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First Ever Vaccine for Deadly Parasitic Infection May Help Prevent Another Global Outbreak


As the threat of the Zika virus rips through the Americas and news headlines, another more deadly tropical disease is also on the move: Leishmaniasis is a parasitic infection that currently endangers an estimated 350 million people around the...
26-Apr-2016 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Adolescent Weight Gain on Popular Injectable Contraceptive May Depend on Micronutrient Intake

Since its introduction nearly 23 years ago, the popular injectable contraceptive depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA) has been associated with causing substantial weight gain in some adolescent girls. Without being able to identify or predict...
2-Feb-2016 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Experimental “Urban Garden” Helps Cancer Survivors’ Lower Risk for Recurrence and Chronic Illness

While there is substantial evidence that diet and body weight can impact cancer development, recurrence, and progression – for the estimated 14.5 million cancer survivors in the US, there are few resources available to help them optimize their...
8-Dec-2015 8:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers Gather to Share Healthcare Innovations Worth Spreading at Ohio State’s First-Ever “BRUTx” Event


First ever BRUTx event shares researchers' personal experiences that have led to healthcare innovations ranging from life-saving apps to the next cure for diabetes, to discovering solutions for the the world's global health problems in an Ethiopian...
6-Oct-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cashiers May Have Higher Risk for BPA Exposure Than General Population


The use of Bisphenol A (BPA) in plastic has been on the decline amid growing concerns that the compound’s estrogen-mimicking properties may cause dangerous hormonal disruptions. Despite the reduction, BPA remains a ubiquitous substance, found in...
25-Aug-2015 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Repurpose Technology to Reduce Psychological and Physical Scars of Burn Injuries

It’s the season for backyard grilling, campfires, fireworks – and burn injuries. Over the next few months, U.S. burn centers will see thousands of severe burns requiring painful skin grafts and lengthy treatment. Researchers are developing new...
30-Jun-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bioengineered Patch, Molecular “Booster” Could Improve Stem Cells Ability Treat Heart Failure

Despite the intense activity and high hopes that surround the use of stem cells to reverse heart disease, scientists still face multiple roadblocks before the treatment will be ready for clinical prime time. Researchers are now finding ways to...
17-Jun-2015 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Toddler Temperament Could Be Influenced by Different Types of Gut Bacteria


The microbiome of a toddler’s gut may influence their behavior, a new study suggests. Scientists found correlations between temperament and the presence of specific types of intestinal bacteria in both girls and boys. The researchers aren’t...
27-May-2015 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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