In the largest ever study to examine how genetic factors affect a person’s food choices and consumption, a Boston-based team of researchers have identified more than two dozen regions of genetic sequences that may affect individuals’ food intake.
Boston University behavioral scientist Nina Mazar analyzes different types of public health messaging that could lead to increased vaccination rates, including for COVID-19, in underserved communities in the United States.
Boston University researchers caution against the use of telemedicine for voice and speech therapy. They say that many popular teleconferencing platforms such as Zoom and Webex use audio enhancements that can impact voice evaluations.
A collaborative study has found that there are some bacteria so foreign to humans that our immune cells can’t register that they exist, overriding the long-held belief of universal immunity, or that our cells can recognize any bacteria they interact with.