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A new UB study has found that women who experience moderate to severe hot flashes and night sweats during menopause tend to have lower bone-mineral density and higher rates of hip fracture than peers with no menopausal symptoms.

Radiology software receives award

Software developed by UB researchers at the university’s Toshiba Stroke & Vascular Research Center has been recognized by, one of the top websites in the radiology community.

Protection from PTSD

A new study has found that personal traits such as resilience, satisfaction with life and a grateful disposition may help shield police officers from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Making cancer cells more sensitive

What makes cancer cells sensitive or resistant to chemotherapy? UB researchers are working on an answer, thanks to a grant from the American Cancer Society.

Alcohol warnings from parents matter

Parenting practices and restrictions when it comes to alcohol use can make a difference with adolescent drinking, according to new research by a UB psychologist.

More companies approved for START-UP NY

Four more companies affiliated with UB have been approved for START-UP NY, the innovative economic development program created by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo.

Emberton lauded by historians

The Southern Association for Women Historians has awarded UB historian arole Emberton its 2014 Willie Lee Rose Prize for the best book on Southern history written by a woman or women in 2013.

Amazing discoveries

UB researchers made headlines around the world this year with studies on coffee, climate change, babies’ eating habits and more.

This endoscope zaps tumors

While doctors often use an endoscope to help detect cancer and other illnesses, it may soon serve another purpose: zapping tumors.

Goyal named director of UB RENEW

Internationally recognized materials scientist Amit Goyal has been named director of RENEW, UB’s new interdisciplinary institute dedicated to research and education on globally pressing problems in energy, environment and water.

Partnering on climate change

Two UB geologists working on climate change research have formed a unique partnership that combines their different disciplines.