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Research Shows Certain Genes, in Healthy Environments, Can Lengthen Lifespan

Researchers at UB's Research Institute on Addictions have discovered how a gene in the brain’s dopamine system can play an important role in prolonging lifespan: it must be coupled with a healthy environment that includes exercise.
22-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Key Health Websites Blindfold Consumers on Tobacco Product Risks


BUFFALO, N.Y. — When it comes to learning about the differences in risk among certain types of nicotine products, many government websites are actually misleading or under-informing the public, according to two researchers who analyzed the content...
19-Apr-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Violent Video Games Eventually Lose Their Ability to Produce Guilt in Gamers

A new University at Buffalo-led study suggests that the moral response produced by the initial exposure to a video game decreases as experience with the game develops.
8-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Journal Supplement Points Out Disparities Among African-American, White Smokers


The percentage of African-American high school seniors who smoke has changed very little over the past two decades, University at Buffalo tobacco expert Gary Giovino reports in a journal supplement he co-edited.
6-Apr-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Preference for Dating Smarter Partners Negatively Affects Women’s Attitudes Toward STEM

Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, according to a newly published study from the University at Buffalo.
1-Apr-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Breakthrough in Cybersecurity Is No Phish Story

Corporations, small businesses and public sector entities have tried unsuccessfully for years to educate consumers and employees on how to recognize phishing emails.
1-Apr-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Want to Know Where Threatened Species Live? Look to the Clouds


A new study analyzes cloud cover around the world over 15 years. It finds that variations in cloud cover can help researchers predict where different species live — information that could aid conservation and management efforts.
22-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Naloxone Training Program for Pharmacists Takes Aim at Opioid Epidemic

To fight the opioid epidemic ravaging Western New York, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (SPPS) joined forces with the Erie County Department of Health and the Harm Reduction Coalition to create a naloxone...
29-Mar-2016 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Brady ‘All but Done’ From a Legal Perspective, UB Sports Law Expert Says

25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Tubman Is Best Possible Replacement for Jackson, UB Gender Studies Expert Says

20-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT

Apple Both a Winner and Loser After FBI Gets Into iPhone, UB Cyberlaw Expert Says

30-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EDT

New Law Doesn’t Spell the End of Paper Prescriptions for Nursing Homes, Vets or Emergency Rooms, Says UB Pharmacy Law Expert


Despite the perception that medical prescriptions are now completely electronic in New York State, we haven’t seen the last of paper prescriptions, according to University at Buffalo pharmacy law expert Karl Fiebelkorn.
30-Mar-2016 8:00 AM EDT

Athletes Have Little Reason to Fear Zika at the Summer Olympics, UB Medical Geographer Says

Athletes should not be too concerned about Zika during the Summer Olympics, as the cooler weather there will slow mosquito transmission.
8-Mar-2016 3:05 PM EST

Latest Simpson Twist Shows How Much of an Appetite Remains for This Case, UB Cultural Expert Says

4-Mar-2016 5:05 PM EST

After Super Tuesday, Don’t Discount the Underdogs Just Yet, UB Political Scientist Says

3-Mar-2016 11:05 AM EST

After Rough Debate, Trump Gets a Boost From Christie Backing, UB Political Scientist Says

26-Feb-2016 4:05 PM EST

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