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2008-10-30 09:00:26

DERBY, Conn., Oct.30 /PRNewswire/ -- Snacking -- at least on the right kind of food -- may help with weight control, according to a recently completed pilot study at The Yale-Griffin Prevention Research Center. In the pilot study, 20 overweight adults consumed two KIND Fruit & Nut Delight Bars per day for eight weeks along with their habitual diet. The group experienced an average weight loss of 0.6 pounds, and a reduction of 0.2 in their BMI, along with lowered blood pressure (-3.6...

2008-10-15 12:00:26

The Yale School of Management (Yale SOM) has announced a new offering, the Pre-MBA Leadership Program for promising college undergraduates, as well as recent college graduates already in the workforce, who are interested in developing their leadership skills and exploring careers in business. The annual, two-week summer program will accept up to 50 rising college juniors and seniors of color, other undergraduates who actively support diversity and inclusion in business, and recent...

2008-09-26 03:00:15

By Corbin, Ian Marcus Yale senior Aliza Shvarts has gone too far-or maybe she hasn't. According to a press release that Shvarts sent to the Yale Daily News on Wednesday, April 16, over a recent nine-month period, the senior art major artificially inseminated herself "as often as possible" and then induced miscarriages by means of herbal abortifacient pills. At first blush, her actions bespeak a morbidly unsound mind, but what makes Shvarts' actions even more outrageous is that she is-by all...

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2008-09-20 08:51:29

Yale researchers have shown that the origin and evolution of the placenta and uterus in mammals is associated with evolutionary changes in a single regulatory protein, according to a report in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. "Many past studies have shown that genes are regulated and altered by changes within their own structures. This is the first work suggesting that the evolution of transcription factors "” separate regulatory proteins "” may play an active role...

2008-09-16 12:00:50

PURCHASE, N.Y., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The 16th International AHCC(R) (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) Symposium was held in Sapporo, Japan on July 26th and 27th. The Symposium hosted by the AHCC Research Association was attended by over 300 medical doctors and researchers from around the world that presented and discussed research studies completed with AHCC. Individuals attending this year's event included representatives from Harvard Medical School, Yale University School of...

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2008-09-04 15:15:00

'Rosetta Stone' for understanding evolution Yale molecular and evolutionary biologists in collaboration with Department of Energy scientists produced the full genome sequence of Trichoplax, one of nature's most primitive multicellular organisms, providing a new insight into the evolution of all higher animals. The findings reported in the online edition of the journal Nature show that while Trichoplax has one of the smallest nuclear genomes found in a multi-cellular creature, it contains...

2008-08-12 15:01:12

Yale-New Haven Hospital has activated Eclipsys Corporation's clinical information solutions, including Sunrise Acute Care and Sunrise Pharmacy, which are integrated modules of Sunrise Clinical Manager. With its pharmacy information and computerized physician order entry solutions on one integrated platform, Yale-New Haven Hospital now has integrated medication management workflows for physician order entry, pharmacist verification and dispensing. Then Eclipsys's smart selection...

2008-08-11 09:01:40

Eclipsys Corporation(R), (NASDAQ:ECLP), The Outcomes Company(R), today announced that Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, has successfully activated Eclipsys clinical information solutions, including Sunrise Acute Care(TM) and Sunrise Pharmacy(TM), which are integrated modules of Sunrise Clinical Manager(TM). Regularly ranked as one of the nation's best hospitals, Yale-New Haven Hospital implemented Eclipsys Sunrise Clinical Manager to gain a modern clinical information solution to help...

2008-07-25 12:01:20

By Abram Katz, New Haven Register, Conn. Jul. 25--The final three girders of the Smilow Cancer Hospital were hoisted into place Thursday afternoon, completing the skeleton of a 14-story structure that will house research and treatment, and is already one of the biggest get-well cards in the world. As the $469 million structure grew after ground was broken in 2006, iron workers began to paint encouraging messages on girders facing the Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital oncology floor....

2008-07-25 00:00:39

By Leonard Doyle BEREA UNIVERSITY in rural Kentucky is one of the wealthiest colleges in America but it only accepts the poorest applicants. The dropout rate is negligible and its students go out into the world debt-free, unlike the majority of those who emerge every year from America's universities, proudly clutching a degree but burdened by massive debts. Berea is lucky. It has a $1bn (500m) endowment which, wisely invested, produces enough income, topped up by fundraising, to teach...