Alan Espinosa, SM ’22, is pursuing research into how food and lifestyle changes might improve health outcomes in Mexico.
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.
Experts from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health were featured in some of the top stories of 2020 in both Harvard Magazine and the Harvard Gazette.
Findings provide new insights into obesity, diabetes, and fatty liver disease For immediate release: December 18, 2020 Boston, MA – A key protein in the communication channels between cells can allow a stress response in one liver cell…
Are Americans’ poor eating habits—which contribute to obesity—partly to blame for the country’s high rates of deaths from COVID-19?
Unhealthy food and beverage marketing by chain restaurants is associated with modest weight gain among adults living in low-income U.S. counties.
Food products sold in the U.S. that contain high levels of unhealthy nutrients should be marked with prominent warning labels on the front of the product packaging, according to an October 1, 2020 JAMA Viewpoint article. The article…
Evidence suggests that per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs), a family of industrial chemicals used in a wide range of everyday products, may harm pregnant mothers and their babies.
Adding warning labels to sugary beverages such as soda and sports drinks led to a drop in sales of such beverages and strengthened perceptions among consumers that sugary drinks contribute to disease, according to new research from Harvard…
If you look at the big noncommunicable diseases of aging that the Harvard Chan School is concerned about, lipid metabolism is critical in every case.