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Too young to screen: breast cancer in younger women

October 3, 2019
Many young women are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, which is why it’s important to be “breast aware” long before starting annual screening mammograms.

New drug helps combat metabolic syndrome

October 2, 2019
In nonhuman trials, the drug has been shown to safely reduce plasma triglycerides and “bad” LDL cholesterol, and to reverse nonalcoholic fatty liver disease.

Female orgasm is evolution’s happy gift

September 30, 2019
New research suggests that the female orgasm is a neuro-endocrine response inherited from older lineages of animals who only ovulate during copulation.

Growing old together: a sharper look at black holes and their host galaxies

September 30, 2019
The “special relationship” between supermassive black holes and their hosts can now be understood as a bond that begins early in a galaxy’s formation.

Molecular memories are made of this

September 27, 2019
Researchers at the Yale Systems Biology Institute have found that it is possible to store information in the protein polymer network within our own cells.

Artificial intelligence could help reduce hospitalizations for GI condition

September 26, 2019
A new machine-learning model predicts the risk of dying or the need for intervention in the hospital for patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

Get ready for more interstellar objects, Yale astronomers say

September 26, 2019
A new study suggests that our solar system can expect a few large interstellar objects like ‘Oumuamua to show up every year — and lots of smaller ones to boot.