Using Behavioral Science and Economics to Help Women and Families Rise from Poverty
Women’s Health Research at Yale, Elevate, and The Tobin Center for Economic Policy at Yale, are working to meet the urgent health needs of under-resourced and overburdened pregnant and parenting women, harnessing the science of sex and gender for policy change that can overcome the potentially devastating impact of economic inequality on women’s health.
Black Women’s Mental Health Needs an Intervention
There are various obstacles to Black women getting appropriate mental health care but there are ways we can improve the situation. Tichianaa Armah, MD and Charmaine Williams PhD are interviewed by Jess Sims to find out more about the interventions needed.Source: Well + Good
Your high levels of stress and anger can put you at risk for a serious health condition
Constantly feeling stressed out, anxious, and angry at the world isn’t going to do your health any favors. Feelings and emotions like stress and anger put one’s body, quite literally, on edge. These frenzied states of being can extract a huge toll on the body over time.Source: Ladders
Mental Stress & Anger Are Linked to Have Implications for Patients with Heart Failure
Patients with heart failure may have more mental stress and anger, according to a new report published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure. Factors such as mental stress and anger often go unrecognized, but researchers are now making a connection with how it can affect those with heart problems.Source: Bel Mara Health
Impact of Mental Stress and Anger on Indices of Diastolic Function in Patients with Heart Failure.
Under controlled conditions, mental stress can provoke decrements in ventricular function, yet little is known about the effect of mental stress on diastolic function in patients with heart failure (HF).Source: Physician's Weekly
Women's Health in the Time of COVID-19 Webinar
Uncovering how the coronavirus affects the biology of women and men differently is teaching us new ways to fight COVID-19. Identifying how the stress of the pandemic is different for women and men is focusing mental health professionals on risk and resilience. Watch Women’s Health Research at Yale Director Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D, and leading immunologist Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., in conversation with Yale Medalist Susanna Krentz, '80, as they discuss a major new research finding and next steps in investigating sex differences to advance the health of women and men.