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Why your number of romantic partners mirrors your mother

A new national study shows that people whose mothers had more partners – married or cohabiting – often follow the same path.Results suggest that mothers may pass on personality traits and relationship skills that make their children more or less...
8-Nov-2018 6:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Brain changes found in self-injuring teen girls

The brains of teenage girls who engage in serious forms of self-harm, including cutting, show features similar to those seen in adults with borderline personality disorder, a severe and hard-to-treat mental illness, a new study has found.
13-Nov-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

How Nurses Rate Daily Job Difficulty Plays Key Role in Patient Care

A nurse’s ability to provide optimal patient care is influenced by a variety of factors – not just how many patients he or she is caring for or how sick they might be, a new study suggests.
8-Nov-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

One type of brain cell might hold key to inflammation after head injury

By eliminating one type of immune cell in the brain, researchers were able to erase any evidence of inflammation following traumatic brain injury, according to a new study from The Ohio State University.
6-Nov-2018 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Experimental compound reduces Gulf War illness-like behavior in mice

n experimental drug is showing some promise in stopping mood abnormalities and cognitive disorders similar to those seen in people with Gulf War illness, an animal study suggests.
6-Nov-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Uncovers Possible Link Between Immune System and Postpartum Depression

The immune system might play an important role in the development of postpartum depression after a stressful pregnancy, new research suggests.
5-Nov-2018 3:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study could help explain how childhood stress contributes to anxiety, depression

New research could help explain why stress early in life can create vulnerabilities to mood and anxiety disorders later on. The study, led by researchers at The Ohio State University, was presented Nov. 5 in San Diego at the annual Society for...
5-Nov-2018 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

How one tough shrub could help fight hunger in Africa

The trick to boosting crops in drought-prone, food-insecure areas of West Africa could be a ubiquitous native shrub that persists in the toughest of growing conditions. Growing these shrubs side-by-side with the food crop millet increased millet...
2-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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Ohio State to Lead National Study of Same-Gender Couples

The Ohio State University, along with Bowling Green State University, has been selected to conduct a first-of-its-kind national, five-year study of health in same-gender couples.
29-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

How to Deal with Family Who Just Can’t Handle the Truth

For many people, the holidays mean spending time with family and friends who have fully embraced “fake news” – and are happy to share it with you. A researcher at The Ohio State University has some science-based methods for dealing with...
20-Dec-2017 2:05 PM EST

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What Should Voters Know About the Clinton and Trump Charities?

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How Will Clinton and Trump Try to Engage the Emotions of Voters in the First Presidential Debate?

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The Religious Right Made Peace with Trump – the Same Way Black Church Leaders Did with Obama

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There Is Still Time to Save Democracy in Turkey, Expert Says.

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