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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...
08/28/2017 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Hurricane Harvey has devastated the Gulf Coast of Texas with large volumes of rain that will continue throughout this week. Everyone here at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine shares in concern for the residents of Southeast Texas who are dealing with flooding and displacement...

08/10/2017 - 11:15 - Barri Bronston

Marcela Villareal de Panetta, a Tulane graduate and member of the Dean’s Council of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has joined the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body. Panetta earned a bachelor of arts degree from Newcomb College. She lives in...

08/02/2017 - 13:30 - Mary Sparacello, Tara Nicole Brown

Tulane University senior Taylor Selembo, a bachelor of science in public health candidate, is working with the Healthy Corner Store Collaborative (HCSC), which is funded by the city and organized through Propeller, Top Box Foods, and Liberty's Kitchen. The HCSC works with corner store operators to...

08/01/2017 - 15:00 - Madeline Vann

Next time you slap a mosquito consider this – Tulane researchers are testing a strategy to alter the genes of female Aedes aegypti mosquitos so they die soon after a blood meal. A. aegypti mosquitos play a leading role in spreading diseases such as Zika and dengue viruses. The results of this...

07/20/2017 - 11:00 - Keith Brannon

Tulane Prevention Research Center’s Movin' for LIFE program will host a 5K run-and-walk and family-focused health fair with community partners in the Ninth Ward later this summer to help residents jumpstart healthy lifestyle habits. The Movin' for LIFE (Lasting Improvement for Fitness and Energy)...

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