Rarely do the findings of child development and peace building intersect. Yale researchers are leading a conversation about how interventions targeted to children can create a more peaceful world
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A double espresso shot delays the human circadian clock by an average of 40 minutes. How does
the most widely used psychoactive drug — caffeine — affect our internal timekeeping?
Do not believe everything you hear. In her new podcast, Australian science journalist Wendy Zukerman examines some of our widely-held beliefs through the lens of science.
The World Health Organization attributes obesity in developed countries to decreases in exercise and energy expenditure relative to our hunter-gatherer ancestors. Where they led active lifestyles, ours are mostly sedentary. In recent research, Yale professor Brian Wood examined total energy
The development of antibiotic resistance is a mounting issue in healthcare. A recent study shows that the dosage of antibiotics that should be used in order to minimize the rise of resistance depends on competition between bacterial strains.
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.
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.
With more than 23,000 reported cases, the recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been the worst in history. Epidemiologist Dan Yamin, who studies Ebola transmission, has developed a model that explains the recent decline in the number of cases.
According to Yale doctors who developed measures for Obama Care, socioeconomic status is not a significant factor in hospital readmission rates. Yale physician Dr. Harlan M. Krumholz explains why the backlash against these measures is misplaced.