Harvard Medicine News
Sex, Genes and Vulnerability

From lupus to COVID-19, some diseases inexplicably hit men harder than women. A new study reveals a genetic explanation behind some of these sex biases.

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Airway Sentinels

Researchers have identified rare sensory neurons that guard the upper airways against threats.

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Outpatient COVID-19 Clues

Emerging new analyses may help clinicians distinguish between patients with COVID-19 and those with look-alike infections.

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Equity in the Time of Coronavirus

Efforts to reduce health care disparities have intensified during the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes PODCAST.

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