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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

Lack of Sleep Fuels Harmful Inflammatory Response to Marital Stress

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

Ohio State Studies If High-tech Vest Can Help Manage Heart Failure at Home

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

Study Reveals Compression Tights Don't Help Runners Reach Finish Line

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

NIH Grant to Help Train Next Generation of Translational Scientists

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

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Want to Be a Better Runner? Start Lifting Weights

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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

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