Health & Medicine

Study reveals how a very low calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes

November 9, 2017

If confirmed in people, the insight provides potential new drug targets for treating this common chronic disease.

Cellular clean-up can also sweep away forms of cancer

November 9, 2017

Two new research papers reinforce the benefits of a novel therapy that hijacks the cell’s own protein degradation machinery to destroy cancer cells.

Scanner or sandcastle? Making MRIs easy for kids

November 8, 2017

Staff in Yale Medicine’s Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging make getting an MRI a fun and fear-free experience for children.

Dr. Jaime Grutzendler named the Zimmerman/Spinelli Professor

November 8, 2017

Dr. Jaime Grutzendler focuses his research on elucidating mechanisms of neuronal-glial interactions in the normal and diseased brain.

Dr. Francis Lee is designated the Southwick Professor

November 8, 2017

Dr. Francis Y. Lee is an orthopaedic surgeon in active clinical practice and a research scientist.

Hospital organization culture impacts patient care, study says

November 6, 2017

Not only can a hospital change its organizational culture for the better, but such improvement allows more patients to survive heart attacks.

Glassblowing at Yale: where art meets science

November 6, 2017

Yale's senior scientific glassblower Daryl Smith contributes to patient care, building and creating equipment essential to research.

Three faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

November 6, 2017

Three Yale faculty members — Yoram Alhassid, Dr. Jaime Grutzendler, and Dr. Francis Lee — were appointed to endowed professorships.

HAVEN Free Clinic to expand behavioral health program

November 2, 2017

The student-run clinic is expanding its behavioral health program that will promote integrated care and target underserved communities in New Haven.

Three major myths about opioid addiction

November 2, 2017

Yale Medicine experts discuss the three most harmful and widely held misconceptions that are preventing large groups of people from getting treatment.