News Releases

Photo connecting weight to health (Pixabay)
October 10, 2018
Activation of precancerous pathways seen with obesity; secondary findings suggest that NSAIDs may lower the levels of pro-inflammatory proteins in the colon

BOSTON (Oct. 10, 2018)—Studies in mice have demonstrated that obesity-induced inflammation contributes to the risk of colorectal cancer, but...

Markers of dairy fat consumption linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes
October 10, 2018

CAMBRIDGE, England and BOSTON (Oct. 10, 2018, 2:00 p.m. ET)—Higher levels of biomarkers of dairy fat consumption are associated with lower risk of...

Youth voting
October 9, 2018
New poll shows high interest in midterms among youngest voters, mirroring engagement in 2016; vote choice favors Democrats

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 9, 2018)Young voters are engaged in the 2018 midterm elections and plan to vote in higher...

October 9, 2018
Tufts undergraduate leads research in a discovery with implications for understanding regeneration, wound repair, and diagnostic strategies

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (October 9, 2018)—In research that extends knowledge about the physiology of regeneration and wound repair, Tufts...

October 2, 2018
Policy interventions to make SNAP healthier in the next Farm Bill could save from $6.8 to $41.9 billion and reduce disease burdens

BOSTON (Oct. 2, 2018, 2:00 p.m. ET)—Poor eating is a major cause of illness, especially from cardiometabolic conditions such as heart disease,...

Terry McAuliffe
September 26, 2018
Oct. 9 event is part of Tisch College Distinguished Speaker Series

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 26, 2018)—The Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life at Tufts University will host national political figure and...

Community Day
September 6, 2018
Annual festival celebrates university's relationship with Medford, Somerville communities

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 6, 2018)—Tufts University, in cooperation with the cities of Medford and Somerville, will host the 16th annual...