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Research and customized care make aging with Multiple Sclerosis better

Physician scientists at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine are studying why multiple sclerosis (MS) worsens as patients grow older. The "Aging with MS Clinic" provides complete care for older adults with MS.
27-Feb-2024 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Wolfe Foundation gives $50 million toward hospital tower, honors John F. Wolfe

The Robert F. Wolfe and Edgar T. Wolfe Foundation has made a $50 million commitment to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center’s new hospital tower, set to open in 2026. This is among the largest gifts ever made to the medical center.
19-Feb-2024 10:30 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: New treatment method helps reduce suicide among military and veterans

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is common among U.S. military veterans. It’s also linked with higher risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
14-Feb-2024 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

The 3 heart health tests you didn't know you need

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death for men and women in the United States. Eating a healthy diet and exercising help keep the heart healthy along with regular checkups with a doctor.
25-Jan-2024 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Beyond BMI, Ohio State expert says complete approach to measuring health is better

For decades, the number on a scale has been a key factor in deciding whether a person is healthy or not. But weight alone doesn’t paint a complete picture of one’s health.
23-Jan-2024 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Ohio State, State of Ohio launch $20 million 'SOAR' Study to identify risk & resiliency factors to improve behavioral health outcomes

Today, The Ohio State University and Ohio Governor Mike DeWine announced a new research initiative to identify the root causes of the ongoing epidemic of persistent emotional distress, suicide, and drug overdose in the state of Ohio.
19-Jan-2024 6:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Central Ohio’s first proton therapy center opens to treat children and adults

Nationwide Children’s Hospital and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute celebrated the opening of a $100 million, 55,000 square foot proton therapy...
21-Dec-2023 8:50 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: Spinal Cord Injury Causes Acute And Systemic Muscle Wasting

Acute spinal cord injury (SCI) patients lose body weight and muscle mass, despite being on a high-calorie diet while in the intensive care unit. Their muscle wasting is substantial and extends beyond what can explained by inactivity or denervation...
19-Dec-2023 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Expert tips to navigate longer, more severe allergy seasons due to climate change

In recent years, the telltale symptoms of seasonal allergies – itchy, watery eyes; sneezy, runny nose; and cough and wheezing – start earlier, last longer and may be more severe. Allergy experts at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical...
28-Mar-2022 11:25 AM EDT

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Experts caution: vaping prevention critical as teens head back to school during ongoing pandemic

The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced many people to live in relative isolation for more than a year. As adolescents return to school, public health experts caution parents to pay close attention to signs of tobacco use among teens. While there...
25-Aug-2021 2:50 PM EDT

How to Taper Off Opioid Medications Safely

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.
19-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT

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