Health & Science

close-up of bacteria
July 31, 2015 Large Image
A new approach to treating the deadly bacteria could thwart other disease-causing toxins

Gene therapy could be more effective than existing treatments for botulism, a rare paralytic illness caused by a nerve toxin, according to an...

Ayanna Thomas
July 24, 2015 Video
Tufts psychologist Ayanna Thomas says remembering is about linking new information to what we already know

The Tufts Now video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions...

child jumping on couch with parent ignoring him
July 14, 2015
Erik von Hahn, an associate clinical professor at Tufts medical school who specializes in developmental-behavioral pediatrics, says there are options for controlling attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

As is true for any children, those with ADHD need to learn to monitor their own behaviors and, when needed, change their behaviors. This process...

July 10, 2015

BOSTON (July 13, 2015)—Physicians in their medical residency training programs often focus on scientific reasoning and research...

Andrew Kemp
July 9, 2015 Video
Andrew Kemp, assistant professor of earth and ocean sciences, talks about the dissolved particles that give seawater its distinctive taste

The Tufts Now video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions...

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