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A joint effort to tackle obesity and diabetes

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A joint effort to tackle obesity and diabetes

Campus-wide projects address cultural, biological roots of public-health crisis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 65 percent of adults in the United States are either obese or overweight, and therefore run the risk of suffering from chronic health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular...

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Growing spare parts for sick children’s hearts

Growing spare parts for sick children’s hearts

Creating a living, growing organ from scratch sounds like the stuff of science fiction. But a pair of Yale physician-scientists are making it happen, coaxing cells to form artificial blood vessels that can be used to...

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Transatlantic team probes kidney’s role in hypertension

Transatlantic team probes kidney’s role in hypertension

Two School of Medicine scientists will join leading researchers in Switzerland, France and Mexico in a transatlantic collaboration aimed at pinpointing the kidney’s role in high blood pressure. The new effort, known as...

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