Yale University

Yale University
New Haven
Yale University  
Pharmacology - May 17
People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing an approach to care known as integrated stepped alcohol treatment, according to a Yale-led study. The finding supports greater use of this treatment model in HIV clinics to improve outcomes for patients with both HIV and drinking problems, the researchers said.
Life Sciences - May 16

What drives the social bond between offspring and caregivers in the first few days of life? A Yale-led team of researchers has found clues in specific neurons in the brains of neonatal mice that are associated with feeding.

Health - May 15

According to researchers at Yale Cancer Center , a cancer drug thought to be of limited use possesses a superpower of sorts: It is able to stop certain cancer cells from repairing their DNA in order to survive.

Life Sciences - May 14

Junjie Guo , assistant professor of neuroscience, has been awarded a grant of $297,678 from the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).  The association funds cutting-edge research exploring treatments and cures for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.

Pharmacology - May 13

The risk of suicide among individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is much higher than the general population, but identifying those individuals at greatest risk has been difficult.

Health - May 10

Improving China's medical payment models was the topic of discussion when Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten H. Vermund traveled to Beijing in January 2019 to meet with officials from China's National Health Commission as part of the country's ongoing healthcare reform efforts.

Health - May 16

Children born in poverty often experience negative consequences over the course of their lives and pass on the same disadvantages to their own children. Now a new initiative introduced at Yale aims to break the cycle of poverty by focusing first on the mental health needs of parenting and pregnant women.

Life Sciences - May 14

The search for treatments for spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhage, the most devastating type of stroke, which carries a 40% mortality rate, has been rife with disappointments.

Health - May 14

Increasing rates of drug-related incarcerations are perpetuating tuberculosis (TB) infection among Brazil's general population, a new report, Reservoirs of Injustice, from the Yale Global Health Justice Partnership (GHJP) at the Yale School of Public Health and Yale Law School finds.

Health - May 13

Yale researchers have pinpointed a key reason why people are more likely to get sick and even die from flu during winter months: low humidity. While experts know that cold temperatures and low humidity promote transmission of the flu virus, less is understood about the effect of decreased humidity on the immune system's defenses against flu infection.

Health - May 9

It was an unusual scene in the Donald J. Cohen Auditorium at the Child Study Center on May 7. Next to the podium where Grand Rounds are delivered stood three microphones and music stands in a row.

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