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How the Human Immune System Keeps TB at Bay

A new tissue culture model using human white blood cells shows how people with a latent – or symptom-free – tuberculosis infection are protected from active disease by a critical early step in their immune response, researchers say.
26-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Landmark Study Proves That Magnets Can Control Heat and Sound

Researchers at The Ohio State University have discovered how to control heat with a magnetic field.
20-Mar-2015 8:05 AM EDT

Medical Expansion Has Led People Worldwide to Feel Less Healthy

Across much of the Western world, 25 years of expansion of the medical system has actually led to people feeling less healthy over time, a new study has found.
19-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Persuasive Power: Members of Congress Can Sway the Public

Members of the U.S. Congress really do have the power to persuade their constituents in several different ways, according to a first-of-its kind national study.
11-Mar-2015 5:05 PM EDT

​Look, Something Shiny! How Color Images Can Influence Consumers

When it comes to buying things, our brains can’t see the big, black-and-white forest for all the tiny, colorful trees. That’s the conclusion of a study at The Ohio State University, which found that people who were shown product images in...
10-Mar-2015 2:05 PM EDT

How Parents May Help Create Their Own Little Narcissists

Children whose parents think they’re God’s gift to the world do tend to outshine their peers – in narcissism.
5-Mar-2015 9:05 AM EST

Youth Suicide Rate in Rural Areas Is Nearly Double the Rate in Cities

The adolescent and young-adult suicide rate in the United States was almost twice as high in rural settings than in urban areas between 1996 and 2010, and new research suggests that the gap appears to be widening.
6-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EST

Raising Tobacco Sales Age to 21 Is Best Way to Prevent Lifelong Addiction

Raising the minimum age to buy cigarettes to 21 would save lives by preventing adolescents from ever taking up smoking, a new report suggests. The minimum age to buy tobacco products in most of the country is 18.
3-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EST

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Women Try to 'Drink Like a Guy' at Bachelorette Parties; Wedding Season Offers Chance for Safety Campaigns

9-Jun-2014 1:25 PM EDT

Darwin’s Children Represent Highs and Lows of Famous Scientist’s Personal Life

Ohio State University researcher Tim Berra would argue that Charles Darwin has a second legacy, marked by personal tragedy and highlighted by pride in accomplishment – the stories of the 10 children born to him and his wife, Emma Wedgwood, his...
17-Oct-2013 4:10 PM EDT

Will Americans Accept Obama’s Climate Plan? New Study Offers Clues

25-Jun-2013 6:00 AM EDT

Nik Wallenda’s ‘Tricks’ are Incredible Balance and Arm Muscle Endurance

24-Jun-2013 1:20 PM EDT

Feb. Is Teen Dating Violence Awarness Month: 1 in 3 Teen Victims of Dating Violence Had More Than One Abuser

30-Jan-2013 9:55 AM EST

CT. Shootings Should Focus Attention on Screening/Treating Mental Health Problems in Youth, Says Ohio State Expert

17-Dec-2012 10:45 AM EST

Palin Unusual Because Her Path to Politics Not Led By A Man, Author Says

Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for vice president, is different from many female leaders around the world in at least one respect "“ her political career does not follow that of a male relative, according to an expert on women in global...
3-Sep-2008 9:00 PM EDT

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