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Vegetable-Rich Wahls Diet Lowers Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis Patients by Raising Good Cholesterol

Higher levels of blood high-density lipoprotein (HDL) — or good cholesterol — may improve fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, according to a new University at Buffalo-led study.
15-Aug-2019 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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In the future, this electricity-free tech could help cool buildings in metro areas

Engineers designed a new system to help cool buildings in crowded metropolitan areas without consuming electricity, an important innovation as cities work to adapt to climate change. The system consists of an inexpensive polymer/aluminum film...
2-Aug-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Compound found in red wine opens door for new treatments for depression, anxiety

A new University at Buffalo-led study has revealed that the plant compound resveratrol, which is found in red wine, displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain.
26-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

With bitter foods, what you eat determines what you like to eat

Introducing plant-based foods to a diet is a common-sense approach to healthy eating, but many people don’t like the taste of vegetables, bitter greens, in particular.
24-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers wirelessly hack ‘boss’ gene, a step toward reprogramming the human genome

A new University at Buffalo-led study describes how researchers wirelessly controlled FGFR1 — a gene that plays a key role in how humans grow from embryos to adults — in lab-grown brain tissue. The ability to manipulate the gene, the...
16-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Survivors’ near-miss experiences on 9/11 linked to post-traumatic stress

People who narrowly avoid disaster do not necessarily escape tragedy unharmed, and their knowledge of the victims’ fate shapes how survivors respond to traumatic events, according to the results of a new paper by a UB psychologist that explores...
11-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Light therapy could replace opioids as main treatment for cancer treatment side effect

A worldwide coalition of researchers and clinicians has agreed that light therapy is among the most effective interventions for the prevention of oral mucositis, painful ulcers in the mouth resulting from cancer therapy.
9-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

In Africa, coffee as a pathway to peace

In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, peace and economic opportunity are percolating, thanks to efforts by the University at Buffalo and Boston's Polus Center to develop a more inclusive coffee value chain.
8-Jul-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Why one UB scientist is studying dust

"The level of dust in the air can have far-reaching effects on climate, but there are still a lot of unknowns in the field,” says Evans, PhD, an atmospheric scientist."
22-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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Antibiotics in Wastewater: UB Chemist Investigates a Disturbing Trend

Diana Aga's research examines how sewage treatment systems help — or don’t help — to eliminate antimicrobial drugs and their remnants, called residues, from wastewater before it’s discharged into rivers and lakes.
7-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT

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Astounding Black Hole Image Opens a New Era of Science, UB Physicist Says

15-Apr-2019 3:55 PM EDT

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Climate models should consider people’s perceptions of climate risk, UB expert says

26-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT

Expert: Why Alaskan Plate Tectonics Drive Massive Earthquakes

4-Dec-2018 3:25 PM EST

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@UBuffalo expert "has strong reservations" re: #CRISPR announcement this week

27-Nov-2018 11:30 AM EST

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Ultimately every state will expand Medicaid, says @UBuffalo health policy expert

9-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST

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Government can either stoke fear or reduce anxiety after terror threats

25-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

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