Experts discussed some of the latest research on Alzheimer’s causes and potential treatments at the the 25th annual John B. Little Symposium.
Harvard Chan School faculty members Wafaie Fawzi, Vikram Patel, and John Quackenbush were elected to the National Academy of Medicine.
The number of people experiencing an “extreme smoke day”—a day with unhealthy air quality because of dangerous smoke—has jumped 27-fold over the past decade, according to a new study.
Mental health burdens can be a big impediment for people experiencing infertility, according to Harvard Chan School’s Carmen Messerlian.
What makes a healthy home? In 2022, that question feels more important than ever. What are the right foods to eat? The least-toxic shampoos and sunscreens? The best way to prevent loneliness while working from home? On Season…
For immediate release: September 7, 2022 Boston, MA – Psychological distress, including depression, anxiety, worry, perceived stress, and loneliness, before COVID-19 infection was associated with an increased risk of long COVID, according to researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan…
Growth of psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners helped offset drop in psychiatrists treating Medicare patients
For immediate release: September 6, 2022 Boston, MA—The mental health system is increasingly reliant on psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNPs) to meet the psychiatric needs of Medicare patients, according to a new study led by researchers at…
A new extreme heat toolkit aims to provide information for healthcare providers, patients, and clinics on how to handle the serious health impacts of high temperatures.
The COVID-19 pandemic dramatically accelerated a decline in youth mental health in the U.S.
Extreme heat—the kind that baked the U.S. and other parts of the world in mid-July—poses grave health risks, according to Aaron Bernstein of Harvard Chan School.