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There’s New Hope for an HIV Vaccine

Boston University School of Medicine announced a pretty amazing discovery Monday, one that could have what the school is saying to be “significant implications for […]

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New Technique May Improve Diagnosis of Osteoarthritis

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have developed a new imaging technique which may improve the diagnosis and treatment of osteoarthritis, a common condition […]

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The Timing of the Onset of Puberty in Girls May Affect Health Later in Life, Study Says

Does timing matter when it comes to when girls get their first period? According to new research, the answer is yes. In fact, scientists believe […]

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Boston University Receives Grant to Study Alzheimer’s

Researchers from the Biomedical Genetics Division of the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have received a $12.6 million, four-year grant from the National Institutes of […]

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Reproduction Later in Life is a Marker for Longevity in Women, Study Says

A new study from researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) found that women who are able to naturally have children later in life […]

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Impulsivity a Risk Factor for Food Addiction, Study Says

Remember the “you can’t eat just one” potato chip commercials? Well, it turns out that advertising campaign may have been on to something. Boston University School of Medicine […]

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Strong Alcohol Policies Can Protect Against Binge Drinking, Study Says

Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) found that strong alcohol policy can be a protective factor against binge […]

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Boston Doctor Receives National Award For Alzheimer’s Research

Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. In addition, between 2000 and 2010, the number of mortalities as a […]

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A Potential New Way To Detect Lung Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death among both men and women in the United States. […]

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Studying The Power Of Yoga

While Bikram yoga has received some attention recently in the medical world, sweating through 90 minutes of intense poses is not for everyone. Dr. Chris […]

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Boston University Studying Better Treatments for Alcoholism

Transdiagnostic cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) is a short-term, psychotherapeutic treatment used to treat a variety of disorders like anxiety, depression, and PTSD. But Boston University (BU) researchers […]

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The World’s Most Infectious Deadly Diseases… in the South End?

Boston University’s decade-long battle to study some of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases in a South End laboratory won approval Monday from a federal court. […]

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Boston Hospital To Participate In Michael J. Fox’s Parkinson’s Research

Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center announced last week that they will be participating in a study called the Parkinson’s Progression Markers […]

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Boston University Launches Physician Assistant Program

Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) is establishing a new Master of Science Physician Assistant (PA) degree program which will begin in April 2014. To date, […]

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High Insulin Levels Could Mean Better Blood Vessels

According to a new study published in the Journal of American College Cardiology, researchers from Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center have found […]