All articles related to "chronic disease":

Detail-oriented, with an eye on the big picture

Allison Andraski, PhD ’19, bridges her passion for research with her interest in health by studying the little-understood world of HDL, or “good” cholesterol. May 22, 2019 – In her senior year at UC Santa Barbara, Allison Andraski…

Only third of gout sufferers receiving treatment

Rates of gout—a type of painful, inflammatory arthritis—are substantial in the U.S., but only a third of those suffering are receiving treatment to reduce the buildup of uric acid crystals causing their symptoms.

Instead of beef, try this

Swapping beef for foods like beans, nuts, and peas can benefit people’s health, say experts—and it can help the planet’s health, too. While eating too much red meat has been linked with many chronic diseases, including type 2…

Alumni Award Recipients 2018

Three outstanding individuals nominated by their peers received the School’s highest alumni honor at this year’s Alumni Award of Merit celebration, held on September 20 at the School.

Assessing, addressing chronic diseases in India

Both diabetes and high blood pressure are highly prevalent in India and affect people from all levels of society, according to a new Latest Thinking video. The video features Pascal Geldsetzer, postdoctoral research fellow in Harvard T.H. Chan…

Optimism may be good for the heart

There are cardiovascular benefits that can stem from psychological well-being, according to a new study by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Michigan State University. The researchers found that more positive and optimistic people…