Health & Science

resdient medical doctor with patient in clinic
February 2, 2017 Large Image
How a Tufts medical residency program is helping a small community of Haitian refugees in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Six people were seated at a table in a bright, modern room on the second floor of the public library in Lawrence, Massachusetts. For generations,...

February 1, 2017 Large Image
Oral administration of viruses that specifically target cholera bacteria prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms in animal model experiments

BOSTON (Feb. 1, 2017)—Oral administration of a cocktail of three viruses, all of which specifically kill cholera bacteria, prevents infection and...

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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...