- August 01, 2022
A new Yale study found that, among people suffering non-fatal heart attacks associated with hot weather, an outsize portion were taking beta-blockers or antiplatelet medication. The study doesn’t prove that these medications caused the heart attacks, nor that they make people more vulnerable to heart attack. Although it’s possible that they did increase the risk of heart attacks triggered by hot weather, it’s also possible that patients’ underlying heart disease explains both the prescriptions and the higher susceptibility to heart attack during hot weather.
- June 30, 2022
Diarrhea is a leading killer of young children around the world, and cases often rise after heavy rains and flooding. But diarrhea risks can also increase in dry conditions, an ominous sign as the world continues to get warmer due to climate change.
- June 27, 2022
Yale School of Public Health professors Kai Chen and Robert McDougal have been appointed members of the Wu Tsai Institute (WTI) at Yale.
- January 28, 2022Source: Yale Daily News
A recent study at the Yale School of Public Health found an association between long term ozone exposure and cognitive decline in a cohort of older Chinese adults.
- January 13, 2022
A new, large-scale study led by scientists at the Yale School of Public Health has established a robust link between long-term ozone exposure and an increased risk of cognitive impairment in older adults.