Health & Science

Dr. Athena Papas at dental clinic
January 30, 2015 Large Image
Dentists will learn how to care for patients with complex health issues

Medical conditions such as Crohn’s disease, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes and HIV and even cancer treatment can cause oral health problems...

yogurt containers
January 29, 2015 Large Image
Tufts scientists are investigating possible benefits that range from weight control to mental fitness

Americans of a certain age might remember a series of yogurt commercials that aired in the mid-1970s. “In Soviet Georgia, where they eat a lot of...

Nahid Bhadelia in Boston
January 26, 2015 Large Image
Whether at home in Boston or on the ground in West Africa, epidemiologist Nahid Bhadelia takes a big-picture approach to stemming the spread of disease

You may have seen Nahid Bhadelia, J99, F04, M05, looking poised and determined on the cover of Boston Magazine’s “Top Docs” issue back in...

Igor Sokolov in his lab
January 23, 2015 Large Image
Igor Sokolov's nano scale research could yield better ways to identify and track malignant cells

As a young physicist in the former Soviet Union, Igor Sokolov studied the biggest of the big—the entire universe. Now, as a professor of...

January 21, 2015
Research by medical student shows that online information sources are not always as comprehensive as expected

Should hospital websites warn patients about the risks of surgical procedures, or is that information better conveyed in person by a medical...