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2/9/17
Rajendram Rajnarayanan, PhD, assistant professor of pharmacology and toxicology, was featured in an AAAS Science Update podcast about research he and UB colleagues did showing how they are using computational methods to study the long-term health effects of chemical pesticides on families.
2/7/17
UB researchers have found that a non-invasive treatment of dextrose gel administered into a baby’s cheek, along with regular feedings, can raise the blood sugar of babies with hypoglycemia, eliminating the need for intravenous fluids, which interfere with mother-baby bonding.
2/7/17
A story on UB HEALS, a street medicine outreach program conducted by medical students that makes rounds on Tuesdays and Thursdays to offer preventive care to Buffalo’s homeless, interviews medical student Moudi Hubeishy and others involved in the program, including Kim Griswold, MD, MPH, associate professor of family medicine.
2/6/17
Andrew H. Talal, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, talks about the sharp rise in hepatitis C in young adults that officials are blaming on the opioid epidemic.
2/6/17
An article reports a UB-led consortium that won a prestigious $15 million Clinical and Translational Science Award has adopted a new name and visual identity to better represent its work, and quotes Timothy F. Murphy, MD, senior associate dean for clinical and translational research and SUNY Distinguished Professor of medicine.
1/12/17
A story about Tom Price, who has been nominated to serve as Health and Human Services Secretary, interviews Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health, who said she knows Price well after working with him as a health policy advisor and as past president of the American Medical Association.
1/10/17
A story on the opioid epidemic interviews Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health, about the role physicians have played.
1/10/17
Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy, was interviewed regarding the threatened repeal of the Affordable Care Act and loopholes like the special enrollment periods that allow people to sign up for health care within 60 days of a major life event interviews
1/9/17
Anne B. Curtis, MD, SUNY Distinguished Professor; Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and chair of medicine, was asked about broken heart syndrome after actress Debbie Reynolds died one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher.
1/9/17
Two new studies have found that the use of intravenous thrombolysis with tPA did not enhance outcomes for stroke patients.
1/9/17
Among trends that are expected to impact health care in 2017 is an experimental smartphone app developed by Peter L. Elkin, MD, professor and chair of biomedical informatics, that pairs interested patients with nearby clinical trials whose area of study dovetails with their condition.
1/9/17
A story about the divided opinions in the medical community about the future of the Affordable Care Act interviews Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy.
1/5/17
Steven L. Dubovsky, MD, professor and chair of psychiatry, talks about the psychology of hate crimes and why they take place and notes hate crimes are on the rise.
1/4/17
Confusion over paperwork specifying end-of-life wishes may result in more aggressive treatment than patients want, says Brian Clemency, DO, MBA, associate professor of emergency medicine and first author on a study of the forms.
1/3/17
Ellen P. Rich, MD, clinical associate professor of medicine, commented on a new study that shows that female doctors may be better, even though they earn on average $20,000 less than male doctors.