Vikram Shaw
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Study reveals racial differences in HIV prevention method use

Black women report higher levels of medical mistrust — hindering their access to an important HIV prevention medication — according to a new study published […]

Most with cancer risk don’t know it, study finds

A new Yale study has found that eight out of 10 people at risk of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer and melanoma […]

Study identifies possible tumor regulator

A new study based on a collaboration among researchers at Yale, Tongji University in China and La Trobe University in Australia has found a new […]

Cherokee Nation calls for opioid justice

In April 2017, the Cherokee Nation sued CVS Health, Walgreens, Walmart and several drug distributors in tribal court for neglectfully allowing prescription opioids to flood […]

Research zeroes in on transmembrane protein structure

A new Yale study shows that the structures of the three major classes of proteins are surprisingly similar. By developing a model that predicts protein […]

Study shows how cell types communicate

A new study based on a cross-continent collaboration between researchers at Yale and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel demonstrates how different cell types […]

Nature study unveils klotho mechanism

A new Yale study has shown how a membrane receptor vital to human metabolism looks and functions, potentially allowing researchers to better develop drugs to […]

Yale researchers refine ecological forecasting

Using a more nuanced approach than previous research, a new Yale study has the potential to improve how scientists forecast the growth of different ecological […]

Adolescents more likely to smoke when they like the taste

A new Yale study shows that e-cigarette flavors may contribute to increased usage in adolescent populations. Researchers at the School of Medicine have discovered that […]

Researchers build novel DNA-editing technique

A group of Yale researchers has developed a new DNA-editing technology that bypasses complications in technologies that are currently available. The technology — called eMAGE […]

Yale researchers uncover lung cancer resistance mechanism

A new Yale study has shown how lung cancer may develop resistance to therapy in some patients. Researchers at the School of Medicine have found […]