Category: School of Medicine

Music therapy for autism shows minimal social benefit

Spectrum referencing Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, School of Medicine “Music therapy does not alleviate social difficulties in children with autism, suggests a large international study1…” Expert reference: “The study design may have played a role in the negative result, says Sarabeth Broder-Fingert, assistant professor of pediatrics at Boston University, who was not involved in the work.” View full article. 

Malnutrition, Alcoholism Behind Rise Of TB In South India

Shillong Times quoting Natasha Hochberg, School of Medicine “Malnutrition and alcoholism are the key drivers of tuberculosis (TB) epidemic in southern India, a research based on Puducherry and Tamil Nadu has revealed…” Expert quote: “We hope this demonstration of how malnutrition and alcoholism are driving the TB epidemic in India will help local TB programs […]

At 110, Agnes Fenton has ‘nothing to complain about’

NorthJersey referencing Thomas Perls, School of Medicine “‘The birthday is just another day,’ Agnes Fenton whispered, pooh-poohing the milestone she reaches Saturday…” Expert reference: “Dr. Thomas Perls, founding director of the New England Centenarian Study at Boston University School of Medicine, of which Fenton is a participant, puts the number at 360.” View full article.  […]

This is how testosterone therapy can improve sexual and urinary functions

New Indian Express quoting Abdulmaged Traish, School of Medicine  “Long-term testosterone replacement therapy improves both sexual and urinary functions as well as quality of life for men suffering from a condition due to deficiency of the hormone, according to a study…” Expert quote: “It is thought that testosterone treatment in men may increase prostate size […]