Two Yale-led studies suggest that a standard measurement designed to help predict which patients have the best chances of survival—and who therefore should receive treatment—could promote racial disparities of treatment outcomes.
- September 20, 2021
Black girls make up a relatively small portion of the overall drug-using population. But their health consequences are more severe than most: Reproductive issues, fertility issues, sexually transmitted infections and trauma exposure are all obstacles they face at statistically higher rates compared to their peers.
- September 19, 2021
Although medicine has come a long way from ancient times, misperceptions about the occurrence and cause of symptoms continue, particularly regarding the health of women.
- September 19, 2021Source: USA Today
Scientists examine the unique immune systems of children as more fall victim to COVID-19
- September 17, 2021
Yale Cancer Center Study Shows New Drug Combinations Improve Outcomes for Patients With Advanced Lung Cancer
New findings from a large study led by researchers at Yale Cancer Center shows the addition of the drugs oleclumab or monalizumab to durvalumab improved progression-free survival for patients with locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer.
- September 17, 2021Source: WTNH-News 8
Alex Kwan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience, spoke to WTNH-News 8 about his research into the use of psychedelics to treat depression in patients.
- September 15, 2021
Yale School of Medicine has been awarded nearly $63.7 million over the next five years from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences to renew its five-year Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) to accelerate research discoveries that can have a positive impact on health.
- September 14, 2021
Pilot Grants Now Available Through Yale Diabetes Research Center
- September 09, 2021Source: Yale Medicine
At Yale, a project called “Generations” is performing a 10-gene analysis to provide people with information about their risk for 10 diseases, all of them heart- or cancer-related. Anyone is eligible and the analysis is free of charge.
- September 09, 2021
The Yale Psychiatry Anti-Racism Task Force has spent the last 11 months working to address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the department.