Doctors prescribe women more opioids - but don't know how to treat their unique addictions
Opioids, like any drug, affect men and women differently, but preventative efforts, prescribing practices and treatment programs are still 'one-size-fits-all,' two Yale University doctors claim. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Opioid epidemic responses overlook gender
Yale health experts warn that current efforts to confront the opioid crisis must better incorporate an understanding of how women fit into this epidemic. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 6, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Animal Viruses and Humans: A Narrow Divide
Dr. Warren Andiman, professor emeritus of pediatrics (infectious disease) (Paul Dry Books) (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 5, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Opioid epidemic responses overlook gender
(Yale University) Yale health experts warn that current efforts to confront the growth of opioid addiction and overdose deaths must better incorporate an understanding of how women fit into this epidemic. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

How obesity drives colon cancer in mice
A team including Yale researchers found that a high level of insulin was the link between obesity and colon cancer in mice. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale researchers investigate decline in use of preventive defibrillators
A decline in the use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators may be due to concerns about possible overuse of these devices and a federal investigation. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Chronic heart disease causes high financial burden for low-income families
New findings by Yale and University of Texas researchers may support recent advocacy for a more progressive social and national health insurance program. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 3, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

'Find your passion' may not be the best advice after all
(Yale-NUS College) As the world becomes increasingly interdisciplinary, having diverse interests can help people make important connections across fields, such as between the Arts and Sciences. A new study by Yale-NUS College Assistant Professor of Psychology Paul A. O'Keefe and colleagues suggests that one's belief about the nature of interests might prevent those insights from happening. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 3, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

New centers to advance implementation and prevention sciences
The two new centers at the School of Medicine and the School of Public Health will promote the adoption of research findings into clinical practice. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - July 2, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Yale study reveals why women are freezing their eggs
Researchers from Yale University found delaying motherhood to focus on work is the least common reason women undergo the procedure, with most being single, divorced or in broken relationships. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women are freezing their eggs due to them being unable to find men who will commit to a relationship
Researchers from Yale University found delaying motherhood to focus on work is the least common reason women undergo the procedure, with most being single, divorced or in broken relationships. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Scale is a key ingredient when tracking biodiversity, researchers say
(Yale University) To fully understand biodiversity and how it is changing, you need to look near, far, and in-between, according to a new study. Researchers at Yale University studied 50 years of data about nesting birds in North America and tracked biodiversity changes on a local, regional, and continental scale. They found significant differences in how much change had occurred, based upon how wide a geographic net they cast. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 2, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

NYT op-ed calls for the complete silencing of all conservatives, FOREVER... because liberals can't win when public debate is tolerated
(Natural News) Should free speech be limited or even silenced whenever the viewpoints being expressed are deemed inadequate, uninformed, or lacking in merit by “highly educated” college professors? The answer is yes, according to Bryan W. Van Norden, a professor of philosophy at Wuhan University in China, as well as Yale-NUS College and Vassar College.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Psychiatric disorders share an underlying genetic basis
In a new study, researchers explore the biological and genetic connections between schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other disorders of the brain. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 27, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Smoke from trendy outdoor fire pits and BBQs can cause heart disease
Professor John Wargo, from Yale University, said: 'The particles contained in wood smoke can have a strongly negative effect on human health and can cause lung diseases and cancer.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Human insulin as safe and effective as costlier insulin analogs
Many people with type 2 diabetes should consider starting with NPH insulin, instead of insulin analogs, according to a new Yale/Kaiser Permanente study. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Doc-to-Doc: Ketamine and Its Future in Mood Disorders
(MedPage Today) -- F. Perry Wilson, MD, sits with Yale psychiatric expert Gerard Sanacora, MD, PhD (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - June 26, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

Smoke from trendy outdoor fire pits and BBQs can cause heart disease, lung disorders and even cancer
Professor John Wargo, from Yale University, said: 'The particles contained in wood smoke can have a strongly negative effect on human health and can cause lung diseases and cancer.' (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 26, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

With gene editing, researchers cure blood disorder in fetal mice
An anemia-causing genetic mutation was corrected with an intravenous injection of nanoparticles carrying a combination of donor DNA and synthetic molecules. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 26, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Human insulin as safe and effective to treat type 2 diabetes as costlier insulin analogs
(Yale University) Patients with Type 2 diabetes who were treated with the newer generation of insulin analog drugs did not have substantially better outcomes than those treated with less costly human insulin, according to a study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and colleagues at Kaiser Permanente. The study is published in the June 23 issue of Journal of the American Medical Association. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Diabetes Patients at Risk From Rising Insulin Prices
A Yale study found that one in four patients admitted to cutting back on insulin use because of cost. The consequences can be deadly. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - June 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: RANDI HUTTER EPSTEIN, M.D. and RACHEL STRODEL Tags: Diabetes Insulin Health Insurance and Managed Care Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Prices (Fares, Fees and Rates) Generic Brands and Products Source Type: news

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

Advancing study of the mind should be a global priority
(Sheridan College) Nathaniel Barr, Sheridan College and Gordon Pennycook, Yale University have synthesized a large body of research to reveal how the study of reason is related to the most pressing issues of our time. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health 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

Joint paper identifies one of Mesoamerica's last intact forest blocks
(Wildlife Conservation Society) The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Yale University have created a plan to preserve one of the last intact forest strongholds for the jaguar and other iconic species in Central America: the Moskitia Forest Corridor. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - June 18, 2018 Category: Biology 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

Junk foods high in both fat and carbs confuse the brain
Junk foods high in both fats and carbs have more dramatic effects on the brain than foods with just one or the other, causing cravings and over-eating, a new Yale University study suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Junk foods high in both fat AND carbs confuse the brain - triggering an urge to over-eat  
Junk foods high in both fats and carbs have more dramatic effects on the brain than foods with just one or the other, causing cravings and over-eating, a new Yale University study suggests. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Apexigen and Yale Cancer Center Announce Clinical Collaboration to Evaluate APX005M, Cabiralizumab, and Opdivo (Nivolumab) in Patients whose Disease has Progressed on Anti-PD-1/PD-L1 Therapy
Phase 1/2 clinical trial in patients with advanced solid tumors that have progressed on anti-PD-1/PD-L1 therapy to evaluate APX005M in combination with cabiralizumab and Opdivo Study to enroll metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), metastatic me... Biopharmaceuticals, Oncology Apexigen, cabiralizumab, Opdivo, NSCLC, melanoma (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - June 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals 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

Child Neuroblastoma Survivors at Risk for Psych Impairment
MONDAY, June 11, 2018 -- Neuroblastoma survivors are at elevated risk for psychological impairment, according to a study published online June 11 in Cancer. Daniel J. Zheng, M.D., from Yale University in New Haven, Conn., and colleagues evaluated... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DEMONS really are possessing people, warns psychiatrist, as pure evil sweeps over humanity
(Natural News) An Ivy League-educated psychiatrist is convinced that there’s a growing epidemic of demonic possession in the world today, and that most everyday people now recognize the dark reality of this scary situation. Dr. Richard Gallagher, who boasts degrees from both Princeton University and Yale University, says that, despite conflicting opinions within mainstream medical... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News 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

Emotions Expert: It ’s Impossible to be Constantly Positive. Try This Instead
This article was originally published on Undark. Read the original article. (Source: TIME: Science)
Source: TIME: Science - June 5, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Judith T. Moskowitz, Northwestern University / Undark Tags: Uncategorized human behavior onetime Source Type: news

Seasonal Depression Doesn ’t Just Happen in the Winter. Here’s What to Know About Summertime Sadness
As a kid, Krista Golden loved to play outside in her family’s yard when the weather turned nice. But by her mid-twenties, something changed. “As I’ve gotten older, I’d rather be by myself and stay in the house during the summer,” says Golden, who is 43 and lives in Ohio. “I just accepted it as, ‘This is me.'” Last winter, Golden learned that there was a reason for her summertime sadness: Her therapist told her she likely had seasonal affective disorder (SAD). But unlike most people with SAD, who experience dips in mood and energy during the cold, dark months of winter, Golden...
Source: TIME: Health - June 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized healthytime Mental Health/Psychology onetime 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