Articles tagged with 'medical' | The Ohio State University

Ohio State News (medical)

2020
July
09,
2020
| 03:01 PM America/New_York
A new study might explain why humans register some tastes more quickly than others, potentially due to each flavor’s molecular size. ...
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July
08,
2020
| 07:29 PM America/New_York
Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut has a benefit that has remained unrecognized until now: the potential to reduce the risk for heart disease. ...
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July
06,
2020
| 05:46 PM America/New_York
Researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are the first to identify an immune cell that may predict a transplant patient’s risk of developing antibodies that can cause organ rejection. This discovery could lead to the development o...
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July
02,
2020
| 02:00 PM America/New_York
Eating black raspberries might reduce inflammation associated with skin allergies, a new study indicates. ...
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June
30,
2020
| 04:08 PM America/New_York
Signals sent and received from cell phone microphones and speakers could help warn people when they have been near someone who has contracted COVID-19, researchers say. ...
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June
29,
2020
| 09:45 PM America/New_York
A new study finds that even moderate exercise during pregnancy increases a compound in breast milk that reduces a baby’s lifelong risks of serious health issues such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease. ...
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June
26,
2020
| 04:28 PM America/New_York
Hospitals can get noisy, especially intensive care units, and the life-saving electronic machines monitoring patient vital signs are making most of the racket. Mike Rayo, an assistant professor of integrated systems engineering at The Ohio State Univ...
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June
24,
2020
| 02:10 PM America/New_York
Chemists have found a way to turn alcohol into amino acids, the building blocks of life. ...
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June
23,
2020
| 07:15 PM America/New_York
Access to green spaces in metro areas—parks, trails, even the tree cover in a neighborhood – is largely associated with income and race, new research indicates. ...
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June
22,
2020
| 01:38 PM America/New_York
For smokers who are better at math, the decision to quit just adds up, a new study suggests. Researchers found that smokers who scored higher on a test of math ability were more likely than others to say they intended to quit smoking. ...
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June
19,
2020
| 07:15 PM America/New_York
The Quality and Professional Affairs Committee of the Wexner Medical Center Board will meet at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, June 23. This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom out of respect for current recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease ...
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June
18,
2020
| 06:00 PM America/New_York
A music video created by Beyoncé Knowles and Sean Jay-Z Carter and featuring them in Paris’ famed Louvre Museum ignited conversations about who have traditionally been invited to show their work – and interact with objects of art – in museums. In a p...
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June
15,
2020
| 06:07 PM America/New_York
As part of his master’s program at The Ohio State University, public health student Ajeet Gill was supposed to spend his summer working with a local nonprofit distributing meals and essential services to vulnerable communities.   ...
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June
15,
2020
| 03:06 PM America/New_York
Beginning Tuesday, June 16, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will allow limited visitation for patients staying in its hospitals. Due to ongoing concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19), the following rules will apply: ...
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June
15,
2020
| 01:11 PM America/New_York
Political candidates’ use of humor on social media could sometimes backfire on them with potential supporters, new research suggests. ...
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June
11,
2020
| 04:43 PM America/New_York
A soil scientist at The Ohio State University whose research spans five continents has been awarded this year’s World Food Prize for increasing the global food supply by helping small farmers improve their soil. ...
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June
05,
2020
| 02:53 PM America/New_York
Perena Gouma is the primary investigator of a team developing a breathalyzer device that will sample breath for key biomarkers of the COVID-19 infection. ...
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June
04,
2020
| 03:08 PM America/New_York
Chemists have developed a coating that could make certain medications and other materials more stable by covering them with an outer layer much thinner than the width of a human hair. ...
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June
03,
2020
| 08:01 PM America/New_York
People want to help each other, even when it costs them something, and even when the motivations to help don’t always align, a new study suggests. ...
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June
02,
2020
| 10:27 PM America/New_York
Breast cancer survivors in romantic relationships who feel happy and satisfied with their partners may be at lower risk for a host of health problems, new research suggests. ...
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June
01,
2020
| 05:15 PM America/New_York
The halo that surrounds our own Milky Way galaxy is much hotter than scientists once believed – and it may not be unique among galaxies. The new findings were presented at a meeting of the American Astronomical Society, held online June 1 to 3 bec...
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May
28,
2020
| 05:37 PM America/New_York
A new study suggests, for obese or overweight adults, that any amount of exercise might lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in the next 10 years. ...
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May
26,
2020
| 04:35 PM America/New_York
Despite the political tensions between the United States and China, scientists in the two countries are working together more than ever to study the COVID-19 virus, a new study suggests. ...
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May
21,
2020
| 10:05 PM America/New_York
Ohio has seen a growing disparity between abortion rates in rural and urban communities, later abortions, and less use of medication abortion care as the state has heavily regulated abortion and clinics have closed, a new study has found. ...
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May
21,
2020
| 07:35 PM America/New_York
Since April 1, 16 members of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Outreach and Engagement team have logged nearly 60,000 miles delivering almost 11,000 COVID-19 test kits to community hospitals and post-acute care facilities across Ohio....
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May
18,
2020
| 05:06 PM America/New_York
New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. ...
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May
14,
2020
| 07:57 PM America/New_York
Religion sounds different during a pandemic. Researchers at the American Religious Sounds Project, led by The Ohio State University and Michigan State University, are collecting and cataloging those sounds in an attempt to understand how the pandemic...
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May
13,
2020
| 07:49 PM America/New_York
Some of us might have been happy to leave mathematics behind in high school or college, but as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, math has had a daily effect on all of our lives – even if we don’t have to crunch the numbers ourselves. ...
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May
12,
2020
| 08:00 PM America/New_York
After weeks of working from home, furloughs or unemployment, millions of Americans are returning to the workplace as COVID-19 restrictions lift. The transition may cause fear and anxiety. Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and...
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May
12,
2020
| 01:45 PM America/New_York
Fatty food may feel like a friend during these troubled times, but new research suggests that eating just one meal high in saturated fat can hinder our ability to concentrate – not great news for people whose diets have gone south while they’re worki...
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