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Scientists Reveal New Target for Anti-Lymphangiogenesis Drugs

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In an emerging field of research, a study in Nature Communications reveals a mechanism in the regulation of lymphangiogenesis. Scientists identified a new target for drug treatment to prevent conditions caused by lymphangiogenesis, which include...
12-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Climate and Agriculture: Changing Monsoon Patterns, More Rainfall Contribute to Lower Tea Yield in Chinese Provinces

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Longer monsoon seasons with increased daily rainfall, aspects of climate change, are contributing to reduced tea yield in regions of China, with implications for crop management and harvesting strategies, according to findings by a global...
8-Apr-2016 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Few Children Get 60 Minutes of Vigorous Physical Activity Daily

Only 15% of children achieve the recommended daily average of at least 60 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and only 8% achieve the school-time recommendation of 30 minutes. Girls, compared to boys, had significantly fewer minutes of...
5-Apr-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tufts University to Collaborate with City Year to Expand Tufts’ 1+4 Bridge-Year Service Learning Program

Through an agreement with City Year, Fellows in the Tufts 1+4 Bridge-Year Service Learning program will now be able to serve in urban school districts in the U.S. Tufts 1+4 offers accepted applicants the chance to learn from a year of service...
28-Mar-2016 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Students in Maine Track MD Program Learn Residency Assignments on Match Day in Boston

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Tufts University School of Medicine Match Day 2016 included our fourth cohort of Maine Track MD students. The Maine Track MD program is a partnership between Tufts University and Maine Medical Center.
23-Mar-2016 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tufts Faculty Earn National Awards for Exceptional Potential in Science and Engineering

Promising research from Tufts University's School of Engineering has earned one faculty member the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award and two faculty members Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) awards from the National Science...
23-Mar-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Prevent, Normalize Tumors Using Light to Control Cell Electric Signals

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Tumors induced by oncogenes can be both prevented and normalized using light to control electric signaling among cells. The findings in frogs extend the application of optogenetics from neurons and the brain to cancer and provide proof of...
10-Mar-2016 7:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Newly Identified Genomic Causes of Severe Compulsive Behavior in Dogs Could Further Understanding of Human OCD

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Research led by investigators in veterinary and human medicine has identified genetic pathways that exacerbate severity of canine compulsive disorder in Doberman pinschers, a discovery that could lead to better therapies for obsessive compulsive...
26-Feb-2016 9:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Tufts University Nutrition Scientists Provide Updated MyPlate for Older Adults

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Nutrition scientists from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University in Boston with support from AARP Foundation are introducing an updated MyPlate for Older Adults icon to help older adults develop and maintain...
7-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EST

Ebola is a Nutrition Crisis Too, Tufts University Expert says

9-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Take Care of Your Gums During Pregnancy

1-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Children Exposed to Second-Hand Smoke at Higher Risk of Tooth Decay

6-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST

The Farm Bill and Food Assistance; Tufts University Expert Available to Comment

15-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Seven Ways Parents Can Manage Holiday Stress, from Tufts Child Development Expert

Tufts University child development expert George Scarlett recommends ways that parents can help their children and themselves navigate the holidays more successfully.
10-Dec-2013 11:00 AM EST

Expert on Youth Risk Reduction Available to Talk About Family Meals

27-Aug-2013 1:40 PM EDT

Simple Precautions Can Help Ward Off EEE, West Nile

Every year reported cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and the West Nile virus surface in communities around the country, raising concerns and questions about mosquito borne-illnesses. Despite reports that children and the elderly are at...
31-Jul-2013 10:30 AM EDT

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