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Exercise Can Help Beat Cocaine Addiction, Study Finds

Exercise can help prevent relapses into cocaine addiction, according to new research led by the University at Buffalo’s Panayotis (Peter) Thanos, PhD.
8-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Adolescent Abortion-Fund Patients Face More Barriers Than Adults

Adolescents who received funding to help pay for an abortion experienced greater hardships that affected abortion access compared to adult abortion-fund patients, according to the results of a new study by a University at Buffalo social work...
7-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Got the ‘Drunchies’? New Study Shows How Heavy Drinking Affects Diet

With obesity continuing to rise in America, researchers decided to look at a sample of college students to better understand how drinking affects what they eat, both that night and for their first meal the next day.
7-Aug-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


New Reports Offer Look at How Climate Change Is Impacting New York State's Buildings

A three-year effort between University at Buffalo researchers and NYSERDA has produced three reports that provide information and strategies for everyone from architects and engineers to state and federal policymakers.
6-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Men Are Still More Likely Than Women to Be Perceived as Leaders, Study Finds

Women hold just 26 percent of executive-level positions in S&P 500 companies — and sadly that is no accident, according to a new study by researchers in the University at Buffalo School of Management.
6-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Nine Out of 10 People Caring for a Family Member with Dementia Don’t Get Enough Sleep

More than 90 percent of people caring for a family member with dementia experience poor sleep, according to new research by the University at Buffalo School of Nursing.
1-Aug-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


UB Psychologist Proposes Whales Use Song as Sonar

A University at Buffalo psychologist has proposed in a newly published paper that humpback whales may use song for long-range sonar. It’s the singing whale, not the listening whale who is doing most of the analysis, according to Eduardo Mercado...
30-Jul-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UB Research Suggests How Stimulant Treatments for ADHD Work

Stimulant medications are an effective treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). In the classroom, parents and teachers say that medications like methylphenidate (MPH) can reduce symptoms and improve behavior. Although...
27-Jul-2018 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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


Clinicians Need to Screen ‘Nicotine Naïve’ Teenagers for Vaping, Says UB Addictions Expert

UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.
6-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT


FDA's New Tobacco Rules May Have an Unintended Effect, University at Buffalo Expert Says

5-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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