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Study Shows What Patients Need to Feel Comfortable During Hospital Stay

When it comes to a hospital stay, new research shows patients and family members care deeply about privacy, accessibility and comfort in their rooms -- things that they say can help them recover from illness or surgery.
11-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Athletes with ADHD More Likely to Choose Team Sports, Could Increase Injury Risk

A new study from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center finds athletes with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are more likely to compete in team contact sports than individual sports, which could increase their risk of injury.
11-May-2017 1:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Link Found Between Financial Strain and Low-Birth-Weight Babies

A financially strapped pregnant woman’s worries about the arrival and care of her little one could contribute to birth of a smaller, medically vulnerable infant, a new study suggests.
24-Apr-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Heart Drug Improves or Stabilizes Heart Function in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Researchers at The Ohio State University Ross Heart Hospital and Nationwide Children’s Hospital have shown early treatment with eplerenone can improve heart function in young boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and stabilize heart function...
7-Mar-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

OSU Wexner Medical Center Study Finds BMI Does Not Impact Knee Repair

Meniscal repairs are one of the most common orthopedic surgeries in the U.S., but about 15 percent of them fail, requiring the patient to undergo a second surgery. Many have assumed that an increased body mass index (BMI) is a good predictor of...
6-Mar-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ohio State First in U.S. To Test New Treatment for Congestive Heart Failure

A Whitehall, Ohio man is the first in the U.S. to undergo a new treatment designed to remove excess fluid from hospitalized patients suffering from congestive heart failure. The trial procedure occurred last week at The Ohio State University Ross...
2-Mar-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Ohio State Study: Baby's Sex Plays a Role in Pregnant Woman's Immunity

Women have claimed for years that their bodies react differently whether they’re pregnant with a boy or girl. Now evidence, published by Ohio State University researchers shows the sex of a baby is associated with pregnant women’s immune...
10-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Scientists Study Live Human Hearts to See What Sustains Irregular Heartbeats

Unique research being done at OSU Wexner Medical Center is changing the way doctors treat one type of irregular heartbeat called atrial fibrillation. Scientists here are the only ones in the world studying revived human atria, donated after a heart...
1-Feb-2017 7:30 AM 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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