No matter how old you are, there are strategies that you can start right now to improve your chances of preventing dementia, say experts.
As the Delta variant propels COVID-19 infections across the U.S., Rebecca Weintraub says it’s important to make it easier for people to get vaccines, to answer questions from those who are hesitant about getting inoculated—and to have vaccine mandates.
Michelle Williams, dean of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has been elected to a three-year term on the board of directors of … Continue reading “Dean Michelle Williams elected to Americares Board of Directors”
A selection of articles from July 2021 featuring Harvard Chan School experts discussing the coronavirus pandemic.
Knowing the current and previous smoking habits of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) could allow clinicians to make better informed treatment … Continue reading “Heavy smokers with non-small cell lung cancer could benefit from certain immunotherapies”
High amounts of added sugar can harm health by raising insulin levels for extended periods, and also increasing fat production in the liver.
After smoke from wildfires in the western U.S. cast a dangerous haze over New England on July 26 and 27, experts spoke out about the growing health risks spurred by climate change, which has led to more frequent and intense fires in recent years.
In spite of strongly protective vaccines, some “breakthrough” COVID-19 infections are to be expected because no vaccine is 100% effective.
An invasive moth will be getting a new name because its current one contains an ethnic slur.
Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages may raise the risk of early-onset colorectal cancer, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. … Continue reading “Sugary beverages may raise risk of early colorectal cancer”