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12/9/2021 COVID testing takes a dive in Massachusetts ‚Äì Boston 25 News ... Public Health reported a daily tally of almost 116,000 molecular tests for COVID-19. Four days later, the daily count was down to about 16,000 tests. Could this be a sign the Thanksgiving wave of infections is over?Yes and no, suggests Dr. Mark Poznansky, a researcher at the Vaccine and Immunotherapy Center at Massachusetts General Hospital.‚AuWe still will see an uptick in overall cases per day and cases ...
12/7/2021 Higher Frequency Cannabis Use Linked to Demographic Factors ... low socioeconomic status, according to a study published online Nov. 30 in JAMA Network Open.Abra M. Jeffers, Ph.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues used data from 387,179 respondents to the Behavioral ... among these populations may warrant more attention from policymakers and public health officials in the form of screening, risk stratification, and treatment given the known and emerging adverse health effects of cannabis,‚Au the authors ...
12/7/2021 Genome-Wide Meta-analysis Identifies Genetic Variants Associated With Glycemic Response to Sulfonylureas ... Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 8 Programs in Metabolism and Medical and Population Genetics, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT, Cambridge, MA 9 Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, Department of General Practice, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 10 Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc, Department of Epidemiology and Data Science, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands 11 Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre ...
12/5/2021 Higher Frequency Cannabis Use Tied to Demographic Factors Physicians Weekly ... low socioeconomic status, according to a study published online Nov. 30 in JAMA Network Open.Abra M. Jeffers, Ph.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues used data from 387,179 respondents to the Behavioral ... among these populations may warrant more attention from policymakers and public health officials in the form of screening, risk stratification, and treatment given the known and emerging adverse health effects of cannabis,‚Au the authors ...
10/14/2021 A large-scale genome-wide association analysis of lung function in the Chinese population identifies novel loci and highlights shared genetic aetiology with obesity ... Public Health, Boston, MA, USA 2 Dept of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA 14 These four authors contributed equally to this article 3 Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China 14 These four authors contributed equally to this article Search for this author on this site Jiahui Si 1 Program in Genetic Epidemiology and Statistical ...
9/10/2021 Health care centers located in cities that enforce LGBTQIA+ non-discrimination provisions collect more complete sexual orientation and gender identity data from patients BOSTON, September 9, 2021‚AiA study published in the American Journal of Public Health found that federally qualified health care centers located in municipalities that implement LGBTQIA+ non-discrimination laws collect more complete sexual orientation ... LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center at The Fenway Institute and the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Gender Identity Program. ‚AuThis study finds that structural anti-LGBTQIA+ stigma is clearly associated with incomplete and inconsistent patient SOGI data ...
9/8/2021 Three Weeks After Deadly Earthquake, Haiti Struggles To Recover Weeks after an earthquake killed more than 2,000 people in Haiti, the country is struggling to recover in the face of a public health crisis, a democracy rocked by a presidential assassination earlier this summer and longstanding social inequality. Jim Braude was joined on Greater Boston by Dr. Louise Ivers, a former resident of Haiti and the executive director of Massachusetts General Hospital‚Aos Center for Global Health, to discuss ...
9/7/2021 Use of private management consultants in public health BMJ ... public health [https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2145] (Published 07 September 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2145 - Joseph Dov Bruch, researcher1, - Justin Feldman, researcher2, - Zirui Song, assistant professor of health care policy and medicine13 - 1Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA - 2Fran√sois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA - 3Department of Medicine, Massachusetts ...
9/7/2021 Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and incident major adverse cardiovascular events: results from a nationwide histology cohort BMJ 1 Department of Medicine , Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , MA , USA 2 Harvard Medical School , Boston , MA , USA 3 Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics , Karolinska Institute , Stockhom , Sweden 4 Center for Digestive Diseases, Division of Hepatology , Karolinska ... Orebro University Hospital , Orebro , Sweden 12 Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine , University of Nottingham , Nottingham , UK 13 Department of Medicine , Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons , New York , NY , USA ...
9/2/2021 Study: cutting sugar could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular events ... the reformulation initiative forward in the next few years,‚Au said Siyi Shangguan, MD, lead author and attending physician at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. ‚AuReducing the sugar content of commercially prepared foods and beverages ... University in Medford, Mass., the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene created a model to simulate and quantify the health, economic ...
8/30/2021 Reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease in millions, new study shows ... Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOH) created a model to simulate and quantify the health, economic, and equity impacts of a pragmatic sugar-reduction policy proposed by the U.S. National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative (NSSRI). A partnership of more than 100 local ...
8/29/2021 Reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease in millions ... Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOH) created a model to simulate and quantify the health, economic, and equity impacts of a pragmatic sugar-reduction policy proposed by the U.S. National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative (NSSRI). A partnership of more than 100 local ...
8/28/2021 Reducing sugar in packaged foods can prevent disease in millions ... Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (NYC DOH) created a model to simulate and quantify the health, economic, and equity impacts of a pragmatic sugar-reduction policy proposed by the U.S. National Salt and Sugar Reduction Initiative (NSSRI). A partnership of more than 100 local ...
8/27/2021 Huge Hereditary Investigation Distinguishes Various Quality Variations Connected With Contrasts In Food Admission A group of scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and different foundations has recognized multiple hereditary areas that might influence people‚Aos food admission. Huge Hereditary Investigation Distinguishes Various Quality Variations Connected With Contrasts In Food Admission The team of experts believes that the findings, which are portrayed in Nature Human Behavior, will highlight new treatment procedures to control obesity and its related ...
8/27/2021 MA hospitals not seeing rush of pediatric COVID cases ‚Äì Boston 25 News ... Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. ‚AuWe do have higher vaccination rates among our adult populations and older teens than many other states around the U.S. And we also have more mandates in place. And, also, kids haven‚Aot gone back to school, for the most part, either.‚AuBy contrast, in southern states, schools have been back in session for weeks now and public health discussions over mask-wearing have ...
8/25/2021 Genes Influence Your Food Intake More than two dozen genetic regions have been identified that affect an individuals' food intake, reveals a team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and other institutions. The investigators hope that the discovery, which is described in Nature Human Behavior, will point to new treatment strategies to curb the obesity epidemic. The investigators hope that the discovery, which is described in Nature ...
8/25/2021 Large genetic analysis identifies numerous gene variants linked with differences in food intake A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and other institutions have identified more than two dozen genetic regions that may affect individuals' food intake. The investigators hope that the discovery, which is described in Nature Human Behaviour, will point to new treatment strategies to curb the obesity epidemic. The brain is influenced by various signals to affect people's eating behaviors and ...
8/25/2021 Large genetic analysis identifies numerous gene variants linked with differences in food intake A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and other institutions have identified more than two dozen genetic regions that may affect individuals‚Ao food intake. The investigators hope that the discovery, which is described in Nature Human Behaviour, will point to new treatment strategies to curb the obesity epidemic. The brain is influenced by various signals to affect people‚Aos eating ...
8/25/2021 Fenway Health, MGH, Harvard, BU, & Brigham and Women's find rural Northeast health care providers & transgender patients say systems-level changes needed to improve care ... Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Boston University School of Public Health, Brigham and Women‚Aos Hospital, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, ‚AuUnderstanding community member and health care professional perspectives on gender-affirming care‚AiA qualitative study‚Au adds new knowledge to the growing body of research on barriers to gender-affirming health care by focusing on the experiences of health care staff and TGD community ...
8/25/2021 Large genetic analysis identifies numerous gene variants linked with differences in food intake A team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and other institutions have identified more than two dozen genetic regions that may affect individuals‚Ao food intake. The investigators hope that the discovery, which is described in Nature Human Behaviour, will point to new treatment strategies to curb the obesity epidemic. The brain is influenced by various signals to affect people‚Aos eating ...
8/24/2021 Study finds that health care providers and transgender patients in the rural Northeast believe systems-level changes in health care settings are needed to improve quality of care ... Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Boston University School of Public Health, Brigham and Women‚Aos Hospital, , and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, ‚AuUnderstanding community member and health care professional perspectives on gender-affirming care‚AiA qualitative study‚Au adds new knowledge to the growing body of research on barriers to gender-affirming health care by focusing on the experiences of health care staff and TGD community ...
8/24/2021 Fenway Health, MGH, Harvard, BU, & Brigham and Women's find rural Northeast health care providers & transgender patients say systems-level changes needed to improve care PRWeb ... Massachusetts General Hospital (Harvard Medical School), Boston University School of Public Health, Brigham and Women‚Aos Hospital, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, ‚AuUnderstanding community member and health care professional perspectives on gender-affirming care‚AiA qualitative study‚Au adds new knowledge to the growing body of research on barriers to gender-affirming health care by focusing on the experiences of health care staff and TGD community ...
8/24/2021 Large genetic analysis identifies numerous gene variants linked with differences in food intake by Massachusetts General Hospital Credit: CC0 Public DomainA team of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and other institutions have identified more than two dozen genetic regions that may affect individuals' food intake. The investigators hope that the discovery, which is described in Nature Human Behaviour , will point to new treatment strategies to curb the obesity epidemic.The brain is influenced by ...
8/23/2021 Host and gut microbial tryptophan metabolism and type 2 diabetes: an integrative analysis of host genetics, diet, gut microbiome and circulating metabolites in cohort studies BMJ ... Public Health , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 3 Department of Epidemiology , Harvard University T H Chan School of Public Health , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 4 Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences , The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Public Health , Houston , Texas , USA 5 Diabetes Unit, Center for Genomic Medicine , Massachusetts General Hospital , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 6 Department of Medicine , Harvard Medical School , Boston , Massachusetts , USA 7 ...
8/18/2021 We asked doctors for advice on the Delta variant for kids under 12. Here's what they said - The Boston Globe Boston Globe ... Massachusetts General Hospital, also said the variant has not caused worse infections in children than previous variants.AdvertisementThe majority of pediatric infections are still mild, said Dr. Philip Landrigan, a pediatrician and epidemiologist who directs the Global Public Health Program at Boston College.‚AuThey may have the same symptoms as the adults ‚Ai cough, cold, fever, muscle aches, runny nose ‚Ai but the whole thing is generally milder than ...