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Researchers, Bioethicists Discuss the Future of Psychedelic Therapy in Petrie-Flom Webinar

Experts in the fields of psychedelics, health care, and bioethics gathered virtually to discuss the ethical implications of psychedelic-assisted therapy in a webinar held by Harvard Law School’s Petrie-Flom Center on Thursday.

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Whole Grain Intake Linked to Lower Liver Cancer Risk, Harvard Researchers Discover

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers found an association between high whole grain and fiber intake and a lower risk of liver cancer and chronic liver disease mortality.

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Research

Harvard Researchers Launch $43M Global Human Flourishing Study

Researchers at Harvard and Baylor University launched a $43.4 million research initiative last month to examine the causes of “human flourishing.”

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Fahedur Fahed

Fahedur Fahed '22 has volunteered at the Harvard Square Homeless Shelter for eight years. Fahed carries Narcan with him so that he is prepared to respond to overdoses.

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Fauci Talks Pandemic Preparedness and Racial Health Disparities in HMS-Hosted Webinar

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony S. Fauci discussed pandemic preparedness and racial health disparities in a virtual seminar on Thursday hosted by Harvard Medical School’s Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine.

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38% of American Households Report Financial Crisis During Delta Surge, HSPH Poll Finds

In a result that surprised researchers, 38 percent of U.S. households reported facing serious financial difficulties in the past few months despite receiving government assistance, according to a new national poll by the Harvard School of Public Health.

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Politics

Former Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman Discusses Leadership, Politics, and Agriculture

Former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Dan Glickman talked about the evolution of American agricultural and food policy, the importance of resilience, and the importance of humor among public servants in a virtual conversation Wednesday.

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Massages Can Aid Muscle Regeneration, Wyss Institute Researchers Find

Researchers from the Harvard Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering illuminated a connection between massage and the body’s immune response for muscle rehabilitation.

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Harvard Inks $30M Deal with Pharmaceutical Company for Therapeutic Research

Harvard University has signed a new five-year research and development agreement with pharmaceutical company National Resilience, Inc. to advance the development of medical technologies including gene, stem cell, and nucleic acid therapies.

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Harvard University Clinical Laboratory

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Harvard Scientists’ Study Sheds Light on Brain Tumor Resiliency

A recent study published by Harvard scientists examined brain tumors in unprecedented detail and found that brain tumor cells shift between distinct states, making them more resilient to cancer treatment.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Health

Medical Leaders, Professionals Discuss Racial Disparities in Health Care at Virtual HSPH Forum

Medical leaders and professionals mulled strategies to counter racial disparities in health care in a Tuesday virtual forum hosted by the School of Public Health.

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Harvard Medical School

Susan D. Block

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Race

Harvard School of Public Health Launches New Structural Racism and Health Initiative

Harvard’s François-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights launched an initiative to study and address structural racism in public health with a virtual symposium Tuesday.

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Preventing Future Pandemics Depends on Environmental Action, Harvard Task Force Finds

Environmental efforts, such as forest preservation and wildlife trade regulation, are essential to preventing future pandemics, Harvard and international experts found in a report released Wednesday.

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