Health & Science

3D brain tissue neurons with amyloid beta plaques
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In vitro model is uniquely designed to study the causes and treatments of neurological disease

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (May 6, 2020)—Engineers and scientists led by...

Illustration with grid of nine health-care workers. A supply firm CEO, a medical apparel manufacturer, and a cathedral administrator step up to address critical shortages.
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"Dispatches from the Pandemic" — A county health officer, a supply firm CEO, a dentist, and others share how they're leading communities through the crisis

Tufts alumni around the globe are responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with innovative ideas and a generous spirit. “...

“Parents and caregivers can support kids by giving words to feelings they have,” said Jessica Dym Bartlett, J92, AG93, AG12, Co-Director of Early Childhood Research at the nonprofit research organization Child Trends. Photo: Ingimage
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An expert on children, trauma, and education shares tips for preserving kids’ emotional well-being

Being a caregiver isn’t easy, and under COVID-19 circumstances, many parents are feeling the stress. With social distancing and virtual learning...

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Study shows low intake of flavonoid-rich foods linked with higher Alzheimer’s risk over 20 years


Watch a video showing how the Tufts community has pitched in to help alleviate the pandemic.
May 5, 2020 Video
Students, faculty, alumni, parents, and staff have all contributed to help deal with the pandemic in many ways. Here are 19, and counting

From the first moments of the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Tufts community from far and wide have gone the extra mile to help those in need...