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January 14, 2021
Findings, the first of their kind, could help drive public health policy on reducing impact of discrimination on mental health


Chart shows priorities for young voters for incoming Biden-Harris administration
January 12, 2021
Post-election survey shows that young people remain engaged and want action on key issues

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (January 12, 2021)—Young people made their mark on the 2020 presidential election with a likely historic level...

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December 15, 2020
Results have potential applications to cut risk of age-related degenerative diseases


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December 7, 2020
Small randomized trial in older adults compares benefits of the two in supplements

BOSTON (Dec. 7, 2020, 9:00 a.m. EST)...

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November 19, 2020
Center for State Policy Analysis at Tufts University’s Tisch College estimates the potential impact of Transportation Climate Initiative

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 19, 2020)—A report released today by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University’s...

A graphic showing that 52-55% of young people turned out to vote in the 2020 election
November 19, 2020
High youth turnout in 2020 key to Biden-Harris victory, especially in battlegrounds and among youth of color

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Nov. 19, 2020)—Presidential election turnout among young people ages 18-29 reached 52-55%, significantly higher than...

Mouse hippocampal neuron expressing a green fluorescence protein (GFP, yellow) making synaptic contacts with other neurons in cultures stained for microtubule associated protein 2B (MAP2B, magenta)
November 18, 2020
Molecular mutation may be more common among African Americans with late onset Alzheimer’s, provide a possible focus for early diagnosis and targeted treatments

BOSTON (Nov. 18, 2020, 2:00 p.m. ET)—Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine have discovered a molecular mechanism that causes a “...