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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


Study: Want to Make Hydrogen Fuel Cells More Affordable? Try Manganese

Manganese could advance one of the most promising sources of renewable energy: hydrogen fuel cells. In a study published today (Oct. 29, 2018) in Nature Catalysis, a University at Buffalo-led research team reports on catalysts made from the widely...
30-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Moral leaders perform better — but what’s ‘moral’ is up for debate

.New research from the University at Buffalo School of Management is clear: Leaders who value morality outperform their unethical peers, regardless of industry, company size or role. However, because we all define a “moral leader” differently,...
24-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Food Systems Planning Experts Say It’s Time to Reflect on Local Governments’ Efforts

Special issue of peer-reviewed journal addresses key questions in food systems planning efforts.
18-Oct-2018 12:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


How Does Brain Structure Influence Performance on Language Tasks?

Scientists are using computational models of the brain to simulate how the structure of the brain may impact brain activity and, ultimately, human behavior. The research focuses on interconnectivity, looking at how different regions are linked to...
17-Oct-2018 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Sexes Differ When It Comes to Comfort During and After Exercise

Study is the first to highlight sex differences in thermal behavior and could one day inform the development of new athletic apparel.
8-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaccinating humans to protect mosquitoes from malaria

For decades, scientists have been trying to develop a vaccine that prevents mosquitoes from spreading malaria among humans. This unique approach — in which immunized humans transfer anti-malarial proteins to mosquitoes when bitten — is called a...
8-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Our Experts on Newswise


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


Medicine Is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online, Says UB Pharmacy Practice Expert

The convenience of purchasing medicine online does not outweigh the risks, says Karl Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo pharmacy practice expert.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says

14-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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