December 06, 2017
More than 50 former NFL players participated in the NFL Player Care Foundation Healthy Body and Mind screening held at Tulane’s Professional Athlete Care Team (PACT) clinic Saturday in the Tulane Medical Center.
November 14, 2017
Tulane epidemiology professor Dr. Paul Whelton led the team behind this week’s blockbuster announcement redefining high blood pressure for the first time in 14 years. The new guidelines lower the threshold for diagnosis, resulting in almost half of U.S. adults now considered hypertensive.
November 10, 2017
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.
November 07, 2017
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.
November 06, 2017
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.
October 31, 2017
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.
October 24, 2017
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.
October 23, 2017
Empty streets, community gardens and abandoned buildings were some perspectives captured by 25 New Orleans residents participating in the Photovoice Project led by the Tulane Prevention Research Center.
October 19, 2017
Formerly the animal facility laboratory supervisor at the Africa Health Research Institute in Durban, South Africa, Chivonne Moodley is now joining a Tulane University tuberculosis research team.
October 13, 2017
Tulane researchers Robert Garry and James Robinson won’t give up until they unravel the mystery of the Lassa virus, saving lives from a severe and often fatal hemorrhagic fever that infects more than 300,000 people annually and is wrecking West African communities.
October 04, 2017
Elk Place Health Spot is a free monthly event where the public can obtain services such as vision tests and 1-minute HIV screening along with the chance to pick up a healthy snack and learn about topics like backyard mosquito control.
October 03, 2017
Researchers in the Tulane National Primate Research Center want to know more about why patients with HIV are highly susceptible to contracting tuberculosis (TB). Using two new grants, totaling $8.4 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Tulane team lead by Deepak Kaushal hopes to figure out how the bacterium that causes TB invades T-cells depleted by HIV. The researchers will also study if B-cells can be a source of protection against tuberculosis for patients battling HIV.