February 07, 2017
A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine finds that adding hormonal therapy to radiation treatment significantly improves survival rates for patients whose cancer returned years after surgery.
February 03, 2017
Dr. Ramesh Ayyala, a Tulane professor of ophthalmology, successfully led a campaign to ensure that insurance companies would sufficiently cover glaucoma medication.
February 01, 2017
Heart disease is the number one killer of women, claiming a life nearly every minute. Tulane will be awash in red this Friday, February 3 in honor of National Wear Red Day. The annual event is part of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women initiative, an effort to increase awareness of heart disease in women.
January 31, 2017
Tulane University physicians and staff are in Houston this week conducting a series of free health screenings for former NFL players in conjunction with Super Bowl LI.
January 31, 2017
Simple Servings, a new food station at the Bruff Commons dining hall on the uptown campus, provides healthy, allergen-free options for students.
January 27, 2017
The David Vitter Congressional Papers have become the latest acquisition of the Louisiana Research Collection (LaRC) at Tulane University, joining the papers of dozens of Louisiana political figures from Huey P. Long to Lindy Boggs.
January 26, 2017
Susan Fredriksen followed through with something most would never consider. At 65, she donated her kidney — to a complete stranger.
January 23, 2017
Tulane University researchers have discovered that the protein PHLDB3, thought to be a potential tumor suppressor, actually allows cancer cells to thrive in pancreatic, prostate, colon, breast, lung and other common cancers. The discovery could explain how cancer is able to overcome p53 – a key tumor-suppressing protein.
January 20, 2017
The Pink Games fundraiser is a series of benefit volleyball games that honors women fighting breast cancer and those who have lost their battles.
January 17, 2017
It may be easier and cheaper for parents to manage a key asthma trigger in children — exposure to cockroaches — than previously thought, according to a new Tulane University study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.