July 2019 News

Yale designated as Parkinson’s Foundation Research Center

July 30, 2019
The Yale School of Medicine is among four institutions that will receive $2 million over five years to “advance Parkinson’s disease research towards a cure.”

Is a gluten-free diet right for you?

July 26, 2019
Terms like “gluten intolerance” are going mainstream. Yale Medicine gastroenterologist Anthony Porto explains what they mean, and who should go gluten-free.

Banning tobacco sales to people under age 21 reduces smoking

July 26, 2019
County- and municipality-level bans on tobacco sales to people under age 21 reduce smoking rates up to 10%, a new Yale School of Public Health study finds.

Yale ISPS receives grant funding for Data CuRe project

July 25, 2019
Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies received the grant from The Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program to share and develop new research tools.

Study to examine use of guns to intimidate female domestic violence victims

July 25, 2019
The Yale study will recruit 445 women whose partners were arrested for domestic violence and ask them to self-report their exposure to firearms for 90 days.

Heart cells’ environment a potentially major factor in heart disease

July 24, 2019
New research shows the role that a diseased extracellular matrix plays in the progression of the genetic condition hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.

Machine learning better predicts bleeding risk during coronary procedures

July 22, 2019
Machine learning techniques can better predict bleeding for patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention than other methods, report Yale researchers.