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Making a real-world impact for elders

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Making a real-world impact for elders

By taking multiple health issues of elderly patients into account, Yale researchers are improving quality of life and independence

The number of Americans aged 90 and older has tripled in the past three decades and will quadruple again over the next four, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and the majority of people in this age group have one or more disabilities. But medical studies typically...

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Making a real-world impact for elders

Salt is new culprit in autoimmunity

The health risks of eating high amounts of salt make up quite a laundry list: high blood pressure, heart attacks, stroke, and kidney stones, to name a few. Now, School of Medicine scientists have discovered another...

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Making a real-world impact for elders

Prostate cancer: moving beyond ‘watchful waiting’

Prostate cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in American men: the American Cancer Society expects the disease will claim nearly 30,000 lives in 2013. The disease mainly affects older men—the median age of...

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Making a real-world impact for elders

Connecticut Mental Health Center opens new Wellness Center

The Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC), a New Haven-based community mental health center co-administered by the State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health & Addiction services and the medical school’s...

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Making a real-world impact for elders

Eye for Science

Pestiviruses, animal pathogens related to hepatitis C virus, are a major global health threat. They deliver their genome into hosts’ cells by fusing their envelope with the cell membrane. In April, in Proceedings of the...

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