Health & Science

Image of a map of the world, with pie charts show the percentage of people in each region for whom the cost of the EAT lancet diet exceeds their daily income: North America - 1.2%, Europe and Central Asia - 1.7%, East Asia & Pacific - 15%, Middle East & North Africa - 19.4%, South Asia - 38.4%, Sub-Saharan Africa - 57.2%, Latin America and Caribbean - 11.6%
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At an estimated $2.84 per day, the cost of diet for human and environmental health exceeds daily per capita income in many low-income countries

BOSTON and WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 7, 2019, 6:30 p.m. EST)—A diet meant to improve both human and planetary health would be unaffordable for at...

Two people standing at a podium. For thirty-three years, Irwin Rosenberg has been synonymous with nutrition at Tufts, leading both the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
November 4, 2019 Large Image
People all over the world are healthier and better nourished, thanks to Irwin Rosenberg

For thirty-three years, Irwin Rosenberg has been synonymous with nutrition at Tufts, leading both the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research...

Margie Skeer, associate professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, received the Weiner Hailey Family Professorship.
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The inaugural Weiner Hailey Family Professor researches substance-misuse prevention at the School of Medicine

Margie Skeer, associate professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, has been named...

A section of the periodic table of elements on a green leaf. The Tufts Laboratory for Living Devices brings together research going on across the university that links the natural properties of paper and silk with technology, medicine, diagnostics, and personalized health
November 4, 2019 Large Image
Researchers at Tufts’ Laboratory for Living Devices link materials like silk and paper with technology, medicine, and diagnostics

What exactly are living devices? They sound like they might come straight out of science fiction, but they are in fact being created at Tufts...

Insulin
November 1, 2019 Large Image
Pancreatic beta cells “switched on” by light are engineered to enhance production of insulin in response to glucose levels

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (November 1, 2019) —Tufts University researchers have transplanted engineered pancreatic beta cells into diabetic mice,...

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