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Study finds Lyme bacteria can survive antibiotic treatment months after infection
The bacteria that causes Lyme disease can survive in organ tissue after treatment with a full course of antibiotics months after infection, according to a new primate study of the disease by Tulane University researchers. The study results, which were published in the peer-reviewed journals PLOS...

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Nov 10, 2017 - Barri Bronston

A Tulane University geologist is among a team of scientists studying an ancient Canadian ice sheet to determine if its collapse could be a preview of future climate change.

 

Nov 07, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane researcher wants to know if, as they get older, parents can more readily pass a specific type of genetic damage down to their children - even if they’re not carriers themselves.

Nov 06, 2017 - Mary Cross

Since opening its doors in September, the Tulane Living Well clinic has provided a central location for employees to get free same-day appointments for everything from urgent care services to dietetic counseling.

Oct 31, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

A Tulane professor of child psychiatry is part of a team that has been awarded the 2017 Ruane Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Research. The award recognizes important advances in the understanding and treatment of early-onset brain and behavior disorders. Dr. Charles Zeanah, the Mary Peters Sellars-Polchow Chair in Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine, shares the award with two fellow researchers.

Oct 24, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Sufferers of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are more likely to abuse alcohol, but a Tulane researcher is hoping a study of the brain can provide insight into the problem and catch it before it escalates.