Are ACL tears really more common in women?
Yale Medicine experts discuss the athletic injuries that are more common in women — ACL tears, ankle sprains, and stress fractures — and how to avoid them. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Prevention vs. overreaction: Finding balance in meeting coronavirus threat
YSPH ’s Xi Chen says countries must do their best to prevent spread of the respiratory illness while being careful not to infringe on rights or encourage stigma. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale cardiologists share six clinical trends that are making an impact
Heart care is rapidly evolving. Yale Cardiovascular Medicine asked six faculty members to discuss emerging trends that could radically transform healthcare. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Lack of insurance linked to racial, ethnic disparities in cancer diagnoses
Insurance status may explain a disparity in breast cancer diagnoses, with minority women more likely than white women to be diagnosed with late-stage cancer. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Laura E. Niklason elected to the National Academy of Engineering
Niklason, the Nicholas Greene Professor of Anesthesiology and professor of biomedical engineering, is among 87 new members elected to the academy. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Treating a heart arrhythmia in a young dancer
A Yale doctor successfully treated a 10-year-old dancer who had a congenital heart condition that causes abnormally quick heartbeats. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Two students begin professional development as Ciencia Academy Fellows
Yanixa Qui ñones Avilés and Mytien Nguyen will represent Yale among this year’s fellows. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Green chemistry is vital to a sustainable future, YSPH professor says
Professor Paul Anastas, known as “the father of green chemistry,” is one of several Yale scientists calling for a fundamental shift in chemical engineering. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Scientists find ally in fight against brain tumors: Ebola
One of the world ’s deadliest viruses may be useful in treating one of the deadliest of brain cancers, finds a new Yale study. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

High-tech pump may increase risk of death and bleeding, study finds
A new national study finds that the use of the Impella circulatory support device is associated with higher rates of death and major bleeding in heart surgery. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Communication, caution urged in response to coronavirus at YSPH forum
Experts explain the current threat and future direction of the novel coronavirus epidemic but frequently cautioned there is much about it that remains unknown. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Medical buzzwords decoded
About 90 million Americans have difficulty understanding the health information they receive from their doctors. Yale Medicine offers some clarity. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

A tsetse fly ’s bite can be fatal — new YSPH research could change that
New Yale research has identified a family of proteins that significantly reduce the number of sleeping sickness-causing parasites found in the blood. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Dr. Chen Liu appointed the Brady Professor of Pathology
Liu is an expert in viral hepatitis, liver cancer immunotherapy, graft-versus-host disease, and cancer epigenetics. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Want to lose weight? You don ’t have to do it alone.
A new Yale weight loss center aims to provide the entire continuum of care for patients with obesity. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Alumni health group launches, envisions future of medicine in kickoff event
The Yale Alumni Health Network drew more than 200 alumni to the Yale Club of New York City to hear from revolutionary engineer and inventor Dean Kamen. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Researchers find that ubiquitous protein plays lead role in cell survival
A protein that protects against cell death — present in every cell in the body — has been ID’d by Yale researchers as a target to treat a variety of diseases. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Major gift to endow program to better understand how the human brain works
A major gift to Yale will create an endowment to establish the Thomas Kingsley Lawrence ’19 Program in Brain Research. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Using ‘the language of cells’ to find new treatments for asthma, allergies
Yale researchers have discovered that microRNAs, which drive communication between cells, present a new potential pathway for treating allergies and asthma. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Trial examines the clinical impact of risk prediction in heart failure
YNHH currently has a clinical trial underway to learn more about improving outcomes for patients with heart failure. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale medical and art students collaborate on literary magazine
Students from the School of Medicine and School of Art recently published the 5th edition of Murmurs, the literary magazine of Yale ’s medical students. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Studies suggest new path for reversing type-2 diabetes and liver fibrosis
By mimicking the effects of fasting, Yale researchers may have found a way to stop diabetes in its tracks and slow or even reverse serious liver damage. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Coronavirus could hobble Chinese economy at a precarious moment
Jackson Institute Senior Fellow Stephen Roach discusses what the budding epidemic could mean for the economy in China and the rest of the world. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Dr. Nancy Brown officially begins as Yale School of Medicine ’s 19th dean
Brown succeeds Robert J. Alpern, MD, who had led the school since 2004. She is the first woman to lead the medical school in its 210-year history. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - February 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

National survey: Students ’ feelings about high school are mostly negative
In a nationwide survey of 21,678 U.S. high school students, Yale researchers found that most of their days are spent “tired,” “stressed,” and “bored.” (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Ending stigma, saving lives: Yale doctors take on opioid addiction
Fighting fire with fire, Yale doctors Gail D ’Onofrio and David Fiellin are revolutionizing addiction treatment and turning their successes into policy. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New therapy may ease congestion for heart failure patients
A new therapy demonstrates that direct sodium removal (DSR) is a safer alternative to remove excess sodium from the body. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

SILVER AMI study creates risk models, informs healthcare decisions
The “Comprehensive Evaluation of Risk Factors in Older Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction” study is improving mortality and readmission predictions. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Balancing the curriculum: taking on bias in medical education
The School of Medicine ’s staff, faculty, and students work together to make sure the school’s academic offerings minimize potentially harmful blind spots. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Estimates of preventable hospital deaths are too high, new study shows
A meta-analysis of eight studies has found that previous estimates of preventable hospital deaths in the United States may be as much as four times too high. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Sex and gender — the differences that matter
WHRY Fellow Anjali Walia spoke with many of the first women admitted to Yale about the false assumptions about sex and gender differences of the time. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Tiny salamander ’s huge genome may harbor the secrets of regeneration
By looking at the unique regenerative powers of axolotl salamanders, Yale researchers hope to find ways to restore damaged tissue in humans. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Flavell named Distinguished Fellow by American Association of Immunologists
Richard Flavell, Sterling Professor of Immunobiology and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, is one of 20 scientists to earn the honor in 2020. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

In search for keys to regeneration, scientists ask a lot of the axolotl
By looking at the unique regenerative powers of axolotl salamanders, Yale researchers hope to find ways to restore damaged tissue in humans. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Scientists zero in on endgame for nasty bacteria
By looking at how disease and infection are controlled at the molecular level, Yale researchers are advancing treatment options for E. coli-related illness. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Thyroid cancer, genetic variations, and cell phones linked in YSPH Study
People with a certain single nucleotide polymorphism may be at an increased risk of developing thyroid cancer linked to cell phone use, a new study has found. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

YSPH researcher Nathan Grubaugh on genomics, data sharing, and coronavirus
Grubaugh discusses the critical role virus genomics is playing in Chinese authorities ’ response to a potentially deadly outbreak of coronavirus. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

5 things everyone should know about coronavirus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention considers its risk to the U.S. public to be low, but it's important to take precautions as doctors learn more. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Air pollution in New York area linked to fires hundreds of miles away
A new study shows that air pollution from the smoke of fires from Canada and the southeastern U.S. reached Connecticut and New York City. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

MoMba app: Hopelab and Elevate team up on social media application
The MoMba ® app is a social media application designed to strengthen the mental health of mothers as well as their connections with their young children. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

What ’s new in structural heart disease?
A roundup of recent developments in cardiovascular medicine, including groundbreaking studies published in The New England Journal of Medicine. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

No DRESS rehearsal for life-or-death decision
Yale researcher Brett King has found a promising new treatment for Drug Rash with Eosinophilia and Systemic Symptoms — or DRESS — a severe drug allergy. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

When the bone breaks, the cradle won ’t fall
New faculty member Dr. Lisa Lattanza discusses the lessons she has learned in the field of orthopaedic surgery. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New clinical trial to evaluate saracatinib in IDF disease
Researchers from Yale and two other institutions were awarded $4.7 million by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences to conduct the trials. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Keto diet works best in small doses, Yale researchers find
Pasta fans, rejoice: After a week, the potential health benefits of a very low-carb ketogenic diet may become drawbacks. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Can a second opinion make a difference?
The process of seeking a second opinion can be as simple as getting a referral from your current doctor and making sure your health insurance will pay for it. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

When one career isn ’t enough
Most people attend medical school to become physicians; some, however, use their degrees to pursue entrepreneurship, activism, and other goals. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

New research confirms lingering mood benefit of psychedelics
People who had recently used psychedelics such as psilocybin report a sustained improvement in mood and feeling closer to others after the high has worn off. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Agents of change
Meet Women ’s Health Research at Yale’s 2019-2020 Undergraduate Fellows, working to advance a new sex-and-gender inclusive era in health care. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Air pollution ’s tiny particles may trigger nonfatal heart attacks
Ambient, ultra-fine particles common in air pollution could play a role in serious heart disease thanks to their ability to penetrate cells and enter the blood. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - January 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news