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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,...
  • Temperature, mobility may be clues to taming some viruses

    PITTSBURGH Studies by a Carnegie Mellon University lab have shown that some viruses violently expel their DNA inside human cells when the virus reaches body temperature, and that it might be possible to stop the spread of infection by interrupting that...
  • 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...
  • Yale Recruiting Subjects For Alzheimer's Studies

    Yale researchers are recruiting subjects for two Alzheimer's drug trials, one looking for a way to slow progress of the disease, the other to prevent Alzheimer's from developing in the first place. To date, doctors can at best ease the symptoms of...
  • Infant's Death Leads To Discovery Of Mystery Family Illness By Yale Researchers

    For more than 40 years, Erik Drewniak has been plagued by high fevers and chills and never knew why. Whenever he got a 104 or 105-degree fever that would linger for a day or two, he and his family always figured that was just "how he got sick." He...