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For minorities, older adults report more severe depression

April 9, 2020
Older people who identify as Hispanic, black, and Asian report greater severity of depression than those identifying as non-Hispanic white, says a new study.

Genes sow seeds of neuropsychiatric diseases even before birth

April 7, 2020
An unprecedented new study deepens the understanding of the genetic triggers that lead to conditions like autism spectrum disorder and schizophrenia.

Insights & Outcomes: Cardiac lag times and chemistry that’s off the scale

April 7, 2020
In a challenging season for science and for humanity, Yale’s recent research continues to expand our knowledge of the world in diverse fields of inquiry.

Yale clinicians pilot new technique to reduce opioid risk in pain treatment

April 6, 2020
Yale researchers have developed a method for helping patients on long-term painkillers reduce opioid use and its side effects without significant withdrawal.

Understanding Alzheimer's through cell analysis and sex-specific research

April 3, 2020
Yale’s Dr. Le Zhang and Dr. Stephen Strittmatter are working to uncover sex-specific differences in of Alzheimer’s disease by studying individual cells.

Yale fibrosis drug may offer new treatment path for COVID-19 lung distress

April 3, 2020
The drug sobetirome shows promise in preventing and treating Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome — a life-threatening condition common in COVID-19 patients.

Yale study finds self-isolation would dramatically reduce ICU bed demand

April 3, 2020
The conclusion of a new Yale-led study is clear: Without dramatic action, there won’t be enough beds for the sickest COVID-19 patients.