As health complications mount in elderly patients, so do prescriptions for medicine—sometimes with unpredictable effects. The answer may reside in reducing the number of medications.
Mary Tinetti has changed how doctors think about the care of older adults with complex needs, and dedicated her life to achieving that revolution’s goals. Here, she talks about the remaining challenges.
A Yale New Haven Hospital program enables injured or recuperating patients to recover faster and more completely by guiding them through a proven procedure.
A versatile remedy also a potential treatment for breast cancer.
Microbial biodiversity helps keep humans healthy by shielding them from fatal infections.
How researchers at Yale are complicating the picture of human health.
After 40 years of service, Margaret "Peggy" Bia bid patients, co-workers, colleagues, and friends good-bye at a service designed to honor kidney transplant recipients.
Women medical students share thoughts about the School of Medicine.
For years the School of Medicine has worked with community organizations to address the city’s major health issues.
Medical students help refugees navigate the health care system.
How Yale researchers learn to ask the right questions.
Medicine rekindles an historic link with the humanities, a vital tool as students become physicians.
Physicians find that an interest in art can build observation skills, and help medical students become more empathetic and reflective.