Monthly Archives: October 2014

Anoop Jain is a Global Citizen

Anoop Jain, a 2013 alumnus of the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has won the 2014 Waislitz Global Citizen Award. Mr. Jain is the co-founder of Humanure Power which builds public toilet facilities in rural communities in … Continue reading

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Tulane awarded $3.7 million to study osteoporosis, mental disease

Dr. Yu-Ping Wang, an associate professor of biostatistics and bioinformatics at the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, has been awarded two grants totaling nearly $3.7 million from the National Institutes of Health. Wang will use the money … Continue reading

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Low-carb trumps low-fat for weight loss, heart health

Low-carbohydrate diets are better for losing weight and protecting the heart than low-fat diets, according to a new Tulane University study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The study followed 148 obese participants who were randomly assigned to either … Continue reading

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