Boston University News Releases


9th January, 2012
BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER DOCTOR NAMED A CMS INNOVATION ADVISOR TO IMPROVE PATIENT CARE (Boston) - Winnie Suen, MD, MSc, a geriatrician and palliative care consultant at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and assistant professor of medicine at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), has been selected as a member of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Servicesí (CMS) Innovation Advisors...
5th January, 2012
Study Finds Statin Costs 400 Percent Higher In US Compared To UK (Boston) -- In the United States, the cost paid for statins (drugs to lower cholesterol) in people under the age of 65 who have private insurance is approximately 400 percent higher than comparable costs paid by the government in the United Kingdom (U.K.). These findings, from the Boston University...
3rd January, 2012
Genetic Predisposition To Disease Common In Two Supercentenarians: New Study (Boston) - The first-ever published whole-genome sequences of not just one, but two supercentenarians, aged more than 114 years, reveal that both unusual and common genetic phenomena contribute to the genetic background of extreme human longevity. Data from the study -- led by researchers...