July 2019 News

Serious falls are a health risk for adults under 65

July 22, 2019
Adults who take several prescription medications are more likely to experience serious falls, say Yale researchers and their co-authors in a new study.

Yale surgeons discuss how 3D printing technology is benefiting patients

July 18, 2019
Some Yale doctors now routinely use 3D printing to plan surgeries and design tools specific to an upcoming surgery.

Here’s how mammals went from big gulps to small swallows

July 18, 2019
Researchers have found the earliest known evidence of a mammal predecessor with bones in the neck that allowed for swallowing food like modern mammals.

Study examines effects of genes and resilience on Syrian refugee youth

July 17, 2019
The study provides scientific evidence that genetics and environmental factors play important roles in the mental health of refugee youth.

Parkinson’s disease study identifies possible new treatment target

July 16, 2019
A new study by Yale researchers challenges long-held assumptions about dopamine’s role in Parkinson’s treatment.

HIV DNA that lingers in spinal fluid may be linked to cognitive problems

July 15, 2019
New research may help explain why, despite current anti-HIV therapy, some persons living with HIV still experience problems with memory and concentration.

Study examines impact of institutional portraiture on medical students

July 15, 2019
The qualitative study examined 15 medical students’ reactions to 55 portraits hanging in the Yale School of Medicine.