Yale University

Yale University
New Haven, CT 06520, USA
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Social Sciences - Sep 16
Brief, friendly door-to-door visits by uniformed police officers substantially improve people's attitudes toward the police and increase their trust in law enforcement, according to a new study of community-oriented policing in New Haven. The study, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, is the first randomized, controlled field experiment to test the effects of community-oriented policing on people's opinions of their local police.
Health - Sep 16

Every year, nearly 700,000 American women have surgery to remove their uterus (hysterectomy) or uterine fibroids (myomectomy). A laparoscopic surgical technique once commonly used in these procedures could be worsening the outcomes for women who have undiagnosed uterine cancer at the time of the procedure, reports a Yale-led study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Environment - Sep 16

A key question for climate scientists in recent years has been whether the Atlantic Ocean's main circulation system is slowing down, a development that could have dramatic consequences for Europe and other parts of the Atlantic rim.

Pharmacology - Sep 11

Teens who misuse prescription or illicit opioids might benefit from opioid treatment medications, according to a new study led by a Yale researcher. An estimated 900 adolescents started to misuse opioid painkillers every day in 2017, and some of them turned to cheaper and more potent illegal opioids like heroin.

History - Sep 9
History

On July 12, 2011, a human bone was discovered jutting from a drainage trench at a construction site at Yale New Haven Hospital.

Health - Sep 5
Health

The same genetic mutations that can trigger cancer in some tissues are relatively harmless in others.

Social Sciences - Sep 16
Social Sciences

Qualities such as patience or risk-taking are often thought of as product of an individual's innate character.

Life Sciences - Sep 12

A woman's bone marrow may determine her ability to start and sustain a pregnancy, report Yale researchers in PLOS Biology. The study shows that when an egg is fertilized, stem cells leave the bone marrow and travel via the bloodstream to the uterus, where they help transform the uterine lining for implantation.

Life Sciences - Sep 10
Life Sciences

Transgenic mosquitoes released in Brazil in an effort to reduce the population of disease-bearing insects have successfully bred and passed on genes to the native mosquito population, a new Yale research study published Sept.

Psychology - Sep 9
Psychology

Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by the inability of individuals to gauge the emotions and mental states of other people.

Life Sciences - Sep 5

Much research has pointed to how an unhealthy diet correlates to obesity, but has not explored how diet can bring about neurological changes in the brain. A recent Yale study has discovered that high-fat diets contribute to irregularities in the hypothalamus region of the brain, which regulates body weight homeostasis and metabolism.




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