Funding from the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation will enable
researchers and occupational therapy students to develop a program
that aims to ease some of the burden on Western New Yorkers
providing care for frail older adults who have dementia.
Researchers from UB and Cardiff University were instrumental in
creating a special themed issue of the quarterly journal Built
Environment focused on food equity, an increasingly important topic
in planning and design disciplines.
Postmenopausal women who have a history of gum disease have a
higher risk of cancer, according to a UB-led study of more than
65,000 women that's also the first to report an association between
the disease and gallbladder cancer risk.
The UB math students competing on NBC’s second season of
“Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge” edged out the
competition by six seconds in the second round of the series,
earning a trip to the final night of competition.
Learning from the ‘mammalian diving reflex,’
UB researchers have successfully tested face cooling to prevent
steep drops in blood pressure during simulated blood loss, a
prehospital intervention that EMTs and battlefield medics could one
day use to save lives.
Officers who work afternoons are more likely to be fatigued,
which puts them at greater risk for accidents, errors and stress,
according to results of UB-led study that won first place in
national conference poster competition.
Beginning in fall 2017, UB's School of Public Health and Health
Professions will offer three new academic programs: undergraduate
degrees in public health and statistics, and a combined
bachelor’s in exercise science and master’s in athletic
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.
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.
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.
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.