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Research Consortium Develops Evidence-Based Diagnostic Model for Mental Illness

Researchers have developed a new, evidence-based alternative to the mental health field’s long-established diagnostic tools for the classification, treatment, and research of mental disorders. The Hierarchical Taxonomy of Psychopathology (HiTOP)...
23-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Streamlined Analysis Could Help People Better Manage Their Emotions

The many strategies people use to manage their emotions fall into three core groupings, according to newly published research from the University at Buffalo. Since a lot of psychopathology is related to difficulty in regulating emotions, the...
22-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

People Remain Calm as the World Ends, Video Game Study Suggests

As the world ends, will you lock arms and sing “Kumbayah” or embark on a path of law-breaking, anti-social behavior? A new study, based upon the virtual actions of more than 80,000 players of the role-playing video game ArcheAge, suggests...
20-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Using MP3-Like Code, Engineers Spot Hospital Alarm 'Masking'

The failure of hospital caregivers to respond to medical alerts is often attributed to “alarm fatigue.” Another possible explanation: alarms sounding simultaneously can blend together, making one or more of them inaudible. The phenomenon, known...
16-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

When Proteins Court Each Other, the Dance Moves Matter


Proteins shake their bodies and wave their limbs — essentially dancing — all with the goal of optimizing their interaction with other molecules, including other proteins. A new study shows that, in biological courtship, dance moves matter. The...
15-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

From Skin to Brain: Stem Cells Without Genetic Modification


A discovery, several years in the making, by University at Buffalo researchers proves that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells (a type of stem cell) without any genetic modification, and that these stem cells can yield other...
15-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Surgeons in the OR, a Way to Fight Bad Posture

Surgeons face psychological stress. Less understood is the physical stress they endure from spending hours in awkward positions in the operating room. This causes shoulder, neck and lower back pain — ailments that lead to sick days, decreased...
14-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

E-Cigarettes a Gateway to Smoking? Not Likely, According to New Published Research


Major national studies provide little evidence that e-cigarette users move to smoking cigarettes as a result, researchers from UB, Michigan write.
13-Mar-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless’ Campaign May Be Doing More Harm, Researchers Argue


FDA ad campaign geared toward rural teens who use smokeless tobacco products fails to provide public with important information on relative risks of smokeless tobacco compared to traditional cigarettes, Kozlowski and Sweanor write.
8-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST

Are the Cubs really cursed?

26-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Medicine Is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online, Says UB Pharmacy Practice Expert


The convenience of purchasing medicine online does not outweigh the risks, says Karl Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo pharmacy practice expert.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says

14-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Clinicians Need to Screen ‘Nicotine Naïve’ Teenagers for Vaping, Says UB Addictions Expert


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.
6-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT

FDA's New Tobacco Rules May Have an Unintended Effect, University at Buffalo Expert Says


5-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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

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