Cutting-edge gene editing techniques hold enormous promise for tackling devastating diseases such as sickle cell disease, Huntington’s disease, and heart disease, according to experts who spoke at Harvard Chan School's annual PQG conference.
Harvard Chan School's Nancy Krieger and colleagues have updated and broadened a project aimed at training people in how to track and monitor socially related disparities having to do with where a person lives.
Concerns about a possible link between cell phones and brain cancer—a hot topic in the news 5 to 10 years ago—have all but disappeared in recent years, because studies haven't found evidence of such a link.
Matcha—a type of powdered green tea—is touted as a superfood for the high amounts of potentially beneficial compounds it contains.
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Incidence of early onset cancers—including breast, colon, esophagus, kidney, liver, and pancreas—has been dramatically increasing around the world since 1990.
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.
People with more positive attitudes about growing old tend to live longer and healthier lives than those with negative thoughts about aging, according to recent research.
Scientific studies have long shown that sunscreen blocks the sun's harmful ultraviolet rays.
Strong evidence links processed meats to poor health outcomes, including heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some forms of cancer—but are all types of processed meat equally bad?