Excess weight is commonly understood to be caused by an energy imbalance—more calories consumed than expended over the course of the day. A new study co-authored by researchers from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health argues that…
In Japan, more COVID-19 cases and deaths have occurred in prefectures with lower household incomes and a higher unemployment rate, among other socioeconomic factors.
Most of the waterproof mascara, liquid lipsticks, and foundations tested in a recent study contained high levels of fluorine—suggesting the likely presence of toxic chemicals known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs).
Support for laboratory technology opens new research possibilities at the Sabri Ülker Center. A $1.4 million gift from the Ülker family has greatly enhanced the physiology research capacity of the Sabri Ülker Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and Metabolic…
Alan Espinosa, SM ’22, is pursuing research into how food and lifestyle changes might improve health outcomes in Mexico.
People with obesity who catch COVID-19 are more likely to be admitted to the hospital and to die from the disease than those at lower weights, evidence suggests.
Experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were featured in some of the top stories of 2020 in both Harvard Magazine and the Harvard Gazette.
Findings provide new insights into obesity, diabetes, and fatty liver disease For immediate release: December 18, 2020 Boston, MA – A key protein in the communication channels between cells can allow a stress response in one liver cell…
Are Americans’ poor eating habits—which contribute to obesity—partly to blame for the country’s high rates of deaths from COVID-19?
Unhealthy food and beverage marketing by chain restaurants is associated with modest weight gain among adults living in low-income U.S. counties.