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Focus on Depression: Depression is literally a heartbreaker for older men

From various departments and disciplines, Tulane faculty members have made significant advancements and earned recognition in the research of major depressive disorder, correlations between depression and obesity among women,  and depression’s effects on health outcomes among elderly men. Getting the blues can … Continue reading

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Malaria prevention saves children’s lives

Malaria continues to be a major disease worldwide, but while funding projects are working hard to improve malaria prevention it is difficult to measure how effective these interventions are. Research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Malaria Journal has … Continue reading

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Tulane and Iraqi university to partner

The Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine has signed a memorandum of understanding with Wasit University in Iraq that will lead to the development of a public health school within the Iraqi institution. The memorandum was signed … Continue reading

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Tulane PRC Study: Neighborhood Walking Path Increases Resident Activity

New Orleans residents are more active when they have a public walking path in their neighborhoods, according to a recently published Tulane University study. The Prevention Research Center at Tulane University (PRC) measured residents’ activity levels in the St. Roch … Continue reading

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An Interdisciplinary Incubator for Research

In an effort to address the ever-changing issues of global health by increasing the quality of research that impacts these issues, the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine launched the Interdisciplinary Innovative Programs Hub for Global Health in early … Continue reading

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