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Asthma: from mouse to man and back again

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Asthma: from mouse to man and back again

Bench-to-bedside approach yields important insights into a common disorder

It all started with a mouse, says Jack A. Elias, M.D., chair of the Department of Internal Medicine and an expert on lung diseases. A few years ago, Elias, the Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Medicine, discovered that mice he had engineered to develop asthma had...

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Yale Tomorrow

Congress helps donors make gifts to support Yale School of MedicineCongress has passed the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, which makes it easier for owners of individual retirement accounts (IRAS) who have...

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Technology tackles difficult digestive problems

Technology tackles difficult digestive problems

Patients who chronically suffer from such common digestive problems as heartburn, bloating or trouble swallowing often try unsuccessfully to manage the symptoms on their own. When, in frustration, they seek the help of...

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New curriculum focuses on diverse issues arising at life’s end

New curriculum focuses on diverse issues arising at life’s end

Yale professional schools and Yale-New Haven Hospital (YNHH) religious ministries have joined forces with the School of Medicine to introduce a “blended learning” curriculum that addresses the physical, emotional,...

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Wiring up hospitals to speedily treat stroke

Wiring up hospitals to speedily treat stroke

When Jeanne Munnelly went for a swim at a high school in East Lyme, Conn., one August morning, she had no idea she was about to have a stroke—or that she would make medical history in Connecticut.At about 8:15, as she...

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