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Nearly one in five adult users exceed the maximum recommended dose of over-the-counter painkillers such as Advil and Aleve in a one-week period, according to a new study.
A new study published in the journal Brain suggests that chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is caused by head injuries, not by concussions.
Researchers at Boston University are working to develop a drug, and a delivery system, that may help prevent blood vessels from bursting and causing early-stage dementia.
Mini-satellites built by Boston University students will get a close-up look at the aurora.
Researchers from Boston University visited a remote island 800 miles southwest of Anchorage in the Aleutian Islands to study how people adapted to a dramatic cooling period between 2,500 and 4,700 years ago.
Robert A. Brown, president of Boston University, writes "It is strange and alarming that the tax plan before Congress will make higher education skills more expensive, and less accessible to more people" in an article published in the Opinion section of The Boston Globe.
Researchers at Boston University have developed a new tool that will helps cities monitor CO2 emissions.
Findings by a team of Boston University researchers offer a new understanding of the biology of Alzheimer’s disease and may eventually offer new targets for drug treatments.

It’s a great time to be a bacterium.

For female soldiers, the risk of stress fractures to their lower extremities is 2 to 10 times greater than for their male counterparts. A BU doctoral candidate wants to know why.