Partnership aims to expand Yale ’s Minding the Baby® program in Denmark
Yale and the Danish organization Metodecentret will work to implement the interdisciplinary home visitation program in seven new municipalities across Denmark. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Viral suppression helps lower risk for many types of cancer, study finds
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. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 21, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Women at Yale: A view from students in their own words
Women medical students share their experiences and thoughts about the School of Medicine. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 21, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

High rates of HIV and diabetes raise the risk of TB for South Africans
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. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New technique fine-tunes treatment for severe epilepsy cases
A new advance in magnetoencephalography may be able to help surgeons more precisely target regions of the brain associated with epileptic seizures. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 19, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale School of Medicine remembers Carolyn Slayman
Faculty and administrators pay homage to a pioneering scientist and a beloved leader in the YSM community, the late Carolyn Slayman. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

More doctors needed to assess asylum seekers ’ claims of torture, violence
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. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 18, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Restoring hearing: Cochlear implants give two people their lives back
When you lose hearing, you lose clarity and connection. Cochlear implants are a treatment option that allows people to reconnect with the world. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New university report recommends science priorities for the decade ahead
The University Science Strategy Committee has issued a report with recommendations to bolster Yale ’s position as a leading global research university. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Fat and carb combo creates stronger food craving
When fat and carbohydrates are combined in a single food they are more neurologially rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

‘Celebration and Reflection’ symposium celebrates 100 years of women at YSM
Almost 500 faculty, students, alumni, staff, and friends of the school gathered to attend the event, which kicked off Alumni Weekend on June 1. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 12, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

YSPH alumni grapple with pressing world challenges at Alumni Day 2018
The event focused on how social entrepreneurship can affect change, and how the School of Public Health has become an incubator for a student-driven approach. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale Nursing students create menu for better community health
As part of a new course, nursing students harvest vegetables and create their own healthy meals to better understand how to recommend a healthier diet. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 7, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

100 years of progress in gender equality at Yale School of Medicine
Louise Farnam graduated from YSM the same year women finally earned the right to vote. Take an in-depth look at the progress made in gender equality since then. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 6, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

How germs thrive on school desks
Looking at the microbial communities that grow on students ’ desks, a team of researchers found that they overwhelmingly came from the kids sitting at the desks. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 6, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Prevalence of eating disorders taken from largest sample in United States
Psychiatry professor Carlos Grilo is the senior author of a new study that revises outdated estimates of the prevalence of eating disorders in the U.S. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 5, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

For women in medicine, the labor of generations has begun to bear fruit
Although there have been 100 years of women at the Yale School of Medicine, there ’s more work still to be done. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 5, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Drug to treat alcohol addiction also helps with suppression of HIV
Naltrexone — an FDA-approved drug that treats alcohol addiction — has been shown to maintain or improve suppression of HIV in a new Yale study. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale football player, back for fifth reunion, headed for life in medicine
Roy Collins IV ’13 B.S., a former offensive lineman for Yale, is now pursuing a doctorate at St. Louis University to help patients better manage their diabetes. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Obesity rates on the rise among U.S veterans
The obesity rate among veterans has reached 32.7% and is rising toward the national average, according to a new joint study by Yale and the VA. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 1, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Doctors care for family members, too, when patients are in ICU
Better communication between the medical team and families can make a difference, according to Yale Medicine. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 31, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Online program outperforms standard addiction treatment
In a new study, a web-based program called CBT4CBT produced better addiction recovery outcomes than both group therapy and individual behavior therapy. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 29, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Taking the embarrassment out of health problems
Yale Medicine explores why discussing potentially embarrassing symptoms with your doctor may be the only way to get the treatment you need. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Study examines the rise of plaque in arteries
A new Yale study looks at how arterial plaque forms at a molecular level, and may help produce targeted treatments for heart disease and stroke prevention. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 25, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Scientists look to systems approach for next generation of cancer research
2018 Systems Biology Institute Symposium featured representatives from Yale and other research institutions to better understand how cancer harms the body. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 24, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

SOM Insights: Could better predictions improve end-of-life care?
Better understanding of the end of life could promote patient welfare by transferring more people from aggressive interventions to hospice care. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

What makes us well? Diversity, health care, and cycling to work matter
Among 77 community attributes, diversity, access to health care, and public transit stand out in a new study as being strongly tied to self-reported well-being. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale Press Blog: Why do we sleep?
Despite the thousands of experiments scientists have performed to study sleep, no one has been able to declare with certainty why all lifeforms need sleep. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 23, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

The art of caring: Yale School of Nursing celebrates its class of 2018
Of 114 YSN graduates, three students were conferred with Ph.D.s; 14 became Doctors of Nursing Practice; and 97 received Master of Science in Nursing degrees. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

School of Medicine ’s Class of 2018 urged to make the world a fairer place
Dr. Fitzhugh Mullan ’s May 21 commencement address at YSM asked graduates to adopt a “social mission” and champion justice in their medical careers. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 22, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale Explores Boston addresses the future of cancer treatment
The May 15 event connected Yale alumni and friends with three esteemed faculty members and President Salovey through networking and a panel discussion. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 17, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Conference at YSPH focuses on improving the world ’s largest health system
From May 11-13, the China Health Policy and Management Society convened its biennial conference at Yale, featuring 140 talks by leading health care experts. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 16, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New management training for immunization leaders launches in Rwanda
The Yale Global Health Initiative and partners recently helped to launch an innovative new immunization program in Kigali, Rwanda. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale School of Public Health to offer climate change and health certificate
YSPH will offer a new 18-week, online certificate program on climate change and health beginning in September 2018. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Pettigrew, Geballe and Shioda named top educators at YSPH
Melinda Pettigrew, Shelley Geballe, and Kayoko Shioda are recipients of Yale School of Public Health ’s top teaching awards, as voted by the class of 2018. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

WHRY funds study to enable early detection, treatment of ovarian cancer
Led by Ryan Jensen, Women ’s Health Research at Yale is aiming to understand the drivers that lead to ovarian tumors in women with certain gene mutations. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 15, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Less is more when it comes to Rx opioids for hospital patients, study finds
Avoiding IV delivery of opioid drugs for hospital patients could decrease patient exposure to the medications while also maintaining or improving pain relief. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 14, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Newborns in Need honors nursing professor who helped countless women
To honor the late Tina Burke, the YSN Alumni Association created “Newborns in Need,” a Yale Day of Service event that collects and distributes items for babies. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical students leave ‘indelible’ mark on the school’s curriculum
Tehreem Rehman and Robert Rock, who are graduating from YSM this year, co-led the effort to create a new extracurricular elective, “U.S. Health Justice.” (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

YSPH ’s Ashton Gores brings foot care, and shoes, to those living in poverty
A longtime health advocate, Gores is founder of Poverty Alleviation through Washing Soles (PAWS), which provides foot care for New Haven ’s needy. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Marching, but not yet graduating: PA student and activist Yukari Suzuki
Because she ’s participating in YSM’s 28-month Physician Associate Program, Suzuki won’t officially graduate until December. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Photopheresis: A cancer treatment that goes beyond skin deep
Shedding light on new uses for Photopheresis, a cellular immunotherapy developed by Yale Medicine ’s chair of dermatology, Dr. Richard Edelson. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 11, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

‘La Charla’: The impact of one YSN alumnus in Nicaragua
As a Downs Fellow in Nicaragua, Simone Ippoliti ’16 M.S.N. examined the impact of sexual and reproductive health intervention on the rates of teen pregnancy. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New cancer immunotherapy drugs rapidly reach patients after approval
The majority of patients eligible for cancer drugs known as checkpoint inhibitors received treatment within months of FDA approval, according to a new study. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 10, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

We should oppose Gina Haspel ’s CIA nomination because of her torture record
Haspel ’s nomination for director of the CIA is antithetical to historical bipartisan condemnation of torture. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

$15 million gift to expand Blavatnik Fund for innovation in life sciences
The new grant will build on the fund ’s early successes in bolstering translational research and propelling the work of investigators toward the marketplace. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 9, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Can a judge solve the opioid crisis?
Multidistrict litigation cases have become the court system ’s tool of choice for handling high-profile harm caused by national companies. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Advanced practice RNs fill critical gaps in primary healthcare
55 million Americans live in areas with a shortage of primary care providers. Advanced practice nurses and nurse practitioners are meeting the challenge. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 8, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Graduating M.D. students to showcase their scientific research on May 10
Student Research Day, the annual event showcasing the results of M.D. candidates ’ thesis research, will take place on Thursday, May 10 in The Anlyan Center. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Neurosurgeon ’s work and life featured in The Lancet
Dr. Dennis Spencer ’s journey from the fields of Iowa to chairman of the neurosurgery department at Yale is featured in a new series of biographical articles. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - May 4, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news