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Ohio State News (medical)

2020
September
24,
2020
| 08:56 AM America/New_York
Scientists are planning for Phase 1 human trials of a vaccine they developed by using CRISPR gene-editing technology to mutate the parasite that causes leishmaniasis, a skin disease common in tropical regions of the world and gaining ground in the Un...
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September
21,
2020
| 17:48 PM America/New_York
Researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have been awarded a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to study the long-term, longitudinal impact of COVID-...
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September
21,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Researchers have found a way to send tiny, soft robots into humans, potentially opening the door for less invasive surgeries and ways to deliver treatments for conditions ranging from colon polyps to stomach cancer to aortic artery blockages. ...
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September
15,
2020
| 11:54 AM America/New_York
Laser pointers used to exercise pets may seem like safe and simple low-powered devices, but an Ohio teen learned the hard way that staring at the narrow beam can cause permanent eye damage. ...
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September
11,
2020
| 11:19 AM America/New_York
A cardiac MRI is effective in identifying inflammation of the heart muscle in athletes and can help determine when those who have recovered from COVID-19 can safely return to play in competitive sports, ...
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September
10,
2020
| 13:50 PM America/New_York
Almost seven in 10 Americans would be interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccine when one becomes available, according to a new study. But researchers say there are concerning gaps in interest, particularly among Black Americans, who suffer dispropor...
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September
08,
2020
| 07:06 AM America/New_York
While acetaminophen is helping you deal with your headache, it may also be making you more willing to take risks, a new study suggests. ...
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September
02,
2020
| 14:19 PM America/New_York
A bioengineering technique to boost production of specific proteins could be the basis of an effective vaccine against the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19, new research suggests. ...
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September
02,
2020
| 08:57 AM America/New_York
Alzheimer’s disease is more common in rural Appalachian Ohio communities than in other rural areas in the state – raising concerns about access to early, specialized care in a region where many residents face struggles getting the medical care they n...
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September
01,
2020
| 16:53 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will be a site for a multicenter clinical trial testing an experimental COVID-19 vaccine in people.  ...
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August
28,
2020
| 07:26 AM America/New_York
Feelings of panic when a person is away from their smartphone could be connected to general feelings of inadequacy and inferiority, a new study of young people in Portugal suggests. ...
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August
26,
2020
| 16:43 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University welcomes a well-known physician-scientist in the field of otolaryngology — head and neck surgery to lead its College of Medicine, subject to approval by the university’s Board of Trustees. ...
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August
24,
2020
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
Splitting one type of cancer drug in half and delivering the pieces separately to cancer cells could reduce life-threatening side effects and protect healthy, non-cancerous cells, a new study suggests. ...
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August
24,
2020
| 14:44 PM America/New_York
After extensive planning, the largest single facilities project ever undertaken at The Ohio State University seeks Board of Trustees approval this week. At 1.9 million-square-feet, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Inpatient Hospital wi...
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August
21,
2020
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Inserting genetic material into the body to treat diseases caused by gene mutations can work, scientists say – but getting those materials to the right place safely is tricky. Scientists report today in the journal Science Advances that the lipid-bas...
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August
21,
2020
| 10:48 AM America/New_York
An upcoming NASA mission could find that there are more rogue planets – planets that float in space without orbiting a sun – than there are stars in the Milky Way, a new study theorizes. ...
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August
18,
2020
| 10:40 AM America/New_York
Small municipalities in Ohio that rely on retail sales taxes from apparel, vehicle sales, restaurants and tourism could see as much as a 50 percent decline in tax revenue because of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study has found. ...
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August
13,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Nearly 40 years of satellite data from Greenland shows that glaciers on the island have shrunk so much that even if global warming were to stop today, the ice sheet would continue shrinking. ...
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August
12,
2020
| 06:34 AM America/New_York
Walking with a purpose – especially walking to get to work – makes people walk faster and consider themselves to be healthier, a new study has found. ...
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August
11,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Researchers have found new properties of very thin magnetic layers – just a few atoms deep – that could lead to better ways to store large amounts of data on smaller devices. ...
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August
11,
2020
| 11:00 AM America/New_York
Bifocal contact lenses aren’t just for aging eyes anymore. In nearsighted kids as young as 7 years old, multifocal contact lenses with a heavy dose of added reading power can dramatically slow further progression of myopia, new research has found. ...
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August
04,
2020
| 14:17 PM America/New_York
Astronomers are preparing to further study the atmospheres of planets discovered through NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission to identify the most promising exoplanets — planets in solar systems beyond our own — for habitabilit...
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August
03,
2020
| 07:38 AM America/New_York
In a reversal of trends, American baby boomers scored lower on a test of cognitive functioning than did members of previous generations, according to a new nationwide study. ...
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July
30,
2020
| 08:57 AM America/New_York
Conservation projects in cities are most likely to succeed when nearby residents are part of the planning and design process and feel ownership over the projects, researchers who spent seven years studying conservation in Cleveland say. ...
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July
27,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/New_York
Concrete sewer pipes around the world are most likely to fail either because their concrete is not strong enough or because they can’t handle the weight of trucks that drive over them, a new study indicates. ...
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July
27,
2020
| 07:30 AM America/New_York
Though same-day access to IUDs increases the likelihood a woman will get the reproductive health care she wants and decreases the chance she’ll become pregnant when she doesn’t plan to, most providers in Ohio don’t offer the service, a new study has ...
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July
24,
2020
| 15:01 PM America/New_York
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Quality and Professional Affairs Committee of the Wexner Medical Center Board will meet at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28. This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom out of respect for current recommendations provided by the Cen...
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July
22,
2020
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Just a few negative online restaurant reviews can determine early on how many reviews a restaurant receives long-term, a new study has found. ...
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July
20,
2020
| 08:29 AM America/New_York
A new three-dimensional map, built after decades of collecting and analyzing data from the skies, shows how the universe has changed and expanded over an 11-billion-year period. ...
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July
19,
2020
| 13:54 PM America/New_York
A new song produced by engineering professor Michael Rayo puts a reggae twist on an important public health message. And it all started with a simple four-word rhyme devised by Senior Associate Dean of Research and Professor of Epidemiology Bill Mill...
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