Health & Science

a vial containing ticks
July 11, 2017 Large Image
Scientists are stumped by a jump in cases of Powassan virus, a life-threatening tick-borne neurological disease

On paper, Powassan virus sounds like your basic nightmare. A tick-borne infection with no vaccine and no cure, it kills 1 in 10 people who get it...

Jim McGovern and Anthony Monaco
June 29, 2017 Large Image
With a Tufts research center’s funding under threat, President Monaco headed to Washington to rally support

Tufts President Anthony Monaco was on Capitol Hill on Wednesday and Thursday, expressing strong opposition to President Trump’s proposal to defund...

woman applying bug spray to a boy
June 28, 2017 Large Image
5 tips from an expert at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

Deer ticks can carry six different infections in the eastern United States, and the risk of contracting Lyme disease alone is enough reason to...

Roshaunda Moreno Kitchen, D20, gives Derrick Durham from Morehouse College a hand in the Simulation Clinic.
June 26, 2017 Large Image
A symposium brings underrepresented undergrads to the clinic to learn about life as a dental student

Bending over a rubber mannequin head in the Sim Clinic, Roshaunda Moreno Kitchen, D20, lifted an instrument from a metal tray and inserted it into...

June 26, 2017 Large Image

GRAFTON, Mass. (June 26, 2017) – Plans to create a new state-of-the-art simulation lab that provides hands-on surgical and clinical training to...