In a series of experiments at the University at Buffalo, the embryonic stem cell gene Nanog kicked into action dormant cellular processes that are key to preventing weak bones, clogged arteries and other telltale signs of growing old.
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A study of nearly 22,000 fossils finds that ancient plankton communities began changing in important ways as much as 400,000 years before massive die-offs ensued during one of Earth’s great mass extinctions. This turmoil, in a time of ancient...
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A new University at Buffalo study is helping researchers better understand how post-traumatic stress disorder fluctuates in students during their first year of college.
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A new study reports on a medical imaging drink that is made of concentrated chlorophyll, the pigment that makes spinach green. It is being developed to diagnose and treat gastrointestinal illnesses.
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Advice to WHO Nations to Consider Mandatory Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Is Premature, UB Researcher Says
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Panel's recommendations are not warranted until long-term studies on representative samples of smokers show this is good for public health overall, Lynn T. Kozlowski writes in new journal paper.
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Researchers have developed an E. coli-based transport capsule designed to help next-generation vaccines do a more efficient and effective job than today’s immunizations. The research, described in a study published July 1 in the journal Science...
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The loss of brain tissue, called brain atrophy, is a normal part of aging, but multiple sclerosis (MS) accelerates the process. Such atrophy is a critical indicator of physical and cognitive decline in MS, yet because measuring brain atrophy is...
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For young people entering adulthood, high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health, according to the results of a recently published study by a University at Buffalo-led research team.
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After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says
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UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.
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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 should not be too concerned about Zika during the Summer Olympics, as the cooler weather there will slow mosquito transmission.
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