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Article ID: 713382

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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23-May-2019 9:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 712830

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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14-May-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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    13-Mar-2019 12:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 709489

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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12-Mar-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Article ID: 707866

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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11-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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    16-Jan-2019 12:05 AM EST

Article ID: 706443

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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14-Jan-2019 2:30 PM EST
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    9-Jan-2019 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 706124

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.

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8-Jan-2019 11:00 AM EST
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Newswise: OSU Wexner Medical Center First in U.S. To Implant Device for Knee Osteoarthritis
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    3-Jan-2019 12:05 AM EST

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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.

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2-Jan-2019 1:00 PM EST
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Article ID: 705878

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.

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31-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
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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.

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31-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Newswise: How Does Social Drinking Become Problematic as We Age?

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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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28-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
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