Recent Media Coverage
Boston Medical Center news, features, and physicians in local and national media.
Director of BMC's Nutrition and Weight Management Center Dr. Caroline Apovian joined Chuck Vega, clinical professor of family medicine at the University of California in Irvine, in a discussion on the rates of obesity, new antiobesity drugs, and other common treatments for obesity.
"We can now detect and measure thousands of biomarkers from a small amount of blood, with the idea of eventually being able to predict who is at risk of a wide range of diseases—long before any clinical signs become apparent,” said Dr. Thomas Perls, director of the New England Centenarian Study at BMC.
Cops Help Addicts Get Treatment in Programs Facing Uncertain Future
Scientific American, Jan. 16, 2017
“We need to drastically increase availability to treatment, particularly outside of urban areas," said Dr. Davida Schiff, a pediatrician at BMC. Dr. Schiff and her colleagues studied the ANGEL program, which uses cops to steer addicts to treatment rather than jail, and found that 94.5 percent of the 376 individuals seeking help through the program were offered placement into a detox or treatment program.
Dr. Joshua Safer, medical director of the Center for Transgender Surgery and Medicine at BMC, will be featured as an expert in National Geographic's Gender Revolution, a new television special airing on February 6. Gender Revolution is hosted and co-produced by Katie Couric.
A reporter from the The Boston Globe recently tested out Tom Brady's new line of pajamas, Athlete Recovery Sleepwear, which use infrared waves to speed recovery and are said to improve “overall athlete performance.” Dr. Douglas Comeau, medical director of sports medicine at BMC, shared his expertise in the article.
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