Possible Biomarker for Diagnosing CTE During Life Identified
Ability to diagnose CTE in living individuals will allow for research into prevention and treatment of disease.
Chronic Pain and the Health of Populations
How the substantial, but little-discussed, burden of chronic pain shapes population health.
In Conversation With
‘I Thought in Those Riskier Times I Was Needed More’
BU Distinguished Alumni Award recipient Mahesh Maskey on achieving universal healthcare after civil war in Nepal and how public health prepared him to be his country’s ambassador to China.
Resurgence of Whooping Cough May Owe to Vaccine’s Inability to Prevent Infections
Immunological failures of acellular vaccines, first introduced in 1990s, may explain sharp rise in pertussis.
Strong Alcohol Policies Help Reduce Alcohol-Involved Homicides
Alcohol is already established risk factor for homicide perpetration and victimization.
Link Found Between Youth Football and Later-Life Impairments
Participation in youth football before age 12 increased risk of problems with behavioral regulation, apathy, executive functioning, and depression.