Colon cancer has been undergoing a similar subdivision. Researchers have known for years that colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosis in the United States and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths. The National Cancer Institute estimates 149,500 new cases in 2021 and 53,000 deaths.
- July 06, 2021Source: Yale News
Researchers studying COVID-19 patients have found a metabolic pathway that is highly correlated with immune responses only in male patients, a group known to be more likely to suffer severe cases and die of the disease, representing a potential target for therapeutic intervention.
- July 05, 2021Source: New York Times
Colon and rectal cancers are rising in younger adults, though researchers aren’t sure why. A new study of women and diet suggests that sugar-sweetened drinks may play a role.
- June 21, 2021
If the challenges of the past year have taught us anything, it is that we must continue working to understand all that we can about health and disease. And when it comes to sex and gender, we should not wait for the next crisis before addressing these critical components of our health.
- June 07, 2021Source: Yale West Campus
Yale researchers across a range of disciplines are coming together to explore the important role of microbial metabolites in our microbiota—the trillions of bacterial cells that colonize our intestines.
- October 05, 2020
WHRY pilot project recipients have received major competitive funding support to advance their work toward clinical applications.
- May 06, 2020
Caroline Johnson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at Yale School of Public Health and a member of Yale Cancer Center’s Cancer Microbiology Research Program, has received a four-year, $792,000 Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society (ACS).
- March 18, 2020
Researchers have found that colon cancer tumor cells produce energy for growth differently in women and men, and that this difference is associated with a more aggressive form of tumor growth with a higher incidence in women.
- December 20, 2019Source: Nature
Change is a constant in the burgeoning feld of metabolomics. That includes data analysis tools and repositories
- June 17, 2019
Across the country, it’s becoming clearer every day: We must study the health of women. We must study the influence of sex-and-gender differences on health. And it’s time for all aspects of medical research and practice to embrace this change.