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Health and Medicine

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

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.

3/27/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – One of the serious health consequences of obesity is elevated blood pressure (BP), a particular problem in children because research has found that high BP in children usually follows them into adulthood, carrying with it a wide range of possible negative consequences.

3/27/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD, C-NP, FAAN, the Florence and William Downs Professor in Nursing Research and director of the Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Nursing Research at New York University will present the annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture at 2 p.m. on March 28 in 114 Wende Hall on UB’s South Campus.

3/24/14

University at Buffalo researchers are recruiting 40 parents and their 8- to 12-year-old children to test fun, interactive computerized training programs designed to improve memory.

 

3/20/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gene D. Morse, professor and associate director of the University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, presided with Charles C. Maponga at the first graduation of Zimbabwe Traditional Healers, in recognition of their completion of a one-year certificate program.

3/20/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Gail D’Eramo Melkus, EdD, C-NP, FAAN, the Florence and William Downs Professor in Nursing Research and director of the Muriel and Virginia Pless Center for Nursing Research at New York University will present the annual Margaret A. Nelson Lecture at 2 p.m. on March 28 in 114 Wende Hall on UB’s South Campus.

3/17/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Social relationships, fatigue and other coexisting medical problems have a stronger effect on how patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) rate their overall health than the severity of their gastrointestinal symptoms, a University at Buffalo study has found.

3/13/14

Ten teams led by University at Buffalo students have been identified as semifinalists in the annual Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition.

dentist providing dental care to patient
3/10/14

BUFFALO, N.Y. – You may have diabetes and not even know it. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25.8 million people have diabetes. Of these, 7 million have undiagnosed disease.