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New outbreaks of coronavirus can be halted with isolation measures

February 26, 2020
A study by Yale SOM’s Edward Kaplan predicts that isolating infected patients and detecting new cases early can prevent outbreaks of coronavirus.

Heart disease in women: How pregnancy, menopause, and more affect risk

February 25, 2020
Paradigms about heart attacks were, until recently, primarily based on men. Dr. Erica Spatz weighs in on the particular risks and symptoms faced by women.

Benefits, risks of sharing electronic health records examined by Yale panel

February 25, 2020
The panel discussed the need to access electronic health data to advance medicine and save lives with the right of individuals to privacy and protection.

Device mimics the mangrove’s water-purifying power

February 21, 2020
Yale researchers have created a new device for desalinating water and separating laboratory solutions by learning from the subtropical mangrove tree.

Study: Drug has long-term survival benefit for some lung cancer patients

February 21, 2020
The results of a large global study show even a tiny amount of a biomarker known as PD-L1 can predict a long-term survival benefit from using pembrolizumab.

Want to live longer? Stay in school, study suggests

February 20, 2020
Level of education, and not race, is the best predictor of who will live the longest, researchers report in a new Yale-led study.

Crair named vice provost for research; Lewis to oversee Poorvu Center

February 18, 2020
On Feb. 17, Provost Scott Strobel announced Michael Crair as Yale’s next vice provost for research, and Pericles Lewis as vice provost for academic initiatives.