Category: School of Medicine

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CBS News John Renner, School of Medicine You’re heading into surgery soon and your doctor has told you that you’re going to need prescription painkillers… Expert quote: “It’s more important than ever that you have a frank discussion with your doctor ahead of surgery about what he or she is giving you for pain control […]

Adults who were preemies may face more mental health risks

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 […]

Diabetes Drug Shows Promise for Safely Treating, Detecting Alzheimer’s Disease

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, March 8, 2017 CONTACT: Gina DiGravio, 617-638-8480, ginad@bu.edu 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 […]