Health & Science

December 4, 2017 Large Image
Tufts researchers provide insight on Yamanaka factors and use of stem cells to address loss of smell in mouse study

BOSTON (Dec. 4, 2017)—Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, led by Dr. James E. Schwob, are examining the behavior of adult stem...

November 30, 2017 Large Image
New process could lead to production of methanol or acetic acid through more energy efficient, low-cost and environmentally-friendly ways

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 30, 2017) – The direct oxidation of methane—found in natural gas—into methanol at low temperatures has long been a...

Jiang Lab
November 28, 2017 Large Image
Xiaocheng Jiang will use early-career award to develop innovative method of observing fundamental cellular and molecular processes

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Xiaocheng Jiang, assistant professor of biomedical  engineering in the School of Engineering at Tufts...

dieting meeting with leader talking about fruits
November 27, 2017 Large Image
Tufts study finds that group meetings with doctors provide more support—and help shed pounds

Losing weight is not easy. While we all understand the basics of shedding pounds, it’s the sticking to it that tends to be the hard part.


Price changes for seven foods could save thousands of lives per year, study says
November 27, 2017 Large Image
Subsidies for healthy foods and taxes on unhealthy foods could reduce deaths from stroke, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, especially among Americans with lower socioeconomic status

BOSTON (Nov. 27, 2017)—Changing the prices of seven foods, including fruits, vegetables and sugar-sweetened beverages, could reduce deaths due to...