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Fewer Severe Heart Attack Patients Pursued Treatment During Pandemic

A recent study found that the number of patients who pursued treatment for a severe form of heart attack dropped significantly in New York State during the pandemic.
15-Apr-2021 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Volcanic Eruptions had Large and Persistent Impacts on Global Hydroclimate over Last Millennium

In a new study, a team of paleoclimate researchers used a proxy product that employs natural climate archives to better understand the global and seasonal hydroclimate impacts of all known large tropical eruptions over the last millennium.
8-Mar-2021 5:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Risk Communication Experts Analyze Visual Responses to Tornado Warning Graphics

The analysis used a combination of eye-tracking methods and “think aloud” interviews to investigate what visual features attract attention and/or cue a call to action around an emerging threat.
25-Feb-2021 10:55 AM EST Add to Favorites

Research finds people diagnosed with HIV in New York State were more than twice as likely to die from COVID-19

New research out of the University at Albany and the AIDS Institute at the New York State Department of Health found that through the middle of 2020, people diagnosed with HIV infection were significantly more likely to contract, be hospitalized...
3-Feb-2021 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Minority Nurse Practitioners Underrepresented in New York State

A recent study conducted by the University at Albany’s Center for Health Workforce Studies found that Hispanic NPs were underrepresented in most regions of the state when compared to the Hispanic population in those regions.
28-Jan-2021 1:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


UAlbany Researchers Launch New Tool to Visualize Global Climate Change

The three-part tool offers an interactive way to view up to two millennium’s worth of paleoclimate data around the globe.
12-Jan-2021 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Forensic Chemist’s Laser Technique Distinguishes Human and Animal Blood

New research published by forensic chemist Igor Lednev could soon offer law enforcement another valuable crime scene tool – a quick and accurate way to distinguish human blood from animal blood.
17-Dec-2020 12:25 PM EST Add to Favorites

Research finds postpartum depression may last 3 years

A recent study found that a mother’s postpartum depression can last for a full three years after the birth of their baby and in some cases, get worse over time.
1-Dec-2020 11:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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