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Boston University School of Medicine


Local Researchers Find Indicators Of Brain Disease Caused By Concussions

Concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease, have been all over the news. CTE can only be diagnosed after death, but Boston University […]


Growing Lungs May Soon Be A Reality

Researchers from the Center for Regenerative Medicine, which is a collaboration of Boston Medical Center and Boston University scientists, are working to advance stem cell […]


One Yoga Class A Week Can Help Low Back Pain, Study Says

Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and Boston Medical Center (BMC) studied how yoga can provide back pain relief, reducing the need for […]


New Procedure Could Reduce Need for Blood Donations

Let’s face it: No matter how noble and important it is, no one enjoys giving blood. And lucky for the needle-shy, Boston University School of […]


Fat Distribution Influences Health

As the saying goes, you can’t compare apples to oranges. But as it turns out, you can compare apples to pears. According to Dr. Susan […]


Mushrooms Can Provide as Much Vitamin D as Supplements, Researchers Say

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) discovered that eating mushrooms containing Vitamin D2 can be as effective at increasing and maintaining vitamin D […]


Researchers Find New Way to Study, Treat Lung Disease

New research from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) points to a new way to study and potentially treat a common and deadly lung disease […]

Doctor empathy

Medical Students Diagnosed with Low Empathy

There are few things more traumatic than finding out that you or a loved one has a serious medical issue. The last thing you’d want […]


More Good News About Vitamin D

We’ve reported on the health benefits of vitamin D, like lowering blood pressure and keeping bones strong, and now there’s more good news. New research from the […]