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Almost 36 percent of US adults recommended for blood pressure treatment under new guidelines
More than 83 million adults would be recommended for high blood pressure treatment under the new system compared to 72 million under the prior recommendations, said senior study author Dr. Jiang He, Joseph S. Copes Chair of Epidemiology at Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical...
07/14/2017 - 11:00 - Dee Boling

Tulane University will again partner with a consortium of universities to train the next generation of global health researchers as part of the Global Health Fellows Program, funded by the Fogarty International Center. The consortium is led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and...

07/06/2017 - 10:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A new Tulane University initiative called MOMENTUM aims to help new mothers and their babies in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The project is funded by a $4.8 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. MOMENTUM will provide nursing students...

06/30/2017 - 10:30 - New Wave Staff

Former President Eamon M. Kelly, pictured in 1987. Kelly led Tulane University from 1981 to 1998. (Photo from Tulane University Archive) Tulane SPHTM is saddened to share the following news from President Mike Fitts. Dr. Eamon Kelly served as part of the SPHTM faculty over the past few years in the...

06/27/2017 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

Dean Pierre Buekens is in his native Belgium right now, spending time in his home country but also working on collaborative research projects. While in Belgium, Buekens met with Director Robert Otok of the Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region (ASPHER). Together, they...

06/27/2017 - 15:15 - Dee Boling

Young adults with a history of asthma are at a greater risk of thickening of the left ventricle, which can cause shortness of breath, chest pain, fainting, and eventually lead to heart failure, according to research from the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine published...

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