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Ohio State News (spotlight,medical)

2021
November
22,
2021
| 07:20 AM America/New_York
When it comes to your health, being willing to give social support to your spouse, friends and family may be just as important as receiving assistance, a new study suggests. ...
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November
18,
2021
| 09:54 AM America/New_York
Circadian dysfunction linked to Alzheimer’s disease is known to disrupt sleep and daily activity patterns. New research in a mouse model of the disease suggests beta-amyloid buildup in the brain, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer’s disease, could als...
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November
16,
2021
| 13:03 PM America/New_York
The Robert F. Wolfe and Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation has made a $5 million grant to endow a chair for the chief clinical officer position at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. ...
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November
16,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/New_York
The most common pharmaceuticals on the market are made by chaining together rings of molecules to create the drugs that treat conditions including pain, depression and leukemia. But creating those rings and forming them in a way that is tailored to e...
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November
15,
2021
| 09:49 AM America/New_York
Efforts to protect threatened and endangered species in central Africa might be more successful if they focused on a smaller geographic area, new research suggests. ...
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November
11,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/New_York
Wounded military service members from across the country are getting specialized, life-changing care at the new Military Medicine Program at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine. ...
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November
10,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Volunteer citizen scientists parsing data from a network of telescopes around the world this year identified 10,000 new variable stars in the Milky Way, according to a recent paper. ...
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November
09,
2021
| 08:55 AM America/New_York
New research suggests there may someday be a role for ibuprofen in providing older adults with lasting immunity against RSV, a virus commonly associated with infants and young kids that also rivals the flu as a dangerous wintertime infection for the ...
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November
02,
2021
| 11:15 AM America/New_York
A new study using mouse models adds to the evidence that chemotherapy can enhance cancer’s spread beyond the primary tumor, showing how one chemo drug allows breast cancer cells to squeeze through and attach to blood vessel linings in the lungs. ...
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November
01,
2021
| 08:44 AM America/New_York
A new study provides a novel way of showing that medical research does indeed save lives, starting in the local communities where it is produced. ...
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October
28,
2021
| 16:01 PM America/New_York
Instead of an invasive nasal swab, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are exploring the use of a unique breath test for the rapid screening of patients for COVID-19. ...
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October
26,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/New_York
Exposure to the heavy metal cadmium is known to irritate the stomach and lungs or cause kidney disease, but new research links another health issue to inadvertently ingesting low doses of the pollutant: high activation of the antibodies that cause an...
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October
20,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/New_York
For decades, scientists have wondered how large molecules such as proteins pass through cell walls, also known as plasma membranes, without leaving a trace. That ability is part of what makes certain drugs ­­­­– including some cancer treatments and t...
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October
14,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/New_York
Four weeks on a diet of highly processed food led to a strong inflammatory response in the brains of aging rats that was accompanied by behavioral signs of memory loss, a new study has found. ...
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October
12,
2021
| 15:32 PM America/New_York
Medical research teams at The Ohio State University have received four federal awards totaling $55.5 million in funding in the past few months. ...
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October
12,
2021
| 06:45 AM America/New_York
Lung cancer patients whose symptoms of depression got worse after diagnosis died significantly earlier than those whose symptoms stayed the same or improved, a new study shows. ...
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October
07,
2021
| 00:01 AM America/New_York
The medication naloxone is so effective at saving the lives of opioid overdose victims that some people worry that it might make drug users think heroin and related drugs are no longer risky. But a new study suggests that is not the case. ...
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September
22,
2021
| 11:28 AM America/New_York
While many people focus on the role of drugs in overdose deaths, a recent study shows that deaths where drugs were a contributing cause are also on the rise. ...
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September
22,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Engineering researchers have developed a method to use signals broadcast by Starlink internet service satellites to accurately locate a position here on Earth, much like GPS does. It is the first time the Starlink system has been harnessed by researc...
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September
21,
2021
| 14:00 PM America/New_York
Scientists have developed a method using machine learning to better analyze data from a powerful scientific tool: nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). One way NMR data can be used is to understand proteins and chemical reactions in the human body. NMR i...
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September
20,
2021
| 11:47 AM America/New_York
Missing out on the recommended seven or more hours of sleep per night could lead to more opportunities to make poorer snacking choices than those made by people who meet shut-eye guidelines, a new study suggests. ...
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September
16,
2021
| 12:13 PM America/New_York
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is one of the first in the nation – and the only hospital in Ohio – to use new portable, real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology to evaluate and treat stroke patients’ brains at their beds...
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September
14,
2021
| 14:01 PM America/New_York
A family of proteins best known for their role in diminishing HIV infectivity may have the goods to outwit other emerging and re-emerging viruses, scientists have found. ...
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September
14,
2021
| 12:03 PM America/New_York
The natural world served as the inspiration for the Ohio State University scientists whose microscope images were announced Monday (Sept. 13) among the top 20 winners in the 2021 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition. ...
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September
14,
2021
| 07:16 AM America/New_York
The 15 minutes it took one Columbus family to get tested for COVID-19 meant the difference between taking their unknowingly infected 7-year-old son to a birthday party, as planned, or going straight back home to set up a telehealth appointment with h...
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September
09,
2021
| 14:49 PM America/New_York
Scientists have found a new chemical process to turn a stinky, toxic gas into a clean-burning fuel. ...
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September
09,
2021
| 13:40 PM America/New_York
To continue to pursue the ambitious goals we have set, I am pleased to share that I am appointing Mr. Mark Larmore, chief financial officer of the medical center and vice president of health sciences, and Dr. Andrew Thomas, chief clinical officer and...
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September
09,
2021
| 10:56 AM America/New_York
A new study in animal models shows that the presence of a cancer tumor alone can lead to cardiac damage, and suggests the culprits are molecules called free radicals interacting with specific cells in the heart. ...
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September
08,
2021
| 13:41 PM America/New_York
Student loan debt affected people’s ability to pay their bills and meet their basic needs during the Great Recession – and the burden of that debt was disproportionately placed on Black and Latino families, a new study has found. ...
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September
01,
2021
| 14:26 PM America/New_York
President Kristina M. Johnson sent the following message to the university community today (Sept. 1). ...
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