| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:56 AM
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...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:44 AM
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,...
| Mar 28, 2015
Joe DeRisi worked hard to acquire his Connecticut demolition license even though he doesn't do demolition. DeRisi does take things apart — houses, barns, labs, what have you — but he does it carefully, lovingly, nail by nail. He doesn't...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 11:35 AM
Harriet Beecher Stowe, Beatrice Fox Auerbach and Ella Grasso are among 12 women profiled in "Remarkable Women of Hartford" (The History Press, $19.99), a book whose author will give a free talk Wednesday, March 25, at 2 p.m. at the Community Services...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 10:16 AM
The prevalence of autism in the U.S. has soared in recent decades. There is no single verifiable cause and no magic pill for treatment. But new research suggests earlier diagnosis is possible and, with that, hope for a better outcome.
"The earlier we...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 8:16 AM
Yale researchers are exploring whether certain medications, including one sold to help smokers kick the habit, can help heavy drinkers reduce the amount of alcohol they consume.
Yale School of Medicine is conducting a clinical trial to see whether...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 4:07 PM
The truth about people with serious mental illness, which is often compounded by substance use problems, is that one way or another they will receive services, and the taxpayer will pay for them.
For Connecticut residents, this reality took an ironic...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 6:32 PM
The damage the sun inflicts on your skin may be even more insidious than was previously thought, according to new research.
A study published Thursday in Science finds that the effects of sun exposure can continue to wreak havoc on your DNA -- even...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 9:12 AM
If any good can be taken from the December 2012 tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, it did raise awareness about the apparent holes in mental health services in the state. It also led to a number of hearings on the subject, with money allocated in...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 8:35 AM
HARTFORD — Shaken by the Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedy and a violent break-in at his aunt's home, a crime he compared to the 2007 Cheshire home invasion, William Dong turned to firearms for protection, his public defender said Thursday....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:02 AM
CaroGen Corp. will establish a laboratory at UConn's Technology Incubation Program in Farmington to develop its vaccine technology research, the company is announcing Monday.
The Hamden-based biotechnology company has four employees and hopes to grow to...