At any given moment, about 7 million US couples want to get pregnant but can’t. Of these, just 60 thousand or so go through in vitro fertilization. What happened to […]
New assistant professor Eno Ebong studies the effect of mechanical flow on the vascular system with the hope of finding new targets for preventing, diagnosing, or treating vascular disease.
There are good models and there are bad models. For example, how many times have you purchased what amounted to be a garbage sack because it looked so much like a […]
Local and national healthcare leaders convened at a kick-off event for a new Northeastern program aimed at integrating oral health into overall healthcare practice and education.
This fall’s Open Classroom Series will focus on U.S. health care reform with a particular emphasis on patient safety, Obamacare, and obesity.
Assistant professor Andrea Parker is developing mobile tools aimed at improving the health and wellness of people in low-income communities—and inspiring them to encourage their neighbors to do the same.
A new program designed by Maria Dolce, an associate professor in the School of Nursing, aims to promote oral health care while preventing disease.
Sunny Zhou, an associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, has received $1 million from the National Institutes of Health to study the importance of an enzyme in aging and disease.
Perhaps you’re like me and the only thing that even comes close to getting you to exercise is the threat of paying a boatload of cash each day you forgo […]
In new research, network scientist Alessandro Vespignani and his team show through computational modeling that a hypothetical attack involving smallpox may spread to two or four countries before the first cases are ever diagnosed.
On Saturday, civil and environmental engineering professor Ferdi Hellweger participated in the first community swim of Boston’s Charles River in more than half a century.
Baruch Barzel, a postdoctoral researcher in world-renowned network scientist Albert-László Barabási’s lab, has worked out a method for mapping the interactions between cellular components, moving the team a step closer in its quest to understand, predict, and control disease.