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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...
06/15/2016 - 14:15 - Dee Boling

New results from Tulane University suggest that long-term therapy with metformin reduced the incidence of neurodegenerative diseases among elderly veterans with diabetes, although this association was not observed with a less than 2-year exposure to the drug. Researchers presented the study at the...

06/09/2016 - 14:15 - Dee Boling

Dr. Alessandra, Bazzano, assistant professor of global community health and behavioral sciences, has been named to the next class of Social Entrepreneurship (SE) Professors. The professorship is an opportunity of the Phyllis M. Taylor Center for Social Innovation and Design Thinking at Tulane...

06/06/2016 - 14:15 - Ryan Rivet

While many students are basking in the off time afforded by summer break, MD/MPH student Brady Page, is traveling to far-flung locales for a year-long trip to research and help treat patients in developing nations. The native of Mountain View, California received a Fulbright-Fogarty research grant...

06/03/2016 - 14:30 - Dee Boling

Mr. Hui Shao, a doctoral student in the Department of Global Health Management and Policy at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, was honored for the best student podium presentation at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)...

05/25/2016 - 09:00 - Keith Brannon

High salt consumption is associated with a higher risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a new Tulane University study appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) this week. Researchers followed more than 3,500...

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