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Health and Medicine

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

4/14/14

Making alcohol treatment more efficient and effective is the long-term goal of a $2.7 million grant to the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA). 

4/11/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – A seven-ton magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner that will make possible groundbreaking research into multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke and other diseases, will be hoisted by a crane seven stories and delivered into the University at Buffalo’s Clinical and Translational Research Center on Saturday, April 12.

4/11/14

The public does not realize — in fact, police themselves may not realize — that the dangers police officers are exposed to on a daily basis are far worse than anything on “Law and Order.”

4/4/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGeR) medical trial has found that, in general, low-dose aspirin is not beneficial for future pregnancy outcomes in women with prior pregnancy loss.

4/3/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A joint study by researchers at the University of California, San Diego, the University at Buffalo, and the University of Toronto has found that a computer–vision system can distinguish between real or faked expressions of pain more accurately than can humans.

4/3/14

The novel drug delivery method could improve how doctors treat cancer.

4/1/14

A small NIH-funded study at UB is giving Western New Yorkers with tinnitus the opportunity to try a promising, new device as a treatment for the condition.

3/31/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – City of Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown will appear at the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Apr. 1 in Squire Hall to proclaim Apr. 6 through Apr. 12 National Prosthodontics Awareness Week in Buffalo (NPAW).

James Schuler
3/31/14

Western New York teens with diabetes are benefiting from
D-Link, a support group for Type 1 diabetic teens, which was founded by students in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

3/31/14

The University at Buffalo is bringing primary health care directly to individuals with serious mental illness in the same facility where they receive psychiatric care.