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2014-04-08 23:33:11

The Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine announces their participation in National Public Health Week. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) April 08, 2014

2013-11-05 23:32:37

The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition attracts more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and related health specialists.

2012-04-24 09:38:42

A research team at Tulane University will report this week that the application of high levels of oxygen to a severed bone facilitates bone regrowth, study results that may one day hold promise for injured soldiers, diabetics and other accident victims.

2011-11-04 10:24:50

An international research team led by Dr. Cindy Leissinger of Tulane University School of Medicine, along with Dr. Alessandro Gringeri from the University of Milan, has found that a drug commonly used to treat bleeding events in people with a type of severe hemophilia can also be used to prevent such events from happening in the first place.

2011-04-15 09:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, April 15, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly every Sunday, Tulane medical school students gather at Ozanam Inn, a homeless shelter in downtown New Orleans, where they conduct a clinic for the homeless.

2011-03-29 15:23:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The house at 2036 Seventh St. in New Orleans, designed and built by Tulane architecture professors and students, has been certified LEED Silver by the U.S. Green Building Council.

2011-03-02 10:12:00

NEW ORLEANS, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, Mardi Gras beads make a cycle from the hands of the krewe members who throw them from floats to the hands of eager parade-goers, through the hands of Tulane students, to the hands of intellectually disabled citizens trained and employed by the nonprofit Arc of Greater New Orleans, and back to Mardi Gras krewes. View the video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMQQkTxeO10 In 2010, Arc sold 63,000 pounds of recycled Mardi Gras beads that had...

2011-02-14 18:38:00

NEW ORLEANS, La., Feb. 14, 2011, /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Gerald Berenson's four decades of groundbreaking research confirming that heart disease begins in childhood has brought him international accolades.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.