A new Yale research study will examine public health impacts of cancer-causing chemical in L.I. drinking water
Yale University scientists are preparing to launch a study on Long Island to determine the health effects of the chemical 1,4 dioxane, a contaminant likely to cause cancer in people, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Yale Superfund Research Center is looking for volunteers who live on Long Island, where the chemical is being detected in private wells and public water supply systems at higher levels than most of the rest of the country, to participate in the study.
- October 03, 2022
A new Superfund Research Center (SRC) at Yale will conduct extensive analysis of emerging water contaminants that have been linked to liver cancer.
- September 22, 2022
Olive Oil’s Many Human and Planetary Health Benefits Discussed at 4th Annual International Yale Symposium
Leading experts involved in research and education related to the olive tree and its products gathered in Rome recently to discuss the positive health benefits of olive oil during the Fourth Annual Yale Symposium on Olive Oil & Health.
- February 20, 2020
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection commissioner says public health plays an important part of her agency's mission.
- December 17, 2019
A class of manmade chemicals widely used in consumer goods since World War II—the toxicity of which is featured in the current movie Dark Waters—drew dozens of experts from across academia, government and industry to the Yale School of Public Health (YSPH) to assess the threat posed by per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, commonly known as PFAS.
- November 27, 2019Source: WSHU radio
Now two research professors at the Yale School of Public Health want to create an Institute for Olive Science and Health in New Haven. Their goal is to get everyone, everywhere to use olive oil. The professors say it will improve the health of both people and the planet. Professors Tassos Constantino Kyriakides and Vasilis Vasiliou recently sat down with Morning Edition Host Tom Kuser to discuss their work. Below is a transcript of their conversation.
- November 25, 2019
Many of tomorrow’s biggest health advances will depend on the tiniest bits of evidence today. To explore the latest trends, obstacles and successes in the biosciences, where success hangs on seeing things a few microns (or smaller) in size, the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the Yale School of Public Health hosted a daylong symposium (November 22) on mass spectrometry that drew experts from industry and academia to compare how they are using imaging technology to pry ever deeper into the mysteries of biology—and disease.
- October 22, 2019
Taking a cue from the ancient Greeks and their deep respect for the olive tree and the oil produced from its fruit, researchers led by the Yale School of Public Health are hosting a symposium in December in the legendary city of Delphi to explore the many human and planetary health benefits associated with the olive tree and its products.
- October 09, 2019
U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) on Tuesday called for banning a group of man-made chemicals widely used in food packing—at least until they are proven safe for humans.
- August 28, 2019Source: HuffPost.com
Here's how to tell if your oil has oleocanthal, which a new study in mice found may help protect against cancer.