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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.

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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.
Researchers at Boston University and Boston Medical Center (BMC) are working on a depression-prevention technique that has significantly reduced depression symptoms in at-risk mothers.
New research funded by a National Institutes of Health grant may lead to better hearing aids.
A Boston University researcher believes electrical stimulation of the brain can quickly—and reversibly—increase or decrease executive function in healthy people and change their behavior.
The majority of patients misusing both opioids and benzodiazepines (BZDs) recognize the risks of overdose and substance dependence, but need more education and motivation to stop concurrent use, says new research led by a School of Public Health addiction expert.
Boston University researchers are helping develop a soft, wearable robot that could help people walk farther and faster after a stroke.
A new study by Boston University researchers suggests a progressive, degenerative brain disease may be more common in football players than previously thought.
Researchers at Boston University and the University of California believe getting feedback on why an AI device makes a particular decision may improve accuracy and increase the trust humans put in machines.