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Protesters criticize U.S. global health priorities

October 20, 2014 • 0
Fewer than 24 hours after tests for Ebola on a patient at Yale-New Haven Hospital came back negative, students gathered outside the Yale School of Public Health to generate awareness of healthcare discrepancies between Africa and the United States.
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Conference brings together law and public health

October 20, 2014 • 0
Experts from the legal and medical fields gathered on campus this past weekend to discuss the constitutionality of the Food and Drug Administration.
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Physics Olympiad hosts 200 high schoolers

October 20, 2014 • 0
On Saturday, 200 high school students from Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts descended on Sloane Physics Lab to join in a competition designed to test students’ functional understanding of physics.
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Ebola threat puts response plans in focus

October 17, 2014 • 0
Thursday’s Ebola scare — which instantly triggered statewide concern about the spread of the disease — has brought Yale-New Haven Hospital, the University, the city and their plans to prevent the proliferation of the virus under scrutiny.
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On Ebola, Yale panel calls for solidarity

October 17, 2014 • 0
In the midst of a false alarm over the possibility of a patient with Ebola in New Haven, panelists at the Yale Ebola Task Force’s first event yesterday afternoon made a resounding call for solidarity and rationality in the face of the current epidemic.
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Ebola scare ends with negative test

After local, state and federal health officials scrambled to address a possible case of Ebola, they found that the disease has not yet spread to the Elm City.
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Parenting style linked to alcohol use

October 14, 2014 • 0
Having an authoritarian mother may increase the likelihood that an individual develops alcohol-related problems, according to a new study published in the journal Addictive Behaviors.
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Bariatric surgery may increase depression for some

October 14, 2014 • 0
A recent Yale study has found that while bariatric surgery — a medical procedure to reduce obesity — improves the moods of the majority of obese patients, it could potentially worsen depression for some.
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Study suggests alternative to weight control

October 14, 2014 • 0
Yale scientists have discovered how a specific group of neurons fits into the larger puzzle of regulating food intake, providing novel ideas for weight loss therapies.
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Study hints at cure for Parkinson’s

October 14, 2014 • 0
For the first time ever, researchers have managed to rid monkeys with Parkinson’s disease of their symptoms by transplanting adult uterine stem cells.
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Ebola researchers will not sequester themselves

October 13, 2014 • 0
After returning from conducting Ebola research in Liberia, the two Yale public health students who had previously agreed to sequester themselves have reversed their decision.
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Health hackathon kicks off first year

October 13, 2014 • 0
On Friday, undergraduate Selin Isgüven ’15 entered the Hacking Health @ Yale without a team, a project or any inkling of what health care problem she was going to hack.