Asthma was once thought to be on the wane, but in recent decades its incidence has soared. Yale scientists have solved a piece of the puzzle and hope their findings will lead to new ways to treat and even prevent the disease.
With a series of landmark advances, Yale researchers are unlocking the biological secrets that could explain why so many Americans are having trouble breathing. Recent findings lend support to a controversial immune system theory.
Rapid advances in technology and the rise of managed care have raised questions about the cost and benefits of medical care. Outcomes research aims to define just what optimal care should include. But, when it comes to health, how do you define a happy outcome?