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Food Trends and Your Heart

Food Trends and Your Heart

Cambridge- The type and amount of fat, carbohydrate, sugar, and salt in our food supply has changed over the years — for better and for worse. Remember when packaged foods emblazoned with the words “fat free” seemed to be everywhere? Then came labels...
Counting on Fewer Calories

Counting on Fewer Calories

Can curbing your usual daily calorie intake by 10% improve health and longevity? There is a saying: “The less you eat, the longer you live.” The rising rates of obesity have shown that Americans consume more than necessary, and cutting back on calories may...
Big Data Shows Big Promise in Medicine

Big Data Shows Big Promise in Medicine

In handling some kinds of life-or-death medical judgments, computers have already have surpassed the abilities of doctors. We’re looking at something like promise of self-driving cars, according to Zak Kohane, a doctor and researcher at Harvard Medical School. On the...