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Yale Generations Project Offers No-Cost Genetic Screening News

Yale Generations Project Offers No-Cost Genetic Screening

Clinical trial seeks 100,000 volunteers to learn their health risks.

Yale's Generations Project News

Yale's Generations Project

Yale’s Generations project, established in 2019 as one of the largest DNA sequencing projects of its kind, was created with the overall goal to learn more about human health and disease in order to keep people healthy and to improve their clinical care.

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: One Woman’s Story [Reproductive Endocrinology] News

Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: One Woman’s Story [Reproductive Endocrinology]

After three miscarriages in less than six months, Soley Kaldal was convinced there was something wrong with her. Then, through a chance encounter, she met Yale Medicine’s Harvey Kliman, MD, PhD, an expert in recurrent pregnancy loss. That ...

Yale Sets the Stage for Mainstream Telehealth News

Yale Sets the Stage for Mainstream Telehealth

Yale School of Medicine was an early adopter of telemedicine technology, and it’s made a major difference in safely reaching patients and clinical trial participants during social distancing.

Yale’s Digestive Diseases Faculty Acknowledged for Expertise [Digestive Disease] News

Yale’s Digestive Diseases Faculty Acknowledged for Expertise [Digestive Disease]

Yale’s Section of Digestive Diseases has long been a leader in research, clinical care, and training. Due to their exceptional expertise, 60 full-time faculty that have been tapped to create guidelines for the treatment of digestive ailments ...

What Causes Heart Failure? Yale Medicine Explains [Cardiology] Video

What Causes Heart Failure? Yale Medicine Explains [Cardiology]

Dr. Tariq Ahmad discusses the various pathways of how the human heart can fail.

3-D Planning for Facial Plastic Surgery [Plastic Surgery] Video

3-D Planning for Facial Plastic Surgery [Plastic Surgery]

Yale plastic surgeon Derek Steinbacher, DMD, MD combines machine-learning algorithms with digital modeling for complicated facial plastic surgeries, creating pre-surgical 3-D renderings that are precise and personalized. This video discusses ...

Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy [Neurosurgery] Video

Deep Brain Stimulation for Epilepsy [Neurosurgery]

With more than 50 years history leading innovations in epilepsy, backed by intense scientific and clinical research, Yale Medicine’s Epilepsy & Seizures Program, along with our Pediatric Epilepsy Program, offers advanced treatment for ...

The Neurobiology of Depression [Psychiatry] Video

The Neurobiology of Depression [Psychiatry]

In this video, Dr. Katz joins John Krystal, MD, chair of Yale’s Department of Psychiatry, in explaining how depression manifests in the brain.

Yale Medicine’s Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program News

Yale Medicine’s Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program

Yale’s Pulmonary Vascular Disease (PVD) Program was established to care for patients with pulmonary hypertension, acute and chronic pulmonary embolism, and unexplained shortness of breath. Led by Inderjit Singh, MBChB, BMedSci, Yale Medicine’s ...

Clinical Trials for Adults/Teens with Eating Disorders News

Clinical Trials for Adults/Teens with Eating Disorders

Given the stresses of the past 18 months, it’s unsurprising that eating disorders are on the rise – and that’s especially true among adolescents. This presents challenges to many physicians, in part because eating disorders can be difficult ...

Clinical Research Opportunities for Physicians News

Clinical Research Opportunities for Physicians

The Yale School of Medicine has an expanding clinical research program with hundreds of clinical research trials across a wide variety of disease areas. Our robust infrastructure affords multiple opportunities for physicians unaffiliated ...

Why Are People Resistant to Vaccination? And What’s the Solution? [Public Health] News

Why Are People Resistant to Vaccination? And What’s the Solution? [Public Health]

Some individuals couldn’t wait to get vaccinated – others are determined not to do so. Though the hope was that herd immunity would be achieved early this summer, many experts believe the odds are diminishing that we will get there any ...

New Solutions for the Organ Shortage [Surgery] Video

New Solutions for the Organ Shortage [Surgery]

Yale Medicine’s transplant team recently performed the 500th heart transplant at Yale New Haven Hospital. Known for innovation, this video shows how the Transplant Program is developing new techniques that improve the outlook for patients ...

Robotic Urological Surgery Comes to New London, Westerly [Urology] News

Robotic Urological Surgery Comes to New London, Westerly [Urology]

Yale Medicine’s Department of Urology expanded its surgical capabilities to include robotic surgery at Yale New Haven Health’s Westerly Hospital. Urology surgeons will use this advanced technology to perform the first urologic procedures ...

WEB (Woven EndoBridge) for Stroke, Aneurysm [Neurosurgery] Video

WEB (Woven EndoBridge) for Stroke, Aneurysm [Neurosurgery]

A relatively new endovascular technology, the WEB (Woven EndoBridge), expedites effective treatment for stroke, aneurysms and other neurovascular disorders by navigating through catheters from blood vessels in the leg up into the brain.

Awake Brain Surgery Success for CT Pediatrician with Glioblastoma [Neurosurgery] News

Awake Brain Surgery Success for CT Pediatrician with Glioblastoma [Neurosurgery]

After delicate brain cancer surgery, a grateful patient generously supports Yale. She shares her story, her reasoning behind choosing Yale Medicine for treatment, discusses her experience as a patient and more.

Long COVID Presents New Challenges for the Years Ahead [Cardiology] News

Long COVID Presents New Challenges for the Years Ahead [Cardiology]

At Yale, we are learning more about “Long Covid” and its debilitating effects which persist after recovery from the initial stages of the illness. We are working together to provide care and translate new research efforts in practice for ...

Machine Learning-based Clinical Decision Support Tool for Chest Pain [Cardiology] News

Machine Learning-based Clinical Decision Support Tool for Chest Pain [Cardiology]

It can be a challenge to choose what tests are right for patients who present with chest pain. Yale cardiologist Rohan Khera, MD, MS, and colleagues have developed ASSIST©, a new digital decision-aiding tool you can use to determine which ...

Multidisciplinary Care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in New Haven – April 2021 News

Multidisciplinary Care for Inflammatory Bowel Disease in New Haven – April 2021

Yale Medicine in collaboration with Yale New Haven Health provide multidisciplinary care for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in one convenient new location.

Post-COVID Recovery Clinic [Primary Care] News

Post-COVID Recovery Clinic [Primary Care]

The Winchester Chest Clinic’s Post-COVID Recovery Clinic launched last April to provide care for patients whose COVID problems linger. In addition to pulmonary care, the multidisciplinary clinic includes specialists in physical therapy, ...

Robotic Mitral Valve Repair [Cardiac Surgery] Video

Robotic Mitral Valve Repair [Cardiac Surgery]

Yale is the only center in New England where robotic mitral valve repair can be performed in patients who would benefit from this innovative but challenging approach. See Dr. Geirsson perform one in this video, which explains the procedure ...

Life-saving Improvements in Stroke Treatment [Neurosurgery] News

Life-saving Improvements in Stroke Treatment [Neurosurgery]

With direct carotid puncture (DCT), Yale researchers have found a way to treat stroke patients who might otherwise have had no hope. DCT is a life-saving and surprisingly safe alternative to the standard mechanical thrombectomy for patients ...

Study Highlights Potential Targets for Heart Failure Prevention [Cardiology] News

Study Highlights Potential Targets for Heart Failure Prevention [Cardiology]

Why is heart failure on the rise in the US? A new Yale study analyzes variations in how often heart failure occurs in patients with risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, atrial fibrillation, and a previous heart attack.

Predicting Heart Disease [Cardiology] News

Predicting Heart Disease [Cardiology]

Why is heart failure on the rise in the US? A new Yale study analyzes variations in how often heart failure occurs in patients with risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, atrial fibrillation, and a previous heart attack.

Virtual 3D Planning Ortho Surgery [Orthopaedics] Video

Virtual 3D Planning Ortho Surgery [Orthopaedics]

CT scan images analyzed by specialized 3D software enables orthopaedic surgeons to precisely plan each procedure in advance. Able to visualize parts of the anatomy not seen on traditional X-ray, surgeons can operate the faster and more ...

Multidisciplinary Care for Patients with Scleroderma [Rheumatology] News

Multidisciplinary Care for Patients with Scleroderma [Rheumatology]

“With a disease like scleroderma, I think you need to step into the patient’s shoes and see things from their perspective,” says Dr. Monique Hinchcliff, clinical director of research for rheumatology at YSM and director of Yale Medicine’s ...

The Benefits of Telehealth at Yale Medicine Video

The Benefits of Telehealth at Yale Medicine

Yale Medicine specialists are known for their training and clinical expertise, but you may not realize that the provision of telehealth services is yet another area in which our experience is both wide and deep.

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Yale Cancer Center Updates

Integrative Medicine’s Looking Forward Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital

Founded in 1994, the Looking Forward Program is a patient education and wellness program which offers free classes and integrative medicine services that help support patients throughout their cancer journey. Featuring Dr. Tara Sanft and Dr. Gary Soffer, this video was created for fundraising, but it provides a great overview of the program.

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Sexuality, Intimacy and Menopause Program

The Sexuality, Intimacy, and Menopause Program at Smilow Cancer Hospital combines both medical and psychological interventions to help women who experience sexual dysfunction after cancer. Founded by Dr. Elena Ratner and Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, the clinic began nearly a decade ago and is a resource for the care of your patients.

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Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale New Haven: An Overview of Our Care Centers

Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers provide patients with cancer and blood diseases with individualized, innovative, convenient, and caring medical treatment close to home.

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Cancer Clinical Trials throughout the State

Yale Cancer Center offers more clinical trials than anyone else in Connecticut, and not all require travel to New Haven.

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FDA Approves Drug to Treat Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

Based on compelling results, the FDA has approved osimertinib for the treatment of adults with early-stage, non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) with EGFR gene mutations, which occurs in about 10 percent of patients.

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Winchester Center for Lung Disease Now Open in North Haven

We are pleased to announce the opening of a new multidisciplinary center for patients with pulmonary conditions.

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