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Leptospirosis: An Unexpected Source of Global Disease Burden

Leptospirosis: An Unexpected Source of Global Disease Burden

According to the research of Albert Ko at the Yale School of Medicine, leptospirosis makes a surprisingly high and previously unmeasured contribution to the global burden of disease. Ko’s team found that the tropical disease results in more than 60,000

Diagnosis at Your Fingertips: Using smartphones to screen for syphilis and HIV

Diagnosis at Your Fingertips: Using smartphones to screen for syphilis and HIV

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.

A Neglected Problem in Global Health: The Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases

A Neglected Problem in Global Health: The Uganda Initiative for Integrated Management of Non-Communicable Diseases

With rates of non-communicable diseases on the rise, the Yale Global Health Leadership Initiative is partaking in a collaborative action plan to bring revolutionary public health solutions to Uganda.

A Nanorevolution: Artificial Spleen Uses Nanoparticles to Clean Blood

A Nanorevolution: Artificial Spleen Uses Nanoparticles to Clean Blood

Tuberculosis. Cholera. Meningitis. Historically, scientists have been racing against the clock to find cures for such epidemics. What if such bacterial infections could be treated using one universal technique in only a few hours? Such a method of treatment may