Health & Science

parrot talking
June 22, 2017 Video
With their physical ability to make complex sounds, parrots can imitate a range of things such as microwaves cooking, but often focus on human speech

The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the...

older man holding jaw in pain
June 21, 2017
Many dentists’ websites contain inaccurate information about treating temporal mandibular disorders (TMDs)

Patients looking for relief from the radiating pain of temporal mandibular disorders (TMDs) in the face, jaw or neck will find an avalanche of...

a saiga antelope in Mongolia
June 21, 2017 Large Image
A Cummings School researcher is looking to wipe out a viral illness that threatens both endangered species and the livelihoods of families in the developing world

An endangered subspecies of antelope that roamed the earth at the same time as woolly mammoths now hovers on the brink of extinction as a disease...

June 19, 2017 Large Image
Nationwide survey of hospitals, eldercare facilities and therapy animal organizations reveals gaps in health and safety policies

GRAFTON, Mass. (June 19, 2017)—A survey of United States hospitals, eldercare facilities and therapy animal organizations revealed their health...

bowls of tofu
June 19, 2017
Soybean consumption may be beneficial for some women with breast cancer

It can be confusing to know what to eat to lower your risk of breast cancer. Research is mixed, for example, on whether women should avoid soy...