Health & Science

speakers at event on Capitol Hill in Washington
January 17, 2018 Large Image
Friedman School Dean Dariush Mozaffarian supports launch of Food Is Medicine Working Group on Capitol Hill

With research showing that a healthy diet is often the best prescription for preventing many chronic illnesses, Dariush Mozaffarian, dean of the...

January 16, 2018 Large Image
In largest study to date using dental exams, severe periodontitis associated with 24 percent increased risk of cancer

BOSTON (Jan. 16, 2018)—Data collected during a long-term health study provides additional evidence for a link between increased risk of cancer in...

January 10, 2018

NEW YORK and BOSTON (Jan. 21, 2018)—An original analysis by researchers at New York University College of Global Public Health and the Friedman...

January 8, 2018

LONDON and MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. – Methane in shale gas can be turned into hydrocarbon fuels using an innovative platinum and copper alloy...

peanut butter on a slice of white bread
January 5, 2018 Large Image
Tufts experts weigh in on just how useful the glycemic index is

If you could rank foods from best to worst and base your eating decisions on that, it would certainly make healthy eating easier. For some people...