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The University is working on arrangements to house students from at-risk countries who would not be advised to return home during winter break.
The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.
The University released last week a new set of guidelines regarding medical screening and travel to the countries most affected by Ebola.
Dean of the School of Public Health Julio Frenk and University Professor Lawrence H. Summers appeared together on Tuesday afternoon to discuss a path forward for advances in public health, particularly in developing countries.
Several members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences said they are weighing options for how best to push back against a new set of University health benefits plans they call “regressive,” even as a University spokesperson said Tuesday that the University does not plan to alter the policy for 2015.
A team of Harvard researchers developed a scalable technique for creating human insulin-producing beta cells in vitro, a huge stride towards an effective treatment for type 1 diabetes.
University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 argued that increases in health care costs at Harvard necessitated adjustments, including the introduction of a deductible in some instances and a 10 percent co-pay.
The Health and Life Sciences Challenge is currently seeking teams of students and affiliates to enter for a chance at the $50,000 grand prize.
The jump in costs that Hausammann described did take place, but over the course of only two years and more than a decade ago.
Linda J. Blumberg, a speaker at a panel "Taking Stock of Health Reform," in CGIS South Thursday afternoon, discusses Obamacare.
The panel, titled “Taking Stock of Health Reform,” drew a crowd of about 100 people to the Tsai Auditorium in CGIS South.
Victoria Lin discusses the disturbing diet and body image trends that the fashion industry promotes.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers released a report on Wednesday that offers suggestions for lowering healthcare costs for all Harvard employees.