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Tufts PD Goes Green with Electric Motorcycle

The Tufts University Police Department has added an electric motorcycle to its fleet of vehicles, demonstrating that being green and business-savvy go hand-in-hand.
23-Apr-2015 6:05 AM EDT

Winners Announced for Tufts University $100K New Ventures Competition

A remedy for Boston's parking woes and a therapy for a treatment-resistant cancer were among the winners of the 11th New Ventures business competition organized by the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program of Tufts Gordon Institute. Finalists vied for...
13-Apr-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Choice of Protein- and Carbohydrate-Rich Foods May Have Big Effects on Long-Term Weight Gain

Small changes to the types of protein- and carbohydrate-rich foods that we eat may have a large impact on preventing long-term weight gain. The study also suggests that changes in refined carbohydrates can enhance – or offset – the weight-gain...
9-Apr-2015 12:30 PM EDT

Increase in Inflammation Linked to High Traffic Pollution for People on Insulin

A two-year epidemiological study found that people on insulin living next to roads with heavy traffic had markedly increased concentration of C-reactive protein, a marker of inflammation, compared to those living in lower traffic areas. Individuals...
8-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center Celebrate Third Class of “Maine Track MD” Students


This year’s Match Day at Tufts celebrated the third cohort of students in the “Maine Track MD” program. A partnership between Tufts University School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center, the Maine Track MD program trains students interested...
20-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Bioelectricity Plays Key Role in Brain Development & Repair


Research reported today by Tufts University biologists shows for the first time that bioelectrical signals among cells control and instruct embryonic brain development and manipulating these signals can repair genetic defects and induce development...
9-Mar-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Diet Quality Declines Worldwide, but with Major Differences Across Countries

- In a first-of-its-kind analysis of worldwide dietary patterns, a team including researchers from t Tufts University found overall diet quality worsened across the world even as consumption of healthier foods increased in many countries. The study...
19-Feb-2015 9:00 AM EST

Seeing the Knee in a New Light: Fluorescent Probe Tracks Osteoarthritis Development


A harmless fluorescent probe injected into a joint may make it easier to diagnose and monitor osteoarthritis, leading to better patient care. A new study led by biomedical researchers at Tufts University reports that such a probe successfully...
3-Feb-2015 8:30 AM EST

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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

Tufts University Food Economist Available to Comment on Elimination of SNAP from U.S. House Farm Bill

11-Jul-2013 8:00 PM EDT

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