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.
22-Dec-2014 3:10 PM EST
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
Some drugs used to treat diabetes mimic the behavior of a hormone that a University at Buffalo psychologist has learned controls fluid intake in subjects. The finding creates new awareness for diabetics who are already at risk for dehydration.
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST
When it comes to measuring teen smoking, many public health agencies rely too heavily on reports of monthly cigarette use, a broad statistic that makes it difficult to draw conclusions about current habits and historical trends, a new study finds.
10-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST
A new study has shown that smoking can inhibit the success of treatment for alcohol abuse, putting people who are addicted to both tobacco and alcohol in a double bind.
8-Dec-2014 1:00 PM EST
Media reports routinely link chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), the neurodegenerative brain disease, with behavioral symptoms in former football players. But just how CTE and behavioral changes are related is poorly understood, researchers...
4-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
Micheal L. Dent, a University at Buffalo psychologist, listens to what is inaudible to others. And what she’s hearing might one day help us better understand human hearing loss.
4-Dec-2014 2:00 PM EST
A new hybrid vehicle is under development.
Its performance isn’t measured by the distance it travels, but rather the delivery of its cargo: vaccines that contain genetically engineered DNA to fight HIV, cancer, influenza and other...
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“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...
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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
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
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Immigration Expert Says Michigan Governor’s Proposal Shows the Key Role of State and Local Officials
A proposal that the federal government grant 50,000 visas to immigrants willing to settle and work in Detroit shows some of the best ideas about immigration are coming from the state and local levels, according to a UB immigration law expert.
24-Jan-2014 10:00 AM EST