A leading advocacy group in Massachusetts will begin naming an annual leadership award in honor of John Auerbach, director of the university’s Institute on Urban Health Research.
In a new paper, Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji and his collaborators present a drug-delivery system they believe can specifically target only tumors and turn off the cancer cells’ “superpowers” that allow them to grow uncontrollably.
In recent years, the notion that there is a single mechanism by which antibiotics wipe out bacteria has permeated the field of microbiology. Now, new research from professor Kim Lewis and his team questions that hypothesis.
New research from pharmaceutical sciences professor Richard Deth suggests a regulatory role for a well-known enzyme, and it may be impaired in autism.
In a randomized clinical trial funded by the National Institutes of Health, assistant professor Christina Lee will study the impact of motivational interviewing on alcohol problems in Boston’s Latino community.
At the world’s largest science conference, Northeastern scholars urged interdisciplinary communication to develop solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.
A major blizzard is bearing down on the Atlantic Coast. What better time, then, to brush up on proper shoveling technique? Lift heavy snow with your legs and keep the shovel close to your body, says Alycia Markowski, an associate clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.
Members of the Northeastern community gathered for a public forum Tuesday to discuss Northeastern’s consideration of a smoke-free campus policy.
Dinesh John, an assistant professor of health sciences, will lead a study examining how standing desks can make office workers healthier.
Two Northeastern alumni are looking to bring fruits and vegetables to Boston’s neighborhoods via Fresh Truck, a bus that would be converted into a mobile produce shop.
Katherine Tucker, professor of nutritional epidemiology in the department of Health Sciences and coauthor of a new textbook on nutrition and disease, says that following a healthy diet could prevent diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer.
Mark Douglass, an associate clinical professor of pharmacy, discusses how to protect against the flu—which is experiencing its worst outbreak in a decade—and the importance of getting a flu vaccine.