Health & Science

senior man walking on the beach
September 18, 2019 Large Image
Study identifies differences in gut microbiome composition in physically high-functioning vs low-functioning older adults, successfully transfers some of these effects into mice

BOSTON (Sept. 18, 2019)—A novel new study suggests...

Stuart Levy in his lab. The longtime Tufts professor sounded the alarm on the threat of antibiotic resistance
September 13, 2019 Large Image
The longtime Tufts professor sounded the alarm on the threat of antibiotic resistance

Stuart B. Levy, the emeritus professor of molecular biology and microbiology at the Tufts University School of Medicine whose pioneering research...

Two strollers with mosquito netting over them. An expert on infections spread by mosquitos and ticks explains why there is no human vaccine to EEE.
September 13, 2019 Large Image
Cummings School Professor Sam Telford, an expert on infections spread by mosquitoes and ticks, explains

Actually, there is a human vaccine for eastern equine encephalitis (EEE), but it has never been approved for public use.

The U.S. Army...

Four young girls standing in front of a house in Uganda. Tufts researchers discovered a widespread flaw in global childhood development data, and devised a formula for correction that reveals new insight on children’s growth in poorest countries.
September 11, 2019 Large Image
A formula to address the error reveals new insights on children’s growth in the world's poorest countries

It was a pattern that many researchers had noticed—children in developing countries born at certain times of the year are taller for their age...

a woman and two men in Gillette Stadium. The Patriots Foundation contributes $10,000 to the student-run health project in honor of Kelly Ohlrich
September 4, 2019 Large Image
The Patriots Foundation contributes $10,000 to the student-run health project in honor of Kelly Ohlrich

Kelly Ohlrich, MG18 (MBS), M22, executive director of the Sharewood Project...

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