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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

UB Research Raises Consciousness for Dehydration Concerns in Diabetic Patients

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

Teen Smoking: Deeper Analysis of Statistics Needed, Study Finds

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

Does Smoking Hamper Treatment for Alcohol Abuse?

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

How Are CTE and Behavior Linked? The Answer Requires More in-Depth Research, Scientists Say

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

Quiet as a Mouse, but So Much to Hear

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 Hybrid Vehicle That Delivers DNA


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...
25-Nov-2014 10:40 AM EST

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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

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

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