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.
At the Cutter lecture, Elisabete Weiderpass, director of the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, discussed the agency's evaluations of data on potentially cancer-causing agents.
Unhealthy food and beverage marketing by chain restaurants is associated with modest weight gain among adults living in low-income U.S. counties.
The percentage of Americans who were heavy consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages—those who drank more than 500 calories’ worth every day—dropped significantly from 2003 to 2016.
While muscle-building supplements are legal, they may not be safe for boys to use, say experts.
Men who eat Western diets—defined as high in red and processed meats, refined grains, and sweets—may have lower sperm quality and testicular function compared to men who eat healthier diets.
Changes in the food environment are needed at every level—local, state and federal, say researchers.
Although Canadians take pride in the fairness of both their society and their health care system, inequities continue to exist in both, according to a recent op-ed co-authored by Andrew Boozary, a visiting scientist in Harvard T.H. Chan…
For immediate release: Wednesday, January 8, 2020 Boston, MA – Maintaining five healthy habits—eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, keeping a healthy body weight, not drinking too much alcohol, and not smoking—at middle-age may increase years lived free…
The Zhu Family Center for Global Cancer Prevention at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health will focus on education and research aimed at preventing people from getting cancer as well as improving early detection.