For immediate release: August 25, 2017 Boston, MA – Women with higher urinary concentrations of a common type of flame retardant had reduced likelihood of … Continue reading “Common flame retardant chemicals may reduce likelihood of clinical pregnancy, live birth among women undergoing fertility treatments”
Women who live in areas with higher levels of outdoor light at night may be at higher risk for breast cancer than those living in areas with lower levels, according to a large long-term study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The link was stronger among women who worked night shifts.
Outcome of debate influenced by substantial growth in public support for federal role in universal coverage For immediate release: Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Boston, … Continue reading “Poll analysis finds failure of Senate ACA replacement bill related to huge divisions among Republicans and between parties”
If CO2 levels continue to rise as projected, the populations of 18 countries may lose more than 5% of their dietary protein by 2050 due to a decline in the nutritional value of rice, wheat, and other staple crops.
For immediate release: Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Boston, MA – A new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Howard Hughes … Continue reading “Study identifies enzyme that protects cells from toxic fat”
For immediate release: Tuesday, July 18, 2017 Boston, MA – Cumulative weight gain over the course of early and middle adulthood may increase health … Continue reading “Weight gain from early to middle adulthood may increase risk of major chronic diseases and mortality”
For immediate release: Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Boston, MA – People who improve the quality of their diets over time, eating more whole grains, … Continue reading “Improving diet quality over time linked with reduced risk of premature death”
For immediate release: July 11, 2017 Boston, MA ─ The way certain hospital labor and delivery units are managed may put healthy women at … Continue reading “Hospital management practices may put women at risk for C-sections, complications during childbirth”
For immediate release: Monday, July 10, 2017 Boston, MA – Enrollees in Medicaid reported in a nationwide survey that they’re largely satisfied with the … Continue reading “Survey finds Medicaid enrollees satisfied with coverage, physician access”
Lancet report calls for decisive action to avoid severe consequences to health, economies For immediate release: July 5, 2017 Boston, MA – Sub-Saharan Africa … Continue reading “Diabetes increasing at alarming rates in sub-Saharan Africa”