Consumption of sugary drinks may lead to an estimated 184,000 adult deaths each year worldwide, according to research published today in the journal Circulation and previously presented as an abstract at the American Heart Association Council on...
26-Jun-2015 10:00 AM EDT
In a Viewpoint published today in the Journal of the Medical Association (JAMA), researchers from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science & Policy at Tufts University and Boston Children’s Hospital call on the federal government to drop...
22-Jun-2015 12:00 PM EDT
Two studies demonstrate that hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol and high triglycerides in the blood) caused by a high-fat diet accelerates heart-transplant rejection in mice. The researchers from Tufts University School of Medicine also found that...
11-Jun-2015 8:30 AM EDT
Chemists have witnessed atoms of one chemical element morph into another for the first time ever—a feat that produced an unexpected outcome that could lead to a new way to safely treat cancer with radiation.
12-Jun-2015 7:00 PM EDT
A daily sugar-sweetened beverage habit may increase the risk for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), researchers from the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University report in the Journal of Hepatology.
5-Jun-2015 12:30 PM EDT
An artificial intelligence system has reverse-engineered the regeneration mechanism of planaria, a common model in regenerative medicine. This is the first reported model of regeneration discovered by a non-human intelligence, and the first...
26-May-2015 7:05 PM EDT
New research published in the American Journal of Veterinary Research has found that a substance called dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) shows promise as a potential cryopreservant for freezing avian blood.
4-Jun-2015 8:45 AM EDT
Jianmin Qu, a skilled academic leader whose research in theoretical and applied mechanics has led to safer airplanes and other advances, was named dean of the School of Engineering at Tufts University, effective August 1. Qu is currently Walter P....
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Tufts University child development expert George Scarlett recommends ways that parents can help their children and themselves navigate the holidays more successfully.
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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
Tufts University Food Economist Available to Comment on Elimination of SNAP from U.S. House Farm Bill
11-Jul-2013 8:00 PM EDT