Public Health Modeling News
A new study led by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health finds air pollution may negatively impact standardized test scores.
- November 08, 2023
Using air travel records and data on where local conditions make transmission more likely, Yale School of Public Health researchers have identified countries where outbreaks of an extensively drug-resistant form of typhoid fever are most likely to occur. The research, published in Nature Communications, could help prevent and control additional outbreaks.
- November 08, 2023
As COVID-19 becomes endemic in the U.S., it will likely settle into a seasonable rhythm like influenza, becoming most active during the colder months in northern climes and subsiding in summer, according to a new study by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
- October 23, 2023Source: Cancer Today
Researchers find that patients with cancer who are severely immunocompromised may benefit from a more frequent seasonal vaccine schedule.
- October 18, 2023Source: CT Public
In early June, Connecticut saw hazy orange skies and days of bad air, as wildfires in Canada covered the region in smoke. Now, a new Yale-led study shows how the respiratory health of people in nearby New York City suffered as the air quality diminished. Experts warn similar impacts could play out in Connecticut.
- October 12, 2023Source: Fortune
The summer of 2023 was the hottest in history. Global warming has resulted in record-breaking temperatures that don’t just make it unbearable to be outside—they’re taking a massive toll on our climate and health. Assistant Professor Kai Chen says heat can also trigger inflammation and impact the heart.
- October 05, 2023
A new study by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health confirms that harmful smoke from wildfires is capable of traveling great distances and can impact the health of people hundreds of miles away.
- October 05, 2023Source: CT Insider
Yale School of Public Health Professor Gregg Gonsalves says that during the pandemic the American public health system and welfare system had been bolstered to the point where we had a semi-functional public health and social services apparatus. These programs have all been dismantled with the end of the public health emergency, returning us to the normal of "the unfulfilled promise of public health."
- October 02, 2023Source: CT Insider
Connecticut’s buildings are hidden vectors for most types of air pollution, causing increased risk of heart attack, asthma and many other health conditions, according to a joint report by a coalition of local and national environmental groups, including Save the Sound, the Sierra Club, and the CT Conservation Law Foundation.
- October 02, 2023
Weather patterns driven by climate change are causing more severe flooding around the globe increasing the risk of potentially life-threatening diarrhea among children under the age of five, particularly among those living in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new study by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health.