Health & Science

mother and young son talking across a table
November 19, 2018 Large Image
Tufts medical professor co-wrote policy saying that corporal punishment harms children and doesn’t work

Is it ever good to spank your children—or shame or humiliate them—to try and correct their behavior? The new answer from the American Academy of...

elementary school kids in a classroom eating healthy snacks, inlcuding apples
November 15, 2018 Large Image
Seeking to improve snacks that kids eat in school, Tufts researchers look at the effect of having refrigerators in the classroom

School lunches are getting healthier, with more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, thanks in part to the 2010 Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act and...

Jamie Maguire at Tufts
November 9, 2018 Large Image
The School of Medicine neuroscience researcher is the inaugural Kenneth and JoAnn G. Wellner Professor

Jamie Maguire, a tenured associate professor of neuroscience at the Tufts University School of Medicine, has been appointed the first...

November 6, 2018 Large Image
A wearable bioreactor delivering treatment to a frog’s wound induced partial limb regeneration

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (November 6, 2018)— Researchers led by Tufts University biologists and engineers have found that delivering progesterone...

two bowls of cocoa powder
November 1, 2018 Large Image
A study finds that consuming a flavonoid in cocoa helped healthy mice delay skeletal muscle aging

As if you needed another reason to enjoy cocoa products, a recent study by Tufts researchers found that epicatechin, a flavonoid found in cocoa,...

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