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...
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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...
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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...
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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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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.
11-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
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.
14-Jan-2019 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
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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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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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...
31-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
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...
31-Dec-2018 1:05 PM EST
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,...
28-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST
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...
27-Dec-2018 4:05 PM EST
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.
27-Dec-2018 12:30 PM EST
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.
27-Dec-2018 12:00 PM EST
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...
27-Dec-2018 10:00 AM EST
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.
17-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST