Health & Science

Image of cultured cells from the olfactory epithelium
March 28, 2019 Large Image
Lab-grown olfactory stem cells will enable research into therapies for recovering sense of smell after injury or degeneration

BOSTON (March 28, 2019, 11:00 a.m. ET)—A team of researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine developed a method to grow and maintain...

Ghahreman Khodadad with Philip Haydon
March 26, 2019 Large Image
A generous gift by Ghahreman Khodadad will fund research at Tufts on the neurological underpinnings of extreme self-centeredness

Ghahreman Khodadad knows that being a little bit selfish is normal. “It’s essential to survival,” he said, explaining that the instinct can...

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March 21, 2019 Large Image
A Tufts research team develops material to separate oil and water for environmental remediation and wastewater treatment

It’s a popular phrase used to describe people, things, and ideas that just don’t mix—“like oil and water.” Except it’s not entirely...

illustration of a man lying in bed at night with his eyes wide open, unable to sleep
March 20, 2019 Large Image
Another worrying thing to keep you up at night: new study finds connection between lack of rest and atherosclerosis

If you’ve spoken with your doctor about protecting your heart health, you likely received advice about eating well and starting an exercise...

March 19, 2019 Large Image
New study finds that health insurance coverage for healthy food could improve health, reduce healthcare costs, and be highly cost-effective after five years

BOSTON (March 19, 2019, 2:00 p.m. ET)—A team of researchers modeled the health and economic effects of healthy food prescriptions in Medicare and...