Health and Medicine

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

8/14/18

A new class of drug targets that has attracted attention for its potential to treat psychiatric and other diseases has now been shown to curb drug-seeking behaviors.

8/9/18

University at Buffalo researchers have received a five-year, $3 million grant from the Troup Fund of the Kaleida Health Foundation to apply the power of big data to enhance liver health in the region.

8/8/18

Exercise can help prevent relapses into cocaine addiction, according to new research led by the University at Buffalo’s Panayotis (Peter) Thanos.

8/7/18
BUFFALO, N.Y. —New University at Buffalo research is adding important information to the body of knowledge about the cognitive and behavioral status of a group of retired professional athletes who spent their careers in contact sports.
8/7/18

Adolescents who received funding to help pay for an abortion experienced greater hardships that affected abortion access compared to adult abortion-fund patients, according to a new UB study.

8/7/18

After seeing an ad in a campus newspaper promoting unhealthy late-night foods, researchers decided to look at a sample of college students to better understand how drinking affects what they eat.

8/3/18

R. Lorraine Collins is member of 20-person team tasked with drafting legislation on how to regulate marijuana use in New York State.

8/1/18

More than 90 percent of people caring for a family member with dementia experience poor sleep, according to new research by the University at Buffalo School of Nursing.

7/27/18

Findings could help improve treatments and reduce side effects.

7/24/18

Study suggests that a gene encoding a viral protein has been carefully preserved in Myotis bats for millions of years.