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Five New Studies Will Examine How the Trillions of Tiny Organisms That Call Our Bodies Home Can Impact Health

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Five University at Buffalo research projects aim to study how the interplay of the human microbiome – the collection of microorganisms that reside in and on the human body – and the environment affect a person’s risk for certain diseases.
27-Jul-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Embryonic Gene Nanog Reverses Aging in Adult Stem Cells

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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.
25-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

For Ancient Deep-Sea Plankton, a Long Decline Before Extinction

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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...
19-Jul-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Students’ PTSD Symptoms Fluctuate Greatly During First Year of College

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.
13-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Veggie Juice That Illuminates the Gut

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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.
11-Jul-2016 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Advice to WHO Nations to Consider Mandatory Low-Nicotine Cigarettes Is Premature, UB Researcher Says

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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.
6-Jul-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

E. Coli: The Ideal Transport Vehicle for Next-Gen Vaccines?

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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...
1-Jul-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tracking Brain Atrophy in MS Could Become Routine, Thanks to Software Developed at UB

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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...
30-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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.
6-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT

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

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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

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

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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

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