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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...
08/15/2016 - 11:45 -

Our thoughts are with our neighbors in the communities to the west and north of New Orleans who have experienced flooding from the recent storms. While New Orleans was not significantly impacted by the rain, we are well versed in the devastation high water can cause. If those in our community -...

08/11/2016 - 11:45 - Dee Boling

The Tulane community was saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Harrison Spencer, president and CEO of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). While the entire public health community mourns the loss of such a staunch advocate for the field, the Tulane community...

08/08/2016 - 12:00 - Carolyn Scofield

For the first time in history, people living in low- and middle-income countries have a higher prevalence of hypertension, or high blood pressure, than people in high-income countries, according to a new study by Tulane researchers. The results have been published in the American Heart Association’...

08/08/2016 - 12:00 - Rachel Pfister

Hydration is a key component in our health that is often overlooked. In the heat of summer, when there are exceptionally high temperatures, proper hydration is crucial. Water is imperative for good health and plays important roles in keeping the body healthy, including flushing out waste products,...

08/01/2016 - 12:15 - Faith Dawson

After Dr. Adaora Okoli survived the deadly Ebola virus, she enrolled at Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to learn more about epidemiology and outbreak control, especially in developing countries. She plans to use her medical degree in combination with a master's degree in public...

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