Philly.com Daniel Alford, School of Medicine “Sarah Fuller’s doctor asked her to come in to discuss a new prescription for her chronic pain, but a drug company sales rep did most of the talking…” Expert quote: “I can’t imagine a reason to use transmucosal fentanyl for chronic pain management.” View full article.
The Nation Kristyn Brandi, School of Medicine “The nation’s women are closing up reproductive shop. Uteruses: blocked…” Expert quote: “Many have recently learned about IUDs through friends or social media.” View full article.
STAT News by Megan Sandel, School of Medicine and School of Public Health “As a physician, Dr. Ben Carson knew the right prescriptions to give to his neurosurgery patients…” View full article.
WBUR Alex Walley, School of Medicine “Trouble started for Lisa when she took a blood pressure pill and one to control seizures, along with methadone, a drug used to help wean patients off heroin…” Expert quote: “One way to think about this would be that an overdose is like a concussion where you have a […]
Reuters Bob Joseph, School of Medicine Adults who were born prematurely at a very low birth weight may be more likely to experience mental health problems like depression and anxiety, a recent study suggests… Expert quote: “Very preterm birth can disrupt normal development of the brain and other physiological systems that support emotional and behavioral […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 8, 2017 CONTACT: Gina DiGravio, 617-638-8480, email@example.com Diabetes Drug Shows Promise for Safely Treating, Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease First Time Tested in Humans (Boston)– As the number of patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) rapidly increases, new treatments as well as blood tests that are simple and can be easily performed in a […]
Elle Caroline Apovian, School of Medicine “When I first started losing weight,” Maressa Pyle says, “people would ask, ‘What are you doing?’ In some ways I almost felt like I was cheating—’I’m taking this pill that’s helping me do this thing that I couldn’t do on my own.’ … Expert quote: “We have a better understanding […]
Women’s Health Caroline Apovian, School of Medicine “Snacking is a national pastime, an industry unto itself, even a belief system.” Expert Quote: “Traveling an snacks go hand in hand, but go online to your airline’s website to scope out the restaurants and make a nutritious game plan, so you won’t grab the first thing you […]
Women who undergo IVF treatment within 21 days of clocks going forward are TWICE as likely to miscarry
Daily Mirror Wendy Kuohung, School of Medicine “Putting the clocks forward in spring doubles the number of miscarriages in women who have undergone IVF treatment, according to new research…” Expert Quote: “We don’t know for sure, but it may be the stress from moving to spring daylight saving time where the body’s rhythm os disrupted by the […]
The New York Times Sudha Seshadri, School of Medicine “Older adults who started sleeping more than nine hours a night — but had not previously slept so much — were at more than double the risk of developing dementia a decade later than those who slept nine hours or less, researchers report…” Expert Quote: “We’re […]