Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: UB expert’s election forecasting model predicts big House gains for Dems

A distinguished professor of political science at the University at Buffalo has published his latest Seats-in-Trouble projection in the journal PS: Political Science and Politics. James Campbell says indications point to as many as 44 seats moving to the Democrats in the upcoming midterm elections, shifting control of the House in their favor.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Presence of New or Worsened Bedsores Tied to Poorer Outcomes for Patients in Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities

Newswise imageA new study from the University at Buffalo has shown that the presence of new or worsened bedsores is an effective indicator of the quality of care for rehab patients. The study is the first to examine whether this metric is, in fact, is associated with outcome of care in inpatient rehabilitation settings.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Don’t Blame Adolescent Social Behavior on Hormones

Reproductive hormones that develop during puberty are not responsible for changes in social behavior that occur during adolescence, according to the results of a newly published study by a University at Buffalo researcher.
“Changes in social behavior during adolescence appear to be independent of pubertal hormones. They are not triggered by puberty, so we can’t blame the hormones,” says Matthew Paul, an assistant professor in UB’s Department of Psychology.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study: Self-Esteem Affects the Benefits of Writing About Bias

Expressive autobiographical writing is similar to journaling, but isn’t necessarily a long-term endeavor. It helps organize thoughts, aids in the search for meaning and can place events within a life’s context – and there are documented health benefits that can accompany how this contributes to a writer’s psychological well-being.
But the practice isn’t always constructive and a University at Buffalo researcher has published a new study in the journal Personality and Individual Differences that …

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study Suggests Social Workers Lack Tools to Identify Potential Chronic Child Neglect

Neglect accounts for the majority of all child protection cases in the United States, yet child welfare workers lack effective assessment tools for identifying the associated risk and protective factors of chronic neglect. The ineffective assessments are often the result of using instruments that are not specifically designed to include elements predicting chronic neglect, according to a new study by a University at Buffalo research team.

Substratum of Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Study: Non-Fearful Social Withdrawal Linked Positively to Creativity

Newswise imageEveryone needs an occasional break, though spending too much time alone can be unhealthy and there is growing evidence that the psychosocial effects of too much solitude can last a lifetime.
But newly published research by a University at Buffalo psychologist suggests that not all forms of social withdrawal are detrimental.
In fact, the research findings published in the journal Personality and Individual Differences suggest that one form of social withdrawal, referred to as unsociability, is no…

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: The End of Pneumonia? New Vaccine Offers Hope.

Newswise imageA new vaccine under development provoked an immune response to 72 forms of the bacteria that’s responsible for pneumonia, sepsis and meningitis. That’s up from the 23 forms of bacteria covered by current immunizations. The new vaccine, which represents the “most comprehensive” coverage of pneumococcal disease to date, could greatly reduce the number of deaths from the disease.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: New Study Looks at End-of-Life Decision-Making for People with Intellectual Disabilities

There has been little research on end-of-life decision-making for the growing population of older Americans with intellectual disabilities.
Through a series of interviews with five different emergency medical service agencies in upstate New York, UB researchers asked EMS providers specifically how pre-hospital orders shape what they do in the case of someone with an intellectual disability.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Scientists Monitor Silicon Valley’s Underground Water Reserves — From Space

Newswise imageSatellite data shows underground water reserves in California’s Silicon Valley rebounded quickly after the recent severe drought. The research points to the success of aggressive conservation measures and lays the groundwork for low-cost monitoring of subterranean water reserves around the world.

Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: Goodbye, Login. Hello, Heart Scan.

Newswise imageForget fingerprint computer identification or retinal scanning. A University at Buffalo-led team has developed a computer security system using the dimensions of your heart as your identifier.
The system uses low-level Doppler radar to measure your heart, and then continually monitors your heart to make sure no one else has stepped in to run your computer.
The technology will be presented next month at the 23rd Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Communication.