Health & Science

Finalists in Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition, organized by the Gordon Institute's Entrepreneurial Leadership Program at Tufts University, pose for a group photo inside Breed Hall on Tufts University campus in Medford/Somerville, Massachusetts on April 5, 2019
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Annual contests celebrate innovation, entrepreneurship across Tufts community

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (April 16, 2019)—Five new ventures, including a noninvasive alternative to traditional methods of spay and neuter and a...

Pile of colorful candy rounds
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Model estimates prevention of nearly 1 million cases of cardiometabolic disease, billions of dollars in savings in first 20 years of label’s use

BOSTON (April 15, 2019, 5:00 a.m. ET)—The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) mandatory added sugar labeling policy for packaged foods and...

very old book from 1556 being held open to its title page
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The Hirsh Health Sciences Library isn’t just books and journals—check out the bloodletting scarificators

Ray Bradbury once said in an interview, “Without libraries, what have we? We have no past and no future.” For a series on libraries at the...

HIV envelope and spike
April 10, 2019 Large Image
Breakthrough opens new paths to fight against the deadly virus

BOSTON, MONTREAL, and MELBOURNE, Australia (April 10, 2019, 11 a.m. E.DT.) -- Imagine that HIV is a sealed tin can: if you opened it, what would...

Green plate with spinach, egg, tomatoes and bread, on brown place mat
April 9, 2019 Large Image
Study also identifies association between excess calcium supplement intake and increased risk of death from cancer

BOSTON (April 8, 2019, 5:00 p.m. ET)—Adequate intake of certain nutrients is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality when the nutrient...