Health & Science

kids running in woods in winter
October 23, 2017 Large Image
Most kids in northern latitudes don’t get enough vitamin D in winter. Tufts researchers find out how to bridge the divide.

Living in northern latitudes such as New England means not only shorter days and less sunlight during the winter, but also far less vitamin D, the...

two older people exercising in a park
October 23, 2017 Large Image
Researchers across the university who focus on healthy and active aging present at annual event November 2

The fastest growing age demographic in the world is people 60 and older, with the number of senior citizens expected to more than double by 2050,...

Kyla Shea at Tufts
October 18, 2017 Large Image
HNRCA community series aims to keep older adults healthy enough to live at home
grid of results from drug interaction testing
October 16, 2017 Large Image
Research shows a way that’s more efficient and less expensive than traditional testing

Cancer, HIV and tuberculosis are among the many serious diseases that are frequently treated with combinations of three or more drugs, over months...

Anthony Monaco addresses crowd at Science and Engineering Complex dedication at Tufts
October 16, 2017 Large Image
The new building creates opportunities for integrated research and teaching across multiple disciplines

To get the gist of the Science and Engineering Complex (SEC), simply stand in the atrium of the new research wing and look up. A soaring glass...