All articles related to "noncommunicable diseases":

Improving the Mexican diet

Alan Espinosa, SM ’22, is pursuing research into how food and lifestyle changes might improve health outcomes in Mexico.

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,…


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.