Epi in the News…
- Increased consumption is associated with reduced risk of T2D Article published by Biomed Central featuring HSPH’s Mu Chen, Edward Giovannucci, Dariush Mozaffarian,JoAnn E Manson, Walter Willett, and Frank Hu.
- Study finds Mediterranean diet reduces heart disease risk – coverage of New England Journal of Medicine article in the New York Times featuring HSPH’s Walter Willet on February 28, 2013
- Task force finds no need for healthy women to take daily Vitamin D, calcium – coverage in Annuals of Internal Medicine of findings by the United States Preventive Services Task Force on February 26, 2013, quoting HSPH’s Walter Willett
- Does being overweight really reduce mortality? – coverage of HSPH panel discussing recent Journal of the American Medical Association article, led by Walter Willet on February 20, 2013.
- HSPH researchers support petition calling for limits on added sugars in beverages – coverage in the LA Times and Boston Globe, February 14, 2013, of the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) petition to the FDA quoting HSPH’s Walter Willett
- Carotenoids may delay or prevent onset of Lou Gehrig’s disease – coverage in CBS News, January 31, 2013, of a study led by Kathryn Fitzgerald, SM ’11, a doctoral student in epidemiology and nutrition at HSPH, with lead author Alberto Ascherio, HSPH professor of epidemiology and nutrition.
- As work on lethal bird flu research resumes, debate continues – coverage in New York Times, January 31, 2013 and webcast featuring HSPH Professor of Epidemiology Marc Lipsitch
- Obesity studies generate debate on impact of weight, sugar on health – coverage in British Medical Journal, January 18, 2013, of the debate on whether excessive sugar intake, obesity, higher risk of chronic diseases are linked, with comments by HSPH’s Walter Willet
- Berries may lower women’s heart attack risk – coverage in Circulation of joint HSPH – University of East Anglia heart disease study with HSPH’s Eric Rimm on January 15, 2013
- HSPH experts help U.S. News rank top diets – U.S. News & World Report article featuring 22 experts, including HSPH’s JoAnn Manson, on January 11, 2013
- Does a little excess weight help you live longer? – coverage of reaction to Journal of the American Medical Association article on NPR on January 2, 2013 with HSPH’s Walter Willet
- Younger students more likely than older peers to be prescribed ADHD medications – coverage in The Boston Globe with HSPH’s Sonia Hernández-Diaz on November 23, 2012
- Can soda with fiber fight fat? – Time.com article featuring HSPH’s Walter Willet on November 15, 2012
- Interventions recommended to promote healthy behaviors among HIV-infected youth – coverage of the Clinical Infectious Diseases article with HSPH research scientist Katherine Tassiopoulos and HSPH’s George Seage on November 7, 2012
- Fish oil doesn’t prevent irregular heartbeat in cardiac surgery patients – US News & World Report coverage of HSPH’s Dariush Mozaffarian’s study on November 5, 2012
- Lupus may be linked to serious pregnancy complication – coverage of HSPH research fellow Kristin Palmsten’s study on November 2, 2012 in US News & World Report
- Black women with breast cancer more likely to die within 3 years of diagnosis – coverage on CBS News on October 31, 2012 of HSPH research fellow Erica Warner’s research
- Too much dairy, carbs might harm men’s sperm – coverage in US News & World Report featuring HSPH’s Jorge Chavarro on October 26, 2012
- Study results linking diet soda to cancer fall into the ‘gray zone’ of science – NPR story on October 25, 2012 featuring HSPH’s Walter Willett
- Aspirin may lengthen life for colorectal cancer patients with certain gene mutation – coverage in HealthDay of HSPH’s Shuji Ojino’s study published on October 24, 2012
- When embargoes hamper scientific communication – coverage on Medpage Today on October 9, 2012 with HSPH’s Frank Hu
- Debate heats up about contentious bird flu research – coverage on NPR featuring HSPH’s Marc Lipsitch on October 9, 2012
- Tomatoes may help reduce stroke risk – coverage in CNN Health on October 8, 2012 with HSPH’s Walter Willett