In October, the World Health Organization (WHO) for the first time recommended a broad rollout of a vaccine that protects against Plasmodium falciparum, the deadliest malaria parasite globally and the most prevalent in Africa.
Rebecca Kahn, visiting scientist and former postdoctoral research fellow in the Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, was named a 2021 STAT Wunderkind in mid-November.
A new set of papers takes an in-depth look at healthcare spending, use of hospitals and rehabs, and health outcomes across 11 countries for high-need, high-cost patients—those who are frail and have multiple chronic conditions.
The more uninterrupted sleep infants get, and the fewer times they wake up, the lower their odds of being over overweight, according to a new study.
Compared with other high-income countries, the U.S. has more guns and weaker gun laws—fuel for the nation’s gun violence epidemic, according to experts.
Although the federal government’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommends three servings of dairy a day, it’s fine to eat less, according to Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Harvard Chan School experts offer comments and context about the coronavirus in a variety of media outlets.
Harvard Chan School’s Kizzmekia Corbett has been named a “Federal Employee of the Year” for conducting groundbreaking vaccine research while working at the National Institutes of Health.
Harvard Chan School’s Asaf Bitton offered advice on choosing a COVID-19 vaccine booster.
Taking a more mindful approach to eating may be a way to jumpstart better food habits and boost health.