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Ohio State News (medical)

2024
February
15,
2024
| 09:45 AM America/New_York
For many people with dementia and the caregivers helping them live at home, mealtime is no picnic. 
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February
08,
2024
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
People with aphasia have more trouble coming up with words they want to use when they’re prompted by images and words that carry negative emotional meaning, new research suggests.
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February
05,
2024
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
White Americans are more likely than Black and Hispanic people in the United States to experience “deaths of despair” even though they are less likely to suffer from severe psychological distress, a new study finds....
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January
31,
2024
| 07:57 AM America/New_York
A new study has found that the brain system enabling us to inhibit our own pain changes with age, and that gender-based differences in those changes may lead females to be more sensitive to moderate pain than males as older adults....
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January
30,
2024
| 09:43 AM America/New_York
A neighborhood alcohol control project in Sacramento that reduced cases of child abuse and neglect soon after implementation still had a positive impact seven years later, a new study found.
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January
23,
2024
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
A new large, national study of collegiate student-athletes in the United States dispels a long-held belief about concussions, finding that women and men recover from sport-related head injuries within the same time frame.   ...
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January
12,
2024
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Lifestyle and genetics, and a range of other factors within and outside our control, are known to contribute to development of metabolic syndrome, a cluster of conditions that add up to increased risk for serious health problems. ...
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January
08,
2024
| 11:11 AM America/New_York
New research shows that the recently emerged BA.2.86 omicron subvariant of the virus that causes COVID-19 can be neutralized by bivalent mRNA vaccine-induced antibodies in the blood, which explains why this variant did not cause a widespread surge as...
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2023
December
21,
2023
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Today Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) is celebrating the opening of a $100 million, 55,000-square-foo...
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December
21,
2023
| 09:15 AM America/New_York
If hospitals consistently and comprehensively support trauma survivors with mental health needs, including after they’re discharged, the survivors are less likely to find themselves back in the hospital in crisis, a new study has found....
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December
15,
2023
| 07:27 AM America/New_York
Snacks constitute almost a quarter of a day’s calories in U.S. adults and account for about one-third of daily added sugar, a new study suggests.
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December
13,
2023
| 10:57 AM America/New_York
Scientists have revealed a never-before-seen phenomenon in a protein: Alone, the enzyme processes DNA and RNA but, when bound to another protein as part of a defense system, interacts with a completely different type of compound to help bacteria comm...
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December
12,
2023
| 15:16 PM America/New_York
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected two professors in The Ohio State University College of Medicine to its 2023 class of Fellows.
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December
01,
2023
| 13:51 PM America/New_York
A research team at at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine has been approved for a $14 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to study whether a higher daily dose of aspirin is m...
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November
30,
2023
| 14:39 PM America/New_York
For the first time, scientists have begun to figure out why the disfiguring skin lesions caused by cutaneous leishmaniasis don’t hurt.
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November
12,
2023
| 13:43 PM America/New_York
A surprising thing happened when researchers began exploring whether early-life stress compounds the effects of a childhood head injury on health and behavior later in life: In an animal study, stress changed the activation level of many more genes i...
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November
12,
2023
| 13:14 PM America/New_York
Hormonal contraceptives taken by adolescents may influence development of the brain in a way that alters the recognition of risks, a new study in rats suggests.
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October
26,
2023
| 08:03 AM America/New_York
The discovery of a physical interaction between two proteins in brain cells that can be traced in mice to control of movement, anxiety and memory could one day open the door to development of new schizophrenia treatment strategies, researchers say....
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October
18,
2023
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Scientists have breathed new life into the study of a protein with an outsized link to human cancers because of its dangerous mutations, using advanced research techniques to detect its hidden regions....
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October
10,
2023
| 08:06 AM America/New_York
A new study found that those whose values – political or otherwise – don’t match the majority in their organization felt they received less respect and as a result were less engaged at work. ...
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October
05,
2023
| 07:53 AM America/New_York
One treatment each of two psychedelic drugs lowered depression and anxiety and improved cognitive functioning in a sample of U.S. special operations forces veterans who sought care at a clinic in Mexico, according to a new analysis of the participant...
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October
02,
2023
| 15:03 PM America/New_York
Altered measles and mumps viruses could be used as a platform to create a trivalent COVID-19 vaccine that triggers immunity to multiple variant strains of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, new research in animals suggests....
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September
29,
2023
| 08:13 AM America/New_York
The organisms that cause visceral leishmaniasis, a potentially deadly version of the parasitic disease that most often affects the skin to cause disfiguring disease, appear to have a secret weapon, new research suggests: They can infect non-immune ce...
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September
27,
2023
| 08:28 AM America/New_York
New research hints at a few ways fatty foods affect cells in the brain, a finding that could help explain the link between a high-fat diet and impaired memory – especially as we age.
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September
05,
2023
| 15:11 PM America/New_York
New research from The Ohio State University College of Medicine finds COVID-19 vaccine mandates are highly effective at reducing the spread of the virus and increasing immunity in a university setting. ...
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August
31,
2023
| 14:27 PM America/New_York
Scientists have established the effectiveness of vaccines they developed to prevent the disfiguring skin disease leishmaniasis in animal studies, and Phase 1 human trial planning is in motion for the most promising candidate....
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August
09,
2023
| 13:01 PM America/New_York
What do superheroes Deadpool and Elastigirl have in common? Each was used in a college anatomy class to add relevance to course discussions – Deadpool to illustrate tissue repair and Elastigirl, aka Mrs. Incredible, as an example of hyperflexibility....
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August
07,
2023
| 11:44 AM America/New_York
There is more to a harmful algal bloom than the green stuff in water that meets the eye – specifically, a changing hazard level of toxins produced by the microbes that make up the scummy mess.
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August
01,
2023
| 07:58 AM America/New_York
More than 4 out of 5 older women survivors of colorectal cancer may be experiencing a range of gastrointestinal symptoms many years after being diagnosed and treated, a new study suggests.
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July
26,
2023
| 11:04 AM America/New_York
Scientists have unraveled the step-by-step activation process of a protein with a deep evolutionary history in all domains of life, opening the door to harnessing its functions for use as a biotechnology tool....
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