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Good vibrations: Muscle stimulation might help stave off type 2 diabetes.

By Merrill Douglas On Aug 15, 2005

...If you don’t exercise, you increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, an ailment that health officials say has reached epidemic levels. Leann Lesperance is looking for ways...… Read more

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A tiny pump promises big time performance: BU invention could ‘sweeten’ diabetes therapy within five years

By Ingrid Husisian On Jun 1, 2003

...small sample, analyzes it, and tells other components how to act in response. Zhong’s device has significant potential in the treatment of diabetes because it is small enough to be...… Read more

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BU tapped for $1 million federal grant to expand nursing education opportunities

By Marty Doorey On Jun 20, 2002

...suffering with diabetes. Spencer notes that many of those with diabetes were elderly and had to travel great distances to learn how to care for their diabetes. To solve the...… Read more

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NYSTAR award jump starts partnership behind vibrational therapy device

By Katie Ellis On Apr 15, 2005

...this calendar year, it’s more likely to be early next year.” However, there are also long-term effects, such as osteoporosis and Type 2 diabetes, which are believed to be linked...… Read more

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Center for Protein Dynamics gets $200k federal boost

By Research Advancement On Mar 26, 2003

...program to establish our Innovative Technologies Complex and support our Center for Protein Dynamics, helping our researchers make significant advances in disease diagnostics, early interventions for such diseases as diabetes,...… Read more

Faculty

Professor’s technology outsmarts Google

By Rachel Coker On Mar 25, 2009

...crawlers follow links to reach pages and often miss content that isn’t linked to any other page or is in some way “hidden.” Meng, along with colleagues at the University...… Read more

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Professor’s blog helps crossword fans fill in the blanks

By Rachel Coker On Apr 8, 2012

...and Twitter account, where Sharp riffs on matters only tangentially related to crosswords and his other passion, pulp fiction. “I prefer the Facebook page as a place to hang out...… Read more