Category: Medical

Social Service Barriers Delay Care among Women with Abnormal Cancer Screening

IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Oct. 25, 2013 Contact: Gina Orlando, gina.orlando@bmc.org, 617-638-8490 (Boston) – A recent study performed by researchers at Boston Medical Center (BMC), Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), and Tufts Medical Center found that women with multiple barriers to healthcare, especially those with social barriers such as […]

Boston University Medical Center to Investigate Risk Factors for Parkinson’s Disease

Contact: Gina DiGravio, 617-638-8480, gina.digravio@bmc.org Boston University Medical Center to Investigate Risk Factors for Parkinson’s Disease Michael J. Fox Foundation sponsored study seeks people without Parkinson’s disease to participate in landmark biomarker study (Boston) — Boston University Medical Center (BUMC) announced that it will participate as one of 23 clinical sites of the Parkinson’s Progression […]

Head trauma linked to disease that mimics ALS

  Researchers at the BU Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy (CSTE) and the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bedford, Mass. have discovered a new motor neuron disease that mimics ALS, or Lou Gehrig’s Disease, which may be connected to head trauma. Their findings, based on their work with former athletes, have been published in the September 2010 issue […]