Health & Science

September 24, 2019 Large Image
Older people, those with lower income, and those with less education face greater hurdles

BOSTON (Sept. 24, 2019, 11:00 a.m. EDT)—Despite years of steady advice and guidance on healthy eating, a ‘report card’ on the American diet shows...

Four dental students look at a replica tooth. Tufts recently held its first DentalFest, a competition that put an unconventional spin on dental education
September 23, 2019 Large Image
Play-Doh, soap, video, and abundant creativity are instrumental at Tufts’ first DentalFest, a competition that put an unconventional spin on dental education

I’m not much of a sports fan, but when I heard that the Molar Bears were going to be facing off against Plaque Attack, I knew this was a match-up...

A bulldog stares forward with big brown eyes. The crosslinking technique borrowed from human medicine allows veterinarians to save damaged corneas in pets and horses.
September 23, 2019 Large Image
A technique borrowed from human medicine allows veterinarians to save damaged corneas in pets and horses

The cornea—the clear lens at the front of eye—is the part of the eye most vulnerable to trauma in animals. Dogs with flat faces and bulgy eyes,...

senior man walking on the beach
September 18, 2019 Large Image
Study identifies differences in gut microbiome composition in physically high-functioning vs low-functioning older adults, successfully transfers some of these effects into mice

BOSTON (Sept. 18, 2019)—A novel new study suggests...

Stuart Levy in his lab. The longtime Tufts professor sounded the alarm on the threat of antibiotic resistance
September 13, 2019 Large Image
The longtime Tufts professor sounded the alarm on the threat of antibiotic resistance

Stuart B. Levy, the emeritus professor of molecular biology and microbiology at the Tufts University School of Medicine whose pioneering research...

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