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Males with IBS Report More Social Stress Than Females

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One of the few studies to examine gender differences among patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has found that males with the condition experience more interpersonal difficulties than do females with the condition.
17-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Oral Drug Reduces Formation of Precancerous Polyps in the Colon

Inflammatory cells in the colon, or polyps, are very common after the age of 50. Most are benign, but some will develop into colon cancer. Now, in an animal study, an oral medication has successfully treated chronic, precancerous inflammation in the...
13-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

Mother’s Behavior Has Strong Effect on Cocaine-Exposed Children

It is not only prenatal drug exposure, but also conditions related to drug use that can influence negative behavior in children, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions.
6-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Treatment of Substance Abuse Can Lessen Risk of Future Violence in Mentally Ill

A new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) suggests that reducing substance abuse has a greater influence in reducing violent acts by patients with severe mental illness.
1-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

UB Study: COPD Patients Breathe Easier with Lung Flute

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Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report improved symptoms and health status when they use a hand-held respiratory device called the Lung Flute®, according to a new study by the University at Buffalo.
26-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Past Sexual Assault Triples Risk of Future Assault for College Women

Disturbing news for women on college campuses: a new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions indicates that female college students who are victims of sexual assault are at a much higher risk of becoming victims again.
5-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Cocaine Rewires the Brain: New Study to Unlock Keys That Could Disrupt Addiction

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Why do cocaine addicts relapse after months or years of abstinence? The National Institute on Drug Abuse has awarded a University at Buffalo scientist a $2 million grant to conduct research that will provide some answers.
4-Sep-2014 8:25 AM EDT

Video: Can a Stack of Computer Servers Survive an Earthquake?

In high-seismic regions, new facilities often are engineered with passive protective systems that provide overall seismic protection. But often, existing facilities are conventional fixed-base buildings in which seismic demands on sensitive...
2-Sep-2014 9:25 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

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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

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2-Oct-2013 11:30 AM EDT

Lowering DWI Limit Could Save Lives, Says UB Research Professor

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15-May-2013 12:50 PM EDT

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