Crimson staff writer
Paz E. Meyers
Harvard Medical School Study Reveals Irregular Sleep Pattern, High-Fat Diet Can Cause Reduced Glucose Tolerance
Harvard Medical School researchers discovered that recurrent circadian disruption can cause reduced glucose tolerance when combined with a high-fat “Western-style” diet.
Kizzmekia S. Corbett, an assistant professor of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard School of Public Health, was awarded the 2022 Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science from the American Association for the Advancement of Science earlier this month.
In a longitudinal study over two decades in the making, researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health found that Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the central nervous system, is “likely caused” by infection with Epstein-Barr virus (EBV).
Non-marine crabs began to live on land at least 100 million years ago, according to recently published research by evolutionary biologists, including Javier Luque, a researcher at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.
Researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recieved an award from the National Institutes of Health last month for their program focused on improving data science in Africa.
The panelists worked through the contents of the report, which cautioned that climate change is having a severe and inequitable impact on human health around the world.
Human Evolutionary Biology chair Daniel E. Lieberman ’86 offered evolutionary insights into physical activity in his virtual lecture, “Did We Evolve to Exercise?” Wednesday evening.