Health and Medicine

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


University at Buffalo researchers have found that a receptor called muscarinic type 3 (M3R), a key regulator of the remyelination process, is a promising drug target for MS.


The effects of intimate partner violence are profound, painfully enduring and should command as much attention as providing victims with the help necessary to leave violent relationships, according to a new UB study.


The nation’s leading philosopher of psychiatry will deliver a keynote address on the nature of addiction at this year’s Romanell Conference, presented by UB's Department of Philosophy.


UB's Clinical and Translational Science Institute has announced the funding of two faculty scholars who will focus on a new field called implementation science, aimed at facilitating the transition from clinical trials to clinical practice. 


Spotting a bully is more nuanced than it might seem, because there is a difference between general aggressive behavior and bullying, according to the findings of a new paper by a UB psychologist.


UB researchers have discovered several biomarkers that can accurately identify hypervirulent K. pneumoniae. A commentary paper about the research calls the discovery "a major step forward." 


Researchers have found that adding liraglutide to insulin treatment for patients with Type 1 diabetes results not only in better blood sugar control but simultaneous improvements in blood pressure, body weight and the amount of insulin patients need to take.



The research will examine the health of the communities near the plant.


Study finds the grain an ideal and safe contrast agent for diagnosing swallowing disorders.


UB launched the tradition of holding white coat ceremonies in the 1990s to symbolize that humanism remains at the core of all medical care.