The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of hot and ambient water immersion on 1) resting brain blood flow and 2) the brain blood flow response to decreases and increases in carbon dioxide in the blood. There will be 3 visits at UB South Campus: an informed consent/screening visit (30-60 minutes) and two experimental visits (5 hours each) at least 7 days apart. You will be seated in a pool with water up to your neck and your arms will be immersed in the water. Prior to, during, and after the water immersion, we will obtain a venous blood sample and you will complete a breathing test to measure your brain blood flow. Read More
This study enrolls adults who work in a pharmacy that is part of the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN). The purpose of this study is to learn about if it would be feasible to make a Community Heath Worker (CHW) program embedded within a pharmacy practice. Read More
Adults ages 18+.
Staff member in a pharmacy that is part of the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN) in New York and Missouri. Some of these pharmacies are implementing community health worker programs focused on patients with chronic health issues.
People eligible to participate in this study will be directly contacted by the study staff.
This study enrolls adults who use both electronic cigarettes and tobacco cigarettes. The purpose of this study is to understand when and why people use nicotine and tobacco products like tobacco and electronic cigarettes. Read More
Adults ages 18+
Have a smartphone with a data plan
Uses tobacco cigarettes and electronic cigarettes.
Lives in the United States
This study enrolls healthy adults who will be getting a vaccine. The goal of this study is to learn about immune system cells called macrophages. Macrophages are important immune system cells that form when an infection is in the body. Read More
Adults ages 20-55.
Scheduled to receive a vaccine, like the COVID-19 or flu vaccine (for COVID-19 vaccine, study must be done before and after the first dose of the vaccine).
This study enrolls adults who have had heart failure or heart attack or who are generally healthy. The purpose of this study is to learn more about how these types of cardiovascular issues happen at a biological level. We will do that by looking at the immune cells in the blood. Read More
Adults ages 18+
Generally healthy OR are presenting to the hospital with heart failure or acute myocardial infarction (heart attack).
This study enrolls older adults ages 60+. We are looking for adults who are not active who have Type 2 Diabetes and also physically active older adults. The purpose of the study is to learn if a 2-month home-based exercise program will help improve oxygen levels and fitness. Read More
Adults ages 60+.
Able to walk and follow simple exercise instruction.
Two groups will be enrolled:
1. People with Type 2 Diabetes with a low level of physical activity right now.
2. Physically active people (do cycling, strength training or walking faster than usual for 60+ minutes per week) with or without type 2 diabetes.
Are you the parent of a child who was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome, or Cerebral Palsy or the parent of a child (children) with no known disability? We are hoping to learn more about the burdens caregivers face caring for children with disabilities and how that is different from the burdens of parents with children without a disability. Read More
Adult parents/caregivers ages 18+.
Your child is ages 5-12.
Your child has been diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy or with Tourette Syndrome *OR* your child (children) have no known disabilities.
The child must live with the primary and/or secondary caregiver.