Soaring hopes for a shot may spark resistance to simple strategies that can tamp down transmission.
- August 02, 2020Source: USA Today
“We’re going to need to have some investments in our schools … we teachers can’t do it all by ourselves,” said Yale School of Public Health Dean Sten Vermund during a discussion of reopening Rhode Island schools.
- July 30, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
If you are expecting your body to read an exact 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit, think again. It turns out that number, which is considered to be the “normal” body temperature, may actually be a little too high.
- July 30, 2020
Principal Investigators Serena Spudich, MD, MA (Neurology), Mark Gerstein, PhD (Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry), and Yuval Kluger, PhD (Pathology) were recently awarded a $15 million grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) to establish a Data Center to coordinate, analyze, and make accessible single-cell and other molecular data sets generated by Single-Cell Opioid Responses in the Context of HIV (SCORCH) and other NIDA-funded HIV and substance use disorder projects.
- July 29, 2020
Yale Center for Climate Change & Health intern Zoe Novic gained important research skills this summer working on emergency preparedness plans to help vulnerable populations in the Caribbean.
- July 29, 2020
Dr. Harvey Risch is a distinguished cancer epidemiologist who has opined on the topic of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) and COVID-19 out-patient therapy. He has written a review article in the American Journal of Epidemiology that cites evidence that he believes supports HCQ use for out-patient infection with SARS-CoV-2. Studies that indicate no effect or harmful effects, Dr. Risch believes, enrolled patients too sick to benefit from HCQ.
- July 28, 2020
On July 24, United States Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) highlighted research conducted at Yale School of Medicine and urged his Senate colleagues to approve more federal funding for development and distribution of vaccines to halt the COVID-19 pandemic.
- July 28, 2020Source: Healthline
Dr. Thomas Murray, a Yale Medicine pediatric infectious disease doctor and associate professor at Yale University School of Medicine, says it’ll take careful planning and preparation to re-open schools.
- July 24, 2020Source: Yale Medicine
While dreams alone aren’t necessarily a reason to seek professional help, Yale Medicine providers suggest that those who are concerned about a larger issue related to anxiety should talk to a mental health professional or sleep specialist who can make a comprehensive assessment.
- July 22, 2020Source: The New York Times
Reports of reinfection instead may be cases of drawn-out illness. A decline in antibodies is normal after a few weeks, and people are protected from the coronavirus in other ways.