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Neutrophils are key to mounting an effective immune response when receiving a pneumonia vaccine Google 翻訳
Scientists exploring the nature of immunity after vaccination against Streptococcus pneumoniae have discovered that a type of white blood cell called neutrophils plays a more critical role than was previously known.

Study: Elevated heart rate in children with one type of heart failure increases risk of dying or needing a heart transplant Google 翻訳
Children with dilated cardiomyopathy, a common cause of heart failure in children, who have an elevated heart rate are at a higher risk of death than children with the condition who do not have an elevated heart rate.

UB investigator’s research finds links between COVID-19 and neuromuscular disorders
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A literature review by a University at Buffalo researcher reveals two noteworthy findings related to COVID-19 and patients with neuromuscular disorders.

If widely deployed, strategies such as wearing masks can help WNY avoid a COVID-19 outbreak like those in the South and West Google 翻訳
Major challenges await Western New York and other parts of the state in late summer and early fall but there are strategies the community can take to reduce the risks of COVID-19 outbreaks.

UB researcher recruiting women whose partners are problem drinkers Google 翻訳
Women whose partners have a drinking problem are the focus of a UB clinical trial. 

UB diabetes expert’s research shows testosterone therapy can lead to remission in men with Type 2 diabetes
Study finds the male hormone reversed the condition in one-third of clinical trial participants.

UB unveils health guidelines for start of the new academic year Google 翻訳
Informed by recommendations from the CDC, NYS Department of Health, SUNY and UB faculty experts, the guidelines include precautionary 7-day quarantine and mandatory use of face masks.

With COVID-19 cases surging in the South and West, UB surgical resident’s medical mission group shifts focus
The organization, founded by a UB surgical resident who used to work in national security and counterterrorism, is erecting mobile clinics to aid in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Media Advisory: Public forum on racial equity and anti-racism Google 翻訳
A live, online public forum on racial equity and anti-racism will be held from 1 to 3 p.m.  July 14. The forum is being organized by the Community Health Equity Research Institute of the University at Buffalo and the Buffalo Center for Health Equity.

Clinical research resumes ‘safely and carefully’ at UB
A research ramp-up is underway at UB, more than three months after almost all research other than that focused on COVID-19 was paused on March 23.

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