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Newswise: A Secret in Our Saliva: Food and Germs Helped Humans Evolve Into Unique Member of Great Apes

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A Secret in Our Saliva: Food and Germs Helped Humans Evolve Into Unique Member of Great Apes

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University at Buffalo researchers discovered that the human diet — a result of increased meat consumption, cooking and agriculture — has led to stark differences in the saliva of humans compared to that of other primates.

Released:
16-Oct-2019 2:10 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719805

Parent and sibling attitudes among top influences on teenage e-cigarette use

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Flavor, safety and family attitude toward vaping are among the greatest factors influencing teenage perception of e-cigarettes, new University at Buffalo research finds.

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30-Sep-2019 10:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 719466

Onions and garlic are staples of a Puerto Rican condiment. Are they also a recipe for reduced breast cancer risk?

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Women who ate the popular Puerto Rican condiment sofrito, which contains onions and garlic, more than once per day had a 67% decreased risk of breast cancer. It's the first population-based study examining the association between onion and garlic consumption and breast cancer in Puerto Rico.

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23-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 719314

Smoking Abstinence Has Little Impact on the Motivation for Food

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It’s sometimes thought that smokers who can’t light up are likely to reach for food in lieu of cigarettes. But new research from the University at Buffalo suggests that smoking abstinence doesn’t greatly affect the motivation for food. The study, published in the journal Drug and Alcohol Dependence, used cues and actual money to learn how much smokers might spend for cigarettes, food and water during abstinence. The results provide new insights for how different systems control motivation and reward.

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19-Sep-2019 4:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718926

How are we doing? Affordable tool measures parents’ perceptions of their child’s school

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A team led by a University at Buffalo social work researcher has developed a new tool for measuring parents’ perceptions of how they engage with their children’s education. The tool also offers school administrators a quick, economical and efficient alternative to the often expensive and cumbersome measures currently available.

Released:
12-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 718677

New drug may protect against memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease

University at Buffalo

A new drug discovered through a research collaboration between the University at Buffalo and Tetra Therapeutics may protect against memory loss, nerve damage and other symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.

Released:
9-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 718556

With one click, ‘digital pipeline’ automates classification of diabetic kidney disease

University at Buffalo

A new method that automates the classification of progressive diabetic kidney disease, reducing variability and boosting precision, has been developed by researchers in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo.

Released:
6-Sep-2019 7:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 718359

Developing a richer understanding of natural sciences critical to making better policy decisions

University at Buffalo

To fully understand the challenges of progressive environmental transformation requires that policy makers develop a more sophisticated and nuanced relationship with the various sciences and the kinds of knowledge their work can provide

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3-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT

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