Health & Science

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...

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January 19, 2017 Large Image
Diets rich in fruits and vegetables have been linked to a lower risk of lung cancer, and a red pigment in red peppers and oranges could be one reason

Xiang-Dong Wang, a cancer researcher at Tufts, has spent a long time trying to figure out why carotenoids, the main pigments providing colors that...

January 19, 2017 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (January 19, 2017) – Tufts University engineers have invented a chip-sized, high-speed modulator that operates at...

January 19, 2017
Higher risk of all-cause and cardiometabolic mortality, particularly related to diabetes, found among federal food-purchasing assistance program participants compared to nonparticipants

BOSTON (Jan. 19, 2017)—The U.S. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which helps low-income individuals and families purchase food,...