• UB Researchers Find Differences In Birth Outcomes Among Women In Hispanic Subgroups
    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.
  • UB Study Finds Depressive Symptoms In Women May Lead to Alcohol Problems; Relationship Reverses In Men
    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.
  • Dietary Beta Carotene May Decrease Risk of Prostate Cancer Among Smokers, UB Study Shows
    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.
  • Grant to Fund Research On Injury Preventiion In Elderly
    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.
  • Breast-Feeding For At Least 12 Months During Their Lifetime Lowers Women's Risk of Breast Cancer, UB Study Finds
    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.
  • Cultural Illiteracy of U.S. Students Poses Serious Economic Threat, Say Researchers
    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.
  • New Technique Accurately Measures Strength of Composite Interfaces
    A University at Buffalo professor has developed the first accurate, nondestructive way to evaluate the strength of a bond between two materials.
  • Study of How Doctors Treat And Diagnose Shows Cultural Values, "Common Sense" Play Role In Decisions
    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.