A new Yale-led study indicates that older adults frequently do not clearly communicate their end-of-life preferences to “surrogates,” loved ones selected to make health care […]
March 28, 2017
According to new research from Yale, viruses may be able to better adapt to new types of host cells when those new host cells are […]
February 21, 2017
New research from Yale and the University of Michigan has found that people are more reluctant to accept stolen money than money obtained legally.
January 17, 2017
Two new studies from Yale shed light on patients’ language preferences for discussing Binge Eating Disorder and obesity.
November 29, 2016
Although obesity rates have been rising around the world, the problem is particularly pronounced in Samoa.
August 26, 2016
Recent Yale-led research shows that increasing vaccination rates of the new, nonavalent HPV vaccine — which protects against nine different strains of HPV — in […]
April 26, 2016
New Yale research suggests that asymptomatic viral infections could lead to pre-term births by inducing inflammatory responses in mothers’ placentae, a finding that could eventually help prevent the 50 percent of pre-term births without any obvious risk factors.
April 12, 2016
Yale researchers have found that parents are likely to underestimate their children’s weight status, even though parents can often give accurate estimates of their own weight status.
March 29, 2016
New Yale research points to potential treatments for pancreatic cancer, a disease that only 7 percent of patients survive for more than five years after […]
A scientific advisory panel recommended in January that the Food and Drug Administration approve Probuphine, an implant that slowly releases the prescription drug buprenorphine, as a treatment for patients with opioid-abuse disorders. The panel’s recommendation comes in the midst of what the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calls a national drug overdose “epidemic,” with opioid overdose death rates reaching 9.0 per 100,000 in 2014. Approval of the Probuphine implant has the potential to help cities across the country, including New Haven, which had a total of 84 heroin-related drug overdose deaths from January to September 2015.
March 11, 2016
New research from Yale points to more effective treatments for supravalvular aortic stenosis, a disease in which dangerous narrowing of the aortic valve opening to the aortic artery increases patients’ risk of cardiovascular disease.
March 8, 2016