New research from Harvard Chan School and UC San Francisco shows that the life expectancy of American women is now 5.8 years longer than that of American men—a trend researchers say is driven by the COVID-19 pandemic and…
Miguel Martínez-González discussed contradictory findings on alcohol and health during the Department of Nutrition’s 18th annual Stare-Hegsted lecture.
The harmful effects of alcohol can be potentially lowered by prioritizing healthy habits, according to experts.
The health-related repercussions of anti-Roma racism were discussed at the 11th annual Roma Conference at Harvard Chan School.
Women who experienced intimate partner violence during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic were more likely to suffer worse mental health and other adverse health effects, according to a new study led by Harvard Chan School.
Plant-based low-carbohydrate diet linked with lower risk of premature death for people with type 2 diabetes
Following a low-carbohydrate diet comprised primarily of plant-based foods was significantly associated with lower risk of premature death among people with type 2 diabetes, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard Chan School.
Women who followed most aspects of a healthy lifestyle, including healthy body weight, not smoking, regular exercise, adequate sleep, high quality diet, and moderate alcohol consumption, had about half the risk of long COVID compared with women without…
Evidence suggests that moderate alcohol consumption may provide some health benefits, but these must be weighed against potential risks.
Sperm counts among men around the world are plummeting due to toxins in the environment, according to Harvard Chan School’s Carmen Messerlian.
In a Perspective piece in the New England Journal of Medicine, two researchers argued that warning labels on alcohol containers should be updated to more clearly spell out alcohol’s potential harms.