Health and Medicine

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

7/16/18

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.

7/11/18

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.

7/10/18

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.

7/9/18

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. 

7/5/18

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.

7/5/18

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." 

6/29/18

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.

 

6/28/18

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

6/27/18

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

6/26/18

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