Health & Science

Jiang Lab
November 28, 2017 Large Image
Xiaocheng Jiang will use early-career award to develop innovative method of observing fundamental cellular and molecular processes

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Xiaocheng Jiang, assistant professor of biomedical  engineering in the School of Engineering at Tufts...

dieting meeting with leader talking about fruits
November 27, 2017 Large Image
Tufts study finds that group meetings with doctors provide more support—and help shed pounds

Losing weight is not easy. While we all understand the basics of shedding pounds, it’s the sticking to it that tends to be the hard part.


Price changes for seven foods could save thousands of lives per year, study says
November 27, 2017 Large Image
Subsidies for healthy foods and taxes on unhealthy foods could reduce deaths from stroke, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, especially among Americans with lower socioeconomic status

BOSTON (Nov. 27, 2017)—Changing the prices of seven foods, including fruits, vegetables and sugar-sweetened beverages, could reduce deaths due to...

a boy in Senegal receiving an iron supplement
November 22, 2017 Large Image
Tufts researchers are hunting for a safer supplement to use in malaria-endemic countries

Treating iron deficiency—the most common nutritional deficiency in the world—is a double-edged sword. Iron supplements help, but in a paradox that...

A large dog leadning a walking group of humans
November 15, 2017 Large Image
At Cummings School, a registered therapy dog is giving the campus community a reason to gather for some weekly group exercise

When Irish wolfhound Einstein passed the 22-part skills and aptitude test to become a registered therapy dog and a member of the...