Health and Medicine

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


A new study has identified several key factors in postmenopausal women that are associated with height loss, a common occurrence in this age group that is known to increase the risk for death and disease.


The Medical Society of the State of New York has awarded Nancy Nielsen its highest honor


Restarting the program was noted as a major goal when Great Lakes Medical Imaging joined the UB Department of Radiology in 2016.


Wearable technologies may be helpful in evaluating the effects of overcrowded EDs, but third party testing is needed


John Fudyma, division chief of general internal medicine and associate professor of medicine, will receive the Laureate Award of the New York Chapter of the American College of Physicians.  


Researchers at UB's Research Institute on Addictions have found that prenatal marijuana use also can have consequences on infants’ weight and can influence behavior problems, especially when combined with tobacco use.


A new protein analysis tool developed at the University at Buffalo could increase the quality and accuracy of medical diagnosis and quicken the pace of pharmaceutical development.


Two students in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences were among 10 students statewide who received Diversity of Medicine scholarships last year; they just found out they will receive the scholarship again this year.


The company has been selected to join the National Cancer Institute’s NExT Program, which will partner with For-Robin to advance the firm’s novel cancer therapy.


New technology could one day lead to portable drug detectors.