Health & Medicine


Cutting-edge instrument expected to foster novel scientific insights

December 11, 2018

Vasilis Vasiliou, the Susan Dwight Bliss Professor of Epidemiology, discusses the new mass spectrometer that’s been installed in his laboratory at YSPH.

A better look at how cells move

December 11, 2018

A new computational model clarifies the structure and mechanics of cells, offering scientists insights into tumor growth, healing, and embryonic development.

The ticking time bomb under Obamacare

December 10, 2018

The threat from President Trump and Republicans to take health care away has hit alarming levels.

Pot withdrawal eased for dependent users

December 6, 2018

A fatty acid inhibitor that acts upon endocannabinoid receptors in the brain may be able to help people with cannabis use disorder reduce withdrawal symptoms.

Veterans prefer telehealth consults for plastic surgery, study shows

December 6, 2018

Multiple visits to a VA hospital — for consultation, treatment, and care — could be reduced to as few as one by using telemedicine, a new Yale study shows.

YSPH alumna appointed top health official in Bhutan

December 4, 2018

Dechen Wangmo ’07 M.P.H. has been appointed Minister of Health by newly elected Prime Minister Lotay Tshering, the lone woman among 10 new cabinet members.

Homelessness Among U.S. Veterans: Critical Perspectives

December 4, 2018

Edited by Jack Tsai, associate professor of psychiatry (Oxford University Press)

Diversity efforts drive rise in female and minority medical school students

December 4, 2018

Diversity policies designed by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education have increased the numbers of female, black, and Hispanic medical school matriculants.

Building safer, healthier athletes

December 3, 2018

Thanks to a new class at the Center for Engineering Innovation & Design, students are tackling the hazards of sports.

One in four patients say they’ve skimped on insulin because of high cost

December 3, 2018

In the past decade alone, the out-of-pocket costs for insulin have doubled in the United States, leading to rampant underuse by diabetes patients.