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Relationship Quality Tied to Good Health for Young Adults

For young people entering adulthood, high-quality relationships are associated with better physical and mental health, according to the results of a recently published study by a University at Buffalo-led research team.
24-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Geologists Make Their Own Lava to Prep for Explosive Experiments (Video Available)


The lava-making operation — one of the largest in the world — will provide a rare, close-up view of the interplay between molten rock and water, an interaction that can enhance the explosive potential of volcanoes.
23-Jun-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pneumococcal Vaccine Watches Bacteria, Strikes Only When Needed

Conventional vaccines indiscriminately destroy bacteria and other disease-causing agents. The approach works, but there is growing concern that it creates opportunity other pathogens to harm the body – similar to antibiotic resistance resulting in...
7-Jun-2016 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Farm-to-Food Study Aims to Understand the Effect of Manure Management Practices on Antibiotic Resistance and Residues


Researchers are teaming up with dairy farms to study the effect of three different manure management techniques on preventing the occurrence and spread of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria, genes tied to resistance, and antibiotic residues.
7-Jun-2016 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Research Examines the Social Benefits of Getting Into Someone Else’s Head

Do you often wonder what the person next to you is thinking? You might be high in mind-reading motivation, a newly coined term for the practice of observing and interpreting bits of social information.
1-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineers Discover a New Gatekeeper for Light


Imagine a device that is selectively transparent to various wavelengths of light at one moment, and opaque to them the next, following a minute adjustment. Researchers report a discovery that brings us one step closer to this imagined future.
26-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Chances Your Nurse Correctly Monitors for Side Effects of Pain Meds? About One in Four


A study led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Carla Jungquist reveals that the vast majority of post-operative patients given opioid medications through intravenous infusions are not monitored often enough to detect respiratory depression,...
26-May-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tobacco Control Strategies Need a Refresh, Researchers Say


It's time to modernize the decades-old tobacco control strategies that rely on an “all or nothing” approach and which are confusing the public, Lynn Kozlowski and David Abrams write.
24-May-2016 9:05 AM 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


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

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


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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