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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...
04/19/2016 - 08:45 - Dee Boling

Over the weekend, two different communities suffered the devastating effects of massive earthquakes. The largest of two earthquakes on the Japanese island of Kyushu registered a magnitude of 7.0 while Ecuador was hit with a 7.8 magnitude earthquake. Both occurred on Saturday. We here at the Tulane...

04/18/2016 - 09:15 - Dee Boling

Dean Pierre Buekens was officially named chair of the Consortium of Universities for Global Health at the organization’s seventh annual meeting held in San Francisco last week. Dr. Buekens will hold the post for two years. “I am honored to lead CUGH over what I know will be an exciting period of...

04/08/2016 - 09:15 - Dee Boling

Dr. Valerie Yeager, assistant professor of Global Health Management and Policy at the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has completed three “edutainment” videos that are being used in eLearning in the South African healthcare environment. These videos are part of a...

04/06/2016 - 09:30 - Dee Boling

Tulane University will lead a $2.25 million effort to improve care coordination in diabetes management, which remains a major public health concern in the United States, especially in Louisiana which reports higher rates of illness and death from diabetes and cardiovascular disease than other...

03/15/2016 - 09:30 -

Our thoughts are with our neighbors in northern and northwest Louisiana who have experienced flooding from last week’s 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 - faculty, staff, or...

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