As Ebola continues to make headlines, doctors, researchers, and epidemiologists alike search for answers about this mystery disease and its tremendous virulence.
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Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have recently discovered a way to find out in only one minute if you’ve been eating your fruits and vegetables. You might want to think again before sugarcoating your diet to your doctor next time.
Unexpected events in Cassie Tarleton’s academic career have led her to public health, specifically to serving the health needs of Asian American communities.
From ideas to reality, students at Yale are changing the way small intestine transplant procedures are performed.
Recent studies in the field of microbiology have overturned prior beliefs on the mechanism of action of antibiotics. These findings hold promise for the future development of antibiotic drugs for combatting the rise in superbugs worldwide. But first, the mystery surrounding antibiotics must be solved.
The Hacking Health @ Yale event in October brought students and professionals together to produce solutions for current issues in healthcare.
Johannesburg, South Africa: lightning strikes a 9-year-old brother and his sister who had gone out to play. The boy dies in transit to the hospital; the toddler girl is blinded. The same storm destroyed six houses and damaged another 36.
A study conducted in Oregon reveals that Medicaid increases emergency room visits. Yale Professor of Public Health Howard Forman discusses the effects this could have on healthcare delivery models.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a competition to develop the Next Generation Condom that significantly preserves or enhances pleasure, in order to improve uptake and regular use.
Reusing potentially contaminated syringes continues to be one of the principal methods of HIV transmission, yet thousands continue to pull the trigger. Yale Professor Robert Heimer travelled to Russia to find out why.