Understanding and protecting against foodborne illness

Each year, 1 in 6 Americans gets sick from eating contaminated food. In total, researchers have identified more than 250 foodborne diseases, which have been traced to all kinds of foods, according to Tufts experts.


Try a cholesterol-lowering diet for heart health

With those New Year's resolutions six weeks behind us, some people may have reverted to less healthy ways of eating. Heart Month is a great time to remind yourself why a healthy diet is important for more than just your waistline.


Scientists identify a key cause of female infertility

Infertility affects around 48 million couples worldwide and can have various causes. In mammals, including humans, eggs are produced in the ovary. When this process goes wrong, it can lead to female infertility. One example ...

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