Florida’s excuse on gender-affirming care is troubling | Commentary
No other country in the world has prohibited gender-affirming care for youth, but the active Medicaid ban in Florida put the United States out of step with international practice. Despite the picture painted by some, in Sweden, Finland, the United Kingdom and others, gender-affirming healthcare is available to any adolescent whose clinician recommends it.Source: Orlando Sentinal
Symposium Highlights Importance of Biomedical Imaging for Understanding Neurological Disease
A Neuroimaging in Neurological Disorders and Diseases Symposium at Yale highlighted how imaging technology can enhance basic neuroscience research to help scientists better understand neurological diseases.
Study Shows Persistent Symptoms Are Common Three Months After Testing for COVID-19
Researchers compared new and ongoing symptoms and outcomes in both COVID-positive and COVID-negative adults who were tested because of acute COVID-19-like symptoms. The study found that half of the patients with COVID-19 and one-quarter of those who tested negative had at least one symptom at three months follow-up.
Breastmilk tracking app shows promising results at YNHH Bridgeport campus
Eliza Myers’s app idea earned her the Innovator Award from the YNHHS Center for Health Care Innovation. Now, the app is ensuring increased human milk access for newborn babies — and, for parents, newfound agency in the breastfeeding process.Source: Yale Daily News
Students Organize Auction to Support Local Nonprofits Focused on Hunger & Homelessness
“The man. The myth. The bowtie.” When auctioneer Jaideep Talwalkar, MD, associate professor of internal medicine (general medicine) and assistant dean for education, called out these words at Yale School of Medicine’s (YSM) 29th Annual Hunger & Homelessness (H&H) Charity Auction on the evening of January 19, it led to a bidding frenzy from the crowd gathered in the school’s Café Med.
Are Ozempic and Wegovy Safe? All About the Diabetes and Obesity Drugs
PEOPLE spoke with Ania Jastreboff M.D., PhD., an obesity medicine physician scientist at Yale University to better understand the drugs and correct common misconceptions about obesity By Sheila Cosgrove Baylis Published on January 24, 2023 02:28 PMSource: People
Yale Wins Catalyst Award for Transformation in Graduate Medical Education
A new Yale learning initiative, Clinical Learning Environment Optimizing Uptake Training (CLOUT), is one of the six recipients of the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation Catalyst Awards for Transformation in Graduate Medical Education (GME).
Why 25? Doctors warn against the negative impact of cannabis use on young adult brains
Cannabis is now decriminalized in Connecticut for people 21 and older. Drs. Deepa Camenga & Deepak (Cyril) D'Souza speak on the risks and implications of recreational cannabis use before the age of 25.Source: Connecticut Public Radio