Health & Science

A woman gesturing as she is talking. Madeleine Oudin explains what tumors are, their origins, and why some spread.
August 12, 2019 Video
A Tufts assistant professor of biomedical engineering explains how they start and how they can migrate

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

A veterinarian examines a rabbit, while a veterinary tech staffer looks on. A new Tufts study shows that GI ultrasounds may reveal source of life-threatening illness for rabbits.
August 8, 2019 Large Image
New study shows that GI ultrasounds may reveal source of life-threatening illness for rabbits

Gastrointestinal issues are the most common emergency that brings pet rabbits—...

A woman pushing a shopping cart in a grocery store. Reporting based on findings of nutrition research is rife with exaggerations, contradictions, and flat-out inaccuracies.
August 7, 2019 Large Image
Jeanne Goldberg of the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy offers advice for making smart food decisions

In today’s social media world, it’s easier than ever to find “facts”—and increasingly difficult to figure out which of them are actually true....

Dog lying on a physical examination table at the veterinarian
August 1, 2019 Large Image
Researchers from Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine launch a clinical study for dogs needing back surgery

Opioids are among the most effective pain relievers in dogs and cats, but amid the U.S. opioid crisis it has become much more difficult for animal...

Drawing from a water source in rural Kenya
August 1, 2019 Large Image
Improved drinking water should be a key component of control strategies against parasitic worm and protozoan infections, according to studies in rural Kenya

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (August 1, 2019)— Roundworm infections can be reduced significantly simply by improving the treatment and quality of...