All articles related to "noncommunicable diseases":

Preventing Cancer

Although 1 in 5 men and 1 in 6 women worldwide develop some type of cancer during their lifetime, those diagnosed are living longer than ever, thanks to screening and early detection, vaccinations, and improvements in treatment. However,…

Cancer

Jump to: –What is cancer? –Types and risk factors –Reducing cancer risk: --Screening --Vaccines --Lifestyle Definition and Overview Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells divide and grow out of control, destroying healthy surrounding tissue. Normal healthy…

How we’re harming the planet—and ourselves

Human-caused changes in the global environment, such as deforestation and air pollution, are increasingly threatening our own health and well-being, according to Harvard Chan School's Samuel Myers.

Metabolism symposium celebrates foundation of life

June 26, 2018 – The Sabri Ülker Center at Harvard T.H Chan School of Public Health kicked off its second symposium on “Metabolism and Life,” with musical performance, art, and lectures from innovative young researchers and Nobel laureates.…