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Meir Stampfer honored for cancer research

Meir Stampfer, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Associate Director, Channing Division of Network Medicine Department of Medicine, Brigham And Women's Hospital, received the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)’s…

Toenail, hair samples hold clues to diseases

Toenail clippings from over 100,000 people are among the 3.5 million samples of blood, plasma, urine, hair, and other specimens donated by participants in the nearly 40-year-old Nurses’ Health Study and several other large cohort studies that continue…

Folic acid may help significantly lower stroke risk

A new study by Chinese researchers has found that folic acid supplements are associated with significantly lower risk of stroke in people with high blood pressure. In an editorial accompanying the study—which appeared March 15, 2015 in the…

Mediterranean diet boosts women's physical, mental health

A Mediterranean diet—rich in fish, nuts, vegetables, and fruits—appears to reduce the chances of developing chronic disease later in life, according to new research from Harvard School of Public Health. Tracking the dietary habits of over 10,000 women…