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Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital have found a potential method to slow the onset of Huntington’s disease, according to a study slated to be published in next month’s issue of the journal “Neurology.”
The largest ever first-hand investigation into slavery and child labor in India’s handmade carpet sector has challenged claims that slavery and child labor have been removed from the industry.
A global public health report co-authored by University professor Lawrence H. Summers, School of Public Health Dean Julio Frenk, and Public Health professor Sue J. Goldie, among others, proposes an unprecedented investment framework to significantly reduce health disparities between the poorest and the wealthiest nations.
Reading period is almost here, and students’ sleep schedules are sure to take a brutal hit. Mugs full of Lipton black tea and nondescript coffee will inevitably dot library tables, but why settle for the usual dining hall drinks to get your energy fix? Mix it up with these alternative sources of caffeine.
By now, you’ve probably woken up from your turkey-induced coma and gotten back into your normal weekday routine (just in time for reading period to start and mess with it again). And let’s be real—the only exercise you got over break was from stampeding innocent fellow shoppers on Black Friday. So, to help you lose those post-Turkeyday pounds, Flyby suggests taking some of these easy steps:
In a recent interview with Anderson Cooper, Malcolm Gladwell discussed his new book, "David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants." Gladwell took the time to comment on the kinds of damage an Ivy League education can do to one's self esteem. Flyby's here to make sure you don't always have to feel like a small fish in a big pond.
Since the launch of the Affordable Care Act website, there has been a lot of criticism about its workability. Some active internet commenters have been pretty outspoken about how they think it's the worst site in the history of the interwebz. Harvard students beg to differ. Students spend hours trying to traverse the maze that is the Harvard University Portal. To name just a few of these nearly impossible to navigate websites:
Tom Robinson, president of the HBS Healthcare Alumni Association, gives the keynote speach to kick off the two-day long Alumni conference.
Those who consume low amounts of fiber in their diets have a higher risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and cardiovascular inflammation, according to a recent study published in the American Journal of Medicine.
In a finding that could advance malaria control, researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and the University of Perugia, in Italy, have identified a way to block a reproductive interaction in malaria-transmitting mosquitoes.
A panel of health care experts discussed strategy for investing in healthcare companies as part of the Harvard Business School Healthcare Alumni Association’s 14th Annual Alumni Healthcare Conference at the Charles Hotel on Thursday.
Though it is possible to recognize and accommodate some physical disabilities, according to a college-wide panel that met Wednesday night at Gutman Library, there is still much work to be done in understanding and treating mental disabilities.
A month after the Obama administration launched a fault-ridden website for healthcare services, technology and politics expert Clay Shirky pointed out errors in the planning and implementation of HealthCare.gov.
It appears that Stanford students are bad at kissing. At least bad at kissing without infecting the entire student body in the process. Yes, it seems that germs are running rampant over on the West Coast, where the Stanford tradition of "Full Moon on the Quad" (imagine Incest Fest for the whole school) has exposed undergraduates to the risk of campus-wide flu and mononucleosis epidemics. Smh, Stanford.