Articles tagged with 'medical' | The Ohio State University

Ohio State News (medical)

2020
November
23,
2020
| 15:11 PM America/New_York
Water beneath glaciers in Antarctica and Greenland is flowing into nearby oceans, carrying elements that might affect the way life grows and flourishes, new research has found. ...
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November
23,
2020
| 09:40 AM America/New_York
An international consortium of scientists has created the first-ever common framework for increasing comparability of research findings on coral bleaching. ...
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November
20,
2020
| 08:27 AM America/New_York
144 Ohio State researchers have written 301 articles for The Conversation. Earlier this month, Ohio State faculty passed a milestone: Their contributions had received more than 10 million reads. ...
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November
12,
2020
| 15:06 PM America/New_York
By tracking possible signs of COVID-19 infection — like school absences and nurse visits for COVID-like symptoms — a new surveillance tool designed at Ohio State can serve as an early warning system for case clusters in local schools. ...
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November
12,
2020
| 08:29 AM America/New_York
A glacier that had held an Alaskan slope in place for centuries is melting, releasing the soil beneath in what can be described as a slow-motion landslide, researchers say. But there’s also the possibility of a real landslide that could cause a devas...
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November
10,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
The universe is getting hotter, a new study has found. The study, published Oct. 13 in the Astrophysical Journal, probed the thermal history of the universe over the last 10 billion years. It found that the mean temperature of gas across the unive...
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November
05,
2020
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
Three decades of data on animal migration and movements in the Arctic, tracked through a massive database developed by environmental engineers, shows that animals in one of Earth’s coldest regions are shifting their behaviors because of climate chang...
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November
02,
2020
| 07:52 AM America/New_York
The Ohio State University and the U.S. Air Force are creating a national consortium to increase opportunities in the Air Force for minority STEM students and graduates. ...
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October
29,
2020
| 11:38 AM America/New_York
As COVID-19 cases begin climbing again in the United States, the possibility arises of a grim moral dilemma: Which patients should be prioritized if medical resources are scarce? ...
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October
22,
2020
| 10:34 AM America/New_York
Humans are born with a part of the brain that is prewired to be receptive to seeing words and letters, setting the stage at birth for people to learn how to read, a new study suggests. ...
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October
19,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/New_York
Humans aren’t born with mature brain circuitry that attaches emotions to the things they see or hear in their environment, a new study shows. Researchers studying brain scans of newborns found that the part of the brain involved in experiencing emoti...
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October
15,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Coral around the world has been dying at unprecedented rates, largely the result of warming ocean waters due to climate change. Now, the International Coral Reef Society’s scientists have published what they call the “Pledge for Coral Reefs,” a li...
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October
13,
2020
| 14:05 PM America/New_York
Those looking to improve the lives of Ohioans facing the greatest COVID-19 risks now have a comprehensive, evidence-based toolkit – one designed to inform the work of everyone from grassroots community groups to state leaders. ...
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October
12,
2020
| 12:42 PM America/New_York
The raging lung inflammation that can contribute to death from the flu can be stopped in its tracks by a drug derived from a naturally occurring human protein, a new animal study suggests. ...
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October
12,
2020
| 06:49 AM America/New_York
As COVID-19 cases surged this spring, the pandemic led some people more than others to ponder their own mortality. A new study in China and the United States suggests that these people were the ones who showed the highest levels of stress and the lea...
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October
07,
2020
| 14:51 PM America/New_York
Ohio State University leaders are strongly encouraging faculty, staff and students on all campuses to get a flu shot this year. ...
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October
06,
2020
| 08:04 AM America/New_York
Appeals seeking donations to help fight hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic were more successful when the typeface in which the appeal was written mirrored the tone of the donation request, a new study has found. ...
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October
01,
2020
| 08:11 AM America/New_York
We hear sounds in part because tiny filaments inside our inner ears help convert voices, music and noises into electrical signals that are sent to our brains for processing. Now, scientists have mapped and simulated those filaments at the atomic leve...
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September
30,
2020
| 16:28 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University has received a $5 million, two-year award from the National Institutes of Health RADx-UP program to support projects designed to rapidly implement COVID-19 testing strategies in populations disproportionately affected by the...
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September
30,
2020
| 14:02 PM America/New_York
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is linked to higher levels of financial distress in adults – and a fourfold higher risk of suicide for those with the most debt, according to a large population study. ...
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September
25,
2020
| 10:30 AM America/New_York
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to harm small and mid-size businesses due to supply-chain interruptions, temporary closures, employee illnesses and other disruptions. Now a new tool developed through research at The Ohio State University will help th...
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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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