January 2019 News

CHIME telescope detects second repeating fast radio burst from other galaxy

January 9, 2019
As part of the Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment, Yale’s Laura Newburgh has helped detect a rare, repeating radio burst from outside the Milky Way.

Drug combo shows promise in treatment of depression and addiction

January 9, 2019
The combination of naltrexone and ketamine can help treat both symptoms of depression and substance abuse disorders like alcoholism, a Yale study suggests.

Anne Underhill discusses her collaboration with China’s Shandong University

January 9, 2019
Underhill, the chair of Yale’s archaeology department, has worked for over 20 years to help understand social changes in Bronze Age Shandong province.

HAPPINESS Project increases access to mental health treatment in Nigeria

January 9, 2019
Co-founded by Yale psychologist Dr. Theddeus Iheanacho, the program aims to improve mental health and epilepsy treatment in the country’s underserved areas.

Opioid crisis roadmap overlooks gender

January 7, 2019
Women’s Health Research at Yale is calling on a government committee to revise its report on the opioid epidemic so that it reflects the unique needs of women.

It’s not epilepsy: Counseling helps those with misdiagnosed seizures

January 4, 2019
25% of seizure patients suffer from psychogenic non-epileptic seizures, but are often treated with anti-epilepsy medication anyway. Psychotherapy may be better.

Neural fingerprints ID those likely to abstain from cocaine

January 4, 2019
A machine-learning technique developed at Yale has identified a brain network that predicts future abstinence and may help customize treatments in the future.