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Deletion of FAT10 gene reduces body fat, slows down aging in...

A single gene appears to play a crucial role in coordinating the immune system and metabolism, and deleting the gene in mice reduces body...

New guidelines employ a team approach to autism diagnosis and care

Improving diagnosis and treatment for individuals with autism has been the focus of a growing body of research. New information from these studies led the...

High-fat diet late in pregnancy tied to child health risks

Mothers who eat high-fat foods during their last trimester might be putting their babies at increased risk of obesity later in life, researchers are...

Hepatitis C Virus Proven to Remain Infectious for Up to Six...

Yale researchers from the schools of public health and medicine have proven that an accidental drop of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) can remain...

Sniff of love hormone ups brain function in autistic children

A single dose of the hormone oxytocin, delivered via nasal spray, has been shown to enhance brain activity while processing social information in children...

Scientists Pinpoint Cell Type, Brain Region Affected by Autism Gene Mutations

A team led by UC San Francisco (UCSF) scientists has identified the disruption of a single type of cell – in a particular brain...

Radical Recoding: Researchers advance toward engineering ‘wildly new genome’

In two parallel projects, researchers have created new genomes inside the bacterium E. coli in ways that test the limits of genetic reprogramming, opening...

MRIs may lead to unneeded breast removals

Heavy use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be leading to unnecessary breast removal in older women with breast cancer, according to a study...

Past abuse leads to loss of gray matter in brains of...

Adolescents who were abused and neglected have less gray matter in some areas of the brain than young people who have not been maltreated, a new Yale School of Medicine study shows. The brain areas impacted by maltreatment may differ between boys and ...

Monitoring engineered blood vessels as they grow in patients

Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and nanoparticle technology, researchers from Yale have devised a way to monitor the growth of laboratory-engineered blood vessels after...

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