Health & Science

Diets with adequate protein—and in particular protein from plants such as these red and brown lentils—showed fewer signs of low-grade, age-related chronic inflammation
June 10, 2019 Large Image
For adults around sixty, low-grade, age-related chronic inflammation is associated with hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer

We often hear that consuming protein may benefit people hoping to lose weight or build muscle mass. Now Tufts researchers have found that protein...

abstract image of horses racing around a racetrack
June 7, 2019 Video
Breathing only through their noses—and having big hearts—give them a boost

The Tufts video series Ever Wonder features faculty and other experts answering questions for the...

A child applies sunscreen on the beach, a good practice according to a Tufts dermatologist to avoid aging and skin cancer.
June 7, 2019 Large Image
How much, how often, and why there’s no such thing as a healthy tan

Nearly 9,500 new cases of skin cancer are diagnosed each day in the U.S. alone, according to the American Academy of Dermatology. But you can...

woman running in hot sun with water bottle
June 4, 2019 Large Image
Whether you’re racing in a marathon or jogging around the block, Tufts exercise scientist Roger Fielding has advice to keep you healthy

Running season is here, and athletes of all levels need to watch their water intake. Dehydration, a risk that increases in warmer weather, can...

Nadeem Karimbux at the Tufts dental school
May 31, 2019 Large Image
Nadeem Karimbux, a leader in dental education, talks innovation and the importance of mentoring

Nadeem Karimbux, who will become the seventeenth dean...