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YSPH scientists create an array of public health tools in time of crisis

April 24, 2020
Responding to widespread need, Yale’s Public Health Modeling Unit has created, tested and made available an array of computer-based tools.

Saliva samples preferable to deep nasal swabs for testing COVID-19

April 24, 2020
A YSPH study has found that saliva tests are more accurate and consistent than nasal swabs, opening the door for at-home, self-administered sample collection.

Research recommends COVID-19 path forward in slums

April 22, 2020
In a new paper, Yale nursing Professor David Vlahov and co-authors make recommendations for how to vulnerable populations in the global south from COVID-19.

Tracking a COVID mystery: What happened to my sense of smell?

April 22, 2020
Yale researchers have joined a global effort to learn how many COVID-19 patients experience sensory loss and, how the virus affects the olfactory system.

Yale Cancer Center study points to obesity as a driver of pancreatic cancer

April 22, 2020
New research finds that hormones released from the pancreas itself can advance the cancer — and that weight loss can stop this process in its early stages.

Yale’s EXPRES looks to the skies of a scorching, distant planet

April 22, 2020
Vaporized metal in the atmosphere of MASCARA-2 b, a gas giant roughly 2.68 quadrillion miles from Earth, is the subject of new research by Yale astronomers.

Tiny miracle: amid pandemic, state’s first fetal surgery for spina bifida

April 17, 2020
On March 21, a team of Yale doctors made history with Connecticut’s first fetal surgery to correct myelomeningocele — a complete success.