July 2020 News

Major depressive episodes more common than previously believed, study finds

July 31, 2020
The proportion of U.S. adults who have had major depressive episodes may be close to 30% of women and 17% of men — nearly double previous estimates.

Partnership to study impact of COVID-19 on New York City transit workers

July 30, 2020
Yale School of Nursing infection disease expert David Vlahov will join an NYU team to asses the risks and best practices for transit workers amid the pandemic.

Insights & Outcomes: a new spin on quantum research, and the biology of sex

July 30, 2020
This month, Insights & Outcomes will turn your head with spinning electrons, prolific plankton, and sex’s role in topics like addiction and hypertension.

In estimating COVID-19 infection risk, frequency of an activity is key

July 28, 2020
With proper precautions, the risk of a day at work, a ride on the bus, or a workout at the gym may be acceptable — but those risks compound day after day.

COVID-19 dreams? Here’s what they mean

July 27, 2020
Yale Medicine experts offer advice on when it might be appropriate to seek professional help for stress or anxiety-related sleep problems.

Scientists tap novel technologies to solve mystery of how water ‘grows’

July 27, 2020
By mapping nanodroplets on individual mineral particles, a group of researchers found that water’s binding effect starts near the defect edges of minerals.

To improve students’ mental health, Yale study finds, teach them to breathe

July 27, 2020
When students learn specific techniques for managing stress and anxiety, their well-being improves across a range of measures and leads to better mental health.