has found a promising new treatment for sarcoidosis, a disease that can affect multiple organs: tofacitinib, an arthritis medication.

Yale Cancer Center scientists advise caution in immunotherapy research

December 20, 2018

Yale’s Lieping Chen, a pioneering immunobiologist, cautions that some immunotherapy research is advancing too fast on top of shaky scientific foundations.

Yale-led team examines impact of diet intervention on autoimmunity in mice

December 20, 2018

A new Yale-led study suggests that a change in diet — specifically adding more fiber — could be beneficial to people with autoimmune diseases such as lupus.