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Health and Medicine

News about UB’s health sciences programs and related community outreach.

11/24/14

UB researcher uses NSF grant to assess America’s perception of Ebola and improve communication about the virus.

11/20/14

First responders are working endless shifts, not getting home to care for their families, sleeping at the barracks and eating whatever they can find,” says UB expert John Violanti.  

11/20/14

Anne B. Curtis, UB chair of medicine, says shoveling and snowblowing both carry risks after severe storms.

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11/19/14

Touch-responsive maps designed in part by UB researchers give independence to the visually impaired.

11/5/14

UB researchers explore the relationship between empathy and aggression.

11/5/14

In the past decade, online gambling has exploded and several states, including New York, have approved measures to legalize various types of gambling. So, it’s only natural that the number of people with gambling problems has also increased, right?

11/4/14

UB infectious disease experts will discuss the history of the Ebola outbreak, media misconceptions and preparations at the local level.

10/30/14

A UB study finds that babies' dietary patterns varied according to the racial, ethnic and educational backgrounds of their mothers.

10/29/14

UB researcher Youfa Wang led a federally-funded systematic review and meta-analysis of 17 childhood obesity prevention programs.

10/24/14

The family of viruses housing Ebola and Marburg is ancient, and the two viruses last shared a common ancestor millions of years ago, UB scientists say.