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With Tobacco, What You Don’t Know Can Kill You Sooner

Public shows “considerable lack of knowledge” about the risk associated with different types of tobacco products, UB researchers say.
31-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vitamin D May Play Key Role in Preventing Macular Degeneration

Women who are deficient in vitamin D and have a specific high-risk genotype are 6.7 times more likely to develop AMD than women with sufficient vitamin D status and no high risk genotype.
31-Aug-2015 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Media ‘Fluff’ Helped Hitler Rise to Power

"Hitler at Home," a new book by a University at Buffalo architectural historian, traces how Hitler's inner circle manipulated the public by using home and lifestyle stories to soften his image prior to World War II. The news coverage that resulted...
31-Aug-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

African-Americans Most Likely to Stop Taking Meds in Medicare Part D’s Coverage Gap

Medicare Part D provides help to beneficiaries struggling with the cost of prescriptions drugs, but the plan’s coverage gap hits some populations harder than others, particularly African-Americans age 65 and older.
14-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Positive Reinforcement Plays Key Role in Cognitive Task Performance in ADHD Kids

A little recognition for a job well done means a lot to children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) – more so than it would for typically developing kids.
30-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UB to Study Dangers of Diver Dehydration for U.S. Navy

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Research will focus on increasing diver safety, building mission endurance.
16-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UB Researcher Explores First-Responders’ Role in End-of-Life Calls

Paramedics and emergency medical technicians are trained to save lives. But they sometimes enter situations where a dying patient’s end-of-life wishes contradict their professional code.
13-Jul-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Federal Agencies Lose Track of Endangered Species Protection Measures, Research Finds

“How can the agencies be keeping track of mitigation when they don’t have the documents detailing what the mitigation is?" asks University at Buffalo Law School researcher Jessica Owley, who found significant gaps in how public agencies keep...
18-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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