Sextuplets Born Today (6/9) at OSU Medical Center
Sextuplets were born today (6/9) at Ohio State University Medical Center. The newborns, four boys and two girls, are being treated in the neo-natal inten. . . read more
In most ER cases, pregnant women did not get standard care
Nearly every 20 seconds, someone is rushed to an emergency room in this country because of an asthma attack*, but a new study suggests that not everyone is treated the same way when they get there. According to new research out of Ohio State University Medical Center, some pregnant women with asthma may not get the care the. . . read more
Cheap, plentiful berries as effective in fighting esophageal cancer
New Ohio State cancer research shows that cheaper, more common berries - including blueberries, strawberries and red raspberries - along with more expensive varieties like noni, açaí and wolfberries - can inhibit the growth of cancer just as well as previously studied black raspberries.
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Sun exposure, tanning beds could be to blame for deadly skin cancer
Whether it’s a family beach vacation, hours spent on the baseball field or sitting by the pool, doctors say keeping children’s skin safe under the hot, summer sun should be top of mind for parents. Cancer experts at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio have recently reported an increas. . . read more
Discovery helps explain tumor growth patterns, may lead to new therapies
Researchers at Ohio State University’s Comprehensive Cancer Center have discovered a switch in brain tumor cells that tells them to either “grow” or “go” when their energy supply runs low.
The molecule, miR-451, called a “grow-or-go” switch, operates on the . . . read more