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August 30, 2016
Perceived lack of choice reduces satisfaction with treatment

MEDFORD /SOMERVILLE (August 30, 2016) – Starting dialysis treatment for end-stage renal disease (ESRD) should be a shared decision made by an...

August 15, 2016

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 15, 2016) Tufts University has appointed Rocco DiRico, a Medford native with extensive political and public...

August 8, 2016
Additional efforts inside and outside the scientific community are needed to utilize genetic technologies across racial and ethnic groups

BOSTON (August 8, 2016)—A new paper from researchers from Tufts University and colleagues addresses how...

August 3, 2016
Findings suggest fierce stomatopods assess likelihood of victory in combat by interpreting combination of signals about an opponent’s aggression, strength

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 3, 2016) Mantis shrimp, often brightly colored and fiercely aggressive sea creatures with outsized strength, use...

July 28, 2016
Five-week program provides research and clinical experiences to students of diverse backgrounds interested in pursuing careers in medicine or science

BOSTON (July 28, 2016)—The summer accomplishments of 26 Massachusetts high school students who have been learning about health...

Cropland in the U.S.
July 22, 2016
New model suggests that vegetarian diet with dairy products could feed the greatest number of people when compared to other diets

BOSTON (July 22, 2016)—A new “food-print” model that measures the per-person land requirements of different diets suggests that...

July 19, 2016
A large-scale meta-analysis finds consumption of unsaturated fats in place of either saturated fats or carbohydrates could aid in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes

BOSTON (July 19, 2016)—Eating more unsaturated fats, especially polyunsaturated fats, in place of either dietary carbohydrate or...

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