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Chamber Analysis Shows OSU Medical Center Leads Area Job Growth

More than 15,000 local jobs tied to patient care, research and teaching at the Medical Center COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ohio State University Medical Center created 3,742 new jobs over the last six years accounting for nearly 50 percent of the region'...

Avocados may help prevent oral cancer, OSU study shows

Columbus, Ohio -- Nutrients taken from avocados are able to thwart oral cancer cells, killing some and preventing pre-cancerous cells from developing into actual cancers, according to researchers at Ohio State University. Researchers found that extracts from Hass avocados kill or stop the gro...

Stress Keeps Americans Tossing and Turning

...that cyclically poor sleep can elevate stress. The osu study, "Back Pain, Sleep Quality and Perceived Str...d healthy exercise." The Sleep Escape The osu study also reveals that the mattress plays a criti...ss relationship and quality of sleep. In fact, the osu study found that significant decreases in stress p...

Stress May Speed Melanoma Progression

...ell line, you normally can't detect any IL-6 at all," Eric V. Yang, a research scientist at the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research, said in an osu news release. "What this tells us is that stress might have a worse effect on melanoma that is in a very aggressive or advanced stage, and that one...

Cardinal Health Foundation Invests $1.2 Million in Local Non-Profit Programs That Improve Health in Key Employee Communities

...es Initiative Communities in Schools' Fun Family Fitness Program COSI's Little KidSpace (R) exhibit in partnership with osu College of Pharmacy Franklin Park Conservatory's Growing to Green Nutrition Education Program Goodwill Columbus' My Life, ...

Low Humidity Levels Help Flu Germs Spread

...solute humidity is low, influenza virus survival is prolonged, and transmission rates go up," study author Jeffrey Shaman, an atmospheric scientist at osu who specializes in ties between climate and disease transmission, said in the news release. Shaman and colleague Melvin Kohn, an epidemiologist wit...

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Announce Recipients of 2009-10 Research Awards

...SU, is the recipient of a two-year, $100,000 award to investigate "MicroRNA Regulation in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis." Preliminary data from the osu laboratory indicate that the expression of several miRNAs -- small regulatory RNAs that regulate gene expression -- encoded by the "miR-17~92 cluster"...

Oklahoma State University researchers make breakthrough against poxviruses

...esearch in the lab created two years ago in November 2006, when Deng joined osu with funding provided by a start-up fund from DASNR. "Junpeng is a relatively new assistant professor at osu and has already demonstrated some excellent work," said Gary Thompson, head...

Study: Most young violent offenders in two NYC neighborhoods have seen someone killed

...very day." Wilkinson is putting what she learned in this and other studies into practice to help battle youth violence in Columbus. Since 2007, the osu Youth Violence Prevention Advisory Board, which consists of more than 30 local justice, social service, community action, and prevention professionals...

Ohio Dental Association Foundation Again Awards Over $60,000 in Dental Education Grants and Scholarships Across Ohio

.... -- Barbara "Dawn" Cheney, Columbus, $3,000, osu College of Dentistry -- Yakov Elizerov, Ric... Medicine -- Chelsey Johnson, Massillon, $3,000, osu College of Dentistry -- Yirae Kang, Beachwood, $3,000, osu College of Dentistry -- Brandon Kroffke, Medina,...

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OSu in Medical Technology

HCPC Calls for Greater Healthcare Savings Through Improved Adherence to Prescription Drug Regimens

...compliance-prompting features. After a year of tracking both groups, osu researchers found that the group who received their drugs in blister packs ...ed markedly better reductions in their blood pressure readings. The osu study is just one example of research which points to the role that unit do...

Vermillion and the Ohio State University Report That Novel Diagnostic Test May Help Predict Risk for Relapse of TTP, A Serious Blood Disorder

...e used to help estimate the risk of TTP relapses during clinical remission. osu currently offers the TTP test as a laboratory developed test, based on an e...thology and Medicine and Director of the Clinical Coagulation Laboratory at osu Medical Center. "The SELDI-TOF technology was instrumental in improving sen...
OSu in Medical Dictionary

Sports Medicine

...rts medicine doctor? Any final words of ... Sports Medicine Center at The Ohio State University ... Sports Medicine Grand Rounds on ... osu Sports Medicine at Stoneridge is at 3900 Stoneridge Ln, ... North Austin Sports Medicine provides comprehensive orthopedic care. Get back ...

Rickettsia

...bionts of plants, ... Most Rickettsia -containing vertebrates are secondary ... Rickettsia spp. ... Rickettsia Bellii (2) Rickettsia bellii osu 85-389. Rickettsia bellii RML369-C. Rickettsia Canadensis (1) Rickettsia canadensis str. McKiel. Spotted Fever Group (5) ... A novel Ricket...

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OSu in Biological News

Key OSU water research receives national funding

STILLWATER, Okla. In a first to the state of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University's Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources will receive $226,890 in grant funding from the U.S. Geological Survey, provided through the Oklahoma Water Resources Research Institute. OWRRI and USGS of...

NSF approves $1.3M for OSU and OU microbes hunt

The National Science Foundation has approved a $1.3 million grant for researchers at Oklahoma State University and the University of Oklahoma to discover new kinds of microorganisms in natural habitats. The five-year grant will enable scientists to detect, identify, and isolate unique microorganis...

OCAST funds OSU projects with commercial viability

Stillwater, Okla.Three OSU researchers received grants totaling more than $240,000 last week from the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology under its Oklahoma Applied Research Support program. The OARS program backs projects with the potential for producing a commercially ...

Avocados may help prevent oral cancer, OSU study shows

Columbus, Ohio -- Nutrients taken from avocados are able to thwart oral cancer cells, killing some and preventing pre-cancerous cells from developing into actual cancers, according to researchers at Ohio State University. Researchers found that extracts from Hass avocados kill or stop the gro...

Family planning a major environmental impact

.... "In discussions about climate change, we tend to focus on the carbon emissions of an individual over his or her lifetime," said Paul Murtaugh, an osu professor of statistics. "Those are important issues and it's essential that they should be considered. But an added challenge facing us is continuing...

Douglas-fir, geoducks make strange bedfellows in studying climate change

...uries and greatly extend our climate histories." Black is working with Jason Dunham, an ecologist with the U.S. Geological Survey in Corvallis, and osu graduate student Brett Blundon to apply tree ring techniques to freshwater mussels, which also show annual growth through rings. They recently discove...

Tires made from trees -- better, cheaper, more fuel efficient

...e professor of wood science and engineering in the osu College of Forestry, who conducted this research w...nexpensive, easily available, light and renewable, osu experts turned to microcrystalline cellulose a mi...ses about 40-50 percent of wood. In this study, osu researchers replaced up to about 12 percent of the...

Forest fire prevention efforts will lessen carbon sequestration, add to greenhouse warming

...from this process," said Mark Harmon, holder of the Richardson Chair in the osu Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society. "That seems to make common sen...n sequestration," Harmon said. That could be significant. Another recent osu studied concluded that if forests of Oregon and northern California were ma...

Athletes, spectators faced unprecedented air pollution at 2008 Olympic Games

...lution in and around Beijing during the Olympics, this was the largest scale atmospheric pollution experiment ever conducted," said Staci Simonich, an osu associate professor of environmental and molecular toxicology. "Despite all that, it was some evening rains and favorable shifts in the winds that pro...

Improved method developed to test carcinogen risk

... impact of carcinogens is not always "linear," the osu researchers reported in this study. This means exp...the dose makes the poison," said George Bailey, an osu distinguished professor emeritus of molecular and ...ost was too prohibitive." What has changed, the osu researchers said, is the realization that rainbow ...

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OSu in Biological Technology

Oshkosh Truck Teams with OSU to Compete in DARPA Million Dollar Tech Derby

OSHKOSH, Wis.- Kids dream of competing together to race the fastest cars they can build and win the grand prize. For a group of 20 engineers, scientists and technicians from Ohio State University (OSU) and Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Truck , the goal is to win the $1 million dollar grand prize awarde...

Oxford Performance Materials Introduces OXPEKK PermettaTM High Performance Polymer Films

...esistance, along with highly selectable electrical properties. In addition, OXPEKK® PermettaTM is inherently flame retardant UL94 V-0 rated, meets osu 65/65 and is available in medical implant grades supported by extensive ISO 10993 biocompatibility testing. Specific grades are available for long ter...

Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy

...tead of conventional semiconductor manufacturing approaches, researchers at osu and Portland State University have created a new way to make "dye-sensitize...imits of what we may be able to accomplish with that," said Greg Rorrer, an osu professor of chemical engineering. "There's an enormous opportunity to deve...

Vermillion Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results and Business Progress

... a marker panel for distinguishing benign from malignant pelvic masses." -- Hematology Diagnostic Program * Reported findings from an osu clinical study that indicated that a SELDI-TOF-based TTP diagnostic test, which already has been commercially launched as a laboratory...

Arno Therapeutics Completes License Agreements for the Exclusive Rights to Novel, Targeted Cancer Compounds

...Center and CEO of The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. "These are the first two molecules for cancer treatment created entirely at osu that will be brought into the cancer clinic." Pursuant to the terms of the license agreement, Arno will pay development based milestones and royalti...

Researchers Pinpoint Best Treatment to Reduce Deadly USA300, MRSA Staph Infections

...is more virulent and infects individuals who are otherwise healthy, something that earlier hospital strains of MRSA did not." A copy of the original osu Time Kill study can be viewed by following this link http://www.teclabsinc.com/press_docs/MRSA_Study.pdf Available Topic Expert(s): For informat...

Lorus Advances Clinical Development of GTI-2040 Combined with Ara-C in Acute Myeloid Leukemia

... which was carried out with the sponsorship of the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program of the US National Cancer Institute. Dr. Marcucci and his team at osu have extensive experience with antisense and other targeted therapies in leukemic indications and in genetic studies of leukemia. Ara-C, including Hi...

Oshkosh's TerraMax rolls across finish line

... See previous WTN coverage of the DARPA race here: • Oshkosh's robotic truck qualifies for DARPA challenge • Oshkosh Truck teams with osu to compete in DARPA million dollar tech derby ...

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