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Clinical Trial Finds Lower-Intensity Treatment as Effective as High-Intensity for Children with High-Functioning Autism

Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College have found that reducing the intensity of their comprehensive summer treatment (summerMAX) yielded improvements for high-functioning children with autism spectrum disorder (HFASD)...
14-Jul-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unique Emotion Recognition Treatment Leads to Significant Improvement in Children with High-Functioning Autism

Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College found a unique emotion recognition treatment highly effective for children with high-functioning autism. Children in the treatment group demonstrated significantly improved...
24-Feb-2015 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Use It or Lose It

Older adults who learn a new, mentally demanding skill can improve their cognitive function, according to research by Jennifer Lodi-Smith, PhD, psychology professor at Canisius College.
23-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Visionary Thinkers to Discuss Ecotourism at Canisius College Symposium

Experts from across the country and the globe will gather at Canisius College to discuss "Ecotourism: A Partnership with Nature?"
8-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Man's Best Friend

For centuries, dogs have been described as man’s best friend. This bond may be linked to your dog's behavior, according to a study by Christy L. Hoffman, PhD, assistant professor of animal behavior, ecology and conservation at Canisius College.
6-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sticks and Stones

Research by Jennifer E. Beebe, PhD, finds the key to stop bullying is anti-bullying education in the school curriculum. Says Dr. Beebe, "Teaching students empathy is as important as teaching them science."
27-Jan-2014 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Exercise May be Best Medicine to Treat Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS)

Karl Kozlowksi, PhD, is pioneering a treatment program for patients who suffer from post-concussion syndrome. His research shows that gradual exercise, rather than rest alone, actually helps to restore the balance of the brain’s auto-regulation...
27-Jan-2014 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

New, Safer Way to Deliver Life-Saving Cancer Treatment

Researcher tests the theory that packaged chemotherapeutics inside microscopic nano-vehicles could go straight to the source of diseased tissue without damaging healthy tissue and without causing the side effects of chemotherapy.
14-Feb-2013 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

The Art of Letting Go

Ready or not, throngs of parents will say goodbye to their teenagers this month as their children transition to freshmen in college. Expert E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers advice for parents.
28-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Research Shows Elevated Cortisol in Autism

Researchers at the Institute for Autism Research at Canisius College have found that functional level appears to play a critical role in the stress levels of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
2-Jun-2015 1:05 PM EDT

Visionaries Gather at International Symposium to Discuss Ecotourism

Ecotourism was the subject of an international symposium hosted by Canisius College in Buffalo. The symposium brought together world- renowned scholars and practitioners from across the globe to discuss “Ecotourism: A Partnership with Nature?”
3-Feb-2015 12:10 PM EST

Rene De Lapedraja, PhD, Cuban Native and Cuban-US Relations Expert, Optimistic About the Social and Economic Benefits for Both Countries

18-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness and anxiety. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.
5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

The Origins of Santa Claus

Frank Riga, PhD, emeritus professor of English, Canisius College, is a expert on the origins of Santa Claus. The excerpt below is from his many writings on the subject.
5-Dec-2014 4:00 PM EST

Expert Offers Ways to Practice "Safe Stress" During the Holidays

For many the holidays are a time of stress, loneliness, anxiety and dysfunction. E. Christine Moll, PhD, offers ways to practice "safe stress" during the holiday season.
19-Nov-2013 7:10 PM EST

Canisius College Jesuits Share Thoughts on Election of First Jesuit Pontiff - Pope Francis 1

14-Mar-2013 8:00 AM EDT

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