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Health and Medicine

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

4/16/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. — Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will speak at the 2014 commencement ceremony for the University at Buffalo’s School of Public Health and Health Professions (SPHHP).

4/16/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Management is collaborating with the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences to offer UB residents and fellows in any graduate medical education specialty an accelerated MBA program, starting this fall.

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).