Researchers are looking at how artificial intelligence (AI), including large language models like ChatGPT, could be used to scenario plan for future epidemics.
- September 27, 2023Source: Orlando Sentinel
Central Florida’s 1-4 dioxane contamination has caught the attention of Yale School of Public Health researchers. Professor Vasilis Vasiliou and his team at the Yale Superfund Research Center want to hear concerns from residents who have been drinking water supplied by public utilities in Lake Mary, Sanford, and northwest Seminole County. Groundwater in these areas has been contaminated with 1,4-dioxane, an industrial solvent classified as a likely carcinogen by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
- August 28, 2023
Chemical compounds in extra virgin olive oil could aid in the treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease
A new study led by researchers with the Yale School of Public Health’s Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Imperial College London used network machine learning algorithms to identify chemical compounds in extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) that could aid in the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
- August 28, 2023
A team of researchers from Yale University and other institutions globally has developed an innovative patient triage platform powered by artificial intelligence (AI) that the researchers say is capable of predicting patient disease severity and length of hospitalization during a viral outbreak.
- July 11, 2023Source: Orlando Sentinel
A toxic chemical, 1,4-dioxane, has tainted tap water in Lake Mary, Sanford, and Seminole County, Florida. How long and how much remains a mystery.
- April 25, 2023
A new Yale research study will examine public health impacts of cancer-causing chemical in L.I. drinking waterSource: Riverhead Local
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 19, 2020
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection commissioner says public health plays an important part of her agency's mission.
- December 16, 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.