For immediate release: Monday, December 19, 2016 Boston, MA – Elderly hospitalized patients treated by female physicians are less likely to die within 30 … Continue reading “Hospitalized patients treated by female physicians show lower mortality, readmission rates”
Boston, MA – A chemical that disrupts biological processes in female mosquitoes may be just as effective as insecticides in reducing the spread of malaria, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
For immediate release: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Boston, MA – Hundreds of commercial airline pilots currently flying may be clinically depressed, according to an … Continue reading “Survey reveals significant number of airline pilots report depressive symptoms, suicidal thoughts”
For immediate release: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 Boston, MA – Contrary to the popular notion that Santa gives presents to children who are “nice” and not … Continue reading “Does Santa only visit rich kids?”
Two studies from Harvard T.H. Chan School researchers take a look at quirky topics in The BMJ’s annual Christmas edition For immediate release: December 13, 2016 … Continue reading “Can’t smell asparagus pee? Is Pokémon GO good exercise?”
For immediate release: December 7, 2016 Boston, MA – Having an optimistic outlook on life—a general expectation that good things will happen—may help people … Continue reading “Optimism may reduce risk of dying prematurely among women”
For the first time, researchers reveal a causal link between RNA splicing and aging For immediate release: Monday, December 5, 2016 Boston, MA – … Continue reading “Uncovering a ‘smoking gun’ in age-related disease”
Boston, MA – Consuming high amounts of four major saturated fatty acids—found in red meat, dairy fat, butter, lard, and palm oil—may increase risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study led by researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
For immediate release: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 25 percent of developing world’s child stunting is associated with poor growth in womb, such as pre-term … Continue reading “Top risk for child stunting in developing world: poor growth before birth”
For immediate release: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Boston, MA – An in-depth analysis of results from 14 national public opinion polls that looked at … Continue reading “Political polarization among voters likely to have significant effect on future health policy, including Affordable Care Act”