Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Rapid diagnostic detects Lassa and Ebola in real-time

One of the keys to bringing a viral outbreak under control is rapid detection and diagnosis, which depend on the availability of fast, low-cost, easy-to-use tests that don't require labs or expensive equipment to process ...

Cardiology

New online calculator estimates cardiovascular disease risk

The new Healthy Heart Score developed by researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) gives individuals an easy method to estimate their 20-year risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) based on simple lifestyle ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New genetic variants associated with coffee drinking

A new, large-scale study has identified six new genetic variants associated with habitual coffee drinking. The genome-wide meta-analysis, led by Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women's Hospital researchers, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 pandemic impacts mental health worldwide

A study conducted at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health reports a high global prevalence of both depression and anxiety during the COVID-19 pandemic and shows how implementation of mitigation strategies including ...

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