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New Data Show Non-medical Use of Prescription Stimulant Medications Is a Growing Problem

Studies found that non-medical use of prescription stimulant medications is a growing problem in the U.S. and that using these medications in ways not prescribed can lead to serious adverse health outcomes, with the risk increasing if they are taken...
19-Jan-2019 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Upstate Study Finds Misuse of Stimulant Medication When Snorted, Injected Has Most Severe Health Consequences

A study, which evaluated the prevalence and clinical consequences of prescription amphetamine (AMP) misuse among adolescents and adults, found severe medical outcomes occur when people snort or inject stimulant medication.
26-Oct-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


SUNY Upstate Medical University raises profile of Geriatrics as it becomes its own clinical department

Geriatrics is being elevated to its own clinical department, just like other specialties, such as Surgery, Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery. The move comes as the population over the age of 65 continues to increase.
29-Jun-2018 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Hoping to Increase Breastfeeding Rates, Upstate Hires New Lactation Consultant and Expands Services

When Jayne Charlamb, MD, FACP, FABM, IBCLC, started Upstate’s Breastfeeding Medicine Program in 2015, she set out to help the most complex medical situations with newborns and mothers. Three years later, Dr. Charlamb, who serves as the director of...
20-Mar-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Researchers Use Synthetic Protein to Disrupt Work of Bacteria

A synthetic protein that disrupts the ability of bacteria to perform basic life functions—moving, eating, attaching to hosts—could be a key to fighting infectious disease and preventing bacteria from evolving into drug-resistant pathogens.
26-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Discovery Advances Understanding of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The findings could help guide doctors to determine how best to treat patients with Crohn's disease.
5-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Mixed Methods Research App Announced

Mixed methods research design is an innovative research methodology for health science (including nursing science), social science, and behavioral sciences.
15-Sep-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public Service Announcement Stresses the Importance of Being Tested for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world, according to the World Health Organization. It is estimated that more than 3 million Americans have glaucoma, but only half of those know they have it.
3-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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