State standards do little to improve access to specialists in Medicaid
More needs to be done to eliminate the gap in access to specialty care for Medicaid patients, concludes a new Yale study.
From thousands of suspects, Yale scientists ferret out cancer-causing genes
Using new technology, Yale-led team of researchers has identified specific gene combinations that can cause the deadly brain cancer glioblastoma.
Study pinpoints gene’s new role in pancreatic cancer
A Yale-led study has identified a gene that is critical to pancreatic cancer cell growth, revealing a fresh target for new therapies.
Study describes key RNA epigenetic marker’s role in immune system
New research into the body’s immune system offers a path to new treatments for autoimmune diseases.
‘Yellow fever mosquito’ came to California via two invasions
The mosquitoes found in northern California came from a different region than those now in the southern part of the state.
Researchers explore what happens when people hear voices that others don’t
People who hear voices, with and without a psychotic illness, are more sensitive than others to a 125-year-old experiment designed to induce hallucinations.
Sweet taste, not just calories, dictates metabolic response
When sweet taste and calories don’t align, the body’s metabolism can be fooled — which may explain the link between artificial sweeteners and diabetes.