Patients with mitral regurgitation, a type of valvular heart disease common in the elderly, are living longer after surgery, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality an ...
Cardiology May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Reviewing heart attack cases during monthly meetings with emergency medical services and maintaining a positive working environment are two of the relatively inexpensive strategies that can reduce mortality ...
Cardiology May 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- If you're one of the millions of people coughing, sneezing, sputtering, and cursing your body's hypersensitivity to ragweed, trees, and grass this spring, researchers at Yale have what ...
Immunology Apr 25, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (10) | 2 |
A young girl in Bridgeport, Connecticut, born with one of the most serious, life-threatening congenital heart defects known, is on her way to living a normal life thanks to Yale doctors who developed and performed ...
Cardiology Apr 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Getting an autism diagnosis could be more difficult in 2013 when a revised diagnostic definition goes into effect. The proposed changes may affect the proportion of individuals who qualify for a diagnosis of autism spectrum ...
Autism spectrum disorders Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Many women do not fully appreciate the consequences of delaying motherhood, and expect that assisted reproductive technologies can reverse their aged ovarian function, Yale researchers reported in a study published in a recent ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 05, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Problem drinkers who end up in hospital emergency departments are more likely to curtail their binge drinking and overall alcohol consumption if they receive physician counseling on the spot even just ...
Addiction Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A drug candidate that has shown promise for neutralizing dangerous bacteria also prevents the parasite that causes malaria from growing, new research by a Yale University team headed by Nobel laureate Sidney Altman shows.
Medical research Apr 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (6) | 1 |
Exposure to radiation from cell phones during pregnancy affects the brain development of offspring, potentially leading to hyperactivity, Yale School of Medicine researchers have determined.
Health Mar 15, 2012 | 3.2 / 5 (13) | 22 |
The aging brain loses its ability to recognize when it is time to move on to a new task, explaining why the elderly have difficulty multi-tasking, Yale University researchers report.
Neuroscience Mar 14, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Durland Fish has researched ticks and their associated diseases for decades. A professor in the Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases at the Yale School of Public Health, he has, among other things, ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 07, 2012 | 1.6 / 5 (7) | 1
Even though a large clinical study demonstrated that radiation has limited benefit in treating breast cancer in some older women, there was little change in the use of radiation among older women in the Medicare program, ...
Cancer Mar 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Yale researchers have discovered how megakaryocytes giant blood cells that produce wound-healing platelets manage to grow 10 to 15 times larger than other blood cells.
Medical research Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Yale University researchers have discovered a key cellular mechanism that may help the brain control how much we eat, what we weigh, and how much energy we have.
Neuroscience Feb 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Treatment is not always warranted for older men with prostate cancer and a short life expectancy, Yale School of Medicine researchers report in the Feb. 27 Archives of Internal Medicine.
Cancer Feb 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0