Ohio State News (medical)

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
05,
2019
| 07:00 PM America/New_York
During this past year Ohio State researchers published some 22,000 journal articles, about topics ranging from a new blood test for fibromyalgia to the 17 ways your face conveys happiness to how children notice everything. And while we can’t cover th...
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December
05,
2019
| 02:53 PM America/New_York
A research team has reported seeing, for the first time, atomic scale defects that dictate the properties of a new and powerful semiconductor. The study, published earlier this month in the journal Physical Review X, shows a fundamental aspect of how...
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December
04,
2019
| 04:32 PM America/New_York
About one-third of patients newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer have moderate to severe symptoms of depression, a new study suggests. ...
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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
14,
2019
| 06:04 PM America/New_York
Mobile apps that work with Bluetooth devices have an inherent design flaw that makes them vulnerable to hacking, new research has found. ...
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November
13,
2019
| 03:10 PM America/New_York
Preventing HIV in sex workers is a powerful tool in lowering the worldwide burden of the disease, and a new study could help ensure that high-risk women take advantage of medical safeguards. ...
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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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November
08,
2019
| 02:40 PM America/New_York
From the summit of Huascarán, the highest mountain in Earth’s tropics, the valleys of the western Andes look placid and peaceful – calming, even. The signs of climate change – of the melting glaciers throughout the Andes, of the changes to the local ...
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November
07,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/New_York
Science hasn’t yet caught up with electronic cigarettes, leaving health care providers and users with many unknowns. But a new review of the research so far finds growing evidence that vaping can harm the heart and blood vessels. ...
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November
06,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
Americans are using more out-of-network care and paying more out of pocket for behavioral health care than for treatment of other conditions, despite efforts to increase coverage and access to mental health services, according to new research. ...
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November
06,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Adding plants and trees to the landscapes near factories and other pollution sources could reduce air pollution by an average of 27 percent, new research suggests. The study shows that plants – not technologies – may also be cheaper options for clean...
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November
04,
2019
| 06:22 PM America/New_York
Cutting down trees inevitably leads to more carbon in the environment, but deforestation’s contributions to climate change are vastly overestimated, according to a new study. ...
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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
29,
2019
| 02:32 PM America/New_York
When it comes to the fundamentals of making better materials – stronger-but-thinner glass for televisions or phone screens, for example – it almost always comes down to the building blocks of science. Understand the structure around an atom, the most...
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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
25,
2019
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Four health sciences graduate programs at The Ohio State University have received an award distinguishing colleges and universities for their diversity and inclusion efforts. ...
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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
23,
2019
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
To test the possible relationship between the gut and chemo brain, Leah Pyter’s lab is examining chemo’s effects on mice whose guts have been manipulated before treatment. One experiment involves feeding the mice antibiotics. The other relies on the ...
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October
21,
2019
| 07:43 PM America/New_York
Chronic stress during pregnancy triggers an immune response in the brain that has potential to alter brain functions in ways that could contribute to postpartum depression, new research in animals suggests. ...
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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
21,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Some adults see their mothers and fathers as still influencing their own health – but in very different ways, according to a new study. ...
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October
17,
2019
| 05:01 PM America/New_York
​Organic chemists at The Ohio State University have figured out how to synthesize the most common molecule arrangement in medicine, a scientific discovery that could change the way a number of drugs – including one most commonly used to treat ovarian...
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October
11,
2019
| 06:12 PM America/New_York
6 Questions for a Scientist, featuring human sciences professor Claire Kamp Dush ...
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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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October
07,
2019
| 10:29 PM America/New_York
An increase in behavioral health providers is associated with a slight decrease in gun-related suicides, but the difference is small and points to a need to tackle gun violence in other ways, according to the authors of a new study. ...
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October
02,
2019
| 02:29 PM America/New_York
Researchers at The Ohio State University, in collaboration with scientists around the world, have made a discovery that could provide new insights into how superconductors might move energy more efficiently to power homes, industries and vehicles. ...
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September
27,
2019
| 08:35 PM America/New_York
​People who get their water from rural, small water systems are at a greater health risk of exposure to bacteria and other harmful pathogens, according to a recent study in the journal AWWA Water Science. ...
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September
25,
2019
| 03:11 PM America/New_York
A satellite on schedule to launch in 2021 could offer a more comprehensive look at flooding in vulnerable, under-studied parts of the world, including much of Africa, South America and Indonesia, a new study has found. ...
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