Study finds pandemic lockdowns hit women, black, Hispanic and poor Americans hardest
A new study, from the University of Washington and Harvard, for every 10% reduction in mobility due to pandemic lockdowns, there were higher odds of poor outcomes. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter
Having trouble viewing this email? View it as a Web page. NIDCR's Spring 2021 E-Newsletter In this issue: NIDCR News Funding Opportunities & Related Notices NIH/HHS News Subscribe to NICDR News Science Advances   Grantee News   NIDCR News NIDCR & NIH Stand Against Structural Racism NIDCR Director Rena D’Souza, DDS, MS, PhD, said in a statement that there is no place for structural racism in biomedical research, echoing remarks from NIH Director Francis Collins, MD, PhD, in his announcement of a new NIH ...
Source: NIDCR Science News - April 7, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Major research award goes to U of T scientist for revolutionizing diabetes treatment
(University of Toronto) Daniel Drucker of the University of Toronto has been jointly awarded a 2021 Gairdner International Award for research that has helped revolutionize treatments for type 2 diabetes, obesity and intestinal disorders. He receives the honour with Joel Habener of Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital, and Jens Juul Holst of the University of Copenhagen, for research on glucagon-like peptides - hormones that control insulin and glucagon, which work to balance sugar levels throughout the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The case for embedding equity into incident command
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) In a new editorial published in AJPH, Clark and Goralnick, both from the Brigham, and their co-author Richard Serino, NREMT-P, from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, make the case for why a structural change is needed in the national HICS guidelines to ensure inclusion of an Equity Officer and subject matter experts in health care equity on Incident Command boards. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Black women are dying of COVID-19 at rates higher than men in other racial/ethnic groups
(Harvard University) A new paper in the Journal of General Internal Medicine published by the GenderSci Lab at Harvard University shows that Black women are dying at significantly higher rates than white men, and that disparities in mortality rates among women of all races are greater than those between white women and white men. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Gift to enable research into rare cancers
(Harvard Medical School) Curing cancer has been the dream of countless doctors and researchers over the decades. Yet some types of cancer, whether because they affect relatively few people or lack influential advocates, receive less attention and funding than others.A recent gift to Harvard Medical School is boosting efforts to understand and combat these understudied malignancies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Anderson Appointed HMS Albert H. Coons Associate Professor of Neurology
Ana Carrizosa Anderson, PhD, of the Department of Neurology, was named the Albert H. Coons Associate Professor of Neurology in the Field of Immunologic Diseases at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and is the first incumbent of the newly established profe (Source: BWH News)
Source: BWH News - April 5, 2021 Category: Hospital Management Source Type: news

US News Ranks Top Medical School Programs by Specialty US News Ranks Top Medical School Programs by Specialty
The University of Washington in Seattle is the best medical school for primary care, while Harvard ranks number-one in research, according to the magazine's latest rankings.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students News Source Type: news

Why Obesity May Worsen COVID-19 Outcomes Why Obesity May Worsen COVID-19 Outcomes
WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, obesity medicine physician, Massachusetts General Hospital& Harvard Medical School, about the disease of obesity as a comorbidity risk factor for COVID-19.WebMD (Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines)
Source: Medscape Infectious Diseases Headlines - April 2, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Tags: Infectious Diseases Expert Interview Source Type: news

Understanding itch: New insights at the intersection of the nervous system & immune system
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) A paper by authors from Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers new clues about the underlying mechanisms of itch. Findings suggest a key molecular player known as cysteine leukotriene receptor 2 (CysLT2R) that may be a new target for intractable chronic itch. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 2, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The covid bio-terrorism trail leads back to CCP collaborators, Anthony Fauci and Peter Daszak
(Natural News) When controversial, gain-of-function virus research was banned in the United States in October of 2014, top scientists in the government and in the private sector had to immediately halt twenty-one projects related to virus manipulation and vaccine development for influenza viruses and coronaviruses like SARS and MERS. Controversial projects at Harvard, Emory and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 31, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neuroscience seminar highlights technologies for brain injuries, vaccines
(Purdue University) The same technology that helps treat traumatic brain injuries in athletes and soldiers may one day help doctors determine the effectiveness of vaccines on patients. This technology is among the neuroscience innovations and research in the spotlight as Purdue University's Center for Paralysis Research and Plexon Neurotechnology Systems present the Seminar for Neurotrauma and Diseases. The seminar series, which runs through April, features speakers from Purdue, Harvard Medical School and the medical industry. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 31, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Boston ’s CFO heads back to Broad Institute
Emme Handy is returning to the nonprofit Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard after three years as chief financial officer for the city of Boston. Handy’s title at the Broad will be senior adviser to the chief operating officer as the nonprofit continues to assist in the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic. The Cambridge-based Broad has been providing testing services, in partnership with the state Department of Public Health, to local hospitals and clinics, colleges and universities, and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 30, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Gintautas Dumcius Source Type: news

Scientific Specimens Are Going Online, But Much Remains Hidden In Storage
From fish in jars to rare seeds and microbes, hundreds of millions of biological specimens are stored around the U.S., and caretakers are trying to make them accessible for future research.(Image credit: Melissa Aja/Museum of Comparative Zoology/President and Fellows of Harvard College) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - March 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nell Greenfieldboyce Source Type: news

Harvard punishes math professor who had ties to Jeffrey Epstein
The professor was found to have given Jeffrey Epstein "unrestricted" access to the campus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Women No More Likely to Use Contraception After Diabetes Diagnosis
FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 -- Women are are no more likely to use contraception after a diabetes diagnosis, according to a study published online March 18 in Primary Care Diabetes. Mara E. Murray Horwitz, M.D., from Harvard Medical School in Boston,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Peloton Spawns Wave of High-Tech, High-Dollar Home Fitness Peloton Spawns Wave of High-Tech, High-Dollar Home Fitness
Joke: How do you know someone went to Harvard or has a Peloton? They tell you in the first 5 minutes after meeting them.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 26, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Orthopaedics News Source Type: news

Miscarriage Linked to Higher Risk for Premature Mortality
FRIDAY, March 26, 2021 -- Spontaneous abortion is associated with an elevated risk for premature mortality, according to a study published online March 24 in The BMJ. Yi-Xin Wang, Ph.D., from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 26, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oil and natural gas production emit more methane than previously thought
(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is underestimating methane emissions from oil and gas production in its annual Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks, according to new research from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS). The research team found 90 percent higher emissions from oil production and 50 percent higher emissions for natural gas production than EPA estimated in its latest inventory. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 26, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Median Health Care Delay 24 Days for TB Patients in United States
THURSDAY, March 25, 2021 -- The median health care delay for patients with tuberculosis (TB) in the United States is 24 days, according to a study published online March 23 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Jessica El Halabi, M.D., from Harvard... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Marriage of machine learning, biology to be focus of new Broad Institute center
Fueled by a $150 million gift from former Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt and his wife and partner in philanthropy, Wendy Schmidt, the Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT is launching a new center that aims to bring together biological research and machine learning. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 25, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Rowan Walrath Source Type: news

International prize in statistics awarded to Nan Laird for longitudinal study methods
(American Statistical Association) The 2021 International Prize in Statistics has been awarded to US biostatistician Nan Laird, Harvey V. Fineberg Professor of Biostatistics (Emerita) at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, in recognition of her work on powerful methods that have made possible the analysis of complex longitudinal studies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Nine potentially harmful stimulants found in supplements listing deterenol as ingredient
(NSF International) Researchers at NSF International, Harvard Medical School and several other research institutions are urging consumers to avoid weight loss and sports supplements that list deterenol as an ingredient after study finds hidden pharmaceutical stimulant cocktails in 17 products available in the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Planting the seed for DNA nanoconstructs that grow to the micron scale
(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) Nanobiotechnologists at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have devised a programmable DNA self-assembly strategy that solves the key challenge of robust nucleation control and paves the way for applications such as ultrasensitive diagnostic biomarker detection and scalable fabrication of micrometer-sized structures with nanometer-sized features. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 22, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study identifies concerning delays in TB diagnoses in the United States
(Harvard Medical School) Most delays ranged between 10 and 45 days, with a median of 24 days, after a visit to a doctor, which exceeds current World Health Organization recommendations of diagnosing and treating TB within two to three weeks of symptom onsetDelays were linked to greater risk for disease complications, transmission of infection to household members Older individuals and those with compromised immunity were at greater risk for delayed diagnoses (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 22, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Sherry Turkle: 'The pandemic has shown us that people need relationships'
The acclaimed writer on technology and its effect on our mental health talks about her memoir and the insights Covid has given herSherry Turkle, 72, is professor of the social studies of science and technology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was one of the first academics to examine the impact of technology on human psychology and society. She has published a series of acclaimed books: her latest,The Empathy Diaries, is an enthralling memoir taking in her time growing up in Brooklyn, her thorny family background, studying in Paris and at Harvard, and her academic career.It ’s quite unusual for an academ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 21, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Ian Tucker Tags: Psychology Technology Social media Artificial intelligence (AI) Computing Consciousness Steve Jobs Source Type: news

Column: Half of Republican men say they don't want the vaccine. They're mooching off the rest of us
"We've never seen an epidemic that was polarized politically before," said Robert J. Blendon, a health policy scholar at Harvard. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - March 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Doyle McManus Source Type: news

Carola Eisenberg Dies at 103; Helped Start Physicians for Human Rights
She helped start the nonprofit after documenting atrocities in Latin America. She was also a pioneering educator at M.I.T. and Harvard. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 18, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sam Roberts Tags: Eisenberg, Carola (1917-2021) Deaths (Obituaries) Psychiatry and Psychiatrists Human Rights and Human Rights Violations Physicians for Human Rights Colleges and Universities Argentina Harvard University Massachusetts Institute of Technolog Source Type: news

Cellular benefits of gene therapy seen decades after treatment
(University College London) An international collaboration between Great Ormond Street Hospital, the UCL GOS Institute for Child Health and Harvard Medical School has shown that the beneficial effects of gene therapy can be seen decades after the transplanted blood stem cells has been cleared by the body. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A deep dive into cells' RNA reality
(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) A new RNA detection method named BOLORAMIS allows to design and uses a new type of DNA probe that directly binds its RNA target and allows the straight-forward synthesis of a barcoded DNA amplicon, which can be visualized by fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) or sequenced in situ. BOLORAMIS enables the analysis of different classes of RNAs with higher specificity and sensitivity than FISSEQ and other methods, works in the context of cells and tissues, and can be highly multiplexed. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 17, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Research shows how mutations in SARS-CoV-2 allow the virus to dodge immune defenses
(Harvard Medical School) In lab-dish experiments, the mutant virus escaped antibodies from the plasma of COVID-19 survivors as well as pharmaceutical-grade antibodies. Mutations arose in an immunocompromised patient with chronic SARS-CoV-2 infection. Patient-derived virus harbored structural changes now seen cropping up independently in samples across the globe. Findings underscore the need for better genomic surveillance to keep track of emerging variants . Results highlight importance of therapies aimed at multiple targets on SARS-CoV-2 to minimize risk of resistance. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - March 16, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Of mice and men and their different tolerance to pathogens
(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) A collaborative team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and Harvard Medical School has harnessed the Wyss's microfluidic Organs-on-Chip technology to model the different anatomical sections of the mouse intestine and their symbiosis with a complex living microbiome in vitro. In a comparative analysis of mouse and human microbiomes, the researchers were able to confirm the commensal bacterium Enterococcus faecium contributes to host tolerance to Salmonella typhimurium infection. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Harvard Medical School professor to lead Pitt ’s Department of Neurology
Dr. Page B. Pennell will join the University of Pittsburgh on July 1, according to the school. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - March 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Harvard Medical School professor to lead Pitt ’s Department of Neurology
The University of Pittsburgh has picked Harvard Medical School Professor and epilepsy specialist Dr. Page B. Pennell to chair the Department of Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pennell has been a professor and vice chair of academic affairs at Harvard University’s Department of Neurology as well as a director of research in the Division of Epilepsy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. She’ll join Pitt on July 1. “Upon arriving in Pittsburgh, Dr. Pennell… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - March 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Covid US: 54.2% of adults infected have symptoms of major depression
A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard University found that 54.2% of people who have previously had COVID-19 have symptoms of depression. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Students sitting 6 feet apart in classrooms no better protected from those who sit 3 feet apart
A new Harvard study found no difference in COVID-19 cases rates among students or staff in districts that had students sitting three feet apart compared to six feet apart. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaccine-induced antibodies may be less effective against several new SARS-CoV-2 variants
(Massachusetts General Hospital) Researchers at the Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT and Harvard and at Massachusetts General Hospital find that neutralizing antibodies raised by COVID-19 vaccines are not as effective at neutralizing some new, circulating SARS-CoV-2 variants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

A computational guide to lead cells down desired differentiation paths
(Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard) A collaboration at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering and Harvard Medical School (HMS), and the CIC bioGUNE, a member of the Basque Research and Technology Alliance, in Spain, and the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB, University of Luxembourg) has developed a computer-guided design tool called IRENE, which significantly helps increase the efficiency of cell conversions by predicting highly effective combinations of cell type-specific TFs. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 12, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coupang, South Korea's Answer to Amazon, Debuts in I.P.O
Coupang, a start-up founded by a Harvard Business School dropout, helped transform e-commerce in South Korea, one of the world’s... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New tool to dissect the " undruggable "
(Harvard University) Researchers from Harvard University have developed a new tool to study " undruggable " proteins through the sugars they depend on. Almost 85 percent of proteins, including those associated with Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, inflammation, and certain cancers, are beyond the reach of current drugs. Now, with a new pencil/eraser tool, researchers can start to study how sugar molecules affect these proteins, insights that could lead to new treatments for the " undruggable. " (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Dana-Farber research leads to better understanding of the immune system in kidney cancer
(Dana-Farber Cancer Institute) In two new studies published today in Cancer Cell, researchers from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard used the emerging technology of single-cell RNA sequencing to draw a clearer picture of how kidney tumors' microenvironments change in response to immunotherapy. The researchers believe that this work points to potential targets for new drug therapies. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

HPV vaccines for adults over age 26 may not be cost-effective
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Two simulation models suggest that vaccinating adults older than age 26 against human papillomavirus (HPV) would provide limited health benefit, at a substantial cost (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 11, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

How does a crustacean become a crab?
(Harvard University, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology) In a paper published on March 11 in BioEssays, a team of researchers led by Harvard University found that the crab-like body plan evolved at least five times independently in both true crabs (Brachyura) and false crabs (Anomura). They also discovered the crab-like body plan has been lost at least seven times in a process called decarcinization. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 11, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Climate change may not expand drylands
(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) Does a warmer climate mean more dry land? For years, researchers projected that drylands -- including deserts, savannas and shrublands -- will expand as the planet warms, but new research from the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) challenges those prevailing views. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - March 11, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Healthful Plant-Based Diet Linked to Lower Total Stroke Risk
WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2021 -- A healthful plant-based diet is associated with a significantly reduced risk for total stroke, according to a study published online March 10 in Neurology. Megu Y. Baden, M.D., Ph.D., from the Harvard T. H. Chan School... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Most Women Would Vaccinate Their Children Against COVID-19
WEDNESDAY, March 10, 2021 -- More than two-thirds of women globally say they would vaccinate their children against COVID-19, according to a study published online March 1 in the European Journal of Epidemiology. Malia Skjefte, from the Harvard T.... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 10, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Group led by UCLA professor awarded $8.8 million for HIV intervention using mobile app
A team of researchers co-led byUCLA Fielding School of Public Health epidemiology professor Matthew Mimiaga has received an $8.8  million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to conduct a nationwide study aimed at reducing the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, among young transgender women through the use of a mobile app.The app, LifeSkills Mobile, allows high-risk women who are unable to participate in face-to-face interventions due to geographic and socioeconomic barriers to easily access comprehensive HIV prevention information and strategies through their mobile devices. Th...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - March 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

NVIDIA, Harvard team up on genome research toolkit
The new AI-driven tech is also able to sequence a whole genome in 30 minutes.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - March 10, 2021 Category: Information Technology Tags: Analytics, Data and Information Source Type: news

More evidence is urgently needed on opioid use in Black communities
(Wolters Kluwer Health) Although the prevalence of opioid use among Black people is comparatively low, the rate of opioid deaths has increased the sharpest and fastest among that population in recent years, according to an article in the March/April issue of Harvard Review of Psychiatry. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

JNCCN: New evidence on need to address muscle health among patients with cancer
(National Comprehensive Cancer Network) Results of new study in JNCCN from Mass General Hospital Cancer Center, Harvard Medical School, and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute underscore the need for the development and testing of nutrition and fitness interventions for patients with advanced cancer, as muscle quality significantly correlates with symptom burden, healthcare utilization, and survival. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - March 9, 2021 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news