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  • Do You Know Your Fertility Facts?

    Do You Know Your Fertility Facts?
    A new study by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine, funded through an educational grant by the makers of First Response pregnancy tests, shows women are often confused about their reproductive health. According to a press release:  In the...
  • Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future

    Yale Study: A Pregnant Mom's Diet Affects Baby's Future
    A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Cologne asserts that children of obese mothers, consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy, are more likely to face weight problems, and related metabolic disorders,...
  • Yale Study: 'Vaping' On The Rise In Connecticut Schools

    Yale Study: 'Vaping' On The Rise In Connecticut Schools
    One in four Connecticut high school students has used an electronic cigarette, according to a study by researchers from the Yale School of Medicine, and even more students reported that they are likely to try an e-cigarette at some point in the future....
  • Don't Let Fledgling Marijuana Industry Mimic Big Tobacco

    Don't Let Fledgling Marijuana Industry Mimic Big Tobacco
    Last month, people voted to legalize recreational use of marijuana in Oregon, Alaska and the District of Columbia. As the movement toward marijuana legalization continues, lawmakers and policy experts are looking to the experiments in Colorado and...
  • Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers

    Yale Study: Brain Responds Differently In Male And Female Smokers
    By analyzing dynamic brain scans, Yale researchers have pinpointed a different brain response between male and female smokers, a finding that could lead to breakthroughs in developing gender-specific treatments to help smokers quit. The study,...
  • Medicare Costs For Breast Cancer Screenings Soar, But Benefits Remain Unclear

     Medicare Costs For Breast Cancer Screenings Soar, But Benefits Remain Unclear
    Medicare-funded breast cancer screenings jumped 44 percent from $666 million to $962 million from 2001 to 2009, yet those added costs did not improve early detection rates among the 65 and older Medicare population, according to a Yale School of...
  • Yale Doesn't Get It On Sexual Harassment

    Yale Doesn't Get It On Sexual Harassment
    How Yale School of Medicine handled unwanted romantic advances by the cardiology department's most powerful administrator toward a junior researcher calls into question the elite institution's commitment to stamping out sexual harassment. Yale...
  • Moms To Be Can Keep Working Out

    You've probably seen the videos or at least heard the stories of women a month or two away from delivery who are still pumping iron and running marathons. These pregnant phenoms elicit as much admiration as they do concern from onlookers. If you're a...
  • Federal Funding For Cancer Research Plummets In State

    Connecticut's share of funding from the National Cancer Institute has dropped 19 percent since 2010 – a steeper decline than many other states, an analysis of National Institutes of Health (NIH) data show. Federal cancer institute funding to...
  • Female orgasm: battleground of science?

    Female orgasm: battleground of science?
    Hapless lovers are not the only ones who get lost down there: even sexologists can't agree on what's what, and where, among women's female parts. At least, that's according to a father-daughter team of researchers in Italy, Drs. Vincenzo and Giulia...
  • Single molecule microscopy shows infamous HIV spikes in action

    Using powerful microscopes, scientists have observed the weaponry of HIV in action and gained key insights that may finally allow researchers to create a vaccine capable of fighting the virus that causes AIDS. The sophisticated imaging technology...