Physicist Rosalyn S. Yalow, overcoming resistance in a field dominated by men, helped develop a groundbreaking new blood testing method that led to a greater understanding of diabetes and a host of other diseases.Physicist Rosalyn S. Yalow, who shared the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the development of a medical diagnostic test that revolutionized patient care and led to a new understanding of diabetes and a host of other diseases, died May 30 in the Bronx, N.Y. She was 89. No cause of death was announced.
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