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Start age affects NFL players' severity of brain problems

...percent worse. Both groups scored below average on many of the tests, according to Robert Stern of the Boston University School of Medicine."There is a known period of critical brain development that occurs around puberty. And if the brain...
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...residency and fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard.Education: Graduate of the Boston University School of Medicine KEVIN NETHERTONJob title: Business Technology AdvisorEmployer: EDTSWork experience: He has 20 years...
Boogaard's brain to be studied

...sustained a season-ending concussion with the New York Rangers.His agent and a spokeswoman for the Boston University School of Medicine confirmed Sunday that his brain will be examined for signs of a degenerative disease often found in athletes...
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Adjusting to Alzheimer's

...Our participants were able to understand the risk and manage it," said Dr. Green, a researcher at the Boston University School of Medicine. For many who learned they were not at increased risk, testing was a great relief. The study is being...
Remedy for joint pain can be relief

Glucosamine, often recommended for joint pain, is one of the most popular supplements on the market. Considering the health concerns recently associated with nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, I thought it would be worth looking into whether glucosamine lives up to the hype.
Exercise may prolong men's sex lives

WASHINGTON -- A new study offers an additional reason for men to exercise: It could add years to their sex lives.
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A new study of diamonds from southern Africa is revealing the area's complex geologic history.
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High risk of hypertension after age 55 take preventive action," said Dr. Ramachandran Vasan, an associate professor of medicine at the Boston University School of Medicine and co-author of the study. The research is based on data from the landmark Framingham Heart Study...
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...Drinking tea reverses an important abnormality of blood vessel function," said Dr. Joseph Vita of Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Vita presented his research during the American Heart Association's recent annual Scientific Sessions...
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Concussions concern Georgia, researchers

...studies of damaged brains, particularly those at the Center for the Study of Traumatic Encephalopathy at Boston University School of Medicine, that has shown the extent of those repeated blows.In a study published last year in the journal Brain...