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Cystic Fibrosis Patients Breathe Easier: Using arthritis medication to treat lung inflammation

Cystic Fibrosis Patients Breathe Easier: Using arthritis medication to treat lung inflammation

A team led by Emanuela Bruscia of the Yale School of Medicine has found a more efficient treatment for cystic fibrosis: The drug, called celecoxib, is FDA-approved for treating arthritis inflammation.

A Controversial Chemical: Yale study investigates the cognitive effects of BPA

A Controversial Chemical: Yale study investigates the cognitive effects of BPA

Bisphenol A, or BPA, is in almost every part of our modern world, but we know relatively little about the effects that this chemical has on our cognitive functions. Recent findings from a team led by Dr. John Elsworth suggest that BPA may affect our working memory

Immune Cells Contribute to Skin Cancer

Immune Cells Contribute to Skin Cancer

The skin is constantly bombarded with harmful chemicals and rays from the environment. Despite being a formidable first line of defense against the outside world, skin cells are still unarmed against certain chemicals that cause genetic mutations, resulting in cancer.