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6/12/96

Studies being conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo of low birth weight and premature births among Hispanic mothers, and of failure rates and side effects of IUD use among women from the Jilin Province of China, are adding to information about the state of female reproductive health.

6/14/96

One of the few longitudinal studies to investigate the relationship between gender, depression and alcohol problems in a large community sample has shown that in women, depressive symptoms may lead to alcohol problems over time, while in men, problems with alcohol might subsequently lead to depression.

6/15/96

A new study by University at Buffalo epidemiologists suggests that beta carotene, or a dietary component associated with it, may reduce a smokerÍs risk of developing prostate cancer.

6/12/96

A $37,000 grant from the American Federation for Aging Research will fund a University at Buffalo study on the skeletal muscles of the elderly that ultimately may help prevent injuries and reduce medical costs.

6/13/96

Breast-feeding for at least 12 months during their lifetime appears to offer women some protection against developing breast cancer later in life, a new study by epidemiologists at the University at Buffalo has found.

6/26/96

Warning that 21st-century cultural diplomacy and U.S. economic and political interests are at risk, a team of top international educators is recommending major changes in the policy that defines the educational relationship between the U.S. and Japan.

6/19/96

A University at Buffalo professor has developed the first accurate, nondestructive way to evaluate the strength of a bond between two materials.

6/14/96

A University at Buffalo researcher's study of how physicians work has found that current models of expert thinking do not adequately explain the complex factors involved in how physicians diagnose and treat patients.