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Difficulties with audiovisual processing contributes to dyslexia in children

A University at Buffalo psychologist has published a neuroimaging study that could help develop tests for early identification of dyslexia.
15-Jan-2019 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Fearful conservatives and angry liberals process political information differently

The emotional underpinnings of political ideology motivated how the electorate sought and processed information about the 2016 presidential election and the major issue of climate change. “This has important implications for how political...
9-Jan-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Scientists brew lava and blow it up to better understand volcanoes

What happens when lava and water meet? Explosive experiments with manmade lava are exploring this question. This long-term, ongoing study published its first results on Dec. 10, and aims to shed light on the basic physics of lava-water interactions,...
10-Dec-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Older Women Who Suffer From Tooth Loss Are More Likely to Develop High Blood Pressure

Women who experienced loss of all teeth had approximately 20 percent higher risk of developing hypertension during follow-up compared to women who still had natural teeth.
5-Dec-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study sheds light on alcohol misuse among never-deployed reservists

In a study of 174 Army Reserve and National Guard soldiers who hadn’t been deployed, researchers found that more negative non-deployment emotions were associated with a range of alcohol use outcomes.
30-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Organizations with broad social ties improve outcomes for communities recovering from natural disasters

The most equitable recoveries following a natural disaster where in places that saw an increase in organizations that have a broad, crosscutting presence. In order to encourage a wide economic recovery, communities should think about activating...
16-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


In Buffalo emergency departments, a better way to treat opioid use disorder

An innovative, cost-effective program in Western New York provides medication-assisted treatment to opioid use disorder patients in emergency departments (EDs) and rapidly transitions them into long-term treatment within about 48 hours.
9-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

How People Perceive Cities and Suburbs Is Not Merely a Matter of Boundary Lines

What separates cities and suburbs isn't always a geographic boundary. Subjective social factors also play a role, particularly school quality and public safety, according to a new study.
30-Oct-2018 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise

Expert: Why Alaskan Plate Tectonics Drive Massive Earthquakes

4-Dec-2018 3:25 PM EST


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

27-Nov-2018 11:30 AM EST


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

9-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST


Government can either stoke fear or reduce anxiety after terror threats

25-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Blood Test Does Not Detect Concussions, UB Expert Warns

21-Feb-2018 9:05 AM EST


Houston’s Flooding Underscores Disaster Management Challenges of Years to Come in Communities Nationwide, UB Expert Says

30-Aug-2017 3:45 PM EDT


‘Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless’ Campaign May Be Doing More Harm, Researchers Argue

FDA ad campaign geared toward rural teens who use smokeless tobacco products fails to provide public with important information on relative risks of smokeless tobacco compared to traditional cigarettes, Kozlowski and Sweanor write.
8-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST

Are the Cubs really cursed?

26-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT

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