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Alumnus Profile: Jennifer Staple-Clark, B.A. ’03

Alumnus Profile: Jennifer Staple-Clark, B.A. ’03

🕔00:00, 2.Nov 2012

As a Yale undergraduate, Jennifer Staple-Clark founded Unite for Sight, which has grown into an international organization that provides eye care and resources to hundreds of thousands.

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Natural Birth Induces Protein Linked to Brain Development

Natural Birth Induces Protein Linked to Brain Development

🕔05:17, 31.Oct 2012

Professor Tamas Horvath and his research team have found that natural birth stimulates production of a protein that helps neurons, especially those involved in memory, form connections.

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On The Road to Attenuating Neuropathic Pain

On The Road to Attenuating Neuropathic Pain

🕔04:59, 31.Oct 2012

Omar Samad and Dr. Stephen Waxman have developed a potential method to treat neuropathic pain by reducing the production of a specific sodium channel.

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New Grant to Investigate Novel Approaches in Cancer Research

New Grant to Investigate Novel Approaches in Cancer Research

🕔04:25, 31.Oct 2012

Alanna Schepartz and Andy Phillips have received a grant to research compounds that affect proteins involved in cancer, such as p53.

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Using Placebos in Research

Using Placebos in Research

🕔18:29, 10.May 2012

Bioethicist and Yale Professor Dr. Robert Levine believes that use of placebos in clinical research is ethical, but only under the right circumstances.

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The Healing Art of Meditation

The Healing Art of Meditation

🕔17:25, 10.May 2012

Dr. Judson Brewer of the Yale Medical School has shown that meditation decreases activity of the parts of the mind associated with self-referential processing and mind-wandering.

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The More The Merrier: Limiting the Number of Embryo Implantations

The More The Merrier: Limiting the Number of Embryo Implantations

🕔15:19, 9.May 2012

Implanting multiple embryos at once, a common practice in U.S. in vitro fertilization clinics, increases the chance of a successful pregnancy, but also risks expensive and potentially-dangerous multiple births.

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Let Them Eat Cake: More To Obesity Than Just The Extra Calories

Let Them Eat Cake: More To Obesity Than Just The Extra Calories

🕔14:43, 9.May 2012

Obesity is turning out to be much more complex than overeating and lack of exercise, as new research finds genetic, hormonal, neurological, and even immunological factors that appear to relate to weight.

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Selling Sex…Cells: Navigating the Ethics of The Sex Cell Market

Selling Sex…Cells: Navigating the Ethics of The Sex Cell Market

🕔18:21, 22.Apr 2012

The growth of assisted reproductive technologies has created a market for sex cell donors, but females who donate eggs still face a number of risks and ethical concerns.

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“Kracking” the KRAS code

“Kracking” the KRAS code

🕔17:45, 14.Apr 2012

A recent study led by Professor Hugh Taylor has identified the first genetic marker for endometriosis in a regulatory region of the KRAS gene.

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