Ohio State News (Science,Medical)

2019
September
17,
2019
| 04:17 PM America/New_York
Researchers have long known that childhood trauma is linked to poorer health for women at midlife. A new study shows one important reason why. ...
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September
16,
2019
| 07:54 PM America/New_York
Some of the anti-cancer benefits of tomatoes, specifically those from a compound called lycopene, could disappear when they’re eaten with iron-rich foods, according to a new study from The Ohio State University. ...
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September
12,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
A new study suggests that distractions – those pesky interruptions that pull us away from our goals – might change our perception of what’s real, making us believe we saw something different from what we actually saw. ...
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September
11,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Contrary to popular belief, war is not declining, according to a new analysis of the last 200 years of international conflict. ...
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September
10,
2019
| 03:28 PM America/New_York
For the first time, research in mice has shown a link between a genetic mutation, flu and heart irregularities that researchers say might one day improve the care of flu patients. ...
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September
09,
2019
| 09:03 PM America/New_York
Being good at math relates to better financial and medical outcomes – unless you don’t have confidence in your own abilities with numbers, new research suggests. ...
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September
09,
2019
| 01:27 PM America/New_York
A team of paleoclimatologists on a recent expedition to recover glacier ice in Peru encountered the anger of a local community, fueled by local politics that had nothing to do with science. Here's what happened next.  ...
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September
06,
2019
| 05:04 PM America/New_York
Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. ...
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September
05,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Just because students ace their tests in health class doesn’t mean they will remember and use lessons about preventing pregnancy and HIV infection when it counts, a new study suggests. ...
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September
04,
2019
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
Women who choose to shave or wax their pubic hair might not be raising their risk of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) after all, according to a new study that found no connection between “extreme” grooming and chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...
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September
03,
2019
| 10:28 PM America/New_York
Fighting the opioid epidemic is considered by many health practitioners at The Ohio State University not just a professional responsibility, but also a moral imperative. ...
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September
03,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
If you want to achieve a goal, make sure you share your objective with the right person. In a new set of studies, researchers found that people showed greater goal commitment and performance when they told their goal to someone they believed had high...
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August
29,
2019
| 10:06 PM America/New_York
Researchers have created a new computer model to predict the life and performance of batteries that could power some passenger airplanes, a step forward for cleaner, more efficient air travel. ...
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August
29,
2019
| 01:01 PM America/New_York
Americans throw out a lot more food than they expect they will, food waste that is likely driven in part by ambiguous date labels on packages, a new study has found. ...
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August
28,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
They may all be in the same classroom together, but each child in preschool may have a very different experience, a new study suggests. ...
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August
28,
2019
| 04:48 PM America/New_York
The Mental Health @ OSU Conference at Pfahl Hall featured faculty, staff and students discussing advances in technology and medicine as well as new services and support for the campus community. ...
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August
16,
2019
| 02:25 PM America/New_York
The MINDSTRONG program is a seven-week cognitive-behavioral skills-building program that promotes and supports mental health and mental resiliency. ...
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August
13,
2019
| 06:01 AM America/New_York
Racial and ethnic gaps in criminal sentences have declined, in some cases significantly, since the mid-1990s, a new analysis of state, county and federal data suggests. ...
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August
12,
2019
| 04:34 PM America/New_York
For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in an unlikely place – pig barns at state and county fairs nationwide. ...
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August
08,
2019
| 08:19 PM America/New_York
In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton this week, Roth said his research suggests that the government needs to regulate the most deadly guns and make it harder for the public to buy them ...
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August
08,
2019
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
Electromagnetic fields might help prevent some breast cancers from spreading to other parts of the body, new research has found. ...
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August
05,
2019
| 12:30 PM America/New_York
Adults are really good at paying attention only to what you tell them to – but children don’t ignore anything. That difference can actually help children do better than adults in some learning situations, a new study suggests. ...
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July
31,
2019
| 05:28 PM America/New_York
About 20 million students begin college each fall and, for many of them, it’s the first time they’re on their own – taking sole responsibility for their academics, daily routine and, most importantly, their health. Preparing to take the reins of thei...
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July
31,
2019
| 12:59 PM America/New_York
Loneliness and social anxiety is a bad combination for single people who use dating apps on their phones, a new study suggests. ...
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July
29,
2019
| 03:08 PM America/New_York
A new study has uncovered concerning gaps in knowledge about birth control effectiveness. About half of the women in the study who used condoms mistakenly thought they were the most effective pregnancy prevention. ...
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July
25,
2019
| 09:36 PM America/New_York
A consortium of coral experts have published new guidelines that could help corals in the Caribbean adapt to warmer, more acidic waters caused by climate change. The guidelines are the first of their kind to offer a definitive plan for collecting, ra...
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July
25,
2019
| 11:45 AM America/New_York
When preschool teachers read books in their classrooms, the questions they ask play a key role in how much children learn, research has shown. But a new study that involved observing teachers during class story times found that they asked few questio...
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July
24,
2019
| 03:23 PM America/New_York
It’s possible that a lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression and in efforts to monitor the effects of treatment, said the author of a new study examining cortisol levels in the hair of teens. ...
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July
23,
2019
| 02:50 PM America/New_York
Getting up close – and a little dirty – with farm animals just might help us fend off illness, say researchers who’ve further demonstrated the benefits of early exposure to a wide variety of environmental bacteria. ...
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July
22,
2019
| 04:08 PM America/New_York
You may think you know what you like – how to spend your time or what profession to pursue. But a new study suggests that your pre-existing self-beliefs, as well as cultural stereotypes, may interfere with your memories and keep you from remembering ...
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