Health & Science

Fruits and vegetables are pictured in a circle on a white background next to a person wearing a white lab coat.
January 20, 2022 Large Image
The $8.23 million NIH grant will support an innovative personalized health study to predict individual responses to food and dietary patterns

National nutrition guidance is on track to become much more individualized, thanks to research that will soon begin at the...

An older woman talking with a doctor on her iPad, while holding up a prescription bottle. A Tufts study of older and chronically ill patients found some upside to remote health-care appointments, but many concerns
January 20, 2022 Large Image
A study of older and chronically ill patients found some upside but many concerns about remote appointments, especially for people of color

With the pandemic, there has been a rise in the use of virtual appointments for patients seeking health care. A new study by Tufts researchers,...

A woman holding a smartphone with a grocery app open on it. Nutrition facts, ingredient lists, and allergens—all FDA-required information on food labels—are frequently absent when shoppers buy food online
January 20, 2022 Large Image
Study shows that nutrition facts, ingredient lists, and allergens—all FDA-required information on food labels—are frequently absent when shoppers buy food online

Online food retailers do not consistently display nutrition information on their websites—and U.S. laws are lagging behind in mandating the same...

Image of a large rocky asteroid on a black background. A Tufts astronomer explains asteroids, the rocky remnants from the birth of our solar system.
January 18, 2022 Large Image
A Tufts astronomer explains the rocky remnants from the birth of our solar system

Asteroids fly through our solar system all the time, but it’s rare for us to take notice of them. But that’s changed this week, as an...

A gloved hand holds a microplate filled with samples.
January 14, 2022 Large Image
A microbiologist explains drug cocktails and how researchers find the right matches to improve outcomes

When you open a carton of Neapolitan ice cream, how do you scoop? Maybe you grab some chocolate and strawberry together, or maybe you eat one...

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