Gender Differences in Mental Health Risk Among Frontline Health Care Providers
A new study finds women health care providers working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic were more than twice as likely than men to experience symptoms of major depressive, generalized anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorders.
Connecticut Magazine’s 2023 “Top Doctors” issue recognizes 81 Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center physicians
Each year, Connecticut Magazine recognizes some of the state’s best physicians, who provide exceptional care for patients, with its annual “Top Doctors” issue. This year’s list includes 82 physicians from Smilow Cancer Hospital and Yale Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the state.
Improving Heart Bypass Surgery Recovery for Women Takes Innovation and Representation in Research
Twenty years after a study funded by Women's Health Research at Yale uncovered that women face the risk of poorer outcomes after heart bypass surgery, new research finds the increased risk for women persists despite improved overall outcomes. But, with increased representation of women in clinical research and innovation in targets of study, we can overcome the gender gap.
Warning Signs of Oral Cancer
Do you know the warning signs of oral cancer? Some oral cancer symptoms are common and easily identifiable. Other symptoms are surprising, and you might miss them. Here, experts break down the symptoms of oral cancer you should be aware of, plus how to prevent oral cancer.Source: HealthDay
Yale Cancer Center Experts to Present New Research at Annual AACR Meeting
Yale Cancer Center and Smilow Cancer Hospital physicians and scientists are presenting research studies at the 2023 American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, April 14 to 19. Research teams will reveal the latest data on treatments and diagnostic advances as well as new findings on head and neck, lung, and metastatic cancers.
Applying Scientific Research to Our Lives
New medical research findings are published every day, and the results are frequently picked up by mainstream media sources. Before you apply the results of any given study to your daily life, you should consider if the research findings are relevant to you.
Marking an Anniversary While Focusing on the Future
This year Women’s Health Research at Yale celebrates its 25th anniversary. But the center has never been about looking back. WHRY has always looked toward the future, challenging science to explore women’s health, to consider the differences between and among women and men, and to acknowledge the intersection of social and biological variables when it comes to health.
Data question universal restriction of vigorous exercise for people with HCM
Adults with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy who engaged in vigorous exercise were at no greater risk for death, cardiac arrest or other outcomes compared with those engaging in low-to-moderate-intensity physical activity.Source: Healio