An enzyme that helps maintain immune system function by “throwing away” a specific protein has a vital role in controlling symptoms of allergic asthma, new research in mice suggests. The finding suggests the enzyme could be a target for drugs...
3/5/2014 3:00 PM EST
It looks like a worm and moves like a worm – sort of. But it is a previously unidentified microscopic species of mite that was discovered by a graduate student on The Ohio State University campus.
2/28/2014 2:10 PM EST
Household wealth for Americans still has not recovered from the recession, despite last summer’s optimistic report from the U.S. Federal Reserve, a new study suggests.
2/27/2014 11:00 AM EST
New research suggests that a protein only recently linked to cancer has a significant effect on the risk that breast cancer will spread, and that lowering the protein’s level in cell cultures and mice reduces chances for the disease to extend...
2/21/2014 4:00 PM EST
A new study comparing siblings who were fed differently during infancy suggests that breast-feeding might be no more beneficial than bottle-feeding for 10 of 11 long-term health and well-being outcomes in children age 4 to 14.
2/25/2014 12:00 PM EST
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978 makes it illegal for a woman to be fired just because she is pregnant. But that doesn’t stop it from happening, according to new research by two sociologists.
2/20/2014 5:00 PM EST
Chronic stress that produces inflammation and anxiety in mice appears to prime their immune systems for a prolonged fight, causing the animals to have an excessive reaction to a single acute stressor weeks later, new research suggests.
2/20/2014 4:45 PM EST
Scientists have pieced together sections of DNA from 12 individual cells to sequence the genome of a bacterium known to live in healthy human mouths. With this new data, the researchers were able to reinforce a theory that genes in a closely related...
2/14/2014 5:05 PM EST
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...
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Feb. Is Teen Dating Violence Awarness Month: 1 in 3 Teen Victims of Dating Violence Had More Than One Abuser
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CT. Shootings Should Focus Attention on Screening/Treating Mental Health Problems in Youth, Says Ohio State Expert
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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...
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