Cynthia W. Shih
New research from the Harvard School of Public Health suggests that routine mammography screenings may lead to a significant amount of overdiagnosis of invasive breast cancer. Generally viewed as an important tool in detecting breast cancer, mammography screening was found to overdiagnose between 15 to 25 percent of breast cancer cases.
This year, three classes from the Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Department offered all-expenses-paid spring break trips for its students.
Harvard faculty expressed mixed opinions over the role the Faculty of Arts and Sciences should play in supporting junior faculty’s ...
Harvard School of Public Health researchers recently found that one in ten children whose activity choices and interests differ from typical gender norms have a higher risk of being sexually, physically, or psychologically abused, and of suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, as children or later in life.
Organized by the Harvard Chinese Students and Scholars Association, the 2012 Ivy League Spring Festival Gala featured performances by students from all eight Ivy League schools and professional artists from around the world.
Researchers from Harvard School of Public Health found that limiting protein or amino acid intake several days before surgery may ...
Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital found that exposure to high levels of iodide—widely given intravenously to patients for medical imaging procedures—is associated with an increased risk of thyroid disease.
Harvard does not consider age as a factor when admitting students to the incoming freshmen class, administrators say, and once admitted to the College, young students say that, for the most part, they’re able to fit in.
Harvard Law School professors John G. Palfrey ’94 and Jonathan L. Zittrain ’95 challenged policy-makers last week to use more ...
Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health recently published evidence linking coffee with a decrease in risk of developing endometrial cancer.
They call it the 'mo. Mutton chops, handlebars, Fu Manchu—the time-honored mustache has drifted in and out of style. But in November, men around the world throw down their razors and bring back the 'stache.
Watching burly men throw around the ol' pigskin got you hungry? How about all those kitschy, glitter-filled floats from the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade? Instead of watching Thanksgiving Day football games or televised holiday events, head out into Harvard Square this Thursday if you're around campus during the break to see what local vendors are offering for the day.
Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital researchers recently found that patients addicted to prescription opiate drugs, or painkillers, may be more likely to succeed in treatment with the aid of the medication Suboxone.
Dressed in an off-white billowy shirt, ripped up khaki pants, and a dirty blue vest, Sarina M. Patterson ’14 portraying Captain Jack Sparrow was a physical manifestation of the lively Halloween festivities that occurred on Harvard campus on Monday.
Teenagers who consume large amounts of soda are more likely to display violent tendencies, according to a study recently conducted ...