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cancer

Complementary Medicine for Cancer Can Decrease Survival

People who received complementary therapy for curable cancers were more likely to refuse at least one component of their conventional cancer treatment, and were...
brain activity

Aren’t Sure? Brain Is Primed for Learning

“We only learn when there is uncertainty, and that is a good thing,” said Daeyeol Lee, Yale’s Dorys McConnell Duberg Professor of Neuroscience and professor...
cancers

Yale Cancer Researchers Suggest New Treatment for Rare Inherited Cancers

Studying two rare inherited cancer syndromes, Yale Cancer Center (YCC) scientists have found the cancers are driven by a breakdown in how cells repair their DNA. The...
Alzheimer’s Diseasevideo

Yale-Developed Test for Alzheimer’s Disease Directly Measures Synaptic Loss

Yale researchers have tested a new method for directly measuring synaptic loss in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease. The method, which uses PET imaging technology...
Malaria Vaccinevideo

Yale Researchers Identify Target for Novel Malaria Vaccine

A Yale-led team of researchers have created a vaccine that protects against malaria infection in mouse models, paving the way for the development of...
Hydrocephalus

Stem Cell Mutations Linked to Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is characterized by a dangerous buildup of pressure on the brain caused by excessive amounts of fluid.  Researchers have long believed that the...
Type 2 Diabetes

Standard Type 2 Diabetes Treatments May Not Improve the Condition in...

Taking insulin or the most commonly used drug for type 2 diabetes, metformin, failed to either delay or effectively treat the condition in youth,...
molecular switches, Psychiatric disorders, lupus, hepatitis c, psychiatric disorders, genes, psychiatric conditions, carotid artery

Yale Scientists flIp Molecular Switches on Building Blocks of Life

A team of researchers at Yale is expanding our understanding of how bacteria continue to evolve and adapt at the molecular level.By making a...
Block copolymers

A Breakthrough in Nanostructured Materials

Block copolymers (BCPs) have been of great interest to researchers in recent years. These nanostructured materials, made from blocks of chemically dissimilar polymers, self-assemble...
obesity

How Obesity Drives Colon Cancer in Mice

Obesity, which is on the rise worldwide, has been linked to colon cancer but the mechanism has been a mystery. In a new study,...
molecular switches, Psychiatric disorders, lupus, hepatitis c, psychiatric disorders, genes, psychiatric conditions, carotid artery

Psychiatric Disorders Share an Underlying Genetic Basis

Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder often run in families. In a new international collaboration, researchers explored the genetic connections between these...
cure blood disorder

With Gene Editing, Researchers Cure Blood Disorder in Fetal Mice

With the combined efforts of three Yale laboratories, researchers conducted the first demonstration of site-specific gene editing in a fetus, correcting a mutation that...
Type 2 Diabetes

Human Insulin as Safe and Effective to Treat Type 2 Diabetes...

Patients with Type 2 diabetes who were treated with the newer generation of insulin analog drugs did not have substantially better outcomes than those...
cancer

Viral Suppression Helps Lower Risk for Many Types of Cancer

A new study by the Yale School of Public Health and partner institutions is the first to examine the potential cancer prevention benefits of...
epilepsy

New Technique Fine-Tunes Treatment for Severe Epilepsy Cases

One of three epilepsy patients experience no relief from drugs and are candidates for surgery. An advance by researchers at Yale and the Cleveland...
obesity

Fat and Carb Combo Creates Stronger Food Craving

When fat and carbohydrates are combined in a single food they are more rewarding, calorie for calorie, than foods with either energy source alone,...
proteins

New Platform Will Help Create Designer Human Proteins in the Lab

Proteins, the end product of genes, carry out life functions. Most human proteins are modified by a process called serine phosphorylation — a chemical...
quantum bits

Quantum Transfer at the Push of a Button

In the new quantum information technologies, fragile quantum states have to be transferred between distant quantum bits. Researchers at ETH have now realized such...
Silicon Brillouin Laser

New Laser Makes Silicon ‘Sing’

Yale scientists have created a new type of silicon laser that uses sound waves to amplify light. A study about the discovery appears in the...
alcohol addiction

Drug to Treat Alcohol Addiction Also Helps with Suppression of HIV

A medication commonly prescribed to treat alcohol use disorder also appears to help maintain or improve suppression of HIV among individuals at risk for...