Articles tagged with 'medical' | The Ohio State University

Ohio State News (medical)

2022
November
22,
2022
| 13:57 PM America/New_York
Three currently circulating omicron subvariants of SARS-CoV-2 – including two that currently make up almost 50% of reported COVID-19 infections in the U.S. – are better at evading vaccine- and infection-generated neutralizing antibodies than earlier ...
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November
17,
2022
| 08:59 AM America/New_York
A team of Ohio State University experts has been awarded a contract through Brillient Corporation to complete an independent review of the Food and Drug Administration’s regulatory actions and decisions on currently approved opioid medications....
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November
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Mobile devices that use Bluetooth are vulnerable to a glitch that could allow attackers to track a user’s location, a new study has found. ...
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November
15,
2022
| 12:34 PM America/New_York
Adopting some of the strategies behind successfully treating the childhood disease spinal muscular atrophy may enable development of therapies to curb the muscle decline that accompanies aging, new research suggests....
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November
15,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Reproductive health experts consider hormonal contraceptives good choices for adolescents because they’re safe and highly effective at preventing pregnancy, but one aspect of their effect on the teenage body remains a mystery – whether and how they m...
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November
14,
2022
| 16:01 PM America/New_York
Part of understanding the underlying causes of autism spectrum disorder relies on figuring out which cells’ signaling patterns in the brain are disrupted, and when during nervous system development the disruption occurs....
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November
02,
2022
| 13:48 PM America/New_York
Experts around the world working in animal, human and environmental health will be celebrating One Health Day on Nov. 3 to educate the public about the benefits of a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to the prevention, detection and response ...
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October
26,
2022
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Belief that the COVID-19 pandemic was a hoax – that its severity was exaggerated or that the virus was deliberately released for sinister reasons – functions as a “gateway” to believing in conspiracy theories generally, new research has found....
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October
16,
2022
| 13:24 PM America/New_York
Aram Dobalian, professor of public health, is an expert in health care quality and access during natural disasters. Dobalian discussed the role of public health leaders and health administrators in disaster response as destructive events become more ...
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October
10,
2022
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
“Smart surveillance” for viral spillover from animals to humans, targeted preparedness and drug and vaccine research, and worldwide cooperation on surveillance and stopping disease spread are required to reduce deaths and lessen the economic conseque...
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October
10,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
Researchers have identified a promising strategy for development of broad-spectrum antiviral therapies that centers around promoting a strong immune response capable of stopping a number of viruses in their infectious tracks. ...
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October
10,
2022
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
A new study provides the best evidence to date that scientists overall are most innovative and creative early in their careers....
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October
03,
2022
| 12:12 PM America/New_York
A research finding in mice that the drug gabapentin improved rehab compliance after spinal cord injury led scientists to a related, unexpected discovery: Injured mice that didn’t receive gabapentin and declined to exercise by themselves were willing ...
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September
10,
2022
| 23:19 PM America/New_York
Distrust and, at times, outright dismissal of public health’s evolving pandemic guidance might have been minimized by relying more heavily on input and guidance from ethicists, argue the authors of a new perspective piece in the New England Journal o...
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September
07,
2022
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
Neutralizing antibody levels against the original COVID-19 virus and omicron variants in vaccinated adults tend to decline by at least 15% per month after a single booster shot, a new study using serum from human blood samples suggests. ...
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September
07,
2022
| 10:03 AM America/New_York
A series of upcoming studies will explore whether the grind of active-duty military life and veterans’ disproportionately high incidence of chronic illness could be tamed by lifestyle interventions designed to achieve a metabolic state of nutritional...
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September
06,
2022
| 16:04 PM America/New_York
A newly funded Tropical Medicine Research Center at The Ohio State University will study factors that drive transmission and spread of visceral leishmaniasis, a serious parasitic disease in Eastern Africa that is fatal without treatment....
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September
02,
2022
| 09:06 AM America/New_York
New research provides fresh insight into how an important class of molecules are created and moved in human cells....
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August
23,
2022
| 16:14 PM America/New_York
Digital health systems can tell clinicians when someone’s heart-disease risk calls for a drug to lower cholesterol or whether insulin shots are warranted for a person with type 2 diabetes....
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August
22,
2022
| 12:07 PM America/New_York
A new national survey reveals considerable differences between psychiatrists’ perceptions about the safety and therapeutic value of certain psychoactive drugs and how those same drugs are categorized under U.S. policy....
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August
09,
2022
| 08:01 AM America/New_York
A historically overlooked rod-like projection present on nearly every cell type in the human body may finally be getting its scientific due: A new study has found that these appendages, called cilia, on neurons in the brain have a key role in ensurin...
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August
05,
2022
| 11:03 AM America/New_York
Rural Americans suffering from early-onset Alzheimer’s are less likely than city dwellers to be seen by specialists and receive tests that can benefit both them and their families, new research has found....
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August
04,
2022
| 15:05 PM America/New_York
Despite being some of the most versatile building blocks in organic chemistry, compounds called carbenes can be too hot to handle. ...
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August
03,
2022
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University head football coach Ryan Day and his wife, Nina, are making a $1 million gift to the university to fund research and services that promote mental health at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medic...
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July
27,
2022
| 15:39 PM America/New_York
New research has advanced COVID-19 vaccine work in several ways: using a modified live attenuated mumps virus for delivery, showing that a more stable coronavirus spike protein stimulates a stronger immune response, and suggesting a dose up the nose ...
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July
26,
2022
| 10:08 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is nationally ranked in nine health care specialties, according to the U.S. News & World Report 2022-2023 “Best Hospitals” rankings issued today. It’s the 30th consecutive year that Ohio State is recogn...
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July
22,
2022
| 07:59 AM America/New_York
Researchers have successfully tested a device that may one day use the chemical biomarkers in sweat to detect changes in a person’s health. ...
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July
21,
2022
| 08:08 AM America/New_York
A novel long-term study of how vaccine-related fears influence flu shot outcomes has found that these fears not only reduce vaccination, but also fuel symptoms of dizziness and lightheadedness at the time of the injection....
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July
14,
2022
| 15:50 PM America/New_York
Prior to Ohio’s new six-week cutoff for legal abortions, about 9 in 10 people seeking care in Ohio had abortions later than the current law allows, new research suggests....
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June
29,
2022
| 11:30 AM America/New_York
There comes a time in many a university scientist’s life when discoveries confined to the lab are ready to reach a wider audience – when a new product or technology has shown in tests that it would provide a meaningful benefit to society....
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