Health & Medicine


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.

Interprofessional Palliative Care Module: a team approach to learning

December 14, 2018

A new course at the Yale School of Medicine offers clinicians and care professionals insights into the intersection of culture, religion, and end-of-life care.

Scientists identify method to study resilience to pain

December 13, 2018

A team from YSM and the Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System have pinpointed genes that contribute to inter-individual differences in pain.

Adaptive Phage Therapeutics to collaborate with Yale’s Paul Turner Lab

December 13, 2018

APT, a biotech company, will manufacture and supply therapeutic bacteriophage for use by the Turner Lab during clinical trials.

In the developing brain, scientists find roots of neuropsychiatric diseases

December 13, 2018

Yale researchers are part of a multi-institutional team that has just completed the most comprehensive genomic analysis of the human brain ever undertaken.

Yale Medicine fertility clinic to relocate to West Campus

December 13, 2018

Yale Medicine’s Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Section is scheduled to move to West Campus’ Long Wharf Medical Center in Nov. 2019.

Yale scientists study genes misidentified as ‘non-protein coding’

December 12, 2018

Researchers have discovered several protein-coding genes that were misidentified as non-protein-coding — particularly one that’s key to the immune system.

The ABCs of the HPV vaccine

December 12, 2018

Yale Medicine experts discuss what kids — and adults — should know about the ‘anti-cancer’ vaccine.

Yale Child Study Center to partner with Scholastic on new literacy research

December 11, 2018

The Yale Child Study Center–Scholastic Collaborative for Child & Family Resilience will focus on the intersection of literacy and health.