Summer 2018

Finding the Brain Pathway to Obesity

A new study reveals how leptin affects both weight gain and diabetes.

In 1994, great expectations greeted the discovery of leptin, the hormone produced by white >>

New Hope for Postpartum Depression

Research by Jamie Maguire has led to a drug now under FDA review.

For women with postpartum depression—by some estimates, nearly one in five new mothers—the recent >>

Eating for Healthy Eyes

Why complex carbs are the clear choice for preserving vision.

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD)—the leading cause of vision loss after age 50—can leave a >>

Top Stories

Taking on TB

Bree Aldridge and her team are revolutionizing how we understand and treat this deadly disease.

What Matters Most

Tufts alum Dawn Gross on why hard conversations about life and death are so important to have right now.

Right on Track

A look at the successes and future of the Maine Track program, a partnership between the School of Medicine and Maine Medical Center.

Editor's Picks

When Medicine Meets Fiction

A pediatric cardiologist reaches young patients through literature.

Swinging Shape

Improve your game and your health with these tips from the Golf Doc.

Staving Off Burnout

Jody Schindelheim helps budding physicians grapple with the emotional burdens of the profession.

Keeping Tabs on Hypertension

A new wearable device puts Tufts on the frontlines in fighting high blood pressure.