Among youth born to women with HIV, those who were born without HIV had worse behavioral functioning than those born with HIV, a new study found.
During 2020, amid the pandemic, civil unrest over social justice issues, and a contested election, more people bought guns—and most were women, according to recent news reports.
Health Affairs recently featured two blog posts written by students from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Quick updates about the latest public health news from across the School and beyond.
Pregnant and postpartum women report elevated depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress during COVID-19 pandemic
For immediate release: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Boston, MA – In a worldwide survey, pregnant and postpartum women reported high levels of depression, anxiety, loneliness, and post-traumatic stress during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers at Harvard T.H.…
Among pregnant women who use the HIV drug tenofovir disoproxil fumarate, there was no greater risk of malformations in their newborns than from other antiretroviral therapies, according to new research from Harvard Chan School.
Black women have died from COVID-19 at more than three times the rates of white men and Asian men. The only other group more likely to die from the disease was Black men.
Fine particulate pollution from fossil fuel combustion was responsible for one in five early deaths worldwide in 2018, with vulnerable groups at greatest risk.
For immediate release: Thursday, March 11, 2021 Boston, MA – Vaccinating adults age 26 and older against the human papillomavirus (HPV)—the virus that causes more than 90% of cervical cancers as well as several other cancers—may not be…
Women who experienced high blood pressure during pregnancy had a higher risk of dying prematurely from heart disease, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, led by Jorge Chavarro,…