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National Study Finds Strong Association Between Menopausal Symptoms and Bone Health

Women who experience moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause tend to have lower bone mineral density and higher rates of hip fracture than peers with no menopausal symptoms, a new study finds.
22-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

The Wild West of Physics


In a new National Science Foundation-funded project, University at Buffalo physicists are looking to bridge the gap between two related but distinctive fields: the study of “outer space” (stars and galaxies) and “inner space” (fundamental...
22-Jan-2015 11:20 AM EST

Profitable Phishing Schemes Slyly Tinker with Our Heads, Then Rip Us Off


University at Buffalo researchers have found evidence that the incredible spread of email phishing scams may be due to phishers’ increased use of “information-rich” emails that alter recipients’ cognitive processes in a way that facilitates...
22-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

One Nanoparticle, Six Types of Medical Imaging


Researchers have designed a nanoparticle that can be detected by six medical imaging techniques: computed tomography (CT) scanning; positron emission tomography (PET) scanning; photoacoustic imaging; fluorescence imaging; upconversion imaging; and...
20-Jan-2015 1:10 PM EST

Alcohol Warnings From Parents Matter

Parenting practices and restrictions when it comes to alcohol use can make a difference with adolescent drinking, and there is considerable value to consistent and sustained parental attitudes about drinking, according to new UB research.
8-Jan-2015 12:00 PM EST

Positive Personality Traits May Protect Police at High Risk for PTSD

A new study looked at police officers in the New Orleans area during and after Hurricane Katrina. The results suggested that they were shielded from PTSD by the protective qualities not only in the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, but years...
6-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

This Endoscope Zaps Tumors

To examine internal organs, doctors often use a tube with light and a tiny camera attached to it. The device, called an endoscope, helps detect cancer and other illnesses. It may soon serve another purpose: zapping tumors. The biomedical...
22-Dec-2014 3:10 PM EST

Massive Study Provides First Detailed Look at How Greenland’s Ice Is Vanishing


Led by University at Buffalo geophysicist Beata Csatho, the project used NASA satellite and aerial data to reconstruct how the ice sheet changed at nearly 100,000 locations over many years.
10-Dec-2014 5:00 PM EST

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After the Storm: Whether Shoveling or Snow Blowing, Heart Patients Must Exercise Caution, Advises UB Cardiologist


27-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Biomedical Ethics Expert Can Discuss Brittany Maynard’s Assisted Suicide

4-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST

Experts From UB Available to Discuss Ebola Outbreak

21-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT

‘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


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

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