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2017 UB News Center Releases

4/19/17

Annual summit convenes scholars, resettlement agencies, service providers, community support centers, municipal agencies and refugees to explore barriers and solutions to promote culturally engaged health care for refugees in Buffalo.

4/13/17

Applications for undergraduate admission at UB are up 7.5 percent over last year, and are expected to top 27,000 for the first time.

3/29/17

UB-led study is among the largest and focuses exclusively on postmenopausal women in whom periodontitis, total tooth loss and cardiovascular disease is high nationally.

3/29/17

UB study may be first to relate children’s oral health to obesity and Type 2 diabetes.

3/22/17

All 52 UB occupational therapy graduates who took the 2016 National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) exam within a year of graduation passed the test.

3/15/17

UB study yields neural crest cells from adult skin cells, and could lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s and other brain illnesses.

3/13/17

Major national studies provide little evidence that e-cigarette users move to smoking cigarettes as a result, researchers from UB, Michigan write.

3/9/17

Freudenheim will present research on periodontal disease and breast cancer in postmenopausal women as part of the 41st annual American Society of Preventive Oncology (ASPO) Conference in Seattle.

3/7/17

UB researcher says public health experts need to be more up front with parents in explaining that CDC dietary recommendations may not help children who have been exposed to lead.

3/3/17

Results suggest that product satisfaction, perceived harm or danger and product type all work together to promote use or avoidance, researchers say.

2/8/17

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.

2/6/17

A study of more than 300 members of the Buffalo Police Department suggests that police events or conditions considered highly stressful by officers may be associated with disturbances of the normal awakening cortisol pattern.

2/3/17

iPad Minis, Fitbits, fitness gear and other prizes are up for grabs this spring as the Step Challenge sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions returns for a second year.

2/3/17

Researchers will tackle urban infrastructure and groundwater, air pollution, green infrastructure and stormwater management, and development of lower-cost solar cells.

1/31/17

Research team led by Jo Freudenheim will examine DNA methylation differences in e-cig users compared to non-smokers and smokers.

1/11/17

Study of more than 1,500 men highlights need to make treatment decisions as informed and supported as possible, researchers say.

2017 UBNow Articles

2/14/17

R. Lorraine Collins was a member of National Academies panel that produced a landmark report on the health effects of cannabis.