Health & Science

October 18, 2018 Large Image
Neural models could improve understanding of neurodegenerative and other diseases, and facilitate discovery of treatments

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE and BOSTON, Mass. (Oct. 18, 2018)—A team of Tufts University-led researchers has developed three-dimensional (3D) human tissue...

A canine patient participates in an osteosarcoma trial at Tufts University.
October 11, 2018 Large Image
Trials for osteosarcoma and solid tumors enrolling at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center at Tufts University for eligible canine candidates

GRAFTON, Mass. (Oct. 11, 2018)—Two studies into deadly cancers in dogs are now underway, offered through the newly formed...

Photo connecting weight to health (Pixabay)
October 10, 2018 Large Image
Activation of precancerous pathways seen with obesity; secondary findings suggest that NSAIDs may lower the levels of pro-inflammatory proteins in the colon

BOSTON (Oct. 10, 2018)—Studies in mice have demonstrated that obesity-induced inflammation contributes to the risk of colorectal cancer, but...

Markers of dairy fat consumption linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes
October 10, 2018 Large Image

CAMBRIDGE, England and BOSTON (Oct. 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. ET)—Higher levels of biomarkers of dairy fat consumption are associated with lower risk of...

Chery London with a dog
October 9, 2018
Cummings School researcher focuses on comparative oncology and improving cancer treatment in both pets and people

Cheryl London, V90, a research professor at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine and Tufts University School of Medicine, has been appointed the...