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Benefits of a healthy diet greater in people at high genetic risk for obesity
People whose genes put them at greater risks for obesity may reap bigger benefits from sticking to a healthy diet than those at lower genetic risk, according to a new study in the journal The BMJ led by a team of Tulane researchers. The study suggests that improving diet quality over time can...
09/16/2016 - 13:15 - Iman Naim

In the radio series “Unprisoned,” independent producer Eve Abrams addresses how major public health issues like homelessness, mental health and drug addiction are often criminalized rather than treated, leading to the mass incarceration rates and subsequent health problems. Abrams spoke Wednesday...

09/16/2016 - 11:15 - Iman Naim

In the radio series “Unprisoned,” independent producer Eve Abrams addresses how major public health issues like homelessness, mental health and drug addiction are often criminalized rather than treated, leading to the mass incarceration rates and subsequent health problems.   Abrams spoke...

09/15/2016 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Zika virus has gone from a little-known disease affecting a very small portion of the world’s population to a major health concern around the globe. The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, along with the School of Social Work and the MD/MPH Program, will take a look at this...

09/13/2016 - 11:30 - Dee Boling

The Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics will change its name to the Department of Global Biostatistics and Data Science effective September 15, 2016. According to Department Chair Dr. John Lefante, the new department name emphasizes the global aspects of data science research along with...

08/31/2016 - 12:45 - Dee Boling

A history of gallstone disease may increase the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study by Tulane University researchers published in the American Heart Association’s journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. Researchers analyzed the relationship between history of...

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