Study is first meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to look at health effects of red meat in diet by swapping it for other types … Continue reading “Substituting healthy plant proteins for red meat lowers risk for heart disease”
For immediate release: April 4, 2019 New research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health has identified numerous genes that influence how … Continue reading “Fats, stress, death: Uncovering the toxic effects of saturated fatty acids on cells”
For immediate release: March 18, 2019 The more sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) people consumed, the greater their risk of premature death—particularly death from cardiovascular disease, … Continue reading “Higher consumption of sugary beverages linked with increased risk of mortality”
For immediate release: February 27, 2019 Boston, MA – Mosquitoes that landed on surfaces coated with the antimalarial compound atovaquone were completely blocked from … Continue reading “Applying antimalarial drugs to bed nets could lead to drop in malaria transmission”
For immediate release: February 26, 2019 Boston, MA – Nearly half of all childhood cancers are not being diagnosed globally, according to a new modeling … Continue reading “Nearly half of childhood cancers worldwide undiagnosed”
For immediate release: February 15, 2019 Boston, MA – Active, middle-aged men able to complete more than 40 push-ups had a significantly lower risk … Continue reading “Push-up capacity linked with lower incidence of future cardiovascular disease events among men”
For immediate release: February 14, 2019 Boston, MA – A newly discovered ribosomal DNA (rDNA) clock can be used to accurately determine an individual’s chronological and … Continue reading “Uncovering a “smoking gun” of biological aging”
For immediate release: February 5, 2019 Boston, MA – Men who have smoked marijuana at some point in their life had significantly higher concentrations of … Continue reading “Marijuana smoking linked with higher sperm concentrations”
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.
Two chemicals widely used to flavor electronic cigarettes may be impairing the function of cilia in the human airway, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.