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
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
A lack of sleep doesn’t just leave you cranky and spoiling for a fight. Researchers at The Ohio State University Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research say it also puts you at risk for stress-related inflammation.
26-Jun-2017 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Doctors at The Ohio State University are testing a high-tech vest which measures fluid inside the lungs from outside a person’s clothing. It could be a new way to prevent repeated trips to the hospital for the nearly six million Americans living...
19-Jun-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
Despite the fact that distance runners swear by them, a new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds compression tights don’t help runners go farther or faster.
1-Jun-2017 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Scientists at The Ohio State University have been awarded nearly $900,000 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to help ensure that young, eager scientists are prepared to carry on life-saving work in a multi-disciplinary setting.
30-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
When it comes to a hospital stay, new research shows patients and family members care deeply about privacy, accessibility and comfort in their rooms -- things that they say can help them recover from illness or surgery.
11-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds athletes with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to compete in team contact sports than individual sports, which could increase their risk of injury.
11-May-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Finding time for strength-training exercises can be difficult for runners with busy schedules. Luckily, lifting weights doesn’t have to be time consuming, and runners can follow workout routines that take less than 20 minutes to complete. And,...
4-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT