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Staking Self-Worth on the Pursuit of Money Has Negative Psychological Consequences


Although people living in consumer-based cultures such as the U.S. often believe that they will be happier if they acquire more money, the findings of a newly published paper by a University at Buffalo research team suggest that there may be...
27-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researcher Says Customized Content on Political Websites Hurts Democracy

Having it your way on political websites and seeing only the content that aligns with your beliefs is not good for democracy, according to Ivan Dylko, an assistant professor in the University at Buffalo’s Department of Communication and an expert...
26-Apr-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Experiencing Nightmare Scenarios Before Discharge Boosts Confidence of Parents of Premature Babies


The key to improving confidence among parents of ill or premature infants may lie in simulated care, found new research led by University at Buffalo nursing researcher Deborah Raines.
24-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Genetics Are Key to Hormone Therapy Lowering Risk of Broken Bones in Older Women


Women at the highest genetic risk for fracture benefit the most from hormone therapy, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by researchers at the University at Buffalo.
24-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Hearing Tests Miss Common Form of Hearing Loss

Traditional clinical hearing tests often fail to diagnose patients with a common form of inner ear damage that might otherwise be detected by more challenging behavioral tests, according to the findings of a University at Buffalo-led study published...
20-Apr-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Unravels Long-Held Fermi Puzzle Tied to Nonlinear Systems

A new study has found that nonlinear systems can indeed reach equilibrium. The finding has implications in materials science and other fields.
14-Apr-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Higher Wages Linked to Immigrant Diversity


Diverse immigrant populations do more than enrich a city’s cultural fabric. According to geographers from the University at Buffalo and Southampton University, they also boost wages -- by as much as 21 percent.
10-Apr-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Gum Disease, Tooth Loss May Increase Postmenopausal Women’s Risk of Death


Findings suggest that older women may be at higher risk for death because of their periodontal condition and may benefit from more intensive oral screening measures.
28-Mar-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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‘Smokeless Doesn’t Mean Harmless’ Campaign May Be Doing More Harm, Researchers Argue


FDA ad campaign geared toward rural teens who use smokeless tobacco products fails to provide public with important information on relative risks of smokeless tobacco compared to traditional cigarettes, Kozlowski and Sweanor write.
8-Feb-2017 12:00 PM EST

Are the Cubs really cursed?

26-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT

Medicine Is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online, Says UB Pharmacy Practice Expert


The convenience of purchasing medicine online does not outweigh the risks, says Karl Fiebelkorn, University at Buffalo pharmacy practice expert.
28-Jul-2016 1:05 PM EDT

After Orlando Shooting, Focus on ISIS and Terrorism Distracts From Real Issues, UB Queer History Expert Says

14-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Clinicians Need to Screen ‘Nicotine Naïve’ Teenagers for Vaping, Says UB Addictions Expert


UB addictions expert Nancy Campbell-Heider calls on clinicians to screen for vaping among teens, who are either uninformed or misinformed about the dangers and risks associated with electronic cigarettes.
6-May-2016 12:30 PM EDT

FDA's New Tobacco Rules May Have an Unintended Effect, University at Buffalo Expert Says


5-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Brady ‘All but Done’ From a Legal Perspective, UB Sports Law Expert Says

25-Apr-2016 4:05 PM EDT

Tubman Is Best Possible Replacement for Jackson, UB Gender Studies Expert Says

20-Apr-2016 5:05 PM EDT

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