While there is understandable unease flowing through Americans and people around the globe about the increasing spread of COVID-19, it’s important to remember that words matter and the language we use has power.
- March 12, 2020
Anahita Bassir Nia, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry was recently selected as a 2020 American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) Annual Meeting New Investigator Award (NIA) recipient.
- March 10, 2020
Jessica Chaffkin, MD, and Ben Yu, MD, have been named the Program-Wide Chief Residents for the Adult Psychiatry Residency Program for the 2020-21 academic year.
- March 10, 2020
Kirsten Wilkins, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Medical Student Education in Psychiatry, has been named the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)’s Educator of the Year.
- March 09, 2020
Simha Ravven, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor, and Kristin Budde, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, are among the authors of a new systematic literature review that explores the impact of paid maternity leave on the mental and physical health of mothers and children.
- March 04, 2020
Several studies in recent years have reported that low-calorie sweeteners in foods and beverages disrupt the human metabolism, promoting the development of diabetes and obesity. But other studies have found that consuming low-calorie drinks and food has little impact on metabolism and might actually aid in weight loss. A new study by Yale researchers published March 3 in the journal Cell Metabolism may help reconcile these conflicting findings.
- March 03, 2020
Over 40 percent of veterans screened by Yale researchers overate in response to physical pain at least once in the 30 days prior to being surveyed, a new study shows. The lead author of the study was Robin Masheb, PhD, Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine.
- March 02, 2020
In Her Work at The Hispanic Clinic, Yale Psychiatry's Almasude Seeks To Find, Create Humanity in Health Care
Second-year Psychiatry resident Eden Almasude, MD, MA, strongly believes in creating meaningful connections. She also has a deep passion for activism and social justice. Those perspectives have colored her approach to medicine. Almasude has been able to intersect those interests through her work at The Hispanic Clinic at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC).
- February 21, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
Current paradigms about heart attacks were, until recently, primarily based on men. Doctors are now learning how different heart attacks and heart disease can be in men and women. "We know now that when something is not right in a woman, the first line of testing may not reveal the answer," says Yale Medicine cardiologist Erica Spatz, MD.
- February 21, 2020
Yale School of Public Health Professor Linda Niccolai, PhD, has worked extensively on human papillomavirus vaccination, specifically on how a widely available vaccine can prevent young people from getting this virus that can cause six types of cancer later in life.