Health & Science

A young child reaching their hand into a jar of candy. It’s likely that many children have put on the pounds during COVID-19, with potential long-term consequences, says a Tufts nutrition expert
January 4, 2021 Large Image
The numbers aren’t in yet, but it’s likely that many children have put on the pounds during COVID-19, with potential long-term consequences

There’s plenty of talk of the COVID 20—meaning the extra weight that adults are putting on during the pandemic. But what about children? Even...

Nine small photos in a grid. In a year dominated by COVID-19, Tufts Now highlights stories that looked past the pandemic
December 21, 2020 Large Image
In a year dominated by COVID-19, we’re highlighting stories that looked past the pandemic

The big story this year was clearly the pandemic, which writers at Tufts Now have been busy covering, from our first story on Jan. 27, “...

A PetSmart Charities grant has enabled Yuki Nakayama, V14, to prepare veterinary students to graduate with practice-ready surgical skills by caring for under-served pets in the community.
December 17, 2020 Large Image
Yuki Nakayama, V14, is helping Cummings School increase access to surgical care for pets whose owners otherwise couldn’t afford it—and giving students hands-on training in the process

One day earlier this year, Khelsea Singh was surprised to find her grandmother’s cat, Kiki, in distress. The cat was only 2 years old, but she was...

Cupped hands holding a tree sprout. In a Tell Me More podcast, Tufts experts talk about the wonders of renewal and regeneration
December 16, 2020 Large Image
In a Tell Me More podcast, Tufts experts talk about the wonders of renewal, from animals that regrow body parts to people who rise from tragedy

In this episode, we’re all about regeneration. We talk with a Tufts biologist about the ways some animals regrow lost body parts, and the real...

Small pile of sugar granules on table with three dice over black background
December 15, 2020 Large Image
Results have potential applications to cut risk of age-related degenerative diseases

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