Health & Science

tea drying on wicker trays in China
October 19, 2016 Large Image
Tufts researchers are finding that climate change is affecting the growing and harvesting of tea, creating small differences that could have big consequences

Whether it’s a farmer’s crops or our own skin, bug bites are something few of us seek out or covet. But the nibble of a green leafhopper is the...

October 19, 2016
Incorporating nutrition into cancer care may help establish long-term healthy eating habits to promote well-being and prevent or delay new chronic diseases

BOSTON (October 19, 2016)—Survivors of childhood cancer have poor adherence to federal dietary guidelines in...

October 12, 2016
High folate (vitamin B9) consumption is associated with an increased risk for a nerve-damage disorder in older adults who have a common genetic variant linked to reduced cellular vitamin B12 availability

BOSTON (October 12, 2016)—Consuming too much folate (vitamin B9) is associated with increased risk for a nerve-damage disorder in...

October 11, 2016
Understanding age-related changes could help prevent and treat obesity in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder

BOSTON (October 11, 2016)—Children and teens with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be more likely to be obese and stay obese during adolescence...

moldy oranges
October 5, 2016
Cassandra Suarez, N16, a registered dietician, says it's more than about surface appearance

Molds are microscopic fungi that live on plant or animal matter and can sometimes be seen with the naked eye. These organisms give off spores,...