Biomedical researchers at Columbia University have developed a convenient, easy-to-use, and relatively inexpensive smartphone attachment that could revolutionize HIV and syphilis detection for previously unscreened populations.
Stephanie Heung is a senior in Calhoun College with a deep interest in public and global health policy. In her four years at Yale, she has been involved with many organizations, including MedX Yale, and has been published in the Huffington Post.
Dr. Robert Ferry, Jr. (SM ’89) shares his post-graduation experiences, from becoming a pediatrician to joining the military after 9/11.
A team of researchers across multiple institutions has conducted a four-year study which illuminates the benefits of the HPV vaccine. The study’s key finding revealed a significant decrease in precancerous lesions among women who received the vaccine.
Christian Schlieker and his research team in the department of molecular biophysics and biochemistry offer new insight into the molecular mechanism underlying DYT1 dystonia.
A team of researchers conducted a study with mice showing that menthol decreases the irritating effects of cigarette smoke. It was shown that menthol vapor has a normalizing effect on breathing patterns in the presence of cigarette smoke.
When doctors prescribe antibiotics, they always remind us to take the full course. But what happens if we forget? Every missed dose contributes to global antibiotic resistance.
Many people believe that vitamin C can prevent and treat the common cold. To the contrary, scientific evidence suggests that vitamin C does not in fact make a difference.
This past summer’s Ice Bucket Challenge brought national attention to ALS, raising millions of dollars in research funds. Exciting advances are underway, and it is important that social media users, who were so eager to participate in the summer craze, understand the science behind this fatal disease and its treatment options.