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Study Shows Hearing Tests Miss Common Form of Hearing Loss

Traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to diagnose patients with a common form of inner ear damage that might otherwise be detected by more challenging behavioral tests, according to the findings of a University at Buffalo-led study published...
20-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Unravels Long-Held Fermi Puzzle Tied to Nonlinear Systems

A new study has found that nonlinear systems can indeed reach equilibrium. The finding has implications in materials science and other fields.
14-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Higher Wages Linked to Immigrant Diversity

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Diverse immigrant populations do more than enrich a city’s cultural fabric. According to geographers from the University at Buffalo and Southampton University, they also boost wages -- by as much as 21 percent.
10-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Gum Disease, Tooth Loss May Increase Postmenopausal Women’s Risk of Death

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Findings suggest that older women may be at higher risk for death because of their periodontal condition and may benefit from more intensive oral screening measures.
28-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Is Personal Adversity Contributing to Political Polarization?

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Unexpected life events can lead to political polarization, pushing moderates toward the spectrum’s extremes, according to study co-authored by UB psychologist.
27-Mar-2017 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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