Drug-resistant strains of gonorrhea, salmonella, Escherichia coli (E. coli) and many other disease-causing agents are flourishing around the world, and the consequences are disastrous—at least 700,000 people die globally as a result of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) annually, according to a 2016 review on antimicrobial resistance commissioned by former UK Prime Minister David Cameron.
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There is strong evidence that a plant-based diet is the optimal diet for living a long and healthy life, according to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health nutrition expert Walter Willett.
Project director Pekka Puska, a physician, researcher, and member of the Finnish parliament, recently spoke to a Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health audience about the project’s history and its implications for global cardiovascular disease prevention and policy.
Children whose mothers use marijuana are more likely to start their own marijuana use an average of two years earlier than children whose mothers don’t use the drug, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
“Too much and too little carbohydrate can be harmful but what counts most is the type of fat, protein, and carbohydrate,” said study co-author Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at Harvard Chan School.
Men who most frequently wore boxers had significantly higher sperm concentrations and total sperm counts when compared with men who did not usually wear boxers, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recently discovered that when cellulose is engineered into “spaghetti-looking fibers” that are a mere 50 nanometers in diameter—far thinner than a human hair—they have an uncanny ability to stop fat from being digested.