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Fear, Not Data, Motivates Sunscreen Users, Research Shows

We’re often told that worrying can be harmful to one’s health. But University at Buffalo researchers say that when it comes to preventing skin cancer, a little fear is good for you.
1-Jul-2014 4:00 PM EDT

‘Bad’ Video Game Behavior Increases Players’ Moral Sensitivity

New evidence suggests heinous behavior played out in a virtual environment can lead to players’ increased sensitivity toward the moral codes they violated.
27-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Antibiotic Developed 50 Years Ago May Be the Key to Fighting ‘Superbugs’

The aim of the project is to evaluate novel dosing regimens for polymyxin combinations to maximize antibacterial activity and to minimize the emergence of resistance and toxicity, says Tsuji, principal investigator on the grant.
23-Jun-2014 1:25 PM EDT

Brain Traffic Jams That Can Disappear in 30 Seconds

Motorists in Los Angeles, San Francisco and other gridlocked cities could learn something from the fruit fly.
6-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

How Long Should HCV Treatment Last? Study Suggests Answers Are Complex

As new treatments for hepatitis C virus (HCV) are approved, biomedical scientists are exploring their mechanisms and what they reveal about the virus. An online publication this month in Hepatology is the first to report real-time tracking of viral...
28-May-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Methadone Programs Can Be Key in Educating, Treating HCV Patients

People who inject drugs and are enrolled in a drug treatment program are receptive to education about, and treatment for, hepatitis C virus, according to a study by researchers at several institutions, including the University at Buffalo.
16-May-2014 3:25 PM EDT

Novel Compound Halts Cocaine Addiction and Relapse Behaviors


A novel compound that targets an important brain receptor has a dramatic effect against a host of cocaine addiction behaviors, including relapse behavior, a University at Buffalo animal study has found.
23-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Guns Aren’t the Only Things Killing Cops

The public does not realize — in fact, police themselves may not realize — that the dangers police officers are exposed to on a daily basis are far worse than anything on “Law and Order.”
11-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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‘Don’t Let a Drop of Water Touch Your Mouth’ and Other Global Travel Tips

“Remember that most diseases are transmitted by food, water and insects,” says John A. Sellick, Jr., DO, University at Buffalo associate professor of medicine. “So get vaccinated, keep insects off you as much as possible and be careful with...
10-Jun-2014 3:10 PM EDT

Zohydro Will Create New Addicts, UB Addiction Medicine Expert Says

5-Mar-2014 12:00 PM EST

Think It’s Safe to Type a Quick Text While Walking? Guess Again


Texting and walking is a known danger, but Dietrich Jehle, professor of emergency medicine at the University at Buffalo, says distracted walking results in more injuries per mile than distracted driving.
3-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EST

Finley Watches U.S. Supreme Court Buffer Zone Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court debate over whether to maintain buffer zones restricting protestors at Massachusetts reproductive clinics returns to familiar constitutional territory justices already have ruled on, Lucinda Finley says.
11-Feb-2014 3:00 PM EST

UB Volcanologists Can Discuss Safety and Hazards Surrounding High-Risk Volcanoes in Populated Areas

4-Feb-2014 10:00 AM EST

Immigration Expert Says Michigan Governor’s Proposal Shows the Key Role of State and Local Officials

A proposal that the federal government grant 50,000 visas to immigrants willing to settle and work in Detroit shows some of the best ideas about immigration are coming from the state and local levels, according to a UB immigration law expert.
24-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST

Who Will the Affordable Care Act Benefit Most? Past AMA President, UB Faculty Member, Provides Perspective


2-Oct-2013 11:30 AM EDT

Lowering DWI Limit Could Save Lives, Says UB Research Professor


15-May-2013 12:50 PM EDT

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