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Yale study shows immunotherapy drug helps patients with metastatic melanoma

November 8, 2018

New research suggests that melanoma patients with brain metastases should be given a combination of two types of checkpoint inhibitors.

How to make meaning in aftermath of Pittsburgh and other violent acts

November 6, 2018

Creating meaning and finding a coherent narrative is often a very positive adaptive psychological response to traumatic events.

Yale alumni startup aims to use tech to improve global healthcare access

November 5, 2018

YSPH alumni (and married couple) Kaakpema Yelpaala and Sara Yelpaala are leading the new health technology company access.mobile.

Recovery is possible, says Yale addiction expert Melissa Weimer

November 5, 2018

Weimer is medical director of the Program in Addiction Medicine’s Addiction Medicine Consult Service.

Yale’s Waxman honored by the Society for Neuroscience

November 3, 2018

Yale School of Medicine professor Stephen G. Waxman received the Julius Axelrod Prize Nov. 3 at the Society for Neuroscience’s annual meeting in San Diego.

Developing teen brains are vulnerable to anxiety but treatment can help

November 2, 2018

Yale psychologists Paola Odriozola and Dylan Gee discuss the causes and signs of teen anxiety and the best treatment options.

What’s in the air? There’s more to it than we thought

November 2, 2018

Using liquid chromatography and a mass spectrometer, researchers have gotten a more detailed look than ever before at the molecular makeup of air pollution.

Tiny DNA modification has big impact on deadly tumors

November 1, 2018

A simple modification of a DNA base in small areas of the genome may explain why glioblastoma tumors — particularly virulent brain tumors — are so deadly.

Scenes from the Graduate Entry Prespeciality in Nursing award celebrations

October 29, 2018

On Friday, Oct. 26, the Yale School of Nursing held its annual GEPN award ceremony, followed by the yearly Fall Fest celebration at the Landscape Lab.

How salt can trigger inflammation in multiple sclerosis

October 29, 2018

Cells in a high-salt environment show activation of the beta-catenin/Wnt signaling pathway, which disrupts regulatory T cells and triggers inflammation.