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Newswise: Ohio State Study Shows Cardiac MRI Effective in Identifying Myocarditis in Athletes
10-Sep-2020 8:05 PM EDT
Ohio State Study Shows Cardiac MRI Effective in Identifying Myocarditis in Athletes
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A cardiac MRI is effective in identifying inflammation of the heart muscle in athletes and can help determine when those who have recovered from COVID-19 can safely return to play in competitive sports, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

Newswise: Ohio State Recruits Michigan's Dr. Carol Bradford as College of Medicine Dean
Released: 26-Aug-2020 4:50 PM EDT
Ohio State Recruits Michigan's Dr. Carol Bradford as College of Medicine Dean
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University welcomes a well-known physician-scientist in the field of otolaryngology—head and neck surgery to lead its College of Medicine, subject to approval by the university’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Carol R. Bradford will become the 15th dean of the medical college and vice president for Health Sciences at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, beginning Oct. 1.

Newswise: Ohio State Experts Offer Tips for Students Who Miss Normalcy of Sports, Activities
Released: 5-Aug-2020 12:05 AM EDT
Ohio State Experts Offer Tips for Students Who Miss Normalcy of Sports, Activities
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

As the nation continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, the future of school sports and extracurricular activities remains unclear. Sports psychologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say this time can be difficult for students, whose identities are deeply rooted in their sport.

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30-Jul-2020 7:30 PM EDT
Survey Finds American's Social Media Habits Changing As National Tensions Rise
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

As national tensions rise, a new national survey of 2,000 people commissioned by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds more Americans are adjusting how they use social media platforms.

Newswise: Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Among Nation's Best in Nine Specialties
Released: 28-Jul-2020 10:40 AM EDT
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Among Nation's Best in Nine Specialties
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center is recognized as a national leader in nine specialties, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” rankings. In total, 11 Ohio State specialties ranked in the top 10% of all hospitals in the country. Ohio State Wexner Medical Center ranks as Columbus’ “Best Hospital” and second in Ohio.

Newswise: Mouse Study Shows Spinal Cord Injury Causes Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome
23-Jul-2020 2:00 PM EDT
Mouse Study Shows Spinal Cord Injury Causes Bone Marrow Failure Syndrome
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine found that spinal cord injuries in mice cause an acquired bone marrow failure syndrome that may contribute to chronic immune dysfunction.

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10-Jul-2020 4:00 PM EDT
Study Links Stress Hormone With Higher Blood Sugar In Type 2 Diabetes
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine finds a link between the stress hormone cortisol and higher blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes.

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Released: 6-Jul-2020 1:45 PM EDT
Study Finds Immune Cell That Predicts Risk of Organ Rejection In Transplant Patients
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine are the first to identify an immune cell that may predict a transplant patient’s risk of developing antibodies that can cause organ rejection. This discovery could lead to the development of therapies to prevent complications after transplant surgery.

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Released: 29-Jun-2020 7:30 PM EDT
Ohio State Study: Exercise Increases Benefits Of Breastmilk For Babies
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A new study led by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine finds even moderate exercise during pregnancy increases a compound in breast milk that reduces a baby’s lifelong risks of serious health issues such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease.

Released: 17-Jun-2020 11:05 AM EDT
New Diagnostic Center Speeds Up Cancer Diagnosis, Provides Immediate Access
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A new center at The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) gives patients direct, expedited access to diagnostic testing for cancer.

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Released: 12-May-2020 7:15 PM EDT
Ohio State Experts Offer Tips For Healthy Transition To Post-COVID-19 Workplace
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and The Ohio State University College of Nursing say it’s important to take precautions to avoid infection, but also to deal with the stress of transitioning back to their offices or businesses after an extended period of isolation during COVID-19.

Newswise: Survey: Half of Americans Concerned About New Moms and Babies Being in Public Places
6-May-2020 12:45 PM EDT
Survey: Half of Americans Concerned About New Moms and Babies Being in Public Places
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

There are a lot of health concerns that come with pregnancy, and the COVID-19 pandemic has created additional fears about risks for both mom and baby. A new national survey conducted by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center confirms these fears, finding that nearly 80% of respondents would be concerned about themselves or an expectant mother in their life in the midst of the current COVID-19 outbreak, with almost half expressing fear of going to a scheduled prenatal appointment.

Newswise: FDA Approves COVID-19 Innovations; Ohio State Wexner Medical Center To Share Nationwide
10-Apr-2020 5:00 AM EDT
FDA Approves COVID-19 Innovations; Ohio State Wexner Medical Center To Share Nationwide
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Food and Drug Administration has approved solutions created by scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center that both expand and accelerate COVID-19 testing across Ohio.

Newswise: Ohio State First in U.S. to Use New Atrial Fibrillation Device
Released: 26-Feb-2020 8:50 AM EST
Ohio State First in U.S. to Use New Atrial Fibrillation Device
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Cardiologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in the U.S. to test a new type of ablation technology for patients suffering from atrial fibrillation, a common type of irregular heartbeat.

Released: 23-Dec-2019 10:30 AM EST
5 Tips For Keeping New Year's Resolutions
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University's Chief Wellness Officer shares advice for keeping those 2020 resolutions.

Released: 20-Dec-2019 12:45 PM EST
Questions to ask before surgery
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A surgeon from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center discusses the questions you should ask before you have surgery.

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Released: 18-Dec-2019 11:35 AM EST
Ohio State Experts: Partner with Your Pet to Succeed with Diet and Exercise Plans
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Experts at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center say that partnering with your pet when implementing healthy habits can be a great way to find motivation and make you both happier and healthier.

Released: 4-Dec-2019 3:10 PM EST
What is Snow Blindness?
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

An Ohio State University eye specialist explains snow blindness and how to avoid it.

Newswise: Study Finds ‘Virtual Biopsy’ Allows Doctors to Accurately Diagnose Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
Released: 4-Dec-2019 2:30 PM EST
Study Finds ‘Virtual Biopsy’ Allows Doctors to Accurately Diagnose Precancerous Pancreatic Cysts
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Research from doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds a new “virtual biopsy” allows them to definitively diagnose cysts in the pancreas with unprecedented accuracy. This means they can eliminate precancerous cysts and potentially save lives.

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19-Nov-2019 12:45 PM EST
Ohio State Program Helps Pet Owners Cope During Grief Process
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Making end-of-life decisions for your pet or coping with the loss of an animal is something that no pet owner wants to think about. A program at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center recognizes the importance of human-animal bonds and provides grief support for pet owners facing tough decisions for their animal.

Newswise: Ohio State's Heart and Vascular Center Names 2019 Schottenstein Laureate
Released: 18-Nov-2019 8:00 AM EST
Ohio State's Heart and Vascular Center Names 2019 Schottenstein Laureate
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s Heart and Vascular Center has named Dr. Dan Roden, senior vice president for Personalized Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, as recipient of the 2019 Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Prize in Cardiovascular Sciences.

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Released: 8-Nov-2019 3:35 PM EST
Study: Doctors Don’t Realize Hair Care Prevents Many African American Women From Working Out
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

New research from The Ohio State University Wexner Medicine Center identifies a gap in doctor knowledge and understanding of hair care as a barrier to exercise among African American female patients.

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Released: 28-Oct-2019 2:15 PM EDT
Ohio State Study Finds Oral Health, Diet May Improve Psoriasis
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Dental health and diet may have an impact on the development and severity of psoriasis, according to a study by dermatologists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes thick, itchy patches of red skin with silvery scales and affects more than 8 million Americans.

23-Sep-2019 4:10 PM EDT
Cheaper Drug Just As Effective Protecting Heart in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A new clinical trial conducted at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found a cost-effective generic medication works just as well as a more expensive drug in preserving cardiovascular function in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

Released: 19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
How to Taper Off Opioid Medications Safely
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Whitney Luke, MD, a board certified pain medicine and addiction medicine specialist at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains how to properly taper opioid medication.

Released: 19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT
Foods to avoid when you have the flu
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Kasey Vavrek, a registered dietitian at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, explains the worst and best foods when you have the flu.

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9-Aug-2019 3:50 PM EDT
Ohio State’s Efforts to Develop New Flu Vaccines Starts at County Fairs
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

For researchers with The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, the work to identify new flu strains and increase the effectiveness of the flu vaccine begins in an unlikely place – pig barns at state and county fairs nationwide.

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Released: 5-Aug-2019 12:05 AM EDT
Wellness Checklist Helps New Students Start College on Healthy Footing
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Many of the 20 million new students starting college this fall will have to manage their health and well-being on their own for the first time. As families review materials related to classes, meals and housing, The Ohio State University Chief Wellness Officer and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center have created a wellness checklist to help students develop a plan to maintain their well-being.

30-Jul-2019 4:55 PM EDT
National Academy of Medicine Spotlights Ohio State's Efforts to Reduce Clinician Burnout, Improve Well-Being
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) Action Collaborative on Clinician Well-Being and Resilience released a comprehensive and groundbreaking case study today about how The Ohio State University is working to stem the growing epidemic of clinician burnout in healthcare settings.

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Released: 26-Jul-2019 7:05 AM EDT
Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology Launched at Ohio State with $102,265,000 Investment
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC – James) today announced formation of the Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology (PIIO), a comprehensive bench-to-bedside research initiative focused on harnessing the body’s immune system to fight cancer at all levels—from prevention to treatment and survivorship.

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Released: 25-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT
Criteria For Bariatric Surgery Should Consider More Than Just Patient's Weight
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and 45 worldwide scientific and medical societies are pushing to change national guidelines that would allow more patients with the chronic diseases of obesity and diabetes to be eligible for bariatric surgery.

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Released: 23-May-2019 9:05 AM EDT
Study Identifies Dog Breeds, Physical Traits That Pose Highest Risk of Biting Children
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

New research at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center identifies dog breeds and physical traits that pose the highest risk of biting with severe injury. Doctors want parents of young children to use this information when deciding which dog to own.

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Released: 14-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Clinical Trial Explores Opening Blood-Brain Barrier In Fight Against Alzheimer's
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A new clinical trial at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and two other sites is testing an innovative procedure that may provide hope in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The non-invasive procedure uses low-intensity focused ultrasound to open the blood-brain barrier.

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12-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
Research Finds Simple Urine Test Allows for Rapid Diagnosis of Preeclampsia
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Researchers have found that a simple urine test can rapidly detect one of the world’s deadliest pregnancy-related conditions, which could have a major impact on global health.

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Released: 11-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Ohio State First To Identify Hearing And Deaf Infants Process Information Differently
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Differences in cognitive development between hearing and deaf children start in infancy, according to new research by The Ohio State University College of Medicine published today in the journal PLOS ONE.

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14-Jan-2019 2:30 PM EST
Study Finds Following Heart Health Guidelines Also Reduces Diabetes Risk
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Lifestyle and health factors that are good for your heart can also prevent diabetes, according to a new study by researchers at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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8-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST
Ohio State Research Finds Toilet Stool May Solve Common Bowel Issues
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Most people aren’t eager to talk about how to improve bowel movements, but researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found the solution to common bowel issues may be as simple as boosting your feet on a stool.

Newswise: OSU Wexner Medical Center First in U.S. To Implant Device for Knee Osteoarthritis
2-Jan-2019 1:00 PM EST
OSU Wexner Medical Center First in U.S. To Implant Device for Knee Osteoarthritis
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Surgeons at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are the first in the U.S. to implant a new device designed to relieve knee pain and help people with osteoarthritis prevent or delay knee replacements.

Released: 31-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
Stop smoking without packing on the pounds
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Smoking is a hard habit to kick but when you do, the health benefits are almost immediate. As you re-invent yourself as a non-smoker, here are three straightforward ways to combat weight gain and keep you distracted while coming off that smoking habit.

Released: 31-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
Tips for making resolutions work
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Now is the time many people make New Year’s resolutions.Studies have shown that about 41 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions, but only about 8 percent are successful in achieving their goals. For this New Year, revise your goal-setting process for optimal results.

Newswise: How Does Social Drinking Become Problematic as We Age?
Released: 28-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
How Does Social Drinking Become Problematic as We Age?
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

As we age, we become more vulnerable to developing an alcohol use disorder, more commonly known as alcoholism. Your body processes alcohol less efficiently the older you get. Also, seniors may be drinking more to seek relief from the boredom, loneliness and grief that are common with aging.

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Released: 27-Dec-2018 4:15 PM EST
Rerouting Nerves During Amputation Reduces Phantom Limb Pain Before It Starts
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Doctors at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine are pioneering the use of primary targeted muscle reinnervation (TMR) to prevent or reduce debilitating phantom limb and stump pain in amputees.

Newswise: My Cold Is Gone, So Why Am I Still Coughing?
Released: 27-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST
My Cold Is Gone, So Why Am I Still Coughing?
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

One of the classic cold symptoms is a cough. Usually after a week or so, the cold runs its course and most of the symptoms go away. But for some people, the cough remains. So why do we cough and what can we do about it? Here are five things you should know about that persistent cough.

Newswise: How to move mindfully into the New Year
Released: 27-Dec-2018 12:30 PM EST
How to move mindfully into the New Year
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

As we embark on 2019, it’s easy to become stressed out by the many demands on our time and energy. Why not try practicing mindfulness to create the kind of New Year that you really want? This will require effort, intention and reflection.

Newswise: How Can Palliative Medicine Help with End-of-Life Decisions?
Released: 27-Dec-2018 12:00 PM EST
How Can Palliative Medicine Help with End-of-Life Decisions?
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

It’s never too early to start thinking about end-of-life decisions. The palliative care team can help guide this discussion to learn more about the patient’s values, goals and preferences, which can help clarify these end-of-life decisions.

Newswise: Whole30-style diets: The good, the bad and the healthy
Released: 27-Dec-2018 10:00 AM EST
Whole30-style diets: The good, the bad and the healthy
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Restrictive, whole-foods diets like Whole30 are popular choices for those looking to reset their food choices, especially as New Year’s resolutions. It’s important, though, to recognize that highly restrictive diets can have more risks than benefits – and healthy compromises do exist.

Newswise: How to Avoid Food Allergy Traps at Holiday Gatherings
Released: 17-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST
How to Avoid Food Allergy Traps at Holiday Gatherings
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Eating is a cultural part of our holiday traditions but, for more and more Americans, a simple holiday gathering could lead to a medical emergency with a bite of the wrong food.

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18-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT
When Fathers Exercise, Children Are Healthier, Even As Adults
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Men who want to have children in the near future should consider hitting the gym. A new study from researchers at The Ohio State University finds paternal exercise had a significant impact on the metabolic health of offspring well into their adulthood.

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Released: 3-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT
The Ohio State University Launches First-of-Its-Kind Comprehensive Esports Program
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

The esports industry is growing quickly and The Ohio State University is leading in its development by forming the most comprehensive esports program to date.

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31-Aug-2018 2:00 PM EDT
Scientists Identify Hormone Link Between Diabetes and Hypertension
Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Physician researchers with The Ohio State University College of Medicine at the Wexner Medical Center say increased levels of the hormone aldosterone, already associated with hypertension, can play a significant role in the development of diabetes, particularly among certain racial groups.


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