Health and Medicine

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

11/12/19

Getting five or fewer hours of sleep a night is associated with low bone mineral density (BMD) and higher odds of osteoporosis, according to the findings of the largest study of sleep and BMD to date among U.S. postmenopausal women.

11/6/19

Women who did the highest amount of physical activity had an 18% lower risk of hip fracture and 6% lower risk of total fracture.

11/4/19

Neurovascular Diagnostics was co-founded by a local entrepreneur who lost his wife to aneurysms.

10/31/19

Team receives $200,000 JDRF grant to develop hybrid model to better understand blood glucose and insulin dynamics.

10/30/19

UB study will compare Opioid Intervention Court and traditional drug court in four key areas, providing policymakers and providers with evidence of OIC’s effectiveness.

10/30/19

Goal of the $750,000 grant is to address the “cognitive and frailty tsunami already crashing on our shores.”

10/29/19

A mother’s warmth and acceptance toward her teenagers may help prevent those children from being in an abusive relationship later in life, even if her own marriage is contentious, according to a new University at Buffalo study.

10/29/19

UB's Behavioral Health Clinic is an outpatient clinic where research-based treatment programs funded by the NIH are used to find effective treatment for individuals with alcohol use disorders.

10/28/19

If the goal is getting people to eat more fruits and vegetables, mobile produce and farmers markets are more effective.