Health & Science

February 15, 2018 Large Image

GRAFTON, Mass. (February 15, 2018)—The Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University...

Two adults show a karate move to a young patient at a hospital
February 14, 2018 Large Image
Rob Brockman, A84, helps bring martial arts program to pediatric oncology patients at the Floating Hospital

Young cancer patients don’t have too much control over their health, but studies have found that practicing martial arts can help alleviate the...

February 14, 2018 Large Image
Sarah Booth, vitamin K researcher and previous associate director, selected as new leader of country’s largest research center on nutrition and healthy aging

BOSTON (Feb. 14, 2018)—Tufts University today named Sarah Booth, Ph.D., the new director of the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Center for...

Sameer Sonkusale holds a dish of microneedle arrays
February 14, 2018 Large Image
Tufts researchers devise a new, inexpensive way to fabricate microneedles

Getting an injection at the doctor’s office is never a fun thing, but a new approach is on the horizon, using what are called microneedles, arrays...

kimchi on a plate
February 1, 2018 Large Image
Sheldon Rowan, a scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts, explains

Almost everything we eat has some effect on our gut microbiomes. There’s good reason to be aware of that. We know from a dizzying number of...