November 13, 2023
Researchers at Tulane have developed a new and rapid test that can detect both HIV and tuberculosis at the same time with just a small amount of blood.
September 28, 2023
A new study has found that walking up more than five flights of stairs a day can reduce heart disease risk by 20%.
September 19, 2023
Tulane University researchers have been awarded a five-year, $3.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how changing the gut microbiome may ease chronic inflammation and associated gastrointestinal issues for people taking antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV.
September 06, 2023
Dr. Rie Yotsu, an associate professor at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has followed a career path that has proved unexpected yet fulfilling. She did not initially set out to become a dermatologist specializing in tropical medicine, but fate, she argues, led her to it.
September 05, 2023
Kissing bugs are one of the primary transmitters of Chagas disease via T. cruzi parasites. New research shows that being infected by multiple strains of the parasite may stop the progression of the disease.
September 01, 2023
In his annual State of the University address, Tulane President Michael A. Fitts declared Tulane stronger than ever, all thanks to a dedicated staff and world-class faculty.
August 30, 2023
A new study has found that 12% of Americans are responsible for eating half of all beef consumed on a given day, a finding that may help consumer groups and government agencies craft educational messaging around the negative health and environmental impacts of beef consumption.
August 25, 2023
Younger atrial fibrillation (AFib) patients under 58 years old are most likely to benefit from more personalized, MRI-guided ablation treatments to correct irregular heart rhythms, according to a new artificial intelligence-guided analysis of results from the DECAAF II trial, one of the largest global studies of treatments for heart arrhythmias.
August 01, 2023
A new study confirmed for the first time that both low and high daily alcohol intake are continuously associated with increases in blood pressure levels, potentially increasing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
June 30, 2023
Loneliness is a bigger risk factor for heart disease in patients with diabetes than diet, exercise, smoking and depression, according to a new Tulane University study published in the European Heart Journal.