Health and Medicine

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


Bianca Weinstock-Guttman, widely known as a leading expert on MS in adults and children, is the executive director of the New York State Multiple Sclerosis Consortium.


Parents who allow their young children to occasionally sip and taste alcohol may be contributing to an increased risk for alcohol use and related problems when those kids reach late adolescence, according to a new UB study.


The Spring Seminar Series at the UB Research Institute on Addictions will explore the topics of nicotine, drug and alcohol use by women, including sex differences in smoking, preventing substance use in pregnancy, and drinking issues among lesbian and bisexual women.


UB researchers played a key role in the development of new guidelines for managing fatigue in emergency medical services personnel.


Differences in skull shape and function across carnivorans stem not just from diet, as has long been observed, but also from a range of environmental factors.


UB internal medicine residents have been selected to receive one of 30 grants issued nationally by the ACGME’s Back to Bedside program, which was developed to address some of the challenges facing medical residents today.


Ferric Contrast, Neurovascular Diagnostics and Sunny Clean Water have each won awards of about $225,000.


A new study led by vision researchers has demonstrated that the addition of widely available antioxidants to the current standard-of-care prevented vision loss in an animal model of a rare genetic disease.


Researchers to pioneer case study method to help students prepare for bias, inequity.


Marianthi Markatou has been invited to speak at the 10th annual Sentinel Initiative Public Workshop on Feb. 7 in Bethesda, Maryland.