For immediate release: December 4, 2020 Boston, MA – Women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression have an almost fourfold greater risk of early death from cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, type 2 diabetes, accidents, suicide, and other…
A report by Cristina Alonso, DrPH ’21, found two major reasons for the swift coronavirus spread in Chelsea, Mass.: the lag time between when people first noticed symptoms and when they got tested and the fact that about…
Evidence suggests that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), a family of industrial chemicals used in a wide range of everyday products, may harm pregnant mothers and their babies.
Karestan Koenen, professor of psychiatric epidemiology, discussed how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the mental health of different generations in a September 21, 2020 Facebook Live interview with Christine Chen of the Esalen Institute.
Hair products sometimes used by Black women may contain endocrine-disrupting chemicals linked with serious health issues.
Moderate coffee consumption may reduce the risk of several chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and certain cancers.
Just one or two servings of whole grains per day may help reduce diabetes risk.
Women who eat a plant-based diet before becoming pregnant may have a lower risk of developing gestational diabetes.
Full implementation of a 2018 law requiring major chain restaurants to list calorie counts on their menus could prevent 136,000 new cases of heart disease, 100,000 new cases of type 2 diabetes, and 28,000 early deaths over the…
Diabetes rates among women in India were highest in the south and east, and lowest in the center of the country.