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Travel ban leaves students with uncertain futures
International students from certain countries may have limited travel options while using student visas under President Trump’s travel ban. (Thinkstock image) About 25 of Tulane University’s international students, faculty and staff have been adversely affected by President Trump’s travel ban,...
01/12/2018 - 15:30 - Keith Brannon

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...

01/12/2018 - 11:15 - Angus Lind

This story was originally published in the December 2017 issue of Tulane magazine. Call them the ambassadors for New Orleans—the city’s walking tour guides, who face the daunting task of condensing 300 years of complicated and confusing history into two hours. Imagine having to explain to people...

01/10/2018 - 15:00 - New Wave staff

Looking for ways to keep health-related resolutions, like weight loss and healthy eating? Social media might help. Conversations on Twitter can lead to engaged, two-way communication about health, according to a recent study published by the Tulane Prevention Research Center (PRC) and its partners...

01/10/2018 - 13:30 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane University proposal to establish a comprehensive system of infectious disease response, from early detection to the development of new treatments, has been named a “Best Bet” by one of the nation’s leading philanthropic research centers. The Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP),...

01/09/2018 - 11:30 - Faith Dawson

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria deaths have fallen over the last decade, but half the global population is still at risk. A Tulane University professor and researcher recently co-authored a study that may lead to better control of parasite-carrying mosquitoes....

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