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Managing Negative Emotions Can Help Pregnant Smokers Quit

A new study by scientists in the University at Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions has shown that pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they can learn to manage negative emotions that lead to smoking.
19-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Children Resulting From Unintended Pregnancies May Experience Depressive Symptoms in Early Adulthood

Children from unintended pregnancies tend to experience more depressive symptoms in early adulthood than children from intended pregnancies, however there's little evidence of a causal relationship. Jessica Su, an assistant professor in UB's...
29-Aug-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds the Burdens of Spousal Caregiving Alleviated by Appreciation

The fact that spouses often become caregivers for their ailing partners is quite common in American life – and few roles are more stressful. But Michael Poulin, a UB psychologist, is part of a research team that has published a study suggesting...
28-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Once Invincible Superbug Squashed by ‘Superteam’ of Antibiotics


University at Buffalo researchers have assembled a team of three antibiotics that, together, are capable of eradicating E. coli carrying mcr-1 and ndm-5 — genes that make the bacterium immune to last-resort antibiotics.
21-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Use Magnetic Fields to Remotely Stimulate Brain — and Control Body Movements


Scientists have used magnetism to activate tiny groups of cells in the brain, inducing bodily movements that include running, rotating and losing control of the extremities — an achievement that could lead to advances in studying and treating...
16-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Violent News Videos Can Be a Moral Motivator, Says UB Researcher

Matthew Grizzard, an assistant professor in the University at Buffalo Department of Communication, says his latest research suggests editors should include violent video in those stories they consider to be genuinely newsworthy.
8-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UB Research Shows How Pronouns Can Be Used to Build Confidence in Stressful Situations

A new study suggests that taking a “distanced perspective,” or seeing ourselves as though we were an outside observer, leads to a more confident and positive response to upcoming stressors than seeing the experience through our own eyes.
7-Aug-2017 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: History of Gum Disease Increases Cancer Risk in Older Women


Postmenopausal women who have a history of gum disease also have a higher risk of cancer, according to a new study of more than 65,000 women.
28-Jul-2017 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

Brady ‘All but Done’ From a Legal Perspective, UB Sports Law Expert Says

25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

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