April 5, 2018 – As the world’s population ages, driven by declines in both birth and death rates in many countries, older people’s ability … Continue reading “Symposium focuses on aging and health”
While flight attendants are healthier overall than the general population—they have lower rates of smoking and maintain healthier weights—they have higher rates of certain diseases and conditions, including female reproductive cancers, sleep disorders, and depression.
Studies that have looked at whether consuming a diet rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs) leads to reduced risk of heart disease have shown mixed results. But according to new findings from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, it makes a difference whether the MUFAs come from plant or animal products.
March 20, 2018 – A new poll from POLITICO and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health shows that most Americans—Republicans and Democrats alike—want … Continue reading “Poll: Americans’ views conflicted on curbing drug prices”
Scientists at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health demonstrated a new vesicle-based system for delivering molecular cargo into cells—a discovery that may significantly improve targeted drug delivery.
March 12, 2018 – About a decade ago, scientists dispelled the widely held belief that brown fat is only present in newborns and infants … Continue reading “A cellular ‘switch’ could be target for improving metabolism, treating obesity, diabetes”
March 7, 2018 — Staff, faculty, and academic appointees reaching key milestones in their service at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were honored … Continue reading “‘Stars’ celebrate service anniversaries”
March 2, 2018 – If a psychiatrist meets with a patient “virtually,” through videoconferencing, can privacy be assured? Do insurance companies reimburse for virtual … Continue reading “Students take deep dive into field of telemental health”
March 2, 2018 – Exposure to diesel exhaust on the job appears to raise the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurodegenerative … Continue reading “Yerby Fellows share research at annual symposium”
Unfurling a banner reading “Gun reform is healthcare reform,” students, faculty, researchers, and physicians from the Harvard-affiliated schools and hospitals of the Longwood Medical area gathered on the steps of Harvard Medical School’s Gordon Hall on February 27, 2018 to stand in solidarity with the victims of gun violence.