Health & Science

Sheldon Krimsky at Tufts
January 26, 2018 Large Image
A Tufts expert discusses whether direct-to-consumer genetics testing kits really work, their privacy risks, and potential surprises

For my family this past holiday season, the most heated discussion was not generated from the usual suspects (politics or sibling dynamics), but...

January 23, 2018 Large Image

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 23, 2018)—A team of chemical and biological engineers has developed highly selective membrane filters that could...

speakers at event on Capitol Hill in Washington
January 17, 2018 Large Image
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian supports launch of Food Is Medicine Working Group on Capitol Hill

With research showing that a healthy diet is often the best prescription for preventing many chronic illnesses, Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the...

January 16, 2018 Large Image
In largest study to date using dental exams, severe periodontitis associated with 24 percent increased risk of cancer

BOSTON (Jan. 16, 2018)—Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in...

January 10, 2018

NEW YORK and BOSTON (Jan. 21, 2018)—An original analysis by researchers at New York University College of Global Public Health and the Friedman...