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University leaders reaffirm commitment to the value of a global community and join legal challenge of executive order Full Story »
Robin Glover and Ellen Pinderhughes are Tufts’ new interim Chief Diversity Officers (CDOs), following former CDO Mark Brimhall-Vargas’s departure from Tufts on Jan. 10. Full Story »
Oral administration of viruses that specifically target cholera bacteria prevents infection and cholera-like symptoms in animal model experiments. Full Story »
Laboratory model serves as bioassay to test effects of estrogen-like chemicals, including BPA, on developing mouse fetal tissue Full Story »
UMass Boston students pursuing careers in medicine or biomedical sciences take part in a Tufts curriculum targeting disparities in the clinical and biomedical workforce Full Story »
New study finds high school girls who report trying to lose, maintain or gain weight when there is no medical need to do so are more likely to have tried alcohol and drunk heavily. Full Story »
Risk of antibiotic resistance and environmental impact should be among the considerations for ingredients added to over-the-counter and household products. Full Story »
Understanding age-related changes could help prevent and treat obesity in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder. Full Story »
Ekaterina Heldwein has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Faculty Scholar, a new five-year grant program for early-career scientists who bring innovative approaches to the study of biological problems. Full Story »
High-tech, digital imaging to be blended into centuries-old rite-of-passage dissection class; gift from Jaharis Family Foundation Inc. will also ease student debt to address national shortage of family medicine specialists. Full Story »
Antibiotic resistance may be contributing to a trend in rising healthcare costs for infections associated with disease-causing bacteria that can live inside drinking water distribution systems, including household and hospital plumbing. Full Story »
New study finds significant growth of infective endocarditis admissions among people who inject drugs, particularly young, white and female individuals. Full Story »
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