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Cancer


  • June 2011 - Experimental treatment for childhood leukemia shows promise
  • September 2010 - Understanding eye cancer
  • Winter 2009 - It's not a hospital for cancer, it's a hospital for people with cancer
  • Spring 2009 - Study links pancreatic cancer to hepatitis B
  • Spring 2008 - Prostate cancer patients benefit from being candid with their doctor
  • July 2007 - Researchers looking at programs to help cancer survivors
  • March 2007 - Yale Cancer Center participates in melanoma study
  • December 2006 - Study finds CT screening detects early-stage lung cancer

Cardiovascular


  • February 2012 - Is there a benefit to aspirin before heart surgery?
  • June 2011 - Yale-New Haven Hospital studying  alternative to open-heart aortic valve surgery
  • March 2011 -  The benefits of minimally invasive valve surgery in older adults
  • January 2010 - Minimally invasive surgical repair for mitral valves found safe, effective
  • January 2009 - Study: Survival rates improve when more options available for aneurysm repair
  • Spring 2008 - FDA approves new drug-eluting stent for clogged heart arteries
  • October 2007 - Stem cell therapy shows promise in regenerating damaged heart muscle
  • February 2007 - Proteins may predict who benefits most from cardiac surgery
  • November 2006 - Heart disease linked to overweight teens

Neurosciences

  • May 2012  - Drug-resistant epilepsy patients may benefit from early surgical treatment
  • February 2011 - American Academy of Neurology issues new guidelines for athletes
  • March 2010 - New stroke treatment extends window of opportunity
  • June 2010 - Spine surgery most effective for lower back pain, study reveals
  • November 2008 - Yale-New Haven Hospital selected for evaluation of novel intracranial stent
  • December 2007 - Gene therapy study encouraging for Parkinson's patients
  • May 2007 - Study links mild heart dysfunction to increased risk of ischemic stroke
  • February 2007 - Does criteria for stroke centers improve care for ischemic stroke?

Pediatrics


  • August 2012 - Oxytocin: a cure for autism?
  • September 2011 - New guidelines say that children 9 to 11 should be screened for high cholesterol
  • February 2011 - Study finds antibiotics may not be the best treatment for childhood ear infections
  • April 2010 - Excess snacking contributes to rise in childhood obesity
  • September 2009 -  Children among those most at risk for complications from the H1N1 virus
  • April 2009 -  Common steroid medis for children with viral-induced wheezing proves ineffective
  • September 2008 - Artificial pancreas holds promise of transforming lives of children with diabetes
  • March 2008 - Bicycle-related injuries result in more emergency department visits than from any other recreational sport
  • July 2007 - Diabetes twice as likely in obese children

Women's Health


  • January 2012 - Women with HPV may be at risk for heart disease, stroke
  • April 2011 - Antidepressant may reduce severity, frequency of menopausal hot flashes
  • July 2010 - Breastfeeding saves lives and money, provides necessary nutrients
  • September 2009 - Women unaware of bone fracture risks
  • September 2008 - Pregnant moms who eat too much may predispose their kids to be overweight
  • April 2008 - Some new moms return to work with lingering symptoms
  • July 2007 - Study suggests estrogen may help thinks skills if timing is right
  • March 2007 - Cola may increase women's osteoporosis risk

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