Next-Generation COVID-19 Vaccines

Next-Generation COVID-19 Vaccines

The current COVID-19 vaccines have saved an estimated 20 million lives globally, but while they provide strong protection against severe disease, they do not reliably prevent infection and transmission. Using a new approach, Harvard Medical School physician-scientists...
Cervical Cancer

Cervical Cancer

Globally, cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women, with 604 000 new cases in 2020. About 90% of the 342 000 deaths caused by cervical cancer occurred in low- and middle-income countries. The highest rates of cervical cancer incidence and mortality...
Cut Sugar to Save Lives?

Cut Sugar to Save Lives?

Cutting 20 percent of sugar from packaged foods and 40 percent from beverages could prevent 2.48 million cardiovascular disease events (such as strokes, heart attacks, cardiac arrests), 490,000 cardiovascular deaths, and 750,000 diabetes cases in the U.S. over the...
COVID-19 and Paxlovid

COVID-19 and Paxlovid

A new study by Harvard Medical School researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital has found that one in five individuals taking nirmatrelvir-ritonavir therapy, commonly known as Paxlovid, to treat severe symptoms of COVID-19 had a...
HIV and AIDS

HIV and AIDS

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is an infection that attacks the body’s immune system. Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is the most advanced stage of the disease. HIV targets the body’s white blood cells, weakening the immune system. This makes it easier...
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