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Study: Low income, male gender or urban setting each tied to higher risk of hospital readmission

University at Buffalo research found that patients who earn less than $38,000 per year, identify as male or were treated in an urban hospital have a higher risk of being readmitted to a hospital within a month of discharge. The factors were...
18-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: Obesity raises the risk of gum disease by inflating growth of bone-destroying cells

Chronic inflammation caused by obesity may trigger the development of cells that break down bone tissue, including the bone that holds teeth in place, according to new University at Buffalo research that sought to improve understanding of the...
12-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Improve recycling compliance by using this technique in PSAs

A specific messaging strategy used in a public service announcement (PSA) video can effectively encourage New Yorkers who struggle with recycling compliance to properly separate their trash from recycling, according to the results of a University at...
10-Nov-2021 4:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Let’s talk about the 1,800-plus ‘young’ volcanoes in the U.S. Southwest

The landscape of the southwestern U.S. is heavily scarred by past eruptions of monogenetic volcanoes, and a new study marks a step toward understanding future risks for the region.
3-Nov-2021 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Misinformation on stem cell treatments for COVID-19 linked to overhyped science, researchers argue

The global race to develop new stem cell-based COVID-19 treatments during the pandemic was filled with violations of government regulations, inflated medical claims and distorted public communication, say the authors of a new perspective.
15-Oct-2021 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Heartburn drugs may have unexpected benefits on gum disease

The research found that patients who used drugs prescribed to treat heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers were more likely to have smaller probing depths in the gums (the gap between teeth and gums).
13-Oct-2021 11:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Morality demonstrated in stories can alter judgement for early adolescents

Media can distinctly influence separate moral values and get kids to place more or less importance on those values depending on what is uniquely emphasized in that content.
1-Oct-2021 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: New treatment uses reverse vaccination to teach immune system not to attack life-saving drugs

University at Buffalo researchers have developed a new treatment that uses reverse vaccination to pre-expose the body to medications and build immune tolerance. The treatment could be applied to a broad range of drug therapies, autoimmune disorders...
30-Sep-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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