Health & Medicine


Researchers take aim at gun violence by targeting desire for revenge

December 19, 2018

Mock trials can slake the desire for revenge that motivates much gun violence, a new Yale study has found.

When measuring resilience, the type of trauma suffered matters

December 18, 2018

A new study by YSM and the Connecticut VA shows that one’s ability to cope and thrive after trauma depends on more factors than just the individual.

A dream of sustainable surgery in Uganda

December 18, 2018

Yale Medicine doctors like Doruk Ozgediz, Tobias Carling, and others are working to improve access to and quality of medical care in Uganda.

Yale scientists zero in on a cause of deadly brain bleeds in babies

December 18, 2018

A Yale-led team has found genetic biomarkers for a significant percentage of a rare but often deadly malformation of blood vessels in the brains of infants.

The most memorable gifts of all

December 18, 2018

The true purpose of presents is to strengthen bonds. Yale Medicine doctors reminisce about the gifts that made an impact on their lives.

Sugar targets gut microbe linked to lean and healthy people

December 17, 2018

Fructose and glucose in the diet block the production of a protein called Roc, which is necessary for the colonization of beneficial bacteria in the gut.

National Clinician Scholars Program announces 2019 Scholars

December 17, 2018

Eight new Scholars will be joining the Yale School of Medicine in July as part of the interprofessional fellowship program.

Gene variant found in brain complicit in MS onset

December 17, 2018

For the first time, Yale scientists have found gene variants associated with multiple sclerosis can affect the functions of brain cells.

School-based nutritional programs reduce student obesity

December 17, 2018

Effective programs include offering meals that meet federal nutrition guidelines, providing nutritional newsletters, and curbing sugary drink consumption.

Pension plan improving mental health in China

December 14, 2018

As a policy matter, an investment in social pensions could help reduce costs for mental health treatment as well as physical health care, say YSPH researchers.