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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...
05/19/2016 - 09:15 - Tara Brown

Congratulations to the class of 2016! This year the ceremony moved to Mahalia Jackson Theater, a bigger venue to accommodate all the family and friends who  came out to celebrate their graduating loved ones. Megan Hall, MPH in global community health and behavioral sciences, was the student...

05/19/2016 - 09:15 - Tara Brown

Congratulations to the class of 2016! Before an audience of friends, family, and faculty, talented public health graduate students (and a few faculty) were honored and recognized last week with awards and distinctions from the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine and individual departments...

05/13/2016 - 09:30 - Dee Boling

Increases in circulating adiponectin may be found with long-term weight-loss diet interventions with various macronutrient contents, study findings show. The increases in circulating adiponectin may improve abdominal fat distribution and lipid metabolism independently of weight change, researchers...

05/02/2016 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

Dr. Maureen Lichtveld, Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Health Policy, was recently inducted into the Society of Scholars of Johns Hopkins University. The Society of Scholars, the first of its kind in the nation, was created in 1967. The society inducts former postdoctoral fellows,...

04/26/2016 - 09:45 - Dee Boling

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has entered into a memorandum of understanding with China’s Nanjing Medical University to establish a joint degree program. Under the agreement, Chinese students will have the opportunity to complete a bachelor of preventive...

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