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Ohio State News (medical)

2022
January
24,
2022
| 08:06 AM America/New_York
Neighborhoods with more opioid overdoses have higher rates of child welfare investigations and confirmed cases of child maltreatment, a new study in Ohio finds....
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January
21,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Black Americans who were initially hesitant about receiving a COVID-19 vaccine were more likely than whites to warm up to the idea as the pandemic wore on and to view vaccines as necessary for protection, a new study has found....
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January
10,
2022
| 10:07 AM America/New_York
A scientific statement issued today by the American Heart Association finds that fewer than 1 in 5 adults with Type 2 diabetes in the United States are meeting targets to reduce heart disease risk. However, available therapies can help when combined ...
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January
05,
2022
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
First-responder cells launching the repair after a heart attack are so frantic about fixing the damage that they promote more inflammation than necessary, new research in mice suggests....
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January
04,
2022
| 09:15 AM America/New_York
Black holes really are giant fuzzballs, a new study says....
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2021
December
30,
2021
| 10:40 AM America/New_York
A new study shows how cell membranes curve to create the “mouths” that allow the cells to consume things that surround them....
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December
23,
2021
| 11:02 AM America/New_York
Scientists have detected infection by at least three variants of the virus that causes COVID-19 in free-ranging white-tailed deer in six northeast Ohio locations, the research team has reported. ...
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December
22,
2021
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
The virus that causes COVID-19 has adopted some stealth moves to stay alive and kicking, and one secret to its success is hiding from the immune system by spreading through cell-to-cell transmission, a new study has found....
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December
17,
2021
| 10:49 AM America/New_York
Atomic-scale magnetic patterns resembling a hedgehog’s spikes could result in hard disks with massively larger capacities than today’s devices, a new study suggests. The finding could help data centers keep up with the exponentially increasing demand...
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December
15,
2021
| 13:09 PM America/New_York
HIV replication in the human body requires that specific viral RNAs be packaged into progeny virus particles. A new study has found how a small difference in the RNA sequence can allow the viral RNA to be packaged for replication, creating potential ...
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December
15,
2021
| 08:26 AM America/New_York
A new study in mice shows transplanted brown fat can reduce type 2 diabetes risk factors after a heart attack, an encouraging finding for scientists who hope to apply the so-called “good” fat’s beneficial properties to drugs that can help prevent hea...
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December
14,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/New_York
Driving up the immune response at the site of a cancer tumor with nanotechnology may help enhance immunotherapy treatments in advanced stages of the disease, new research in mice suggests. ...
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December
07,
2021
| 10:10 AM America/New_York
Two engineering faculty at The Ohio State University College of Engineering have been elected to the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) 2021 class of fellows. Ayanna Howard, dean of the College of Engineering, and Stuart Cooper, distinguished profes...
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December
07,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Many people experience forgetfulness as they age, but it’s often difficult to tell if these memory issues are a normal part of aging or a sign of something more serious. A new study finds that a simple, self-administered test developed by Ohio State ...
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November
22,
2021
| 07:20 AM America/New_York
When it comes to your health, being willing to give social support to your spouse, friends and family may be just as important as receiving assistance, a new study suggests. ...
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November
18,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Circadian dysfunction linked to Alzheimer’s disease is known to disrupt sleep and daily activity patterns. New research in a mouse model of the disease suggests beta-amyloid buildup in the brain, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease, could als...
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November
16,
2021
| 13:03 PM America/New_York
The Robert F. Wolfe and Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation has made a $5 million grant to endow a chair for the chief clinical officer position at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. ...
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November
16,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
The most common pharmaceuticals on the market are made by chaining together rings of molecules to create the drugs that treat conditions including pain, depression and leukemia. But creating those rings and forming them in a way that is tailored to e...
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November
15,
2021
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
Efforts to protect threatened and endangered species in central Africa might be more successful if they focused on a smaller geographic area, new research suggests. ...
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November
11,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
Wounded military service members from across the country are getting specialized, life-changing care at the new Military Medicine Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine. ...
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November
10,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Volunteer citizen scientists parsing data from a network of telescopes around the world this year identified 10,000 new variable stars in the Milky Way, according to a recent paper. ...
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November
09,
2021
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
New research suggests there may someday be a role for ibuprofen in providing older adults with lasting immunity against RSV, a virus commonly associated with infants and young kids that also rivals the flu as a dangerous wintertime infection for the ...
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November
02,
2021
| 11:15 AM America/New_York
A new study using mouse models adds to the evidence that chemotherapy can enhance cancer’s spread beyond the primary tumor, showing how one chemo drug allows breast cancer cells to squeeze through and attach to blood vessel linings in the lungs. ...
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November
01,
2021
| 08:44 AM America/New_York
A new study provides a novel way of showing that medical research does indeed save lives, starting in the local communities where it is produced. ...
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October
28,
2021
| 16:01 PM America/New_York
Instead of an invasive nasal swab, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are exploring the use of a unique breath test for the rapid screening of patients for COVID-19. ...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Exposure to the heavy metal cadmium is known to irritate the stomach and lungs or cause kidney disease, but new research links another health issue to inadvertently ingesting low doses of the pollutant: high activation of the antibodies that cause an...
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October
20,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
For decades, scientists have wondered how large molecules such as proteins pass through cell walls, also known as plasma membranes, without leaving a trace. That ability is part of what makes certain drugs ­­­­– including some cancer treatments and t...
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October
14,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Four weeks on a diet of highly processed food led to a strong inflammatory response in the brains of aging rats that was accompanied by behavioral signs of memory loss, a new study has found. ...
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October
12,
2021
| 15:32 PM America/New_York
Medical research teams at The Ohio State University have received four federal awards totaling $55.5 million in funding in the past few months. ...
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October
12,
2021
| 06:45 AM America/New_York
Lung cancer patients whose symptoms of depression got worse after diagnosis died significantly earlier than those whose symptoms stayed the same or improved, a new study shows. ...
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