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Can echocardiography improve care of patients with pulmonary embolism?

August 26, 2018
In a study of 35,935 patients, researchers found that the use of echocardiography could help to accurately predict 30-day mortality from pulmonary embolism.

Memory’s marvels explained by cellular modules

August 23, 2018
Preformed cellular modules in the brain can be triggered and recombined in the hippocampus to rapidly encode new experiences, according to a new Yale study.

Why are tropical forests so diverse? Study examines role of natural enemies

August 23, 2018
A new Yale study finds that specialized ‘natural enemies’ may be harming the diversity of tropical forest populations, contrary to a long-held hypothesis.

Karin Reinisch named the Wallace Professor of Cell Biology

August 22, 2018
Reinisch focuses her research on molecular mechanisms in membrane trafficking and membrane biology.

Study finds racial disparities in prescribing opioids for chronic pain

August 20, 2018
When receiving long-term opioid prescriptions, black patients are more likely than whites to be tested for illicit drugs and to have prescriptions discontinued.

As body mass index increases, blood pressure may as well

August 17, 2018
Body mass index is positively associated with blood pressure, according to the ongoing study of 1.7 million Chinese men and women.

The cure for chaotic lasers? More chaos, of course

August 16, 2018
A Yale-led research team has advanced the practical application of high-power lasers by taming their erratic pulsations and chaotic fluctuations.