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Mechanism behind obesity-related asthma identified

Ronald Panganiban, research scientist in the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, discusses a recent paper he co-authored with Quan Lu, Cecil K and Philip Drinker Professor of Environmental Physiology, and other colleagues, that identifies a mechanism behind obesity-related asthma—and existing compounds that could be re-purposed to treat it.

The dangers of heat during pregnancy

Stefania Papatheodorou, lecturer in epidemiology, discusses the implications of a new study that linked higher temperatures with impaired fetal growth, and how pregnant people can protect themselves during days of extreme heat.