All articles related to "aging":

Symposium focuses on aging and health

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 to continue to do things that matter to them—rather than merely being free of…

Can fasting play a role in improving health?

William Mair, associate professor of genetics and complex diseases at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, was interviewed by NBC 10 Boston about the impact of fasting on health and the aging process. The story aired January…

Aging, longevity the focus at annual Alumni Weekend

October 17, 2017 – Harvard Chan School alumni returned to campus for their annual weekend October 13-15, where they heard about public health perspectives on aging and longevity from a variety of experts and connected with former classmates.…

‘Purpose in life’ may help healthy aging

Having a purpose in life may play an important role in helping people maintain physical function as they age, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study was published August 16,…

Promoting society-level change

With a recent gift of $450,000 to the David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellowship Fund at the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies (“Pop Center”), Valerie and John “Jack” Rowe have continued their support for research on population…