Boston University News Releases


18th December, 2007
Significant Changes in Plastic Surgery Expected in 2008 Boston, MA--Disappointed with results from the last few years’ much ballyhooed “lunch hour” and “weekend” cosmetic surgery procedures, people interested in facial rejuvenation are expected to pursue more reliably effective approaches in 2008. According to Jeffrey Spiegel, MD, chief...
13th December, 2007
Boston University Athletes Present Local Elementary School Students with the Holiday Gift of Reading Boston - For the 10th consecutive year, Boston University student athletes are reaching out to area elementary schools to provide first and second-graders with the holiday gift of reading. Through this program, 285 student athletes are reading to 1,000 children in the Allston, Brighton, Chinatown...
10th December, 2007
Boston Medical Center Appoints New Cardiologist (Boston) – David Litvak, MD, has been appointed to the position of attending cardiologist in the Division of Cardiology at Boston Medical Center (BMC). Litvak received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY and completed a fellowship in cardiology...
7th December, 2007
Please Join Us For A Special Screening Of The Compelling Documentary: Mountains of Hope Monday, December 10, 2007 7:00 PM Coolidge Corner Theatre @ 290 Harvard Street in Brookline Tickets ($10) are available for purchase at the Coolidge Corner Theatre box office or website: www.coolidge.org/node/1407 Lesotho, a mountainous kingdom in Sub-Saharan...
3rd December, 2007
Opera News Editor and Acclaimed Biographer Brian Kellow To Speak at Boston University Boston – On December 5, the Friends of the Libraries at Boston University, together with the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center, will host an evening featuring highly regarded biographer and Opera News editor Brian Kellow. He will discuss his life and career, as well as sign copies of his new...
3rd December, 2007
Boston University School of Public Health Receives $2.5 Million Grant to Improve Emergency Preparedness in Greater Boston (Boston) - Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to coordinate an effort to improve emergency and disaster response among public health and medical care providers throughout Boston and the...
29th November, 2007
High–Glycemic Index Carbohydrates Associated With Risk for Developing Type 2 Diabetes in Women CHICAGO – Eating foods high on the glycemic index, which measures the effect of carbohydrates on blood glucose levels, may be associated with the risk for developing type 2 diabetes in Chinese women and in African-American women, according to two studies in the November 26 issue of Archives of Internal...
27th November, 2007
Insulin Regulates the Secretion of the Anti-Aging Hormone Klotho Boston, MA--Dr. Carmela Abraham, a professor of biochemistry and medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), reports this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences new findings on Klotho, an anti-aging gene that is associated with life span extension in rodents and...
26th November, 2007
Attitudes toward mammography differ across ethnicities, cultures, backgrounds CHICAGO – Black and Hispanic women have a different understanding of screening mammography compared with that of Caucasian women, according to the findings of a Boston University Medical Center survey presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
19th November, 2007
Metropolitan College Adds Certificate Program in Multimedia and Video Game Engineering (Boston) – Boston University’s Metropolitan College (MET) today announced it has added a new graduate certificate program in Interactive Multimedia and Game Engineering. The program, which will be offered for the first time during the spring 2008 semester, is currently enrolling students.