All articles related to "noncommunicable diseases":

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.…

Molecular Guardians

Gökhan Hotamisligil is on a mission to help us survive our affluence and its attendant cardiometabolic diseases. His prolific laboratory at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Sabri Ülker Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and Metabolic…

Research Dream Team to focus on multiple myeloma precursors

Lorelei Mucci, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, is among the researchers participating in a new Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) Dream Team focused on revolutionizing the treatment of multiple myeloma. Stand…

Doctors often underestimate the addictiveness of opioids

Physicians often underestimate the addictiveness of opioids when writing prescriptions for patients, Atul Gawande, professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and director of Ariadne Labs, said at…

Targeting tumor metabolic vulnerabilities

December 8, 2017 – A research team at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has identified a key metabolic vulnerability in some types of tumor cells and discovered a way to exploit it by harnessing well-known immunosuppressant…

Alcohol in moderation can be good for the heart

An alcoholic drink or two per day may boost heart health by helping to maintain “good” cholesterol (HDL) levels, according to a study of a Chinese population presented at the American Heart Association meeting in New Orleans. The…

Three faculty honored for cardiovascular research

Two Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health faculty members recently received Senior Science Awards from the International Aspirin Foundation. Nancy Cook and Julie Buring, professors in the Department of Epidemiology, were honored on September 30, 2016 along…