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At Liver Center, a vital organ gets its due

At Liver Center, a vital organ gets its due

The nation’s oldest liver research center sees a five-year renewal and expanding targets for therapies.

Poets and philosophers may rhapsodize about the human heart, but James L. Boyer, M.D., HS ’67, says it’s actually the liver that is the body’s most fascinating organ.“The ancients thought of the...

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Spike in blood pressure may make weight lifters vulnerable to aortic aneurysm

Spike in blood pressure may make weight lifters vulnerable to aortic aneurysm

In a research letter published in JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association in December, a team of Yale researchers reported that some weight lifters may be at risk of rupturing the...

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Obesity bias a problem for doctors

Health professionals surveyed at an obesity conference in Quebec last year learned something surprising about...

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Same chemical, different reaction

Drugs designed to improve memory consolidation in the elderly may also worsen working memory, according to a study by...

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