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Global Health Justice Partnership calls for action to lower drug prices

March 5, 2015 • 0
Yale’s Global Health Justice Partnership has released a report warning the international community that scientific discoveries will not be enough to prevent the over 500,000 deaths that occur every year from Hepatitis C.
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CT bill would provide access to unapproved drugs

March 4, 2015 • 0
New legislation may expand medical choices for terminally ill patients in Connecticut.
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NSF renews funds for summer research program

March 3, 2015 • 0
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation, Yale will once again host eight to 10 undergraduates from across this country this summer to conduct independent science research.
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Yale aims to increase clinical trial participation

March 3, 2015 • 0
Leaders of the University and wider New Haven community rolled out a series of new initiatives last week aimed at increasing clinical trial participation.
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Library acquires 2,700 VHS tapes

March 3, 2015 • 0
Yale has become the first institution in the country to actively collect VHS tapes.
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Study uncovers science behind “the munchies”

March 3, 2015 • 0
A study led by Yale researchers has uncovered a novel contribution of a subset of neurons in driving marijuana induced feeding, otherwise known as “the munchies.”
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Hospitals should adopt uniform brain death standards, article argues

March 3, 2015 • 0
In a recent article in “Current Opinion in Critical Care,” which Greer co-authored with Shivani Ghoshal, a resident at the Yale School of Medicine, the authors reviewed four studies investigating differences in brain death declaration.
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Binge eating often comes with other burdens

March 3, 2015 • 0
People who have both binge-eating disorder and a mood disorder are more likely to have a more severe form of the former, according to a new Yale study.
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Drug reduces college-age binge drinking

March 3, 2015 • 0
A new Yale study has identified a drug that may significantly reduce the intensity of heavy drinking among young adults.
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Student petition calls for CS faculty increase

March 2, 2015 • 0
As of 11:30 p.m. last night, 289 Yale students and affiliates had signed a petition calling for the University administration to increase the number of faculty in the Computer Science Department.
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Tensions flare at mental health forum

February 26, 2015 • 0
Tensions ran high and voices were raised at yesterday’s forum on mental health and counseling. And as students pressured administrators for answers, questions lingered as to whether more transparency would come in the wake of the conversation.
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Branford genomics facility expands

February 26, 2015 • 0
Four months after its opening, the Mount Sinai Genetic Testing Lab­— located in Branford, Connecticut and run by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai — is on track to meet its growth targets for the year.