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Viral suppression helps lower risk for many types of cancer, study finds

June 21, 2018

A new YSPH study is the first to examine the potential cancer prevention benefits of prolonged periods of antiretroviral therapy for persons living with HIV.

Women at Yale: A view from students in their own words

June 21, 2018

Women medical students share their experiences and thoughts about the School of Medicine.

High rates of HIV and diabetes raise the risk of TB for South Africans

June 19, 2018

The heightened TB risk is likely due to the delayed immune response in people with diabetes, and the overall suppressed immunity in those living with HIV.

New technique fine-tunes treatment for severe epilepsy cases

June 19, 2018

A new advance in magnetoencephalography may be able to help surgeons more precisely target regions of the brain associated with epileptic seizures.

Yale School of Medicine remembers Carolyn Slayman

June 18, 2018

Faculty and administrators pay homage to a pioneering scientist and a beloved leader in the YSM community, the late Carolyn Slayman.

More doctors needed to assess asylum seekers’ claims of torture, violence

June 18, 2018

Widespread gang and domestic violence in places like Honduras and El Salvador assures demand for doctors to help enforce asylum law, according to a new study.

Restoring hearing: Cochlear implants give two people their lives back

June 15, 2018

When you lose hearing, you lose clarity and connection. Cochlear implants are a treatment option that allows people to reconnect with the world.

New university report recommends science priorities for the decade ahead

June 14, 2018

The University Science Strategy Committee has issued a report with recommendations to bolster Yale’s position as a leading global research university.

Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving

June 14, 2018

When fat and carbs are combined in a single food they are more neurologically rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone.

‘Celebration and Reflection’ symposium celebrates 100 years of women at YSM

June 12, 2018

Almost 500 faculty, students, alumni, staff, and friends of the school gathered to attend the event, which kicked off Alumni Weekend on June 1.