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The future of gene therapy has arrived, and it's changing lives for the better

A novel approach to gene therapy is improving lives in ways once thought impossible. Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and College of Medicine have developed a new platform to deliver the gene therapy precisely to...
17-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study: Epilepsy patients benefit from structured 'seizure action plans'

A new 16-week study of 204 adult epilepsy patients found that 98% of participants believe that all patients with epilepsy should have a seizure action plan (SAP), regardless of seizure status.
5-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Treating anxiety, depression significantly impacts heart disease outcomes

Treating anxiety and depression significantly reduced emergency room visits and rehospitalizations among people with heart disease, according to a study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
20-Mar-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Mouse study shows exercising during pregnancy improves heart health of future generations

Exercising during pregnancy doesn’t just benefit moms – it may also give their babies a head start on their heart health after birth, according to a study by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
15-Mar-2024 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Uncovering why more Black women than ever are being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

Women are more likely than men to get diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), an incurable disease that affects the central nervous system.
11-Mar-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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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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