A new study from Tufts University and other collaborators takes a data-driven look at influenza viruses circulating among different groups of birds and characterizes which types of birds are involved in spreading the virus. This paper publishes at a...
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Tufts engineers create a glowing sensor made from a silk gel that can be implanted under the skin to detect blood oxygen levels in real time. The sensor provides proof of concept for detecting other blood components, such as glucose
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Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has received a historic $3.5 million gift from SVF Foundation to establish the Dorrance H. Hamilton Professorship in Applied Reproductive Medicine. It is the largest gift to fund a...
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The Biden-Harris administration announced today that it will hold a historic White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health this September. The conference will be only the second of its kind and the first in more than 50 years.
4-May-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine have discovered a previously unknown function performed by a type of cell that comprises nearly half of all cells in the brain.
The scientists say this discovery in mice of a new function by...
28-Apr-2022 8:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A report released today by the Center for State Policy Analysis (cSPA) at Tufts University's Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life examines a Massachusetts ballot initiative that would give gig drivers some new and valuable protections--but would...
20-Apr-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Tufts University has launched a Center for Black Maternal Health and Reproductive Justice that will focus on protecting Black women through the birthing experience by advocating for equitable quality care.
15-Apr-2022 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Tufts scientists find chlorinated water supplies in Bangladesh have little effect on the abundance and diversity of bacteria in children’s guts. This set of bacteria, or gut microbiome, plays an important role in maintaining health as children...
12-Apr-2022 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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A review of available data suggests that there was not a significant rise in child abuse related to COVID-19. Robert Sege of Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts Medical explains the "missing epidemic of child abuse" in a recent JAMA...
23-Feb-2022 5:05 PM EST
Using drugs in synergistic combinations may clear infections more efficiently and slow the acquisition of drug resistance. Bree Aldridge of Tufts University School of Medicine explains how researchers find the right drug cocktails, slowing AMR, and...
20-Jan-2022 3:45 PM EST
John Sargent, a professor of psychiatry and pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine and director and vice chair of the division of child and adolescent psychiatry at Tufts Children’s Hospital, explains what’s behind the youth mental...
12-Jan-2022 9:45 AM EST
The 30 gigawatts of offshore wind farms that is proposed under a new Biden administration plan will be essential for curbing climate change, said Tufts expert Eric Hines. It will also be a key step in modernizing the national power grid toward more...
4-Nov-2021 11:15 AM EDT
Dr. Erika Werner of Tufts University School of Medicine and Tufts Medical Center on why pregnant women are more vulnerable to the virus, why she recommends the vaccine, and what she hears from her patients.
13-Oct-2021 10:20 AM EDT
Trump Administration to Roll Back Fuel Economy Standards--Tufts Public Health Expert on Air Pollution and Health Impact
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