January 16, 2018
A new study out of Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, led by assistant professor of epidemiology Katherine Mills, analyzed published research on blood pressure intervention strategies and found that multilevel, multicomponent interventions were best at helping patients control their hypertension.
January 11, 2018
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.
January 08, 2018
The Charity Hospital of New Orleans emergency room, where real-life Tulane surgeon Dr. Norman McSwain trained many young doctors, is the setting for The Big Free, a coming-of-age novel about a female surgeon learning the ropes in one of the busiest trauma centers in the country.
January 04, 2018
Philanthropist Bill Gates has named Dr. Adaora Okoli, a graduate student in the Tulane School of Public Health, to a list that identifies little-known individuals helping to save the world.
January 03, 2018
Dr. Robert Hendel, chief of cardiology at Tulane University School of Medicine and director of the Tulane Heart & Vascular Institute, said the new imaging method provides physicians with new information about the anatomy of coronary heart disease.
December 22, 2017
Adults trying to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight may benefit from increasing their physical activity level, even individuals predisposed to obesity, suggests a study led by Tulane University in collaboration with investigators from Harvard University.
December 20, 2017
In the last installment of the Holiday Hints video series, nutritionist Kerri Dotson in the Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University gives tips on surviving holiday parties without overeating. View the video.
December 19, 2017
A study involving Tulane researchers identifies a therapy that may be a better treatment for tuberculosis. The research results are published in the latest edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
December 18, 2017
As public health projects utilizing human centered design emerge, a Tulane University study is aiming to synthesize the literature on this research to better understand why and how these designs can be beneficial.
December 18, 2017
Tulane community members can help shape the future of New Orleans’ first bike-share program, Blue Bikes NOLA, by taking part in the Tulane Bike Share Survey, which was created through a collaboration between the Tulane Prevention Research Center, Tulane University Shuttles & Transportation, and the Tulane Office of Sustainability.
December 13, 2017
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.
December 12, 2017
A Tulane University researcher is studying why males have more impulse control issues than females, with the ultimate goal of developing more effective preventative and treatment strategies.
December 11, 2017
Tulane University’s second annual James R. Andrews, MD, Endowed Lectureship in Sports Medicine will be held Dec. 15-16 at Yulman Stadium.