Liver disease is projected to be one of those, with 8,000 additional deaths from alcohol-related liver disease, 18,700 cases of liver failure and 1,000 cases of liver cancer by 2040. The reason is the increase in alcohol sales and consumption during the early part of the pandemic, according to a new study. “Our findings highlight … Read more
An updated projection model shows COVID-19 infections fueled by the Omicron variant are expected to surge dramatically in the coming weeks in the United States and across the world, though it is less likely to result in severe outcomes like hospitalizations and deaths than the Delta variant. The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at … Read more
RSNA News Release OAK BROOK, Ill. (June 10, 2008) — Screening for lung cancer with computed tomography (CT) may help reduce lung cancer deaths in current and former smokers, but it won’t protect them from other causes of death associated with smoking, according to a new study published in the July issue of the journal … Read more
ITA Director Pari Pandharipande will become The Ohio State University College of Medicine Chair of Radiology.
G. Scott Gazelle, Director Emeritus of the ITA stated “Ohio State has recruited an incredible leader and person in Pari Pandharipande, who will be sincerely missed by all who know her at the MGH. Pari is an outstanding scientist and leader and is destined for great success in her new role.”
Football games with some fans in the stands may not be the super spreader events they were once feared to be.
An analysis of National Football League (NFL) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) games found no substantial increase in local COVID-19 cases at those with limited attendance.
BOSTON – The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the social support and economic stability of many individuals, which experts have warned could lead to a rise in opioid overdoses and opioid-related deaths. In a recent study shared on medRxiv, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School characterized how the nature of such deaths have changed in nine9 U.S. states since the onset of the pandemic.
At the 2021 System Dynamics Society conference, one paper authored by ITA researchers Erin Stringfellow, PhD, Celia Stafford, MPH, Catherine DiGennaro, BA, recent MIT graduate Tse Yang Lim, PhD, and others received two prestigious awards – the Lupina Young Researchers Award and the Dana Meadows Award. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sponsored the work: Reducing Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose in the United States: Model Development and Estimation
WBUR, Radio Boston, interviewed ITA Associate Director Jag Chhatwal regarding the COVID19 Delta variant outbreak and COVID19 Simulator project.
An article published on July 15, 2021 by Newsweek concerning new COVID case numbers in light of vaccines included several quotes by ITA Associate Director Jagpreet Chhatwal, PhD. From the article: …that in California, for example, cases are likely to rise following the lifting of restrictions, but said that “we should focus on hospitalizations and … Read more