Articles tagged with 'medical' | The Ohio State University

Ohio State News (medical)

2022
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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June
23,
2022
| 12:08 PM America/New_York
The increased use of contraception in many countries is not because more women at any moment want to delay pregnancy or have no further children.  Instead, it is because contraception is helping more women achieve their childbearing goals....
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June
17,
2022
| 09:11 AM America/New_York
Researchers used mice to develop a mathematical model of a myocardial infarction, popularly known as a heart attack....
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June
14,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Advances in nanotechnology have made it possible to fabricate structures out of DNA for use in biomedical applications like delivering drugs or creating vaccines, but new research in mice investigates the safety of the technology....
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June
13,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Scientists have reported good news on the pandemic preparedness front: A cocktail of four manufactured antibodies is effective at neutralizing a virus from the Henipavirus family, a group of pathogens considered to be a global biosecurity threat....
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June
08,
2022
| 15:00 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center has selected Dr. Chyke A. Doubeni to serve as chief health equity officer and lead the Office of Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, effective July 1. ...
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June
06,
2022
| 15:25 PM America/New_York
Belonging to one or more groups with long-standing social and economic disadvantages increases the risk of cancer diagnoses and death, according to our review of 28 cancer studies published between 2012 and 2021....
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June
01,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
Blocking an immune response-related enzyme holds promise in preventing or treating severe COVID-19 symptoms by reducing inflammation, tissue injury and blood clots in the lungs, new research in mice suggests....
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May
26,
2022
| 07:36 AM America/New_York
The loss of smell and taste with a COVID-19 infection during the delta surge was a prevalent symptom and wasn’t prevented by vaccination, new research suggests....
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May
23,
2022
| 10:22 AM America/New_York
The drug gabapentin, currently prescribed to control seizures and reduce nerve pain, may enhance recovery of movement after a stroke by helping neurons on the undamaged side of the brain take up the signaling work of lost cells, new research in mice ...
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May
19,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/New_York
Here’s a good reason for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to eat their fruits and vegetables: It may help reduce inattention issues, a new study suggests....
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May
18,
2022
| 17:02 PM America/New_York
A COVID-19 booster shot will provide strong and broad antibody protection against the range of omicron sublineage variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in circulation, two new studies using serum from human blood samples suggest....
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May
11,
2022
| 14:02 PM America/New_York
Researchers have shown for the first time in mice that heart problems associated with the flu are not caused by raging inflammation in the lungs, as has long been predicted....
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May
11,
2022
| 06:17 AM America/New_York
Rising levels of income inequality in the United States may be one reason that the health of Americans has been declining in recent decades, new research suggests....
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May
05,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
As medicine continues to embrace machine learning, a new study suggests how scientists may use artificial intelligence to predict how cancer may affect the probability of fractures along the spinal column. ...
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May
03,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
What do gunpowder, penicillin and Teflon all have in common? They were inventions that took the world by storm, but they were all created by complete accident. ...
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May
02,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
New research in mice raises the prospects for development of post-concussion therapies that could ward off cognitive decline and depression, two common conditions among people who have experienced a moderate traumatic brain injury....
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April
29,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Scientists have taken the first step to creating the next generation of wearable health monitors.  ...
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April
26,
2022
| 15:37 PM America/New_York
A new study in breast cancer survivors has found that chemotherapy, while a critical part of breast cancer therapy, may also have some lasting dampening effects on natural immunity, but moderate fitness improvements can offer some protection against ...
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April
22,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Federal funding for biomedical research has a “ripple effect” of stimulating new studies even beyond the original purposes of a grant and may provide unexpected benefits, a new study suggests....
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April
20,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
With an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court decision that is likely to further restrict abortion access, two new studies from The Ohio State University provide insights into what additional limits on abortion care could mean, particularly for those who will ...
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April
13,
2022
| 07:36 AM America/New_York
Right from birth, human brains are organized into networks that support mental functions such as vision and attention, a new study shows....
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March
28,
2022
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
There may be a way in the future to enhance diabetes treatment – with better control of blood sugar and its use by the brain, and a lower risk for neurological problems – by attaching insulin to a specially designed nanomaterial....
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March
21,
2022
| 12:54 PM America/New_York
Children with complex medical conditions, especially those who require behavioral health treatment, often have to go outside of their insurance plans’ provider networks for care, a new study has found....
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March
15,
2022
| 16:19 PM America/New_York
Medication-assisted treatment is among the most effective approaches to treat opioid dependency, but not as many Ohio clinicians who could be administering drugs like buprenorphine or naltrexone are doing so, found a recent study in the Ohio Journal ...
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March
15,
2022
| 08:17 AM America/New_York
The parasites that cause a disfiguring skin disease affecting about 12 million people globally may have met their match in vaccines developed using CRISPR gene-editing technology, new research suggests....
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March
09,
2022
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
A new study of brain development in mice shortly after birth may provide insights into how early life events can affect wiring patterns in the brain that manifest as disease later in life – specifically such disorders as schizophrenia, epilepsy and a...
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March
07,
2022
| 09:58 AM America/New_York
Buckeye Paws, a popular mental health therapy dog program that provides comfort to students, faculty and staff throughout the Wexner Medical Center, is expanding its services beyond the medical center....
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March
01,
2022
| 15:43 PM America/New_York
Scientists have discovered that a human receptor protein has the ability to detect individual amino acids in exactly the same way that bacteria do....
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March
01,
2022
| 10:39 AM America/New_York
A new study using serum from human blood samples suggests neutralizing antibody levels produced by two-dose mRNA vaccines against the original and early variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus wane substantially over time, and offer essentially no protectio...
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