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An angry heart can lead to sudden death, Yale researchers find

Before flying off the handle the next time someone cuts you off in traffic, consider the latest research from Yale School of Medicine researchers that links changes brought on by anger or other strong emotions to future arrhythmias and sudden cardiac arrests, which are blamed for 400,000 deaths an...

Photo: New Yale University Prevention Research Center Study Finds Flat Belly Diet! Reduced Dangerous Visceral Belly Fat by 33%

NEW YORK, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Flat Belly Diet! reduced dangerous visceral belly fat on average by 33% in 28 days, according to a new study by the Yale University Prevention Research Center at Griffin Hospital in Derby, CT. Researchers followed nine overweight women on the plan and tra...

Kavli Prize awarded to Pasko Rakic, pioneering Yale neuroscientist

New Haven, Conn. Today Pasko Rakic , professor of neurobiology and neurology at Yale University School of Medicine, was named one of the inaugural recipients of the Kavli Prizes, for his key role in changing our understanding of the cerebral cortex, the seat of human cognitive function. T...

Scientists at Yale provide explanation for how cancer spreads

Metastasis, the spread of cancer throughout the body, can be explained by the fusion of a cancer cell with a white blood cell in the original tumor, according to Yale School of Medicine researchers, who say that this single event can set the stage for cancers migration to other parts of the body. ...

Procedure developed at Yale creates new bone

A new technique that combines bone marrow removal and injection of a hormone helps promote rapid formation of new bone at targeted locations in the body, it was reported by Yale School of Medicine this month in Tissue Engineering. "This could radically change the way patients are currently trea...

$1.5 Million Grant to Yale for Narcolepsy-Neurotransmitter Study

Yale School of Medicine researchers have received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study neurons// that play a major role in narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by daytime sleepiness. The NIH grant will further Yale research ...

Autism Gene Identified by Yale and Global Consortium

Yale School of Medicine autism experts Fred R. Volkmar, M.D., and Ami Klin are part of a global research consortium from 19 countries that identified an individual gene and a// region of a chromosome that may lead to autism in children. The findings are published online in Nature Genetics and a...

Prestigious Wilson Award Goes To Yale Cell Biologist Joel Rosenbaum

Joel Rosenbaum, professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB) and faculty member at Yale since 1967, will be awarded// the prestigious 2006 E. B. Wilson Medal, the American Society for Cell Biology’s highest honor for scientific research in cell biology. ...

Prestigious Gairdner Awards for medical research in 2006 Goes To Two Yale biologists

Two Yale Biologists and three other scientists will receive The Gairdner International Awards, 2006, among the most coveted awards in science, for their exemplary// research on RNAs, cell motility and hormones. The awards will be presented on October 26, in Toronto. John Dirks, president of t...

If Baby Is Breech, Technology Might Help

...pel, a professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the yale University School of Medicine. "Most breech [babies] get delivered by C-sec...Copel, M.D., professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; American College of Obstet...

Sen. Brown, Hacker, to Release New Paper On How Public Plan in House and Senate Bills Measure Up

... CALL-IN: 800-723-6498, code 3786240 PARTICIPANTS: Roger Hickey , co-dir., Campaign for America's Future Jacob Hacker , professor, yale University Sen. Sherrod Brown , D-Ohio **NOTE: Space is limited. Media representatives interested in participating should reserve a line b...

TGen-led team is 1 of 7 selected for $1 million skin-cancer grants

...l Investigators: Team Lead: Ruth Halaban, Ph.D., yale University Marcus Bosenberg, M.D., Ph.D., yale University Michael Krauthammer, M.D., Ph.D., yale University David Stern, Ph.D.,...

New Study Measures Benefits of More Involved Fathers

...ts -- are really aimed at mothers, while fathers are almost completely overlooked," explained Dr. Kyle Pruett, clinical professor of psychiatry at the yale School of Medicine and a co-author of the study. "The research is clear that the best way to create a healthy environment for children is to engage da...

Americans Spend Billions on Alternative Medicine

...istics. Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at yale University School of Medicine and director of the Integrative Medicine Cent...da, Md.; David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn., and director, Integrative ...

ASTRO announces 2009 Fellows

...s B. Mitchell, Ph.D., National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Md. John E. Moulder, Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Sara Rockwell, Ph.D., yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn. Jeffrey Y.C. Wong, M.D., City of Hope Cancer Center, Duarte, Calif. ...

Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating

.... Jeffrey C. Salomon, an assistant clinical professor of plastic surgery at yale University School of Medicine, believes the time has come for the FDA to re...y; Jeffrey C. Salomon, M.D., assistant clinical professor, plastic surgery, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; Dan Humiston, president, I...

Clyde C. Tuggle, Senior Vice President at The Coca-Cola Company, Elected to CASA* Board

... High Museum of Art, the Southern Center for International Studies, and the yale University Divinity School. He is a trustee of Agnes Scott College and the...uated from Hamilton College in New York and received a master's degree from yale University. CASA is the only national organization that brings toget...

More Dairy, Calcium in Childhood Could Mean Longer Life

...ood," said Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at yale University School of Medicine. He was not involved in the study, which was ...Toronto; David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; July 28, 2009, Heart , on...

Kaiser Permanente to Provide Calorie, Nutrition Information on Cafeteria Menus

...ants, and that having the information gives consumers more control," said Kelly D. Brownell, Ph.D., director, Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity, yale University. "It would be wonderful if this were done on a broad scale." Public health advocates are calling for menu labeling at restaurants as...

Weight-Loss Enzyme Identified

...ha-MSH levels stay high and keep appetite in check. When researchers at yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., blocked PRCP in mice, the rodents l... -- Kevin McKeever SOURCE: yale University, news release, July 20, 2009 ...

'Go to the doctor? Only if I'm really sick ...'

...dvice including HIV/AIDS testing goes against their notion of masculinity. Waverly Duck, a Post Doctoral Associate from the Department of Sociology at yale University in the US, argues that current leading theories of gender and masculinity and health behavior models are not relevant enough to African Ame...

'Go to the doctor? Only if I'm really sick...'

...dvice including HIV/AIDS testing goes against their notion of masculinity. Waverly Duck, a Post Doctoral Associate from the Department of Sociology at yale University in the US, argues that current leading theories of gender and masculinity and health behavior models are not relevant enough to African Ame...

Deaths, Injuries Increase With Higher Speed Limits

...tly," said Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. "Driving slow will save t...kie, IL; David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; Stephen Olvey, M.D., assoc...

Blacks Have Highest Obesity Rates in U.S.

...n said. Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at yale University School of Medicine, said that while there are reasons for the to...Atlanta; David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; July 17, 2009, Morbidity...

Promising medical trainees receive funding to pursue research in hematology

... University in St. Louis School of Medicine Sarah Goldstein, Duke University Medical Center Joe Huang, MD, University of Washington Markus Jackson, yale University David Joung, BS, The Children's Hospital, Denver Cigall Kadoch, BA, University of California, San Francisco David Knorr, BS, University ...

Prominent Health Experts Who Support Public Insurance Option Available for Interview

... , fellow, The Century Foundation -- Ted Marmor , professor, yale School of Management and adjunct professor at Harvard John F. Kennedy Schoo...Policy, UC Berkeley -- Mark Schlessinger , Ph.D., professor, yale School of Public Health -- Jeanne Silver-Isenstadt , MD, Ph....

New lung cancer staging system revealed

...cancer type," said Frank Detterbeck, MD, FCCP, Chief of Thoracic Surgery at yale University, Associate Director of the yale Cancer Center, New Haven, CT, and author of the new report. "The new stagin...

Bathtub Accidents Injure 43,000 U.S. Kids Each Year

... noted. Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at yale University School of Medicine, said it's "alarming that more than 40,000 ch...s, Ohio; David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; July 13, 2009, Pediatrics...

Hospital Care for Heart Attack, Heart Failure Patients Varies Across Nation

...hospital within 30 days for readmission," said Harlan M. Krumholz, M.D., the study's lead author and professor of medicine and outcomes researcher at yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn. "Variations in those rates from hospital to hospital tell yet another story. What we're seeing is...

Harvard Medical School Continues Education About Benefits of Probiotics

...luded Stefano Guandalini, M.D. (Director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center), Martin Floch, M.D. (Clinical Professor of Medicine at yale School of Medicine ), and Eamonn Quigley, M.D. (Professor of Medicine and Human Physiology at Cork University Hospital). They shared their extensive...

Team Sports Can't Compete With Films to Keep Kids From Smoking

... found. Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at yale University School of Medicine, said the powerful effects of films can be ov...ancisco; David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; July 2009 Archives of Ped...

Research output in developing countries reveals 194 percent increase in five years

... health, agriculture and environmental research for free or at very low cost to developing countries. Key partners include WHO, FAO, UNEP, Cornell and yale Universities, the International Association of Scientific, Technical and Medical Publishers and Microsoft as the technology partner. Over 150 publishe...

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Recognizes Aurora Physician as Man of the Year

... been involved with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the blood in Milwaukee for more than 25 years. After completing his medical school at yale University , he trained in hematology and medical oncology at the University of Washington in Seattle where he worked with Dr. E. Donnall Thomas, a ...

6th Annual Neurosurgery Charity Softball Tournament Hits It Out of the Park For Pediatric Brain Tumor Research Fund

...s, including Columbia University Medical Center; Cornell University ; New York University ; Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Harvard University ; yale University ; The Johns Hopkins University ; Albert Einstein College of Medicine; Emory University ; Duke University ; University of Pennsylvania ;...

Obesity Rates Continue to Climb in U.S.

...ar and almost universally present," said Dr. David L. Katz, director of the yale University School of Medicine Prevention Research Center, who was not invol... SOURCES: David Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University Medical School, New Haven, Conn.; July 1, 2009, teleconference w...

TV Ads Trigger Mindless Eating

...en and adults, increasing the risk of weight gain, U.S. researchers say. yale University researchers conducted a series of experiments to test the effect... -- Robert Preidt SOURCE: yale University, news release, July 1, 2009 ...

Too Few Americans Get HIV Test Early Enough

...acting division head of the Division of Health Policy and Administration at yale University School of Medicine, said late testing is a problem that has been...sor and acting division head, Division of Health Policy and Administration, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; June 26, 2009, Morbidity ...

Marathon and Partners Announce Dramatic Results of Malaria Control Project on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea

...ts who participate in BIMCP represent One World Development Group, the Medical Research Council of South Africa, the Harvard School of Public Health, yale University , London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Texas A&M University , and local and Spanish chapters of the Red Cross. Mala...

Almost Quarter of Suicides Involve Intoxication

...orate." Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at yale University School of Medicine, said the study sheds light on how alcohol an...vention; David L. Katz, M.D., M.P.H., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; June 19, 2009, Morbidity ...

Breast-Feeding Boosts Child's School Performance

...e said. Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at yale University School of Medicine, said this study may not prove a connection b...Colorado Denver; David L. Katz, M.D., director, Prevention Research Center, yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn.; June 11, 2009, Journal of...
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