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New ECPR Protocol Helps Some Cardiac Arrest Patients Survive 'Certain Death'

More people are walking away from a type of cardiac arrest that is nearly always fatal, thanks to a new protocol being tested at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. It’s called an ECPR alert.
12-Feb-2018 7:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

AHA Scientific Statement Highlights Intersection of Heart Disease and Breast Cancer

A new scientific statement issued by the American Heart Association underscores the commonalities between cardiovascular disease and breast cancer among women, and it calls for more focus on research and specialized treatment where the diseases...
1-Feb-2018 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Uncovers Potential Key to Preventing Back Pain in Runners

A new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center examines what may cause chronic back pain in runners and the exercises to help prevent it.
3-Jan-2018 12:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

New Procedure Helps Patients Avoid Hip Replacement, Repair Joint Damage

Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are using a procedure called Subchondroplasty to give patients with damaged hips more treatment options and ultimately avoid replacement surgery.
15-Dec-2017 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scientist Builds LEGO Ohio Stadium, Sells Seats to Benefit Heart Research

A passion for LEGO toys is now a fun way to raise money for heart research at The Ohio State University Heart and Vascular Center.
12-Oct-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clinical Study Asks: Can Nicotine Help Treat a Chronic Lung Disease?

Doctors believe there is some good to be found in nicotine, the highly addictive drug in tobacco products. Lung experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are testing whether nicotine can help people with a chronic inflammatory lung...
28-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Flu Shot During Pregnancy Helps Mom and Baby

Pregnant women and young babies are among those most at risk for complications, hospitalization, and death from the flu. While doctors have long recommended flu shots for protection, experts weren’t exactly sure how the shots affect pregnancy.
1-Aug-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Prove Human Heart's 'Battery' Has Multiple Backups

Scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have shown the human heart's sinoatrial node, the natural pacemaker, is hardwired with a backup system. This built-in redundancy maintains consistent heart rhythm, even under trying...
26-Jul-2017 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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