Friday, June 23, 2017

Does where you live affect what you weigh?

November 18, 2016 Adult obesity rates in the United States have reached epidemic proportions, with one in four people considered obese. Yet, obesity rates vary...

Medical School names first deputy dean for diversity: Dr. Darin A....

November 4, 2016 Dr. Darin A. Latimore has been appointed deputy dean for diversity and inclusion at Yale School of Medicine (YSM). In his new post,...

Gunshot wound to the head not a death sentence

By Bill Hathaway October 27, 2016 Civilians with gunshot wounds to the head or other penetrating brain injuries have a 42% chance of surviving, according to...

Simple food additive slows E. coli poisoning

Polysorbate, a safe additive found in everything from ice cream to cosmetics, has been proven to slow the toxic effects of E. coli poisoning. Had...

Online Retailers Have Clear Advantage by Not Collecting Sales Tax

4/22/14 Online Retailers Have Clear Advantage by Not Collecting Sales Tax Two independent studies find effects on consumers, investors COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two independent studies use two...

Stem Cells in Circulating Blood Affect Cardiovascular Health, Study Finds

4/24/14 Stem Cells in Circulating Blood Affect Cardiovascular Health, Study Finds Systems approach is used in lieu of isolating adult stem cell types COLUMBUS, Ohio — New...

CertiKOS: A breakthrough toward hacker-resistant operating systems

By William Weir November 14, 2016 A team of Yale researchers has unveiled CertiKOS, the world’s first operating system that runs on multi-core processors and shields...

Procedure feared to 'suck brain from skull' safe for malaria patients

A Michigan State University researcher is challenging a widely held African belief that a spinal tap, a procedure safely used to treat other diseases,...

Season's Eatings

‘Tis the season of an abundance of food and drink. While celebrating should be joyful, for some women it can trigger eating disorder symptoms....

Yale professors pursue progress on addiction medicine education at White House...

By Ziba Kashef November 1, 2016 The opioid addiction and overdose crisis has spurred action among researchers, physicians, and policymakers to promote research and patient care...