Health & Science

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January 30, 2017 Large Image
Fewer grains and more fruits and vegetables may keep your bones strong

Stroll through your local grocery store, and you’ll immediately notice America’s love affair with grain. Entire aisles are devoted to breakfast...

January 27, 2017 Large Image
Machine-learning predicts never-before-seen cancer-like phenotype

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 27, 2017) – Scientists from Tufts University's School of Arts and Sciences, the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts,...

Adam Shoelson
January 26, 2017 Large Image
On his first night in the ER, a student weary from book learning gets all the thrills and chills he can handle

In this series, students from Cummings School’s Class of 2017 tell us about the excitement, anxiety and pride of beginning their...

January 24, 2017 Large Image
Laboratory model serves as bioassay to test effects of estrogen-like chemicals, including BPA, on developing mouse fetal tissue

BOSTON (January 24, 2017)—A new organ culture system developed by scientists from Tufts University School of Medicine now enables tests of the...

January 23, 2017 Large Image
New review cites keys to reducing financial and societal costs of an aging population may be found by integrating nutrition into wellness programs and health care systems

NEW YORK and BOSTON (Jan. 23, 2017)—Improving dietary resilience and better integration of nutrition in the health care system can promote healthy...