Health & Medicine

Webinar: Improving sex and gender equity in health research

December 14, 2017

YaleWomen hosts this thought-provoking discussion, a “call to action” about the failure of the medical establishment to address women's health needs.

YSPH professor sets sights on improving global breastfeeding rates

December 13, 2017

Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, director of the Global Health Concentration, has devised a unique process to help countries create custom breastfeeding programs.

YCCI Cultural Ambassadors program seeks diversity in clinical trials

December 13, 2017

Thanks to the program, a partnership with local community organizations, minority participation in many trials is now more than twice the national average.

Yale researchers work to help children with a rare form of autism

December 13, 2017

The Yale Child Study Center is collaborating with experts in genetics, neuroimaging, and eye tracking to understand childhood disintegrative disorder (CDD).

Pediatric cancer providers give medical marijuana a cautious thumbs-up

December 12, 2017

Though it remains illegal under Federal law, a recent Yale survey found 65 percent of clinicians approve of letting children with cancer use marijuana.

Aging impairs innate immune response to flu

December 12, 2017

New Yale-led research offers insight into how the body’s autoimmune response works, and how doctors can reduce influenza mortality in older adults.

Drug blocks Zika and dengue viruses in study

December 12, 2017

The small-molecule inhibitor, named NGI-1, shows promise as a treatment for Zika, dengue, West Nile, and yellow fever viruses.

Lifespan research examines the impact of childhood disease on adult health

December 11, 2017

Led by a trio of physician-researchers, Diseases Across the Lifespan will spearhead lifespan research at the Yale Center for Clinical Investigation.

New Global Health Institute announced at Yale

December 8, 2017

Approved Dec. 8 by the Yale Corporation, the Yale Institute for Global Health will serve to improve worldwide health outcomes through research and engagement.

Yale students offer new perspectives on clinical research challenges

December 7, 2017

Rather than relying on the services of professional consultants, YCCI asked two YSPH grad students for advice on tackling large-scale institutional challenges.