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When Fathers Exercise, Children Are Healthier, Even As Adults

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...
18-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Ohio State University Launches First-of-Its-Kind Comprehensive Esports Program

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.
3-Oct-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Identify Hormone Link Between Diabetes and Hypertension

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,...
31-Aug-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Pitcher Injuries Increase As Pitch Count Rises

More than half of high school baseball pitchers report experiencing pain in their throwing arms during the season. To better understand the cause of these injuries, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center conducted a new study...
30-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Procedure to Improve Nasal Airflow Aims to Help Patients Breathe Easy

Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are exploring how small changes in the nasal cavity impact airflow and quality of life.
14-May-2018 12:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$18 Million Gift Creates Nation's First Center for Heart Failure and Arrhythmia

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center will establish the nation’s first center dedicated to treating those with heart failure and arrhythmia with gifts totaling $18 million from Bob and Corrine Frick, who have been shadowed by heart...
3-Apr-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Explores Safety of Rear-Facing Car Seats in Rear Impact Crashes

Rear-facing car seats have been shown to significantly reduce infant and toddler fatalities and injuries in frontal and side-impact crashes, but they’re rarely discussed in terms of rear-impact collisions. Since rear-impact crashes account for...
27-Mar-2018 1:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineers, Physicians Team to Replace Heart Valves Using Personalized Modeling

Physicians at Ohio State University are taking an innovative approach to improve care for patients receiving aortic valve replacements. They’re working alongside biomedical engineers from Ohio State’s College of Engineering, who have developed a...
2-Mar-2018 4:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Want to Be a Better Runner? Start Lifting Weights

Finding time for strength-training exercises can be difficult for runners with busy schedules. Luckily, lifting weights doesn’t have to be time consuming, and runners can follow workout routines that take less than 20 minutes to complete. And,...
4-May-2017 2:05 PM EDT

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  • Laxmi Mehta

    Director, Preventative Cardiology and Women's Hear

    Women's Heart Health, Women's Heart Disease, preventative cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Cardiovascular Disease, cardiovascular disease and women, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Imaging
  • Michael Cackovic

    Maternal & fetal medicine physician

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    Psychologist and Director, Institute for Behaviora

    stress and health, Depression, Immune System, Gut Bacteria and Health, inflammatory biomarkers, Inflammation and disease, Inflammation and aging, inflammation biomarkers


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