Ohio State News (college-medicine)

2019
December
05,
2019
| 07:34 PM America/New_York
Dean K. Craig Kent, a vascular surgeon who has led The Ohio State University College of Medicine during a period of rapid growth, has accepted a senior leadership position at another prominent academic medical center. ...
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December
03,
2019
| 10:01 PM America/New_York
Long-term treatment with gabapentin, a commonly prescribed drug for nerve pain, could help restore upper limb function after a spinal cord injury, new research in mice suggests. ...
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November
27,
2019
| 06:54 PM America/New_York
The infant mortality rate has dropped in Franklin County since 2017, a sign that hospital and agency partnerships across the community have been effective in addressing issues that put babies at risk. ...
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November
11,
2019
| 07:42 PM America/New_York
In a new study, scientists observed several simultaneous reactions in mice given a common chemotherapy drug: Their gut bacteria and tissue changed, their blood and brains showed signs of inflammation, and their behaviors suggested they were fatigued ...
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October
29,
2019
| 09:53 PM America/New_York
Dental health and diet may have an impact on the development and severity of psoriasis, according to a study by dermatologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. ...
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October
25,
2019
| 09:44 PM America/New_York
New research suggests that both tumors and chemotherapy could be linked to the cognitive problems experienced by cancer patients because each affects the circadian clock, throwing off cellular processes related to behavior and memory. ...
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October
24,
2019
| 07:41 PM America/New_York
E-cigarette (e-cig) use is rising at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers, and new research data suggests that even short-term e-cig use can cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults. ...
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October
23,
2019
| 10:15 PM America/New_York
As part of a federal research study to dramatically reduce opioid overdose deaths, an Ohio State University-led coalition will begin assisting Ohio counties with prevention, treatment and recovery programs before the end of the year. ...
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October
21,
2019
| 05:45 PM America/New_York
The Quality and Professional Affairs Committee of the Wexner Medical Center Board will meet from 4 to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, in Room H1225 (Huntington Board Room) at the Ross Heart Hospital, 452 W. 10th Ave. The agenda is as follows: 4 ...
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October
21,
2019
| 04:04 PM America/New_York
Dr. K. Craig Kent, dean of the College of Medicine at The Ohio State University, has been elected to the 2019 class of inductees into the National Academy of Medicine – considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine. ...
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October
09,
2019
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
A vaccine for the common and sometimes deadly RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) has been elusive, but scientists say a new discovery puts them much closer to success. ...
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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
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
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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August
23,
2019
| 06:44 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is taking the next step on a proposed Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center that will blend innovative technology and hands-on learning in conjunction with the university’s strategic plan. ...
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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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June
27,
2019
| 09:24 PM America/New_York
Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and 45 worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change national guidelines that would allow more patients with the chronic diseases of obesity and diabetes to be eligible for...
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June
25,
2019
| 01:30 PM America/New_York
A study of thousands of patients’ health records found that those who were prescribed cholesterol-lowering statins had at least double the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. ...
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June
24,
2019
| 01:00 PM America/New_York
Young people are less likely to be carded for cigarettes in certain types of shops, particularly in those that heavily advertise tobacco, a new study has found. ...
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May
23,
2019
| 04:05 PM America/New_York
A close look at the rapidly developing zebrafish embryo is helping neuroscientists better understand the potential underpinnings of brain disorders, including autism and schizophrenia. Researchers at The Ohio State University were interested in un...
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April
18,
2019
| 08:03 PM America/New_York
Through a newly awarded $65.9 million federal research grant to address the opioid epidemic, The Ohio State University will lead a consortium of academic, state and community partners that aims to reduce overdose deaths by 40% over three years. Th...
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April
05,
2019
| 07:45 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University is mourning the loss of a home-grown research icon who, with his wife and research partner, pioneered discoveries in the role of stress in disease and healing. Ronald Glaser died Wednesday, April 3, five years after he wa...
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April
03,
2019
| 09:58 PM America/New_York
  Blooming spring flowers signal the beginning of spring, but for millions of people, they also signal the onset of the misery: allergy and asthma season. Itchy, watery eyes; sneezing, runny nose; cough and wheezing are triggered by an overreacti...
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March
26,
2019
| 02:56 PM America/New_York
Researchers with The Ohio State University College of Medicine and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have identified a metabolic process in the heart that, if treated, could someday prevent or slow the progression of heart failure. T...
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March
18,
2019
| 05:01 AM America/New_York
For the first time, researchers have evidence that fibromyalgia can be reliably detected in blood samples – work they hope will pave the way for a simple, fast diagnosis. In a study that appears in the Journal of Biological Chemistry, researchers ...
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March
13,
2019
| 03:58 PM America/New_York
Researchers with The Ohio State University College of Medicine, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have found that a simple urine test can rapidly detect one of the world’s deadliest pregnancy-related c...
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February
26,
2019
| 04:17 PM America/New_York
Two years after diagnosis, breast cancer survivors have four times more positive than negative thoughts about changes they experienced because of their illness, a new study found. And patients who went through a psychological intervention program ...
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February
20,
2019
| 04:20 PM America/New_York
The position of chancellor for health affairs at The Ohio State University will be held by a nationally renowned executive with an unparalleled combination of expertise in both academic medical center leadership and Fortune 50 company business de...
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February
18,
2019
| 09:04 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center continues to expand its ambulatory care network with a new, large outpatient care center planned for Dublin. Pending approval by university trustees this week, Ohio State will continue the process to...
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February
06,
2019
| 08:39 PM America/New_York
Differences in cognitive development between hearing and deaf children start in infancy, according to new research by The Ohio State University College of Medicine published today in the journal PLOS ONE. While there is a growing body of research ...
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