Health and Medicine

News about UB’s health sciences programs and related community outreach. (see all topics)

6/18/19

The entrepreneurs recently took home third-place prizes in a statewide business plan competition.

6/17/19

Researchers cite Big Tobacco's marketing stronghold on African American smokers among reasons why this group is 12% less likely to quit.

6/13/19

Improving our understanding of adolescent substance use will help physicians better address the health needs and risk factors in this vulnerable population.

6/7/19

A UB-led research team has used public narratives, an increasingly popular form of person-centered advocacy offering a forum for sharing previously untold stories, to study the undue stress experienced by women in relation to abortion.

5/29/19

The program screened more than 800 elementary students from six schools.

5/29/19

UB-led research reveals how fluctuating air pollution at the Beijing Olympics affected local residents’ bodies at the level of metabolites.

5/28/19

UB-led research is first to report an association between long-term exposure to ozone and atherosclerosis.

5/28/19

Nearly half of children with cardiomyopathy either undergo a heart transplant or die within two years of being diagnosed.

5/24/19

To treat Candida albicans, a common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened immune systems, University at Buffalo researchers limited the fungus’ access to iron, an element crucial to the organism’s survival.

5/22/19

Marijuana use episodes among couples who frequently use the drug increase the likelihood of experiencing intimacy events, according to the results of a University at Buffalo-led study.